June 6 2017 | Vol. 18 Issue 12
In this issue:
  Sherman’s Search – His Quest for a Complete Autographed Set of 1952 Topps Baseball Cards
  Collecting the 1988 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Card Set
  Collecting the 1888 Allen & Ginter Celebrated American Indian Chiefs (N2) Trading Card Set
  Upcoming Shows
  Collectors Club Monthly Specials


Sherman’s Search – Collector Ted Sherman and His Quest for a Complete Autographed Set of 1952 Topps Baseball Cards
Collecting PSA-certified, autographed cards has become increasingly popular over the years. Near the top of the list are signed cards from iconic sets. One such notable set is, without a doubt, the 1952 Topps baseball set. In the following article, we talk to one collector who has taken on this monumental challenge.

Collecting the 1988 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Card Set – The Last Classic Hockey Issue
The NHL season is winding down and playoffs, as always, have injected some excitement into the market. As we look back over the past few decades of hockey card production, there are some that would argue the 1988 O-Pee-Chee set is the last of the true classics. In the next piece, we take a closer look at the assertion and the set.

Collecting the 1888 Allen & Ginter Celebrated American Indian Chiefs (N2) Trading Card Set – One of the Most Attractive 19th Century Non-Sports Sets Ever Made
The 19th century produced some of the most beautiful trading cards sets every made. Beyond sports, the non-sports genre of the period is absolutely dominant when it comes to sheer eye appeal. We break down one of those classics, the 1888 Allen & Ginter Celebrated American Indian Chiefs (N2) set, in the next article.

David Hall Previews the June 2017 Long Beach Expo
Which of the following baseball card sets from the 1950s is the best-looking autograph medium?
  1. 1952 Topps
  2. 1953 Bowman
  3. 1954 Topps
  4. 1955 Topps
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