Sports Card Collecting Basics
Sports Cards Holiday Gift Guide 2008
Looking for the perfect gift for the collectors on your holiday list? Use this guide to help match them with the sports cards that will make them smile.
Identifying Potentially Valuable Sports Cards
Ever run across some sports cards and wonder if they might be valuable, but don't have a price guide handy? Here are some steps you can follow if you ever find yourself in that situation again.
Start Collecting Sports Cards
Collecting sports cards is a rewarding hobby, but getting started can be an intimidating prospect. Follow these simple steps to reduce the confusion and increase the fun.
Types of Sports Card Collectors
It's impossible to collect all of the sports cards that are released in today's market. With this in mind, hobbyists tend to separate themselves into different categories based on the types of cards they buy, sell or trade.
Evaluating the Condition of Sports Cards: What to Look For
Collectors wish every sports card they own could be in mint condition, but defects ranging from very obvious to fairly subtle often get in the way. This list has some important things to look for to determine whether your cards really are in tip-top shape.
On-Card Autographs Versus Autograph Stickers
Sports card collectors love to pull authentic autographed cards of their favorite athletes. In today's products, those autographs are more likely to come on stickers attached to cards than right on the cards themselves. Learn more about this development and why stickers have become so prevalent.
Where to Find Sports Card Values
At some point, every collector wants to know what their sports cards are worth. Depending on the age and types of cards you own, there are several kinds of resources you can use to find book values for them. Find out where to find the pricing information you need.
Sports Cards Checklists
Need to find out how many more cards you need to complete that set you've been working on all year? Look here for sports card checklists on the internet.
Hobby Boxes Versus Retail Boxes
The boxes of sports cards on the shelves of large retail stores may appear to be the same as those offered at card stores, but there are important differences. Find out which types of collectors are best suited to each kind of box.
Top Five Reasons to Collect Sports Cards
Unsure about getting into the sports card hobby? Read these top five reasons to collect sports cards and fnd out why it's worth it to take the plunge.
A Guide To Start Collecting Sports Cards
Collecting sports cards is a popular pastime, and this guide will teach you the basics so that you can start collecting sports cards and share in the joy of this timeless hobby.