July 30, 2019 | Vol. 20 Issue 17
 
 
 
In this issue:
 
  Taking My Hacks: A Collectors Universe Retrospective – 75 Million Collectibles Later
 
  Chicago’s Greatest Sports Legends – A List of Must-Have Rookie Cards
 
  2019 Baseball Hall of Fame Class – Collecting the Rookie Cards and Memorabilia of Cooperstown’s Six Newest Inductees
 
  Upcoming Shows
 
  PSA Quarterly Grading Specials
 
 
 


 
 
Taking My Hacks: A Collectors Universe Retrospective – 75 Million Collectibles Later
 
Seventy-five million is a lot of anything, but when it references the collectibles certified by a third-party grader, the number is truly staggering and puts Collectors Universe far ahead of the rest. President and CEO, Joe Orlando, reflects back on his 20 years with the company and talks about the influence that TPGs have had on the hobby.
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Chicago’s Greatest Sports Legends – A List of Must-Have Rookie Cards
 
Few cities can claim as much influence on professional sports as Chicago. Chi-Town has had more than its share of winners, losers, heroes and goats. SMR takes a look at Chicago’s greatest sports heroes through their rookie cardboard.
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2019 Baseball Hall of Fame Class – Collecting the Rookie Cards and Memorabilia of Cooperstown’s Six Newest Inductees
 
The Class of 2019 was recently inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Is this latest group of baseball immortals represented in your collection? SMR takes a look at the rookie cards, autographs and game-used bats of these hardball heroes.
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Collectors Universe Certifies Its 75 Millionth Collectible
 
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What is your main goal for the National this year?
 
  1. Purchase some key single cards – HOF, Rookies, etc.
  2. Pick up cards to finish some sets.
  3. Add some unopened material to your collection.
  4. Submit cards and/or autographs to PSA.
  5. Reconnect with hobby friends. Any cards I get just add to the fun!
 
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latest news
 
Clean Sweep Auctions Two Day Affordable Autograph and Memorabilia-Only Auction, Ends August 7th and 8th, 2019 READ MORE
 
 
Historic Chicago Sports Memorabilia Headlines Goldin Auctions 2019 Summer Premium Live and Catalog Auction READ MORE
 
 
Heritage Platinum Night Sports Auction Teems with Elite, Game-Used Material and High-Grade Cards READ MORE
 
 
Ruth, Cobb, Mantle Items Among Headliners in Memory Lane Summer Auction, Opens July 27. Closes August 10 READ MORE
 
 
Sirius Sports Cards Auction #243 Is Open for Bidding. Ends Thursday, August 1st READ MORE
 
 
PSA to Host National Card Grading Competition at this Year’s 2019 NSCC Show in Chicago READ MORE
 
 
Sterling Sports Auctions #82 is now Live! The Auction ends August 8th READ MORE
 
 
Love of the Game Auctions’ 2019/2020 Offerings to include Ted Patterson Collection READ MORE
 
 
 
 
 
Set Registry Spotlight
 
PSA Set Registry Award Winners Announced!
With over 150,000 sets to review and determine which would receive top honors, our judges certainly had their hands full. As always, we thank you, for your participation and loyalty. Congratulations to our 2019 Winners!

Click here to view the list of 2019 Hall of Fame inductees.
Click here to view the list of 2019 Gold Star recipients.

To view the list of 2019 Best of the Registry winners, please click here and select the corresponding category at the bottom of the page.

For information about the PSA Set Registry Awards, please click here.

As always, should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]
 
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Upcoming Shows
 
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  JP Sports East Coast National
8/16/2019-8/18/2019
 
  Kids Rule Sports Public Day
8/23/2019
 
 
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