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
1960's Baseball and Basketball In a Unique Tuna Box
Tipping the Scales What do you store your collection in? A suitcase? A shoe box? A cigar box? Grocery bags? Sandwich bags? Over the past decade, we've bought hundreds upon hundreds of collections and we've had them show up to in a wide variety of storage containers. Recently, we had a New Jersey man contact us with a small collection of cards that he had and we provided a preliminary evaluation based upon some images of the collection. While it wasn't life changing money,
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
Featuring Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Ty Cobb and others
What is the Motivation If you're a regular reader of the Just Collect Blog, then you're quite aware that many people that sell their collections to Just Collect have a wide range of reasons and motivation for selling some or all of their collection. We've had people that sell their collection to put a down payment on a new home, to upgrade a kitchen, to buy a car, to put a child through college, to pay for a wedding and to distribute
Mickey Mantle, Bill Russell, Ted Williams and many more 1950's stars!
What A Seller Wants As the country's top buyer of vintage sports cards, we have had plenty of inquiries from collectors and families of collectors that have been interested in selling their collections or getting FREE evaluations on the collections. When you get as many inquiries as we get on a daily bases and buy as many collections every week as we do at Just Collect, you get a really good idea of what people are looking for -- even if they don't know