By Brendan White aka SteakNchop

 

The unmitigated reason vintage cards have value is their rarity. If there were ten thousand Honus Wagner T-206’s then it would be a normal and inexpensive card. The whole market for this runs on this mantra and without it would fail miserably. 1950s Topps, 1960s Topps, 1970s Topps all have the same thing as the rest; cards get thrown out, not many more left. People want cards of those old players; scramble to find what is available. The vintage market is just as fascinating as the modern market.

Back before cards were worth anything there were only More >