I have not collected cards since the early 90's and I just bought a 1963 pete rose graded at BCCG 9. I paid 900 for it and I wonder what it would grade out from a more respected company.
Updated 06-03-2009 at 07:42 PM by bdp12345678
"The Reason Set Collecting is Better than Player Collecting."
I have some time right now so I think I will post another entry.
In the late 1990's, card collecting went through a drastic change. Many cool innovations occurred such as jersey cards, autos, parrallels, and inserts. While this made collecting more interesting, it had a major side effect. No one could have all of a player's cards anymore. It shifted focus away from the classic collection, a set.
Updated 06-03-2009 at 02:00 AM by drtom2005
"Why I am Drawn to Set Collecting in Basketball (The Short Answer)."
As many in the basketball forum have come to know, I love parrallel sets in basketball. When I was was a child, the first parallel set I tried and failed to collect was a Baseball Topps Gold set in the mid-nineties. After this failure, I continued to collect non-sports sets as a child and in high school. While I was in college, the obession subsided.
A magical year happened in basketball though,
Updated 06-03-2009 at 05:27 PM by drtom2005
I personally think BV and SV are stupid. A card is worth what someone will pay for it. There is no basic value of a card. If someone on ebay buys some Mark Teixeira GU for $3 then that shouldn't become it's value. To the person who bought it that's what he would pay for it. Nothing can have a stated value. If you want to join my group for Beckett haters click this link: [URL]http://www.sportscardforum.com/group.php?groupid=197[/URL]
I agree a bit more with Sale Value because someone actually
Doing a quick post with some more TTM success. I've read that he isn't a good signer, so I was surprised and happy to see this one int he mail today!
Thanks for the look