Collectors of old baseball cards looking to start or add to their collection have a new website to stoke their passion. Vintage Graded Baseball Cards provides information of use to beginning and intermediate collectors. Visitors to the site will find a summary of the various eras in which cards have been produced, links to cards for auction and sale, and assistance for investors and new collectors.
Since the 1860s, baseball has been a favorite American pastime and baseball cards have been utilized to promote a wide range of products. The popularity of the hobby and the large amount of money involved has led to unscrupulous individuals promoting counterfeit cards. The launch of the new site provides information on how grading got started, what the various grades mean and how to utilize professional card grading to buy cards below market value to turn a profit.
The site aims to offer a resource for information on all types of vintage graded baseball cards and how professional grading and authentication can enhance the collecting experience for novice and professional collectors, traders and aficionados.
Baseball cards span four distinct eras, 19th century, pre-World War 2, 1940s-1980, and from 1981 to the present. The site provides articles and guides to aid enthusiasts searching for cards from a specific time period.
Collecting vintage baseball cards is a popular endeavor for individuals worldwide, with rare cards commanding significant prices. To assist collectors in obtaining cards from reputable dealers, the site provides profiles of sports card grading companies and the grading scale used by each, along with terminology and where the firms fit into the history of the sports card hobby.
Vintage graded baseball cards are popular because they offer a view into the history of the game, its players and how the sport has evolved over the years in addition to providing a more organized method of collecting.