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Thread: How do you store your cards?

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    How do you store your cards?

    I'm curious how everyone stores their cards. I want to put mine in binders for easy viewing, but this is risky for more expensive cards. At the same time, I don't want to put everything in boxes.

    In a perfect world, the 9-pocket pages would be more rigid with a slightly deeper/wider pocket so all cards would be protected. As it is, some of the thicker cards stick out the top of the slots.

    So, how do you display/protect your cards?

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    I put most of the good cards in Top Loaders... The less exspensive cards I put in binders.

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    So protecting them is more important than having a handy way to view them?

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    I have talked to many people about this. I like to display them more than protect them, except for the more expensive cards. I have about 200 autographs, and I keep them all in Top Loaders, or screw down cases, etc. I keep all my autos in shelf space in my room.

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    Originally posted by bishop2knight
    So protecting them is more important than having a handy way to view them?
    I think so, but I have so many boxes and binders it is hard to view them anyways filling up a closet and basement. Nobody ever wants to view my cards anyways, lol. Sometimes Ill sneak some out and look through them. ;)

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    I don't display mine. I keep the Topps sets I collect in binders with all the insert sets that go with them. Auto's and rookies go in top-loaders, game-used in soft sleeves because I don't have the thicker top loaders. All the big stars I keep in binders. Everything else goes in boxes under my bed or in the garage.

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    Mostly in binders but I got most of my higher end cards in a top loader.

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    I've got most of my game used in the thicker top loaders,most of my cards though are in piles stacked in my room (or in the case of my Tim Couch & Jeremy Shockey collection,all in hard sleeves and stored in my dresser,lol)....I really need to get a job and buy some binders for these things though,lol.

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    LOL Its unbelievable how many of us here don't have jobs. Too busy with cards I guess.

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    I store my cards by numerical order in soft sleeves in Sterilite Plastic boxes (32 quart) that I get from Target. Autographed cards are kept in 9-pocket sheets in binders. Autographed index cards/photos are kept in photo albums.

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