Not Your Run of the Mill Collection The sports card and the collecting community is vast. Being in this hobby, we've developed a great many friendships and connections. Recently, one of those relationships provided us with a lead to a sizable collection assembled by a long time collector, Stan Marks, who resided in the Scottsdale, Arizona area for more than 50 years. Stan, originally from Pennsylvania, also worked
Super Heroes Can Hold Super Value We never know what the next phone call may be about. It could be a huge collection of vintage baseball cards or it could be someone trying to sell us cemetary plots. In most cases, it is someone calling us about a collection that they have and they're trying to figure out if it has any value. Almost any collection has some value, but value is relative. In some cases, a collection may be worth hundreds or
Seeing a Collection and Catching a Break The summer months have been very hot and very busy and August is usually a very full month for Just Collect. We attend the National Convention at the beginning of the month and usually spend the weeks preparing material for the show and the balance of the month processing the cards and collections that we've purchased at and around the National. Additionally, when we return, we focus on catching up on the work that
63 years ago Bowman inserted cards of the talented, young Yankees outfielder Mickey Mantle into one of their cellophane packs at their Philadelphia facility. At the start of the 1955 season Mantle had already become one of the most popular stars in the game having won three World Series championships and was named to three American League All Star teams. Collectors young and old alike tore open packs of 1955 Bowman Baseball in a frenzy during the height of baseball golden age, but one pack remained tantalizingly unopened and hidden from UV light for more than six decades.
Tips for The 2019 NSCC Get the most out of The National by following these 7 tips Updated July 28, 2019 We are super excited to be heading out to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL this week to attend the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention! Running from July 31st to August 4th, the hobby’s biggest week of the year is sure to be a heck of a time! This will be the 40th national convention, and we are proud to have participated for the