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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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The Niagara Falls Collection

  • September 19, 2015
  • Leighton Sheldon

Around the end of June, we were contacted by a gentleman up in Niagara Falls, who had "complete sets" of cards and some memorabilia that he was looking to sell. He was very straight forward from the beginning, assigning conditions to every set he told us about. Now, if you are familiar with the hobby, you know that many vintage collectors tend to over-estimate the condition of their own cards because they are not familiar with the professional grading standards used today. We see it all the time, and the hardest part of the job sometimes is explaining how the

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The Texas-Sized Vintage Rookie Card Collection

  • September 18, 2014
  • Leighton Sheldon

joe namath rookie cardThere are times when Lady Luck smiles on you. That’s exactly what occurred when a card collector from the Lone Star State offered his group of football and basketball cards to us recently. The group is loaded with Hall of Fame members of both the Pro Football Hall of and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame – and there aren’t many HOFers missing from this purchase. This collection of about 300 or so cards spans from the mid-1930’s all the way through the late

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Pistol Pete PSA 9 Rookie Card

  • May 25, 2012
  • Leighton Sheldon

Pistol Pete Maravich"Pistol Pete" revolutionized the game of basketball when he came into the league in 1970. No one had ever seen the flair he possessed with every dribble and pass he made. His creative offensive talent is still considered to be the greatest in the history of the game. Within a few short years, he became one of the NBA’s best talents, leading the Hawks to the playoffs, earning All-Star selections, and NBA First Team honors. He also led the NBA in scoring in 1977. While at LSU,

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