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‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s: Part 21

by Jack B. Stephens Welcome to Part 21 of The Sounds of the 60s! As we uncover bands from this significant and influential decade of...

Interview with Rick Canale of ‘Baseball Treasure’ By: Shane Salmonson

Interview with Rick Canale By: Shane Salmonson Rick Canale has been a florist for most of his life. He runs a family-owned flower shop in Boston...

‘2018 Topps Finest’ Review by J-Dub

Sports card collectors were introduced to chromium based cards way back in 1993 when Topps introduced Topps Finest. Back then, we were still pulling...

‘Thumbs Up’ Comic News Vol. 10 by Jay Katz

Thumb scrolling. News from my phone. Bio: Jay Katz, a comic book collector since 1983 and is the owner/creator of InvestComics LLC since 2005. InvestComics...

The Holy Grail of Movie Memorabilia is up for sale!

This collection is no joke and would be a seriously awesome investment. The fact that this collection even exists is mind blowing. Guernsey's is...

Early Photography’s role in Science

Medical and scientific advancements with the help of early photography Early photographers, in many cases, were artists always looking for ways to expand on their art....

Beckett Grading Suspends 10-Day Service

As of yesterday Beckett temporarily suspended it's 10 day service. Fortunately it's only temporary. You can read more on the Beckett Blog. This was a...

‘Garage Rock’ the 60’s: Part 20

Sounds of the 60s: Garage Bands and Rock, Part 20 by Jack B. Stephens Making a successful impact on the United States has often been difficult...

Lomography: So bad it’s good?

Film Photography in the past few years seems to be having the same resurgence we've seen in other analog industries like Tape and Vinyl....

The Making of the Italian West: Part 15

A Fistful of Westerns: The Making of The Spaghetti West Part 15: Lee Van Cleef This issue of A Fistful of Westerns blog was to...

Collection Protection Tips

4 Collecting Tips for just about anything

We all collect something. Some of us more than others but most of us have a collection of something we are proud of. Whether...

Why Should I Grade My Cards?

For years people have asked us "Why should I grade my cards"? Actually that's a great question and there are a few reasons why....

Expanding your photography collection

As collectors ourselves we routinely come across art pieces that strike a chord with us. It could be the color palette, it could be...