Rich Klein shares a little of what he’s learned after a couple of years in the local card show promotion game.
Rich has some thoughts on a dealer’s complaint that allowing dealers with rows of nothing but cheap single cards is a bad idea.
Rich answers a potential show promoter’s question about how to get a new event off the ground.
Seven come eleven. Rich Klein recalls the days when grab bags and games of chance were a part of baseball card shows.
J.R. and Miss Ellie would have appreciated the effort. The Southfork Hotel hosts a first-time card show and Rich Klein helped with the maiden voyage.
Rich K says sometimes it’s understandable why collectors get frustrated with show dealers.
A collectors discussion of dealer habits got Rich Klein thinking about the give and take over sports card pricing.
You think the National got busy at times? You should have been around during the ‘boom years’. Rich Klein remembers a one day show for the ages and the friend he helped promote it.
It’s had an enormous impact on the hobby, but eBay and dealer websites haven’t completely killed off the big sports card show. That’s good news…as long as you know what you’re doing.