In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko looks at how increasingly vague disclaimers on the backs of memorabilia cards may be harming the hobby. He also offers suggestions on how this can be fixed.
Having the right insurance for your sports collection isn’t something a lot of people think about. Basic homeowners insurance often isn’t enough. Follow our guide to insure your collection properly.
Follow these easy tips to offer fast, safe and reasonably priced shipping selling sports cards on eBay. In return, your customers will be happy and leave five-star feedback ratings.
The vast majority of people aren’t aware of the fact that eBay allows you, as a user, to create multiple ebay accounts for any purpose you please. Don’t believe me? See for yourself here. There are only two qualifications to this rule. First each eBay account you create must have a unique username and email […]
Headed to the National? You’d better have a game plan. Here’s our survival guide to the biggest sports card and memorabilia show of the year.
Guessing new trading card sets and products can be fun. But there’s information available to the public that can make the search more reliable. In Law of Cards, Paul Lesko describes how to use trademarks and patents to get hints at new products.
As a collector, one of the most daunting undertakings you can face is relocating your precious accumulation of cardboard and memorabilia treasures to a new address. While some of what is detailed below might seem rudimentary, it’s often the simple and obvious details that make the difference between a successful move and a painful headache. […]
I am an avid Illini fan, and was lucky enough to live in Missouri in 2005 when Illinois played North Carolina in the NCAA Finals in St. Louis. Needles to say, I was swept up in the Illini fervor and wanted something to immortalize the time. After walking out of the Illini’s practice session, I […]
From blaster boxes to rack packs, we explain some of the terminology used in the world of trading cards. In order to assist in the explanation, we enlisted the services of Cardboard Connection’s favorite rip-aholic Cornelius, who recently ripped his seventh case of 2010 Topps Unrivaled Football.
From BGS to PSA to SCG, we look at the best card grading company for each card in your collection. Although it’s tempting to get every card graded by the same company, that isn’t always the best route to take in terms of both short and long-term value.
Whether it be a top loader, magnet case, snap case or hinged box, painter’s tape offers the perfect amount of protection when it comes to sending sports cards through the mail, more importantly, it’s easy to remove and doesn’t leave behind residue.
How to get a picture perfect scan of your sports cards when selling on websites like eBay and Sports Buy. “Swiffer” makes dust free scanning possible, in the process making your card more appealing to potential buyers.
When building a collection, without a doubt the most important thing is preservation. In the 90’s, the “screw case” was the king of cardboard preservation. In the year 2010, the Magnet Case has laid claim to the throne. At first the magnet case is a scary proposition, but it’s offers the best presentation and preservation […]