Michael Carter Williams Rookie Cards Are On Fire

Michael Carter Williams RookieMichael Carter-Williams rookie cards are as hot as the Philadelphia 76ers rookie himself. 2013-14 Hoops cards from Panini are the only licensed Carter-Williams rookie cards currently available and they have been going crazy since the NBA season began. The Hoops product which released on October 23rd has seen a meteoric rise in the price of Carter-Williams cards within the first 10 days of the product’s release. The rise in price coincides with Carter-Williams leading the Sixers to a 3-0 record while posting unprecedented numbers in wins over the Heat, Wizards and Bulls. Below we take a look at the difference in price of Michael Carter-Williams 2013-14 Hoops Rookie and Rookie Autograph cards from the first recorded sale to the most recent recorded sale through November 2nd.

Michael Carter-Williams 2013-14 Hoops Rookie Card:

First Sale: $1.00 on October 25th

Most Recent Sale: $11.99 on November 2nd

Michael Carter-Williams 2013-14 Hoops Autograph Card:

First Sale: $55 on October 30th

Most Recent Sale: $380 on November 2nd

Michael Carter-Williams 2013-14 Hoops Gold Rookie Card:

First Sale: $2.49 on October 25th

Most Recent Sale: $29.99 on November 2nd

Michael Carter-Williams 2013-14 Hoops Kobe All Rookie Team SP:

First Sale: $21.50 on October 26th

Most Recent Sale: $82.98 on November 2nd

Collectors won’t have to wait long to get their hands on more Michael Carter-Williams cards as 2013-14 Panini Prestige hits Hobby Stores on November 6th and will feature more rookies and autographs of the NBA’s new bright young star. Check out the prices all of Michael Carter-Williams cards currently available on auction and buy it now.

Taste of the Town Showcases The Best Places To Eat In College Football

Todd Blackledge may have the best job in the world. He gets to watch College Football and Eat Awesome Food. Both college football and food play a key role in his book Taste of the Town: A Guided Tour of College Football’s Best Places to Eat. The book features a travel log of Blackledge’s journey through the college football landscape with write-ups and recipes from dozens of restaurants he’s stopped at.

A quick twitter follow of Todd Blackledge’s personal account @Todd_Blackledge and his Taste of the Town account @Taste_The_Town will have your feed filled with college football analysis and pictures of food that will have you planning a road trip to eat and watch a game.

One of the best things about Blackledge’s journey is that many of the restaurants he visits are hole in the walls. Your taste buds are opened up to places that you may have never knew existed, even in towns that you have visited on a regular basis. If you are a foodie and a football fan be sure to Check out the Taste of the Town book and follow Blackledge and Taste of the Town on Twitter!

Top 10 Highest Selling Modern Cards In October 2013

Here is a look at the Top 10 Highest Selling Modern Cards that sold in October of 2013.

 

#1 Andrew Luck 2012 Topps Chrome Superfractor Autograph 1/1 & Non Autograph Superfractor 1/1 – $19,800 via Auction on October 18th

#2 Michael Jordan 1997-98 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Red 42/100 BGS 8.5 – $11,500 via Accepted Best Offer on October 6th

#3 Kyrie Irving 2012-13 Panini America Flawless Autograph 1/1 – $10,000 via Accepted Best Offer on October 26th

#4 George H W Bush 1990 Topps Glossy Yale USA Card BGS 8.5 – $9,700 via Auction on October 3rd

#5 Michael Jordan 1998-99 Upper Deck Game Worn Jersey Autograph 21/23 BGS 9.5 – $9,700 via Auction on October 20th

#6 Michael Jordan 1997-98 Upper Deck Game Jerseys Jersey with NBA LOGO MAN Half Patch BGS Authentic – $9,500 via Best Offer on October 17th

#7 Lebron James / Dwyane Wade 2012-13 Panini National Treasures NBA Logoman Combos Dual NBA LOGO MAN Patch 4/5 – $9,109 via Auction on October 6th

#8 Michael Jordan 1986-87 Fleer Rookie BGS 9.5 – $9,000 via Accepted Best Offer on October 3rd

#9 Kyrie Irving 2012-13 Panini Preferred Crown Royale Rookie Silhouettes Patch Autograph 01/25 – $8,200 via Auction on October 18th

#10 Michael Jordan 2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite Patches Patch Autograph 24/100 BGS 9.5 – $7,500 via Accepted Best Offer on October 6th

NOTE: If more than one of the same card sold during the month, the card that sold for the highest amount is listed.

Top 10 Highest Selling Vintage Cards In October 2013

Here is a look at the Top 10 Highest Selling Vintage Cards that sold in October of 2013.

