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A Collection For The Generations - Caramel Cards and 1956 Topps

Passed from Grandfather to Father to Sons and Grandsons

  • December 22, 2017
  • Leighton Sheldon

1921 E220 Walter JohnsonWhat Makes a Collection What actually constitutes a collection? Does a collection start with the very first card? Or is it a collection once you've added a second card. Whether it is merely one card or hundreds of thousands of cards, a collection is a collection. There really isn't a definitive answer aside from . . . to each their own. Similarly, we're asked what sort of collections we are looking to purchase. How big do they have to be? Is there

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Oh, You Buy Commons, Too!?!? Collection

Including Hank Aaron and Ernie Banks rookies, Koufax and Clemente!

  • October 27, 2017
  • Leighton Sheldon

We Are Always Buying Cards Just Collect is always buying collections and during the hundreds of contacts that we get every week, you hear so many different stories.  People make assumptions and ask some really interesting questions.  The basic discussion usually centers around what type of cards are in the collection, how old is the collection and what do the owners want to do with them. The people that are looking to get an idea of what the value of their collection might be worth

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The Florida "Doubles" Collection

A collector sells his duplicates while deciding about selling his collection

  • February 24, 2017
  • Leighton Sheldon

Swing For The Fences When evaluating, appraising and buying collections, Just Collect will always swing for the fences.  Sometimes we will hit a home run, sometimes we strike out, but most times we get a hit somewhere in between.  On a recent buying trip to Florida, we looked at quite a few collections -- some we bought, some we didn't and on one specific collection, we were looking at a home run, but ended up with a double.  Actually, we ended up with a lot of "doubles," the doubles and the duplicates from

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The 75-Cent T206 Ty Cobb Collection

That's right, this collector paid less than a dollar for his T206 Cobb!

  • February 17, 2017
  • Leighton Sheldon

When you buy and sell sports cards and meet with hundreds of people and speak with thousands, you're bound to hear a wide range of stories about collections.  We've learned how many collections were assembled from buying packs, trading or going to card shows, passed down through the family or found while cleaning and organizing.  Sometimes, there are facets that we still find amazing and these are the nuggets that we really get a kick out of and love sharing with our readers and our customers. A collection that we recently purchased had some

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The Caribbean Collection: 1963 Topps Baseball Set

Purchased from Puerto Rico - Birthplace of Roberto Clemente

  • September 30, 2016
  • Leighton Sheldon

Just Collect has had the great pleasure of purchasing collections from most of the 50 states across this great country in addition to buying cards from collectors in several provinces in Canada.  This 1963 Topps Baseball Set, bought from a private collector in Puerto Rico, extends our purchasing reach to now include a United States Territory. We have been having numerous discussions with a private collector in Puerto Rico and recently, he agreed to forward some of his collection.  We were able to evaluate and reach agreement to

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