Posts tagged Beckett
We’ve all heard it before, whining and endless complaining on how Beckett value cards, or rather what mysterious ways they conclude the prices on some cards. The criticism is a bit exaggerated, as they’re far more accurate today then five years ago. But the question popped up in my head again the last gone week. Some very odd buys and sells makes me wonder if they have a clue.
For instance, Ryan Getzlaf’s Ultra RC books at $12. Yet one sold on eBay for one cent. Yes I repeat, one cent. You would figure it at least would get a big More >
Guest article by: Pheebs888
So as per usual, I bought a New Release Price Guide on Becket.com because I like to know the value of what I am trading for. I purchased the SPx 2007-2008 Hockey NRP, and I thought it was a little bit shocking to say the least. I know that rookie cards are normally quite valuable especially if they include memorablia and/or autographs, but I think this time it is a bit over the top…
I love the Habs so of course this year I am eager to get my hands on anything Carey Price, and while I think More >
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It seems like nowadays there have been many newer people getting back into the hobby of collecting items such as trading cards, personal photo cards (often referred to as postcards, promotional giveaways or handouts) than in the last few years. There seems to be a mini resurgence in collecting once again. Along with new people to the hobby come questions about how they should package their items when making trades or sales with others to ensure a safe delivery to their respective partner. Here are some time proven suggestions as well as some just common sense info.
It’s all a matter More >
Detective Turncoat showed up to a circus. There were dozens of cops already at the scene holding off reporters snapping pictures and asking questions. Turncoat showed his badge and was quickly let through the police tape that surrounded the house.
The detective was ushered past the living room and up the stairs. The house seemed well kept. At the top of the stairs were sobbing parents.
“I didn’t realize there were so many!” cried the mother.
“How could they do this to my baby?” sobbed the father holding his wife as Turncoat walked past the grieving parents.
The detective stopped at the boy’s door. More >
By: Andrew Harner, Editor-in-Chief
It isn’t uncommon for collectors to experience small changes in the design and feel of Beckett magazines. The company makes small changes on a regular basis in order to keep their magazine something collectors want to turn to without becoming too repetitive.
But later on in 2008, the magazine will experience a complete overhaul.
Beckett has announced the new Beckett Sports Card Monthly magazine which will be a delight to collectors who deal in all sports, but a small annoyance for those who specialize in just one.
This new magazine will feature nearly 200 pages of content from all major More >