Not Just Castoffs Our blogs are usually about sports card collections that we are able to purchase. The stories behind these collections are what we enjoying sharing and often times, the stories are more intriguing than the cards themselves. Many people collected sports cards, but non-sports cards were also readily available competing for shelf space at the local pharmacy, candy store or Five and Dime. These cards often became after thoughts as children were more interested in athletes than television, movies or cartoon characters.
Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles Baseball and bubble-gum. It seems like the two have been linked together for eternity. Goudey and Fleer produced cards to sell alongside their gum products years before Topps came along. But most of us remember Topps packs, with a slab of pink chewing gum, as being the gum cards of our youth. Well, Topps didn't only make cards to be sold in packs with their gum products. Bazooka Issued Some Big Guns Bazooka (which is owned by the Topps Company)
Sport?!? The debate rages forever. Is wrestling a sport or is it entertainment? When I was a kid, my friends that loved wrestling swore that it was as sport and some even insisted that the action was real. Today, I think that most reasonable people can agree that the outcomes in professional wrestling are predetermined and the matches are choreographed, but while it still may not be considered a sport by some, there is little doubt that the wrestlers are
Back in February, Leighton appeared on an episode of American Pickers and appraised several items in a basketball memorabilia collection. You can watch the full episode, Slam Dunk Junk, if you log in to your account with your TV provider. Leighton appears near the end of the episode. So we asked Leighton a few questions about his appearance on the show. The History Channel | American Pickers What was it like being on the show with Frank and Mike, two antiques legends? I was on the show in the virtual sense (calling in), but
Repeat Business We at Just Collect love being able to make multiple purchases from the same sellers. We've had some success with several sellers across the country that have returned to sell more of their collection. We've shared some of the stories with in previous blogs. This collection is one that was several years in the making. Last Fall, we were able to meet with a seller from New England and purchase a portion of his collection as highlighted in our December