This Month on PostWarCards – December 2022

In last week’s Post War Cards Newsletter, I shared a link to a Forbes article titled, Luka Doncic Trading Card Sells At Auction For A Record $3.12 Million. However, the card purportedly sold privately for $4.6M in 2021, marking a significant loss. So while the November 17th auction is being marketed as the highest price ever … Read more

The Time MastroNet Brought Nine 1909 T206 Honus Wagner Cards Together at the National Sports Collectors Convention

Our beloved hobby changes quickly, but the National Sports Collectors Convention and the popularity of the 1909 T206 Honus Wagner card are two steadfast consistencies. And in 2004, something amazing happened involving them both. At the 2004 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, which ran from July 22 to 25, MastroNet Auctions brought together … Read more

How Many Unknown 1909 T206 Honus Wagner Cards Exist?

Wikipedia wrote that T206 is a tobacco card set issued from 1909 to 1911 in cigarette and loose tobacco packs through 16 different brands owned by the American Tobacco Company. Collectors refer to the set as “The Monster” since it’s a 524 card set, but with 36 different backs advertising different Tobacco brands, an enormous … Read more

11 Post War Cards of Pre War Baseball Players

There’s a group of iconic pre-war baseball players who transcend their era. Players like Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Walter Johnson, Joe Jackson, Lou Gehrig, Honus Wagner, and Christy Mathewson are celebrated today. However, cards from their playing days are often expensive and out of reach for most collectors. Luckily, sports card manufacturers in … Read more