August 22, 2022
The National is in the rearview mirror, football season is just days away, and ALT Hits is back with another peek into the world of alternative assets.
BID WITHOUT DEPOSITING - WITH NO LIMIT
Now in Liquid Auctions you can bid on any item, of any value, without making a deposit into your account. Just link a bank account and then pay if you win. It’s that simple to land the biggest assets in the hobby.
IN THE NEWS
NFL VS. NFTs
While the NFT market has been down for a few months now, there are a couple NFL related projects vying for the attention of football fans. First, Dapper Labs, the creators of the once-hot NBA Top Shot have released NFL All Day, a new project featuring Patrick Mahomes, one of the faces of the NFL itself, as a spokesman. Meanwhile, DraftKings has launched Reignmakers Football, a project that merges NFTs and Fantasy Sports. Will these help NFTs get back to where they were, or is it too little too late? The answer won’t be fungible for a little while.
After announcing her retirement from Tennis, sales of Serena Williams collectibles surged by 968%. Nice job if you built up a Serena collection while she was still active.
THE LAST JERSEY
The Bulls jersey Michael Jordan wore while shooting his game winner in the 1998 Finals is going up for auction, and expected to fetch between $3 million to $5 million. If you win, please don’t wear it to a pick up game.
DOUBLE O SPENDIN’
Want to own one of the watches Daniel Craig wore as James Bond? Here’s a look at some of the more expensive timepieces going up for auction soon.
I’M A 90s WRIST
Wondering which collectible 90s watches to wear with your oversized Nirvana t-shirt? Here’s some of the fancier options.
The biggest product drop of the week is 2021 Panini Select Football (yes, even though 2022 is more than half over). Curious what the set looks like? Here’s a checklist and more.
THE EVERYTHING LOCKER
Foot Locker and Fanatics have partnered to sell more memorabilia at the popular shoe store. Does this mean you’ll be able to pick up some cards with your kicks? Possibly.
A REAL F1 AMERICAN
With F1 growing in popularity in America, it’s no surprise that sponsors are hunting for an American driver to take on the world. Who is Colton Herta? Find out more about the 21-year-old IndyCar driver poised to make the jump.
BIG SIX, BIGGER BUCKS
While the jury will be out for some time on this year’s Premier League transfers, here’s a fun ranking of every transfer that’s ever happened within the league’s big six soccer clubs.
LIGHTS. CAMERA. PAC MAN
A live-action Pac Man movie will be coming to theaters in the future, which could mean more value for that old video game memorabilia you have lying around.
THE GOLDEN GAME
As for movies that became video games, here’s the inside story of Goldeneye, one of the most popular, most enjoyable, and best-selling video games of all time.
FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD JACKPOT
A recent episode of American Pickers unearthed a Spider-Man comic worth $50,000. KA-POW!
BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY
One drawback of trading card popularity is that having more eyeballs on the industry has led to an increase in collectible theft across the country. Just another reason to keep your assets safe in the ALT Vault, the most technologically-advanced, secure vault in the industry.