SOURCE: Collectible Concepts

June 14, 2006 09:00 ET

Collectible Concepts Group Inc. to Distribute Yankees World Series Collection

DOYLESTOWN, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 14, 2006 -- Collectible Concepts Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CCGI) announced today that it will market three limited edition baseball collections each commemorating an era of World Series Championships by the New York Yankees.

"This is truly a special collector's item," said Paul S. Lipschutz, CCGI President. "We have created a unique display featuring ten richly finished, cherry hardwood baseballs, laser engraved with the series year and date, teams, game scores, and the World Series logo for that year. The first Yankee World Series collection memorializes each of the Yankees' first ten World Series Championships from 1923 through 1943. The Yankee World Series Collection may be acquired one ball at a time or in a single purchase of all ten series balls. A distinctive hanging wall presentation displays the collector balls in a unique manner, adding to the overall presentation of the collection."

Lipschutz continued, "This is the first special offering to come from American Sports Ventures, our Joint Venture with Gridworks, Inc. and we are thrilled with it. We hope to be producing other, similarly exceptional collections from the JV soon."

About Collectible Concepts

Collectible Concepts Group, Inc. develops and markets unique licensed sports and entertainment collectible merchandise for specialty, mass retail and online distribution. Nationally recognized in direct response marketing, replica design, mass-market distribution and E-commerce marketing, Collectible Concepts and its products are renowned both for quality and authenticity. Licenses include over 25 colleges and universities, and other organizations including: The National Basketball Association (NBA), The National Hockey League (NHL), Arena Football, and others. For more information, visit: or .


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