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by James Jou | April 14, 2021

In early 2021, an Alpha Black Lotus graded at a PSA gem mint 10 sold at auction for just over half a million dollars. Magic: The Gathering started with trading cards, but has since crossed over to novels, online games, a soon to be arriving Netflix series,...

by Casey Ashlock | April 12, 2021

Today, baseball cards are as innocuous as a glass of lemonade on a warm summer afternoon. Tearing into a pack of cards can open the flood gates of nostalgia. And if only briefly, brings us back to a simpler time. Let's talk about a sometimes-forgotten collectible... cigarette...

by Peter Daddone | April 11, 2021

Welcome back to our third class in Sports Card Collecting and Speculation 101!  Sensing that there are some itches out there to pick up some sports cards RIGHT NOW, we are going to focus on our first set!  By the end...

by James Jou | April 3, 2021

When considering sports collectibles, the first things that often come to mind are jerseys, cards, and autographed balls, but there is another niche category… Sports Illustrated magazines. The next time you go hunting for comic books in a garage sale and see a stack of magazines nearby,...

by Norman Robinson | March 27, 2021

Hold onto your lightsabers folks, you about to enter a world that defies all logic: movie collectibles. There are few movie franchises as big as Star Wars. It has continued to have a huge impact on our pop culture over the past 40 years. The genre spawned...

by Peter Daddone | March 13, 2021

Silver Age Comics are RED HOT right now!  Nothing better than looking at a classic cover of a high-grade Silver Aged issue in your hand; especially when the comic has that high gloss finish, white background, popping colors, and no chipping! Flip the comic over, and you...

by daviscollection | March 13, 2021

If collecting physical stock certificates is new to you, then this blog post is for you! Read more to learn the basics of this growing hobby.  If you've made it this far, it's safe to say that you have a modicum of interest in collecting stock...

by Jeff @ TakeRoot | March 11, 2021

Moving away from Base Set shadow and shadowless Pokémon cards, in this article we look at the most recent sales of PSA/CGC 10s of the Team Rocket Unlimited set. Sets that have the name "Unlimited" attached to them indicate that they are not 1st Edition...

by Jeff @ TakeRoot | March 10, 2021

With nearly 1,000 different Pokémon and 74 different trading card sets, stepping into the Pokémon world today can seem very daunting. From booster boxes to tins and elite trainer boxes, there is a large variety of Pokémon products today. More than there was when the...

by Jeff @ TakeRoot | February 27, 2021

2020 was crazy enough for Pokémon and other trading cards, but 2021 is about to get crazier. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon company, and they have huge plans in store for this year. From celebrity promotions to a new card set...