Thicker is not always safer
How Do You Store Your Collection One of the most overlooked aspects of the hobby is how to safely store a baseball card collection. While our opinion is not a one-size-fits-all, it is based upon decades of collecting and witnessing the successes and the failures of collectors through the thousands of collections we have purchased. One of the worst things that we see, aside from cards that are just tossed in bags and boxes, are valuable cards that have been entombed in thick,
Local Collector Cashes Out on Graded Card Collection
Collection For Sale What do you do when you get a call about a bunch of high end graded rookie cards that someone is quickly looking to sell? Some people might jump through hoops or rush to meet with the seller. At Just Collect, we do our due diligence. What does that mean? It means that we make certain that the cards have not been stolen, make sure that the owner has the right and title to sell the cards and that
Beware of Second Rate and Off-Brand Services
But It Is Graded We receive dozens of inquiries for evaluating collections every week and many of them include collections with cards that are not graded by the "Big-3." By the "Big-3," we mean Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA), Sportscard Guaranty (SGC) and Beckett Grading Service (BGS and BVG). There are dozens of "other" grading companies and some of them are better than others. Some should be embarrassed to even suggest that they are "grading" cards. One of the most
Tom Brady, Lebron James, Mike Trout, Sidney Crosby, Aaron Rogers and more!
- September 27, 2018
- Leighton Sheldon
Boxes, Boxes, Boxes Have you ever seen more than 500 wax boxes spread out like a deck of cards on a dealer's table? We have and it is every bit as awesome as you might imagine. Several weeks ago, Just Collect was contacted by a collector from Florida that had amassed a large hoard of unopened boxes from all four major sports that spanned five decades. Yes, you read that right - FIVE decades. Just Collect has primarily been a vintage sports card dealer,
Massive Collection Included a Lot of Almost Everything!
- September 05, 2018
- Leighton Sheldon
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