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Up For Auction: The Earliest Known Dated Single Signed Mantle Baseball

October 8, 2019

If you check out the balls in the auction, you’ll be treated to an entertaining video interview with the lively 88-year-old Mallon conducted with Mile High’s president Brian Drent....Read More

A Beginner's Guide To Selling Your Collectibles In Auctions

December 18, 2018

So it’s time to part with your collection or parts of it. Maybe you need to pay for home repairs or cover the costs of another purchase. I’ve been in both situations....Read More

SGC Cards Continue to Set Records in Mile High September Auction!

November 21, 2017

Mile High Card Company’s impressive catalog for their September Auction made for some very exciting results. Featuring several incredible set breaks, as well as some of the most outstanding examples of iconic cards we have seen in a long time, it is no surprise the sale shattered records when the auction came to a close last Friday. Read More

Vintage Baseball Card Featuring Adorable Dog Shatters Auction Record

September 20, 2017

Good dog! A cute little mutt named Midget sure showed who was master in a $2.4 million sports auction staged by Mile High Card Co. Dollar for dollar, Midget’s pose on an 1887 Old Judge tobacco card placing his paw on infielder Art Whitney’s knee makes it the most well-liked card in history, as I reported in a previous post....Read More

Even More Unopened Trading Card Packs Found In Aunt's Attic, This Time Worth $1.3 Million

July 14, 2017

Rarely in films or literature is a sequel as good or better than the original. Except when it comes to the Beer Box Find of unopened trading cards in a 90-year-old aunt’s attic in Tennessee. For the better part of a half-century the cardboard gold had been stored in a Stroh’s beer box....Read More

A box of unopened 1948 baseball cards found in an attic sold for $514,000

June 22, 2017

A box of rare Bowman baseball cards from 1948 just sold for $514,746 at auction, months after they were discovered unopened in a Tennessee attic. It was a find that startled the baseball-card collecting world, the type of find that people dream about: A man discovered the cards in his aunt’s attic shortly after his uncle died. There were old football, baseball and basketball cards from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, all unopened... Read More

Will Buyers Tear Into 90-Year-Old Aunt's Sealed Sports Card Packs Worth A Record-Setting $900K?

The most specular sports card discovery of its kind in history lived up to its billing and then some. Mile High Card Company has sold a long-forgotten hoard of 13 unopened boxes containing hundreds of sealed packs of decades-old baseball, football, and basketball ball cards for a grand total of $885,622... Read More

Finding Treasure in Your Attic

June 12, 2017

Most of us have harbored fantasies about stumbling across some long-lost treasure buried in the attic, and for most of us it remains a fantasy. But every once in a while, the Attic Fairy pays a visit... Read More

New Highlights From The $1 Million Unopened Sports Card Packs Found In Aunt's Attic

June 9, 2017

Perhaps the greatest collection of unopened collectibles in baseball card history was recently found in a 90-year-old aunt’s Tennessee attic. Her husband, the late uncle of the current seller, owned a confectionary company that made card sets based on popular 1960s TV shows... Read More

Newly discovered 1948 Bowman baseball box shows we still love a good treasure story

June 6, 2017

Whether it’s Jim Hawkins following a map to Captain Flint’s riches, Mikey and the Goonies searching for One-Eyed Willy’s stolen gold or Robert Ballard discovering the Titanic at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, the hunt for treasure is timeless. It’s something we dream of but don’t necessarily expect to fall in our laps.... Read More

Unopened sports cards could sell for around $1 million

June 6, 2017

Untouched for 60-70 years, a recently discovered stash of 12 unopened sports card products from the 1940s, ’50 and ’60s could sell for around $1 million at auction. The unopened packs of 1948 Bowman Baseball cards highlight the discovery.... Read More

What’s in Your Attic? Baseball Cards May Help a Collection Fetch Nearly $1 Million

June 5, 2017

A collection of 1948 baseball cards discovered in an attic in unopened packs, and in exceptional condition, are part of a trove of sports trading cards... Read More

A man accidentally finds baseball cards in Aunt's attic that could fetch over $1 million

June 5, 2017

OK, time to start visiting all your elder relatives and going through their attics. A man in Tennessee found a bunch of unopened baseball... Read More

Million-dollar collection of baseball, basketball and football cards found in a Tennessee attic

May 31, 2017

Is it just me, or do stories of untold riches in sports cards turning up in an attic seem to happen all the time? But even though they do happen a lot, they’re still amazing every time.... Read More

Hundreds of Unopened Sports Card Packs Found in Aunt's Attic Likely to Top $1 Million

May 30, 2017

In mid-afternoon a few weeks ago, Brian Drent received a mind-blowing phone call. “Hello, I have some unopened full boxes and almost full boxes from the 1950s and... Read More


March 30, 2017

Two months ago in Houston, Tom Brady’s jersey was stolen from the Patriots’ postgame locker room. The investigation spanned thousands of miles, involved two nations and unfolded against the backdrop of a tense geopolitical drama. And the culprit might never spend a night in jail...Read More

Brady jersey thief Mauricio Ortega asked local card company CEO about value of Von Miller's helmet

March 21, 2017

Brian Drent boarded a flight to Arizona, and began combing through stories on Facebook. The Tom Brady stolen Super Bowl jerseys caught his attention. A video showed Mauricio Ortega walking out of the Patriots locker room with Brady's game-worn jersey... Read More

The Mexican journalist and suspected Super Bowl thief? Turns out Tom Brady met him in 2005

March 21, 2017

Here’s another weird twist in the Tom Brady Super Bowl jersey theft story, one provided — naturally — via TMZ... Read More