This Week in Sports Cards #8

One of the coolest items I saw this week was an uncut sheet of 1948 Leaf Boxing cards. It sold Monday, May 24, 2021, for $3,383.33. Abandoning Sets I wrote an article in October 2020 about a few collecting projects I’ve tackled, and the W512 was one of the sets I mentioned. I also wrote … Read more

This Week in Sports Cards #7

The 1968 Topps Super Stars Harmon Killebrew, Willie Mays, and Mickey Mantle card is officially my favorite multi-player post-war card. And I’m now in search of a quality example for my collection. What other multi-player cards do you consider classics? Let me know down in the comments. Baseball Card Variation Book This week I received … Read more

This Week in Sports Cards #6

I’ve never been a huge hockey collector, but it makes me want to jump into the space when I see incredible unopened pack runs like these. The Era of Million Dollar Cards This week, Goldin Auctions reported that it sold a 2000 Playoff Contender Tom Brady for $1.7M (in LiteCoin Crypto). And on April 26th, … Read more

This Week in Sports Cards #5

This week I asked folks on Twitter if they preferred 1952 Bowman Large or 1952 Bowman Small football cards. It turns out; size doesn’t matter. 1953 Topps Store Window Display Poster I shared the following photo of a 1953 Topps store window display with Bob Feller on Twitter the other day because it’s the sort … Read more

This Week in Sports Cards #4

This week I expand on a few recent articles about the 1990 Topps Frank Thomas NNOF and 1960 Fleer Jim Woodard cards and talk a bit about dealer sheets, along with the usual hobby reads, news, and tweets. Pulling the 1990 Topps Frank Thomas NNOF From Packs There are, unfortunately, sports card sellers trying to … Read more

This Week in Sports Cards #3

Is it still considered “junk wax” if it costs over $50? I cover a few boxes that Reed Kasaoka, the head buyer for DA Card World (and previously for Baseball Card Exchange), once said people considered junk but aren’t junky later in this post. Observations from Mudrick Capital’s Investor Presentation on Taking Topps Public via … Read more

This Week in Sports Cards #2

Financial markets announced this morning that Topps is going public, again, through a Special Purpose Acquisition (SPAC) deal with Mudrick Capital, which values Topps at around $1.3B, or almost 4 Mike Trout rookie cards. More on this next week. Empty Case Collecting I was browsing eBay last week and came across a rare 1979-80 Topps … Read more

This Week in Sports Cards #1

For weeks, I was writing and publishing a newsletter over on SubStack. However, I feel there is more value in keeping content predominantly here on PostWarCards.Com. So I’m transitioning the newsletter to a new feature here on the site called This Week in Sports Cards. This is a recurring, ‘editor’s blog’ style post, with shorter … Read more