Daily Archives: March 2, 2015

An Auction Chock Full of AFL Treasures

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I’ve been involved in sports memorabilia for my entire life.  I got my first box of bubble gum cards from my father at the age of five, and I have been collecting ever since.  Over the years I built an impressive collection of American Football League-related memorabilia that was very important to me.

If you’ve been reading this blog for long, you know that in the Summer of 2014, I consigned a large portion of that collection to an auction house in an effort to raise funds to open a business based on my other passion – lacrosse.  In essence I tried to use one passion to help fuel another.  Unfortunately, my dreams did not come to fruition, and the area where I live is without the lacrosse store that would have so benefitted our community. read more