#1 Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Rookie PSA 5 – $20,000 via Accepted Best Offer on October 11th

#2 Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Rookie SGC 50 – $17,100 via Auction on October 15th

#3 Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Rookie PSA 3 – $14,000 via Buy It Now on October 23rd

#4 Johnny Bench 1968 Topps Rookie PSA 10 – $10,700 via Auction on October 3rd

#5 Mickey Mantle 1952 Topps Rookie PSA 2.5 – $9,650 via Buy In Now on October 3rd

#6 Shoeless Joe Jackson 1916 M101 – 4 Sporting News Blank Back PSA 5 – $9,500 via Accepted Best Offer on October 22nd

#7 Nolan Ryan 1971 Topps SGC 98 – $7,500 via Buy It Now on October 13th

#8 Babe Ruth 1933 Sport Kings PSA 7 – $7,500 via Auction on October 20th

#9 Nolan Ryan 1968 Topps Rookie PSA 9 - $7,495 via Buy It Now on October 2nd

#10 Bronko Nagurski 1935 National Chicle Rookie PSA 5 – $7,412 via Auction on October 24th

NOTE: If more than one of the same card sold during the month, the card that sold for the highest amount is listed.

Top 5 Halloween Sports Cards

Here are our Top 5 Halloween Sports Cards as issued by Sports Illustrated for Kids back in 1997 and 1998. Happy Halloween!

#1 Eric Lindros as a Ballerina

#2 Dennis Rodman as The Bride of Frankenstein

#3 Cal Ripken Jr as The Tin Man

#4 Dominique Moceanu as Little Red Riding Hood

#5 Ken Griffey Jr as The Cat in the Hat

Be sure to check out the rest of the Sports Illustrated For Kids Halloween Cards which include Troy Aikman as Luke Skywalker, Shannon Sharpe as a Hillbilly and more!

NFL White Panel Football On Sale

The folks at Amazon are currently running a 56% Off sale on Wilson NFL White Panel Autograph Footballs. These are The Duke Model footballs with the NFL Logo Shield and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s signature displayed on the brown panel. The $26.62 price point is cheaper than any of the identical model WTF1192R White Panel Footballs currently available on Ebay.

If you collect Football Autographs and need to stock up, you can Check out the White Panel NFL Football Deal Here

2013-14 Panini Hoops Basketball Jumbo Box Break

Just broke a Jumbo Box of 2013-14 Panini Hoops NBA Basketball over on our Twitter @TradingCardBlog. The Hoops Jumbo Box states odds as Two Autographs, One Memorabilia card, and One Artist’s Proof card per box. Needless to say we crushed the odds. While we did not get a Memorabilia card we did get Five Autographs and Two Artist Proofs along with a 2013 Miami Heat NBA Champions Short Print. We hit two autographs of NBA Legend and Not In My House Commercial star Dikembe Mutombo. Additionally we hit an Autograph of 2013 University of Louisville and current Detroit Pistons Rookie Peyton Siva, New York Knicks shooter JR Smith, and Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham. The two Artist Proof cards we hit were Orlando Magic power forward Andrew Nicholson and former NBA First Overall Pick bust Kwame Brown. In total the box contains 500 spread among 50 Card Packs. We will be GIVING AWAY all of the Hits from this box throughout the week on @TradingCardBlog so be sure to follow if you are not already. You can check out images from the full 2013-14 Panini Hoops Jumbo Box Break after the jump. Continue reading

2013 Panini Prizm Football Box Break

Just Broke a Box of 2013 Panini Prizm Football on our Twitter Break @TradingCardBlog. We pulled two Autograph Cards: Arizona Cardinals Running Back Andre Ellington & San Diego Chargers back-up QB Brad Sorensen. We pulled three Prizm Refractors: New York Giants Running Back Andre Brown, Chicago Bears Running Back Matt Forte, and a Brilliance Refractor of New Orleans Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham. We are GIVING AWAY all of the hits we pulled from this break as part of a 52 Card 2013 Panini Prizm Rookie, Insert, and Autograph Lot. We will be giving it away on Twitter at Midnight Eastern after the Seattle Seahawks vs St Louis Rams Monday Night Football Game tonight. Details on the GIVEAWAY can be found HERE  You can check out images from the Full Break after the jump.

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Highest Selling 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey Cards

2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey released last week and since then there has been a lots of action on Buy It Nows, Best Offers, and Auction Sales. Here are Top 12 Highest Selling Cards from the product to this point.

#1 Rory McIlroy 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Rookie Autograph 3/5 - $1,500 via Accepted Best Offer

#2 Sven Baertschi 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Rookie Patch Autograph 44/99 – $1,460.03 via Auction

#3 Wayne Gretzky/Bobby Orr 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Programme of Excellence Dual Autograph 1/5 – $999 via Auction

#4 Wayne Gretzky 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Emblems of Excellence Dual Patch Autograph 10/15 – $749.99 via Buy It Now

#5 Alexandre Burrows 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Foundations QUAD Tag Patch Autograph 1/1 - $714 via Accepted Best Offer

#6 Jaden Schwartz 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Rookie Patch Autograph 32/99 – $710 via Auction

#7 Pavel Bure 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Monumental Dual Patch Autograph 1/1 – $699 via Accepted Best Offer

#8 Wayne Gretzky 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Scripted Sticks Autograph 20/35 – $599 via Buy It Now

#9 Matt Duchene 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Foundations QUAD Tag Patch Autograph 1/1 – $575 via Accepted Best Offer

#10 Chris Kreider 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Rookie Patch Autograph 87/99 – $515.54 via Auction

#11 Wayne Gretzky 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Brilliance Autograph – $478 via Auction

#12 Jerome Iginla 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup Monumental Dual Patch Autograph 1/1 – $450 via Accepted Best Offer