by Richard McAdam aka RGM81

When I was a youngster collecting hockey cards, the idea of an insert was getting two pieces of that awful pink gum in my pack of O-Pee-Chee. Flash forward 20 years and now my collection is filled with autographed cards, memorabilia cards, short-printed inserts, and even a couple 1-of-1 cards. All of these ideas would have been pretty difficult to fathom as a 9-year old living in the year 1990, yet here we are today and we have reached a point where collectors are clamouring for even greater innovations in the hobby. The growth of the More >