Tampa Bay Times
As sports card market goes wild, Tampa Bay card grading company cashes in
One of the first sports cards to come through the mailroom of Certified Collectibles Group was a 2003-04 Topps Chrome Refractor LeBron James rookie.
ABC Action News
Collectibles industry is booming and Lakewood Ranch company is hiring 100 people to help
While many businesses have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the value of collectibles has soared so much that Certified Collectibles Group in Lakewood Ranch is looking to hire 100 people.
Many people have collections of stuff. That’s good news for Lakewood Ranch business
While most of the world economy was shutting down during the coronavirus pandemic, comic book, sports card, coin, stamp and other collectors were driving a boom.
Unprecedented wind of madness on Pokémon cards
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Rare Blastoise Pokémon Card Sells For $360k, Whilst A First Edition TCG Box Fetches $408k
We've witnessed some astonishing sales in recent months with Pokémon cards. Back in October, retired rapper Logic spent $226k on a first edition Charizard card and one student sold their Trading Card Game collection for $80k to pay for university. Not to be outdone, we've now seen a rare Blastoise card go for an eye-watering $360k.
New York Post
Mint condition Batman comic book sells for $2.2M, breaking record
It’s the crown jewel of Batman comics. A vintage issue of “Batman #1” was bought for more than $2.2 million, breaking the record for the priciest Batman comic book ever sold.View full article >