Welcome to Love of the Game Auctions - a place we hope you'll come to know as a quality source for sportscard and memorabilia auctions.
Our Spring, 2015 auction is now live, and open for bidding! It was a bittersweet time for us, though - while we were building the auction, we learned of the passing of our friend and fellow collector Jim Blumenthal.
Jim was as nice a guy as I've ever met in the hobby; a great, gentle bear of a guy with a beaming smile and a warm handshake. He was the kind of guy who could make you smile just by looking at you; sitting in the hotel bar with him at the National was always a highlight. He was a great collector and a better man, a peaceful and intelligent guy who brightened everyone's day whenever he walked into it. I've never met anyone so interested in what YOU had in your collection - genuine interest. He wanted to know what you liked, and he wanted to hear you share your passion for it. We should all have been lucky enough to have a conversation with Jim Blumenthal.
We already miss him, and wish peace and strength to his family.
-Al Crisafulli, LOTG
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- posted Monday, March 16, 2015
Our astute friend and fellow hobbyist Tom Daley made a great catch last week when it comes to the issue of the medal Jim Thorpe is wearing in our Real Photo Postcard. After much en...more
- posted Thursday, March 12, 2015
A few days ago we posted about a pair of real photo postcards featuring Jim Thorpe and his friends at the Carlisle Indian School, circa 1908. In researching the postcard we had id...more