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Grandpa's T206 Baseball Card Collection

Over 175 Tobacco Cards Featuring Walter Johnson and Christy Mathewson

  • April 05, 2019
  • Leighton Sheldon

1909-11 T206 Walter Johnson Hands at ChestI Would Like an Appraisal We received an email inquiry, not dissimilar to many others that we receive on a daily basis, about a collection that consisted of more than 150 tobacco cards that the owner would like to have appraised.  One of our dedicated customer service specialists promptly contacted the owner and discussed the collection and was able to gather details and get the owner to forward us images of the cards in the collection to help aid

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The Banker's Tobacco Baseball Card Collection

Father's Collection Also Included DiMaggio and Mantle

  • April 20, 2018
  • Leighton Sheldon

1941 Play Ball Joe DiMaggioMusic to Our Ears We've used song lyrics to describe some collections that we've seen and/or purchased in the past. Well, this collection reminds us of the Rolling Stones classic with the lyric, "You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need." We traveled down along the Atlantic Shore to view a tobacco collection that had been in the family for more than a century. We met them at

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The New England Antique Dealer's Kin Collection

With Cobb, Young, Mathewson, Koufax and so much more!

  • December 15, 2017
  • Leighton Sheldon

1912 Helmar Silks Christy Mathewson #108Good 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,"

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The Ottawa Ontario C56 Hockey Collection

Near-Complete Set Found Affixed To Scrapbook

  • January 15, 2017
  • Leighton Sheldon

It's been a while since we've been able to purchase a C56 Hockey set - probably about 10 years now - so I was super pumped when this lead came in last month. A gentleman from Florida had contacted us looking to sell his near-complete set (only missing 1 card) of C56 hockey cards that had been collected by his father. Even though he lives in Florida, he's originally from Ottawa Ontario, which makes sense because the C56 Imperical Tobacco was produced in Canada, back in 1910. He was able to find

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A Tale of Two Christy Mathewsons

T206 Collection With Mathewson, McGraw, Bender, Tinkers, Evers, Chance and more!

  • December 16, 2016
  • Leighton Sheldon

Piedmont Tobacco Cigarette PackMany inquiries that we recieve are simple questions with people wanting to know if there's any value to cards that have been found in closets, left behind by relatives, or that have been recently purchased at flea markets. Invariably, we are asked about tobacco cards like T206's and it seems that most people think that because they're old, they must scarce or because they're old, they have to be valuable. Well, the good news is that they are valuable, but "valuable" is a relative

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