In August 2012, Robert Edward Auctions announced it had sold a 1914 Baltimore News Babe Ruth card for $575,000 to a private collector. Ruth cards have steadily increased in value over time with some of his earliest and highest graded examples showing explosive growth. The Babe is still the king of vintage cardboard, but are there any cheap Babe Ruth cards issued during his … [Read more...] about Vintage Babe Ruth Cards Within Reach
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With so many trading card sets being produced over the past 130 years, there is no reason for a collector to have to overpay for quality, vintage material with a girth of material on the market. For every set like 1909-11 T206 and 1952 Topps that increase in value as collectors pursue registry sets and key cards, there are others that remain under the radar, unappreciated, or … [Read more...] about 10 Surprisingly Cheap Vintage Sports Card Sets
Collectors who have been put off by the daunting checklist of the 1909-11 T206 set, which features 524 examples including pricey Hall of Famers, variations, and short prints, have often looked for alternative sets that include the key players of the era and striking visuals. Many collectors gravitated towards the 1911 T205 set, but with a basic checklist of 206 cards, many … [Read more...] about E95 Philadelphia Caramel – An Underrated Pre-War Gem
It was the tail end of Ruth, the final heroics of Gehrig and the beginning of Feller, DiMaggio and Williams. It was Connie Mack's A's and the Gas House Gang. You can blow a big wad of cash commemorating the 1930s but there are a lot of great ones throughout the decade, many picturing Hall of Famers, that won't put a hole in your wallet. We've come up with a list of 10 … [Read more...] about 10 Great 1930s Baseball Cards For Budget-Minded Collectors
We sometimes hear from those who’ve fallen out of favor with the hobby or are turned off by the price of higher end brands of current cards that the hobby is “too expensive”. I’ve always argued that the opposite is true. There are hobbies out there where you do need to have a lot of money to participate but sports cards isn’t one of them. Cheap baseball cards of Hall of … [Read more...] about Editor’s Blog: Hobby is Too Expensive? Say WHAT?