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Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia

How I First Got It™: A 1992 NHL Coloring Book

For one Uni Watch reader, an NHL coloring book from his youth had a transformative effect. Let’s take a look!

Collector’s Corner for September 7, 2022

With the NFL season about to kick off, Brinke brings us an all-NFL edition of CC this week.

Vintage Wallpaper Story Has Very Happy Ending for All Concerned

A Uni Watch story from last fall has come to a heartwarming conclusion that really shows the strength of our comm-uni-ty.

Collector’s Corner for July 26, 2022

This week’s vintage sports finds include a Whitey Ford Yoo-hoo cap, a Pat Patriot jacket, and a lot more.

Collector’s Corner for July 19, 2022

With the MLB All-Star Game taking place tonight, this week’s edition of Collector’s Corner is all-All-Star!

Gashouse’s Sports Catalog Collection, Vol 5: NFL 1978

Click to enlarge Good morning, and happy summer solstice! It’s been a while since we took a look at a vintage sports merch catalog from Kevin “Gashouse” Cearfoss’s collection. We’ve …

Auction Action: The Latest From Grey Flannel Auctions

For all photos, click to enlarge As you may have noticed in the left-hand sidebar, our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are running another catalog auction. One of the most …

A Treasure Trove of Awesome Colt .45s Photos

Click to enlarge A few weeks ago, I ran a 1960s photo showing Houston Colt .45s infielder Mike White receiving a flu shot while in uniform (and also while holding …

Auction Action

For all photos, click to enlarge As you may recall, Grey Flannel Auctions and I recently put out one of our periodic “What’s It Worth?” calls, where GFA offers free …

My Very Short Career as an MLB NFT Influencer

You’ve probably heard a lot in recent months about non-fungible tokens, or NFTs — unique, blockchain-based digital assets that have become a big deal in the art world. They’ve also …

Gashouse’s Sports Catalog Collection, Vol. 2: NFL 1971

For all photos, click to enlarge A few weeks ago I showed you photos of Kevin “Gashouse” Cearfoss’s 1970 NFL merchandise catalog, the oldest item in his collection of sport …

Vintage ‘Ed-U-Card’ Game Delivers Big-League Fun

For all photos, click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from membership card designer Scott M.X. Turner, who’s going to tell us about a vintage sports …

My Uni-Obsessive Vintage-Shopping Weekend

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where I am back after spending a weekend with friends upstate. We spent a lot of Saturday …

Gashouse’s Sports Catalog Collection, Vol. 1: NFL 1970

For all photos, click to enlarge Kevin “Gashouse” Cearfoss has become something of a Uni Watch All-Star over the past year or so, first for his custom-cut 3D wooden logos, …

Some Thoughts About ‘Real,’ ‘Fake,’ and Value

Click to enlarge Good morning! Happy Canada Day to all our Canadian readers, and happy Bobby Bonilla Day to all my fellow Mets fans. The photo shown above was taken …