Rare Pikachu, Kobe’s sneakers — a hidden vault guards it all


              Ross Hoffman, CEO of Collectors Vault, is interviewed on Oct. 21, 2022, in Delaware. Hoffman says Collectors Vault makes it easier for collectors to store, protect and trade memorabilia. (AP Photo/Davidde Corran)
            
              Stacks of collectibles fill shelves housed in a safe at Collectors Vault on Oct. 21, 2022, in Delaware. Inside the boxes are sports cards, baseball bats, Pokemon cards and other pricey memorabilia. (AP Photo/Davidde Corran)
            
              Ross Hoffman, CEO of Collectors Vault, shows a shoe worn and signed by NBA legend Kobe Bryant on Oct. 21, 2022, in Delaware. The footwear is among hundreds of items stored at Collectors Vault, a new venture that makes it easier for collectors to store and trade memorabilia. (AP Photo/Davidde Corran)
            
              A security guard opens a steel door leading into a vault containing hundreds of collectibles at Collectors Vault, a new company that is making it easier for collectors to store and trade memorabilia, on Oct. 21, 2022, in Delaware. The door is nearly two feet thick and is meant to protect the valuables from harm and thieves. (AP Photo/Davidde Corran)