The Beckett Platform
Beckett Group builds the best products and services on the planet for collectors. The iconic brand was founded in 1979 by Dr. James Beckett as a pricing guide for classic American sports cards and has since built the industry’s go-to products and services for collectors. With 35+ years of experience in helping collectors value, safeguard, and trade their items, Beckett is now poised to become the world’s premier alternative assets platform and is investing heavily in new digital, subscription, and blockchain technologies.
Southern Hobby Distribution was founded in 1991 with one simple goal: become our customers’ greatest asset by delivering top quality products, unmatched customer service, and the most knowledgeable sales staff in the hobby industry. Since its inception, Southern Hobby has delivered the industry’s leading brands to 4,000+ individual hobby stores. It is the leading North American distributor of sports trading cards and collectible card games.
The industry’s first all-in-one intelligent platform that allows collectors to easily and dynamically add cards, manage and analyze their collection, discover new assets, and connect with other like-minded individuals. The platform provides tools to create a sharable hobby profile and showcase collectibles in a striking new way. Partner integrations will enhance the collector experience beyond Beckett.
Beckett Grading Services
Established in 2001, Beckett Grading is the most recognized name in the industry for its objective card grading services. Beckett is home to the Black Label 10—the most sought after grade in the Hobby. Beckett brings transparency to the grading process through its unique subgrade method for centering, corners, edges, and surface. The quality of the Beckett holder instantly turns a raw card into an asset.
The Beckett Marketplace
A one-stop online shop for all collecting needs with an inventory of more than 30 million sports, non-sports, and gaming cards and collectibles from dealers nationwide. The Beckett Marketplace offers an assortment of collectibles such as rookie cards, memorabilia cards, and autograph cards as well as boxes and collecting supplies.
Launched in June 2022, Beckett Vault is where collectors can securely store their prized items. The Vault pairs physical item storage with the minting of an immediately tradeable digital NFT (non-fungible token), with transactions recorded via smart contracts on a layer-2 blockchain.
Beckett Business Solutions
A B2B platform for small- and medium-sized hobby businesses, helping them upload their entire shop inventory to Beckett Marketplace and eBay in just a few click.
Beckett Online Price Guide
The most reliable pricing source, which provides instant access to millions of sports, non-sports, and gaming card listings. Our database features an exhaustive supply of pricing and checklists. Beckett’s pricing team constantly analyzes card values and trends, and provides timely pricing to assist customers in their efforts to buy, sell, or put a value on their collections.
Beckett Authentication Services
Established in 2016, Beckett Authentication is the most trusted and respected in the industry. It is led by world-renowned autograph authenticators who bring their vast experience from all genres and eras. Beckett has authenticated some of the rarest and most valuable items in the industry, a testament to its level of expertise and trust. Utilizing cutting edge technology to prevent counterfeiting, Beckett tamper-evident encapsulation holders are impossible to penetrate without detection.
The premier publisher of monthly sports collectibles magazines, and specialty market collectible platforms in the U.S. and is considered the world's most trusted source in collecting. Beckett Media is also a leading publisher of a line of successful sports card Price Guide books and annuals. In addition to the sports magazines, Beckett publishes many non-sport titles, including Rock&Gem, COINage, Non-Sport Update, and many special interest magazines.
Beckett Minting Service
The collector’s gateway between physical and digital collectibles. The first of its kind in a new era for collecting—Beckett's vaulted NFT represents a physical asset in our state-of-the-art vault that is a ticket to trade, collect, redeem, and so much more.
The Industry Summit
The Industry Summit is the premier B2B conference in the trading card and memorabilia industry. The days-long event is attended by influencers, industry leaders, manufacturers, distributors, licensors, and licensees. Networking opportunities, intriguing panel discussions, targeted breakout sessions and workshops, as well as gifts, prizes, and special events, have made this the must-attend event in the Hobby.