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1970 Topps Basketball Set: The End of the Tall Boys

  • September 25, 2015
  • Leighton Sheldon

If you are a regular follower of our company and our website, you’ve probably heard a lot about the Niagara Falls Collection that we acquired this past June and the numerous cards and sets we purchased as part of this fantastic collection. One of those sets from this exquisite collection is the 1970-71 Topps basketball set, which featured the extra tall cards that Topps produced that were known referred to as “Tall Boys.”  In 1976, Topps printed the last of the oversized cards. In this set, which for some on the East coast could bring them back to a happier

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Looking To Buy: 1986 Fleer Basketball & Jordan Rookies

  • March 20, 2015
  • Leighton Sheldon

He's the greatest to ever play the game, and his rookie is one of the most iconic and sought after cards ever produced. Jordan's rookie card did not disappoint when it debuted 29 years ago, and is still going strong today. It features a poster-like image of MJ soaring over a defender, surrounded by a bold red-white-and-blue border. The aesthetics alone of this card are breath taking. But when you pair it's beauty with the incredible demand, you reach unparalleled levels. That is even truer when dealing with high grade examples, as we've seen auction prices now double since the late 2000's. This

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The New England Hoops Hoard

1970 Topps Basketball Cards

  • November 13, 2014
  • Leighton Sheldon

Although this isn't the greatest collection we've ever purchased, it's actually quite interesting on how we acquired these cards. Not only because whom we purchased them from, but also how they were found and kept. A few weeks ago, we met up with a non-sports dealer that we have done tons of business with in the past. He had reached out to us because he had a fresh collection of 1970 Topps Basketball cards, "Tall Boys", that he had actually gotten from another non-sports collector. Weird, right? So the back story was

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1957 Topps #77 Bill Russell Celtics Rookie Card

  • February 21, 2014
  • Leighton Sheldon

Today we bring you this superb example of a 1957 Topps Basketball #77 Bill Russell Rookie Hall of Fame Basketball card, graded PSA 6! Issued in the inaugural Topps basketball set, the Russell rookie is the cornerstone of the set and the key card in most every basketball collection. Graded EX/MT PSA 6 by Professional Sports Authenticator, this example exhibits striking registration and clarity. Additionally, the card possesses strong corners for the grade and would be a welcome addition to most basketball collections.   Bill Russell was the cornerstone of the Boston Celtics' dynasty of the 1960s, an uncanny shot blocker

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1986 Fleer #57 Michael Jordan Rookie HOF Bulls PSA 8

  • January 09, 2014
  • Leighton Sheldon

This week we are offering this beautiful well centered 1986 Fleer #57 Michael Jordan Rookie Cards, graded PSA 8. Michael Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, entrepreneur, and majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats. Jordan joined the NBA's Chicago Bulls in 1984. He quickly emerged as a league star, entertaining crowds with his prolific scoring. His leaping ability, illustrated by performing slam dunks from the free throw line in slam dunk contests, earned him the nicknames "Air Jordan" and "His Airness". He also gained a reputation for being one of the

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