Featuring T206 Demmittt, O'Hara St. Louis and T205 Hobitzell No-Stats Variations
Collections in Trying Times We're living in unique and challenging times. Lives and daily routines have changed for so many. Some, quite dramatically. The worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 has had a great impact on the sports card industry and on the hobby, as well. Before the pandemic, Just Collect would receive between 10-15 email inquiries and another 5-10 or so telephone inquiries about collections and values on a daily basis. Since the onset of the pandemic, those numbers have nearly tripled. The
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, Ty Cobb and Much More
What's in the collection? That's what I asked when a collection arrived via our FedEx Shipping program from a collector in Colorado. The answer surprised me. Seventeen pounds of tobacco cards. I did a double-take and asked again, almost rhetorically, "What's in the collection?" 17 Pounds of Cards While the collection wasn't entirely tobacco cards, it was 17 pounds and it was mostly tobacco cards and the small amount that wasn't tobacco was mostly pre-war material aside from a small stack of about 100
Includes cards from Nine Decades 1909-1989!
- November 16, 2018
- Leighton Sheldon
Momma Wants a New Kitchen Would you sell your collection? Have you ever considered selling or apprasing your cards? What reasons might you consider for selling either a portion or the entirety of your collection? Perhaps you might sell to help fund a college education for yourself or a family member. What if you needed to purchase or make an expensive repair to a car. Maybe your collection is valuable enough to provide for a down payment on a new
With Cobb, Young, Mathewson, Koufax and so much more!
- December 15, 2017
- Leighton Sheldon
Good Things Come to Those That Wait The late Tom Petty wrote in the chorus of "The Waiting:" The waiting is the hardest part.Every day you see one more card.You take it on faith, you take it to the heart,The waiting is the hardest part. Yeah, waiting can be the hardest part, but it is also said that good things come to those that wait. This Will Write Itself You've heard the phrases before, "Every picture tells a story,"