January 1, 2019 | Vol. 20 Issue 1
In this issue:
  Part of This Complete Breakfast! – Digesting the 1962 Post Cereal Baseball Card Set
  Collecting the 2002 Pokémon Expedition Card Set – An "e-Xciting" and Overlooked Card Issue
  Collecting Above the Rim – Top Rookie Cards of Active NBA Players
  Upcoming Shows
  PSA Quarterly Grading Specials

Part of This Complete Breakfast! – Digesting the 1962 Post Cereal Baseball Card Set
For collectors of a certain age there is a wonderful link between baseball cards and breakfast cereal. Post put baseball cards on the backs of their cereal boxes and now, more than 50 years later, those cards are still beloved by collectors. SMR takes a look at the 1962 Post Cereal issue and details the challenges involved in building this classic set.

Collecting the 2002 PokÉmon Expedition Card Set – An "e-Xciting" and Overlooked Card Issue
The 2002 Pokémon Expedition release was the first set of its kind to be compatible with the Nintendo e-Reader. However, the use of that technology necessitated design elements that were not widely appreciated by collectors. SMR discusses Expedition with leading hobbyists and reports how TCG fans feel about this groundbreaking issue.

Collecting Above the Rim – Top Rookie Cards of Active NBA Players
LeBron James, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant... There is little argument that they are the most elite players in the NBA today, but what are the top issues from their vast array of rookie cards? If you only want the best, which do you choose? The following SMR article will help guide you through the process.

Autographed Vintage Rookie Cards: No Longer Taboo
If you were to begin a new collection in 2019, which segment of the hobby would you explore?
  1. Sports Cards
  2. Non-Sports Cards
  3. Autographs
  4. Game-Used Memorabilia
  5. Type I Photographs
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Set Registry Spotlight
Happy New Year from the PSA Set Registry!
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