Featuring Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb and Walter Johnson
How Would You Spend Your Allowance? What did you collect when you were a kid? Would you have fired off a couple dollars of your hard earned allowance in the mail for a stack of 40 year old cards? Well, we have a collector that contacted us about a collection that he purchased through the mail when he was a youngster growing up in San Antonio, Texas in the 1960s and he did exactly that. While it
Featuring Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson and Christy Mathewson
Sweet as Candy Most collectors are aware of the tobacco cards that were issued in the early part of the 20th Century, with the White Border T206 Set being one of the most popular issues of all time. But what options were available for non-smokers or those that didn't buy tobacco products for the premiums? Well, there were some less common issues released by a few different confectionery companies. One such set, release by the American
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
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
Massive Collection Included a Lot of Almost Everything!
- September 05, 2018
- Leighton Sheldon
Not Your Run of the Mill Collection The sports card and the collecting community is vast. Being in this hobby, we've developed a great many friendships and connections. Recently, one of those relationships provided us with a lead to a sizable collection assembled by a long time collector, Stan Marks, who resided in the Scottsdale, Arizona area for more than 50 years. Stan, originally from Pennsylvania, also worked