It wasn’t that long ago that people were selling their used cars for more than they paid for them. That is fortunately, for tax reasons, classified just an asset sale when it […]
More Views on Rising Recession Risks for 2022
How you define a recession may vary wildly from how others define a recession. There is an old joke, if it’s ok to joke about future suffering — “A recession is when […]
Is Sports Betting Better Than Sports Collecting?
Collectors Dashboard generally focuses on collectibles, but as we evaluate high-end collectibles as an alternative asset class this means that the same capital could have just as easily been invested in stocks, […]
Future Otis Fractional Assets List Update: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!
The future of fractional ownership within collectibles and alternative assets remains in a period of growth and uncertainty alike. Some platforms are easier to use than others, but the first platform of […]
Uncirculated American Eagle 2022 One Ounce Gold Coin: Gimmick or Steal?
The United States Mint has released the 2022 uncirculated American Eagle One Ounce Gold Coin and its $2,670.00 price tag may have some issues for certain collectors. True gold bugs may buy […]
Why Collectors Want Ozzie Smith’s 1979 Topps Rookie Card So Much
Most baseball fans who saw Ozzie Smith play can easily argue that “The Wizard of Oz” was one of the greatest shortstops to ever play the game. While Ozzie’s.262 career batting average […]
Unprecedented Warmth from Collectors for Helping Ukraine and Affected Regions
The impact of the war inside Ukraine is not just a war inside of the Ukraine. Many nations have taken in Ukranian families, and the impact of higher food prices and shortages […]
Rafael Nadal NFTs… Or a (Maybe) Signed Rafa Tennis Racquet!
Rafael Nadal is by many counts the greatest male tennis player of them all. Comparing modern era players to some of the older players is not an apples-to-apples comparison, but either way […]
Records Keep Being Broken in Signed Babe Ruth Cards
Most baseball fans think of babe ruth as the home run king of his era for his 714 career home runs. What is often lost is that Babe Ruth’s 120th home run […]
For Collectors & Investors: How Long Bear Markets Usually Last (and How Bad They Get!)
Whether you have been buying stocks, long-term bonds or Bitcoin, the bull market and great recovery came to a screeching halt in 2022. The good news is that the market drop didn’t […]
The Most Visually Stunning Ty Cobb Card Ever?
The beloved T206 baseball card set issued by the American Tobacco Company is now more than 100 years old. The set boasts many Hall of Fame players, and most card collectors know […]
Multiple Obi-Wan Kenobi Lightsaber Film Props Up for Grabs (For Serious Cash!)
Star Wars was already a movie franchise that had penetrated deep into pop culture over the decades. Amazingly, the franchise is 45 years old and under the continuation of The Walt Disney […]
Bitcoin’s Crypto Winter Puts Gold Bugs in the Driver’s Seat!
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency could do no wrong up until November of 2021. And as fast as “The Bitcoin ETF” was launched for trading access to Bitcoin futures prices, 2022 has proven to […]
The Ultimate Six-Figure Autograph: The 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth!
Babe Ruth is one of the most easily recognized athletes in all of sports history. Despite not exactly being in the best shape physically, and despite his off-field lifestyle habits, the man […]
The Driving Force Behind the 1983 Topps Tony Gwynn Rookie Card
The 1980s marked a new and strange decade in the world of sports collectibles. After Topps lost its exclusivity, the rise of Fleer, Donruss and then Upper Deck led to the Junk […]
FULL 2022 SPORTS COLLECTIBLES CONVENTION CALENDAR (SUMMER UPDATE)
The Hobby of sports collectibles has endured two years in the post-Covid world. Now it turns out that the there are countless numbers of conventions, shows and meet-ups for the collecting community […]