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Sports Cards/Panels

Eventually, I will be adding a large collection of information to this section. It will be a combination of my own collection and information about other vintage basketball related sport cards as well. I will probably get to this section last as it will take the most time.

1904-05 J. Baines Net Ball, School Girls
1909-10 T-51 Murad Cards
1909-10 T6 Murad College Series
1928 Cuban Cigarros Aguilitas 1928
1933 C.A. Briggs Basketball
1951-52 Denia Deportivos
1952 Royal Stars of Basketball
1955 Ashland/Aetna Oil Cards 1955
1968-74 Hall of Fame Bookmarks
1975 Carvel Ice Cream Discs
1976 Buckman's Ice Cream Village Discs
1976 Crane Potato Chips Discs 1976
1976 MSA Disc Advertisement Set
1976 Safelon Discs Buckman's Blank Back 1976
Safe-T-Card - Red Auerbach 1948-50

My Most Recent Blogs

Story-paper Tabloids - Feb. 28, 2017

You may be familiar with the term pulp, used to describe some of the older, cheaply made periodicals from many years ago. However, the term "story-paper tabloid" may not be as common. Story-paper tabloids are similar to pulps in the low quality of the materials used, but differ in their format and size. Produced using cheat wood pulp paper, they ...

Seldom seen Clark Candy Cards! - June 19, 2016

Recently, I was lucky enough to find 10 of the 16 cards from the 1954 Clark Candy basketball set. These cards are quite rare and seldom seen, even by advanced basketball collectors.

Rare Album Postcard Acquired - March 1, 2016

Recently, I came across a surprising find - the 1928 Cuban Aguilitas Album Redemption postcard. When I've seen these in the past, they have always been baseball related. This one is basketball themed and shows the same image as card #397, the HNOS Maristas. The seller of this item said he found it in Cuba three decades ago. It is a nice and une...

The rarest card ever in vintage basketball - C.A. Briggs - Feb. 7, 2016

On January 20, 2016, the 1933 C.A. Briggs card was added to the collection. I am excited to share info about this card with all of you. While there are many rare items in our hobby, speaking specifically about cards, this is probably at the very top of the list in terms of rarity. Take a few minutes to read a little more a...

My Favorite Items

1933 C.A. Briggs Basketball
B33 Basket Ball Flannels 1912
Basket Ball Rules for 1893
Hamilton King L5 Leather 1912
Ken-Wel Advertising 1920
Naismith's Phog Allen Portrait Print 1936
Spalding Men - 1896
Spalding Men - 1899/1900
Spalding Women - 1901