Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and others highlight Chicagoland Collection
Plenty of Travel We share stories about collections that we buy and some of the interesting travel that it takes to get there. Over the years, we've figured out some of the best ways to get to places and places to avoid while traveling there. After plenty of travel this winter for collections from Oklahoma to Massachusetts, we had a collector contact us from just outside of Chicago with a small group of 1933 Goudey cards and a few handfuls of other
Even damaged Babe Ruth and star cards have some real value!
Don't Trash Those Cards! There are many people that have collections that have cards that they consider damaged or destroyed. The common thought is that such cards may be candidates for tossing in the trash because they have no value. Oh, but hold on! They might not be as worthless as you think! Stars Have Value While it is true that seriously damaged cards lose much of their value and some are rendered relatively worthless, some have enough demand that
Ruth, Cobb, Mantle, Mays and others survive a rough road trip!
The Making of a PurchaseOur saga begins with a late September email from the son-in-law of a Boston area collector that was interested in getting an assessment and valuation on a few cards in the father-in-law's collection. The initial email featured 6 cards (the image to the immediate left is the image that we received), which included a T206 Ty Cobb, 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth, 1954 Topps Hank Aaron and 1951 Bowman Willie Mays. The cards appeared to range in
Including Two Lou Gehrig Cards!
- February 01, 2019
- Leighton Sheldon
1933 Goudey Baseball Collection What happens when Just Collect performs an evaluation based upon images and the collection is not as expected them to be when we receive them? Well, it doesn't happen very often, but when it does, like with a collection of more than 200 1933 and 1934 Goudey cards, we address it immediately and discuss all of the options, including promptly returning the collection or performing a new evaluation. We're not about to play a game of bait-and-switch
Also 3 Goudey Babe Ruth cards, T206 Cobb, 1955 Koufax and Clemente Rookies!
- December 31, 2018
- Leighton Sheldon
The Contact Recently, we were contacted by a gentleman from New England that had a collection that he was interested in selling. His contact stated: "I have a lot of 39 cards that I want to sell. Please see pictures below" and included images of 15 graded cards and 3 ungraded cards as well as a spreadsheet listing the 39 cards in the collection. Of the 39, 35 were PSA graded, 2 were rejected by PSA and 2 were not submitted