Even if you aren’t a huge fan, chances are there’s at least one moment in Denver sports history that you will remember forever. Whether it be the Broncos winning their second Super Bowl in John Elway’s last game, or the Rockies’ amazing run in “Rocktober” of 2007, or Tim Tebow’s perfect pass to Demaryius Thomas to win in overtime, we can all think of one moment in which a sporting event captivated our full attention. Luckily, there are more than a few stores across the Denver metro area where you can find collectibles and memorabilia that will help instill that wonderful sense of nostalgia, and bring back those amazing memories. These are some of the best places in Denver to buy and sell sports memorabilia.
2335 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
Bill’s Sports Collectibles is one of the most popular sports memorabilia stores in the city. They have more than 5,000 square feet of space, 1 million plus cards, as well as thousands of other authentic collector’s items. They’ve been around since 1981, and Bill and his staff are extremely knowledgeable and helpful when it comes to buying and selling items. Bill’s specializes in everything related to the four major sports (baseball, football, basketball and hockey), and if you have any questions, they’ll definitely have the answer.
4022 S Parker Road
Aurora, CO 80014
The premier sports card store in the state, Mike has more than 3.6 million items in his collection spanning the entire sporting world. From wax boxes to single collector’s items, Mike’s has it all. The store also hosts trade nights each month, as well as autograph signings with players from Denver’s home teams (Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was the latest). Not only that, but they just moved to a larger location, so they have much more room to properly display their items. Follow them on Facebook for monthly events, news and updates from the store.
14500 W Colfax Ave., Suite 383
Lakewood, CO 80401
Denver Autographs carries one of the most diverse inventories in the city. They specialize in Denver memorabilia, and have a massive selection of autographs from a variety of Denver’s favorites sports figures. However, their staff consistently travels to most large national shows, so they are able to bring back items from all across the nation. They’ll even bring your items out with them and get them signed and returned for a small fee. Denver Autographs also hosts public signings with Denver athletes, such as Aqib Talib and Demaryius Thomas. They have two locations, one at Colorado Mills and one at the Flatirons, so be sure to stop by and see what they have.
3615 Galley Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
South of Denver, the best place to find Sports Memorabilia is John’s Sports Collectibles. Dealing in cards, autographs and collectibles, John’s is the premier memorabilia store in Colorado Springs. They buy and sell merchandise, and their staff is very knowledgeable and will help you find whatever it is you’re looking for, or answer any questions you have regarding value and rarity. So next time you’re in the Springs, be sure to pop in and see what gems you might be missing.