Learning the PSA Grading Scale

  Say you wake up one day and discover that your great grandfather left you a footlocker full of T206 cards. Or your late father willed you his entire 1952 Topps Baseball card collection once you secured your bachelor’s degree….

Steve Largent Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  Steve Largent didn’t have the style and grace of Lance Alworth or play in a game-changing offense like Jerry Rice, but his inclusion on the NFL’s 100th Anniversary Team with those those two means that he is considered one…

Gale Sayers Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  When the Chicago Bears selected Gale Sayers with the No. 4 overall pick in the 1965 NFL Draft, the speedy halfback out of the University of Kansas was bringing impressive credentials to the professional gridiron. During his three-year varsity…

Keys to Trading Card Storage and Preservation

The thrill of collecting trading cards is multi-faceted. You’re excited to land the cards, but now the trick is to preserve them, preferably in pristine condition. Having been around this great hobby for three decades, I’ve noticed a few things…

Factors That Impact Trading Card Value

  For generations, fans of all sports have enjoyed the thrill of collecting cards of their favorite players and teams and trading them with friends and fellow collectors. And nowadays, the hobby is gaining some serious steam. Since the late…

Pete Maravich Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  The late Pete Maravich was one of the flashiest ball handlers who ever graced a basketball court. His nickname – “Pistol Pete” – came about for two reasons. First, as a high school player, he had a habit of…

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Beginner’s Guide to Trading Card Grading

  You’ve been out of the card collecting loop for a while, but you’ve heard over and over from your collector friends that trading card value is making headlines. Curious to see what all the hubbub is about, you did what anyone would do…

Dan Marino Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  When he announced his retirement before the start of the 2000 NFL season, Dan Marino held numerous passing records. In 17 seasons playing quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, he finished his career with 4,967 completions in 8,358 attempts, 61,361…

Collecting While Stuck at Home | Join the PSA Set Registry

In this new, limited blog series, “20 Ways to Collect While Stuck at Home,” we offer ideas for enjoying your collection at times when a standard hobby experience is not possible. Illness, financial constraints, or any number of factors might temporarily keep collectors from participating…

Collecting While Stuck at Home | Card Collecting Virtually

In this new, limited blog series, “20 Ways to Collect While Stuck at Home,” we offer ideas for enjoying your collection at times when a standard hobby experience is not possible. Illness, financial constraints, or any number of factors might temporarily keep collectors from participating…