Pre-War Cards Site Updates Include Boxing, Tennis, Golf, and Wrestling

When I initially finished creating the set database for baseball, football, basketball, and hockey, I really figured it would end there. In all, it...

Black Swamp Find of E98 Cards Remains a Cautionary Tale for High-Grade Collectors

Sit back and let me tell you a tale I’d been meaning to write something on the Black Swamp Find of 2012 for some time...

Five Best T201 Mecca Double Folder Pairings

The 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folder set was one of the more unique card sets in the pre-war era. The most interesting thing about...

Odd 1938 Goudey Card Numbering Remains a Mystery

Goudey’s card numbers from the 1938 set still don’t make sense The 1938 Goudey set is one of the company’s more interesting issues. Collectors are...

Newly Added Card to Rare R873 Victorian Football Expands Checklist and Removes Doubt

The R873 trade card set features the rough and tumble game of early football. While I had only previously ever seen two cards, a...

What’s the Deal With: A Random Joe Jackson Apostrophe?

A closer look at Joe Jackson’s rookie card reveals a weird oddity One of the hottest ‘rising stars’, so to speak, in the pre-war era...

UK Tobacco Sets a Great Way to Break into Pre-War Card Collecting

Many affordable pre-war cards are from across the pond I’m often asked about the best, most affordable ways to jump into pre-war card collecting. On...

Modern Baseball Card Ramblings of a Pre-War Collector: Licensing Exclusivity has its Pros, Cons

Licensing exclusivity in the world of baseball cards is again a hot topic Over the weekend, an interesting rumor broke from Wax Heaven, a popular...