The prices of pre-war cards continue to rise. In particular, Hall of Famers and stars are getting expensive enough that some collectors have been priced out of the market for some sets. Despite that, the hobby continues to see collectors eagerly getting into the market for these decades old issues. That is evident for mainstream sets like T206, which continue to … [Read more...] about Starting a Pre-War Baseball Card Collection for $300
While those with the rookie cards of big name Hall of Famers may sell for prices rivaling their baseball counterparts, there are plenty of older football card sets that provide a great bang for your buck. We’ve picked out ten sets from the 1950s through the 80s for which the adjective ‘cheap’ can be used. By that, we mean sets that don’t have any extremely expensive rookies … [Read more...] about 10 Cheap Football Card Sets From the 50s to the 80s
No vintage set captures the imagination more than the white bordered set issued by the American Tobacco Co. between 1909 and '11. Due to the quality of the lithography, the star-studded checklist, and the inclusion of the hobby's most valuable and iconic card - Honus Wagner - T206 has transcended mere card collecting and become part of Americana. As prices continue to … [Read more...] about 5 Affordable T206 Hall of Famers
Amar Shah has a tobacco addiction. No, not that kind. He's become obsessed with tobacco baseball cards...specifically the T206 set. The southern California-based reborn collector took the plunge earlier this year, to the tune of a few thousand dollars. It's easy to do when you're buying cards from one of the most popular sets in existence and they're not exactly flowing … [Read more...] about T206 Obsession Can Test Domestic Bliss
A triple bogey in his personal life has put the once undisputed king of golf collectibles in the...bargain bin? … [Read more...] about Tiger Transgressions Hurting Memorabilia Market?
Autographed sports collectables can include virtually any piece of sports memorabilia. If you can write your name on it, fans and collectors will get it signed. However, maybe the most traditional and easiest to collect are 8x10 autographs. Signed photographs became widely popular in the first part of the 20th century. Once sports figures became national icons, fans looked … [Read more...] about 8×10 Autographs: Best Bargain in Collecting?