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Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1975-76 Topps Basketball Wax

1975-76 Topps Basketball Pack

A 1975-76 Topps basketball wax pack reveals the final year of the ABA, Pistol Pete in a goatee and more, but what would the JC crew find inside?

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1951 Topps Red Backs

1951 Topps Red Back pack

Time to open a 63-year-old pack of baseball cards. This one won’t take long.

Just Collect Launches 10,000+ Card End of Year Auction Party

Mike Schmidt 1973 Topps card

A mammoth group of vintage sports cards is being sold off this weekend on eBay as Just Co;llect wraps up 2013 with its biggest auction of the year.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1971 Topps Tattoos

1971 Topps Tattoos

Just Collect rips into a seldom seen1971 Topps Baseball Tattoos pack.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1975 Topps Football Cello

Topps 1975 Cello Football pack

Raiders. Steelers. Airbrushed photos. 25-cent packs. Gum. Need we say more?

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1974 Topps Football Cello

Topps 1974 football cards

It was a troubled time for the country but football cards were always there for us. A 1974 Topps cello pack is cracked open in the latest installment of Vintage Pack Break of the Week.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1975-76 Topps Hockey

Topps 1975-76 hockey pack

We’re busting vintage again. This time a 1975-76 Topps hockey pack gets the video treatment.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1970 OPC Baseball

1970 OPC wrapper

Our Vintage Pack Break of the Week segment returns. This time we’re traveling as well as time traveling. To Canada we go where a 70 OPC Baseball pack awaits.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1955 Bowman Football on Location at NSCC

1955 Bowman football pack

We open up a 1955 Bowman Football wax pack on location at the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Talking 1894 Mayo’s Cut Plug Football…and More

Mayos Cut Plug 1894 Dunlop

It’s not always about baseball. Rare football cards like the 1894 Mayo’s Cut Plug set and the 1948 Leaf Charlie Conerly are about as cool as they come. With a new season about to start, collector interest starts to pick up too.

Rare Football Card Hits Auction Block

Mayos Cut Plug 1894 Dunlop

As baseball collectors drool over the Black Swamp E98 find, one of only a small number of surviving copies of the 1894 “Anonymous” John Dunlop football card is up for bid.

1895 Mayo’s Cut Plug Set Worthy of Attention…Investment?

Cap Anson 1895 Mayos Cut Plug

If you don’t mind less than perfect, the 1895 Mayo’s Cut Plug baseball card set is a collecting challenge and history lesson rolled into one.

Partnership Puts 0% Selling Fees in Play

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle sold by Just Collect

Selling expensive sports cards can be a risk…but one dealer’s long-running partnership with eBay offers a guaranteed price and no back-end selling fees.

Face-to-Face Offer Leads to Big Consignment

Roger Maris rookie card

Some collectors prefer a more personal touch in the internet age.

Stash of M101-2 Sporting News Supplements Perk Up eBay

Sporting News Supplement Walter Johnson

The opportunity to sell some rare, century-old pieces of baseball history will perk up any dealer’s week.

A Dealer’s National: Making the Most of a Business Trip


Baseball cards and business mix at the National Sports Collectors Convention, where planning is an important part of the game.

Offering Incentives Helps Boost Dealer’s National Traffic

Baltimore Convention Center

You may be more excited about these coupons than your wife is about the ones in Sunday’s paper.