The great basketball legend Bill Russell has sadly passed away at 88 years old. Russell was one of the most influential figures in the history of basketball. The towering man, born in […]
In Memoriam, Bill Russell’s Rookie Cards are a Must-Own for Vintage Sports Collectors!
The First $10 Million Sports Card Has Arrived
Every record is supposedly made to be broken. A new record is almost certain in the world of sports cards and sports collectibles. A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is now likely to […]
The Ultimate Baseball Hall of Fame Autograph Set
Getting signatures of professional athletes can be a long and extensive effort. Getting complete sets full of autographed cards, particularly of some less recognized stars, is even harder. Now imagine a signed […]
The Real Value of Michael Jordan Autographed Cards
Many basketball fans and sports card collectors consider Michael Jordan to be the Greatest of All-Time! The GOAT debate can continue indefinitely, and frankly who each fan and collector considers as “their […]
The Ultimate Roberto Clemente Grail Card Isn’t Just His Rookie
Finding a rookie Roberto Clemente from the 1955 Topps baseball card set is one of the so-called “Grail” cards for vintage sports card collectors. The reality is that it’s not all that […]
The 1911-16 T216 Baseball Set Is Just Too Special & Scarce to Ignore!
All vintage and modern sports card collectors know about the prized 1909 – 1911 American Tobacco T206 baseball card set. This tobacco card issue may be among the most famous sets of […]
Han Solo’s Sole Surviving Blaster Can Be Yours (For $500K?)
The movie franchise that became Star Wars is one of the most successful entertainment franchises of all-time. Collectors who love Star Wars are also addicted to owning many collectibles based on the […]
J.P. Morgan’s Private Collection, the Most Impressive in History?
People love collecting. It may now just be a part of human nature. If you collect coins, sports cards, art, antiques or artifacts may not matter. The reality is that once you […]
Hyperinflation to “MyFlation”: How My Grocery Prices Have Skyrocketed Over 2 Years
What the hell is going on with food prices and how do I track this over time? This is the question that many consumers are now facing. We all know that the […]
The Ultimate 4th of July Collectible: Complete Collection of All 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence
The 4th of July is a special part of American history. The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776 and that marks the year 2022 as the 246th birthday of […]
Is a $1 Million Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Coupe a Collectible?
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 […]