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We Interrupt This Blog for Some Vintage Candy Bar Wrappers

For all photos, click to enlarge The photo shown above is from an amazing old scrapbook of 1930s and ’40s candy wrappers that recently appeared on eBay and was brought …

EXCLUSIVE: Collector Snags Grey Pats Prototype Pants

Click to enlarge Back in April, nine days after the Patriots unveiled their new uniform set, I broke the exclusive news that they had considered adding silver/grey pants as an …

MLB Snub Leads to Awesome Uni Watch Trading Card

Our story so far: Last December I told you how I was going to be featured on my very own Topps trading card. Exciting! In February I provided an update …

Auction Action

As you may have noticed in the left-hand sidebar, our friends at Grey Flannel Auctions are running another catalog auction. Let’s look at some of the highlights: • We’ll begin with …

A Look Back at the ‘Todays 1971’ MLB Team Albums

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be safe and healthy. Hope the same is true for you. …

A Special Piece of the Saturday Night Special

Click to enlarge Today is the 41st anniversary of the infamous “Saturday Night Special” game — the 1979 game when the Philadelphia Phillies went mono-maroon, which turned out so disastrously …

Celebrating a Decade of ‘Collector’s Corner’

Click to enlarge In 2009 and early 2010, a Uni Watch reader named Brinke Guthrie began sending me lots of eBay listing links to include in the Ticker. At some …

My Very Short Career as a Topps Trading Card Star

As you may recall, back in December I told you the exciting news that I was going to be enshrined on my very own Topps trading card (the photos shown …

To Play or Not to Play: That Is the Question

Click to enlarge With the NFL draft kicking off last night, I want to share this 1935 Philadelphia Eagles letter that reader/proofreader/pal Jerry Wolper came across the other day. At …

Tales from the Dream Shop: Restoring a 1979 Padres Jersey

For all photos, click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have another guest entry from baseball jersey restorer extraordinaire Bill Henderson and his business, the Dream Shop. Enjoy. — PL] …