Collecting High-Valued Baseball Cards
While prices for the basic living necessities keep rising faster, the market for high end baseball cards seem to be growing more and more. Unlike when times were tough back in the early 1980’s when high end sports cards prices were at their lowest, this time around the baseball card market is just the opposite.
Then and Now
A FORTUNE FROM THE KITCHEN TABLE
“KITCHEN TABLE” ANTIQUE PISTOLS SET RECORDS AT ROCK ISLAND AUCTION
Three world records result from sale of a collection by man trying to buy a car for his elderly mother.
The Quintessential Union Firearm
Over the last twenty years I keep getting one question asked over and over again. What was THE CIVIL WAR FIREARM? In a war right at the cusp of the industrial revolution that is a more difficult question then it may seem. With the use of every arm ever made in American Arsenals and Imports from almost every country in Europe, the total of Arms used in our Civil War is over 600 distinct types!
Fly Fishing with Grass
Bamboo (or cane), a grass, was the material of choice used in the construction of fishing rods from the third quarter of the 19th Century to the middle of the 20th Century until the introduction of fiberglass.
Like many of you, I belong to a collecting club or organization and like most, mine offers rewards like publications and events that culminate in the yearly grand event,“The Nationals.”
Sports Collectibles Evoke Flood of Memories
How can going through your sports collectibles be like listening to the car radio? Think about it. You’re driving down the road when a song comes on that captures your attention. The song instantly evokes memories of a time long past—so long ago, it seems like another lifetime. We’ve all had this happen before—right?
Olympics Baseball Collectibles Win Gold
The USA baseball team may have taken the bronze in Beijing, but you win gold with Olympic baseball collectibles. Although it has waned in popularity over the years, Olympic baseball has provided a showcase for some of the best young stars in the sport, which increases the desirability of their card collectibles.