Posts tagged collecting tips
Guest article by: Pheebs888
As a hockey fan, I truly enjoy not only playing and watching the sport but also collecting the cards. Since I moved to the United Kingdom in 2002, both the playing and watching have been quite difficult to accomplish, and I must admit that the collecting side of it is not easy either. Think of all the things you need as a collector, regular supply of boxes and packs to bust, top loaders, price guides, storage boxes, etc… Finding all this can prove a real challenge in Europe, although I should not speak for every other country More >
Admit it, you break a box, and you don’t know what to do with those nifty little rectangle cardboard pieces. There’s a name on it, there’s a picture on it, and probably not so interesting info on the back. Some years ago people collected them. Today, you couldn’t care less, base cards year 2008 are ugly, pointless, sloppy designed, colorless. You’re a predator, you’re only going for the meat, the backbone of today’s collecting – game-used, autographs, and rookies. That 90% of these are just as worthless doesn’t worry you, it’s the Crosby’s, Gretzky’s and other goodies that makes your More >
Guide for online box buying
A friend of mine decided to make a trip to Kenya very recently. Two days after her arrival, all hell broke loose. I mailed her to leave as soon as possible, but her reply was “screw this I only live once, we’re going on safari to Kilimajaro now.” It went fine to my knowledge.
It’s a bit like this to buy boxes online today. You can say “screw this I only live once” and make your buy, make your box break, and perhaps it goes just fine. But odds are you end up disappointed, fooled, and ripped More >