Selling Your Sports Card Collection
Cards, Basketball Cards, Football Cards
your sports collection will take time and a learning curve.
The simplest way would be to check with your local
sports cards hobby shop and see if they are interested. You
can take the sports cards
to them for a valuation, or in some cases, hobby dealers will
come to your home to look at your
collection. Another fairly simple way would be to
put the items up for sale on an on-line auction site.
known auction site is Ebay. Do a Google search
engine to see what other auction sites might be available. It
doesn't matter whether you are trying to sell baseball cards,
basketball cards or football cards. The process will be the
same for all the different sports.
before trying to sell your sports collection, you will want to have
some idea of the cards value. Below, we have
listed some methods available to the sports collector's in
order to find the a value on your sports collection. For more
the Value of
Your Sports Card Collection.
unique sports collectibles:
These are difficult to price and are rarely found in any sports price
guides. The best way to price these type of items is to check
out Ebay to see what they are selling for, or do a search of
websites to see if someone might have a similar sports item(s) for
sell. This will give you some idea of the value. If
the sports collectibles are a genuine older variety
and not a reproduction, you may want to check out vintage sports
cards & sports collectibles
ways to determine the value of your sports cards. We have listed some
on-line price guides, as well as some Price Guide Publications
that lists the value of cards. Each has unique features. When
trying to determine the value of a sports card the collector needs to
know: the maker of the card (Topps, Donruss, Fleer, Upper Deck etc.),
the year of the card (usually can be determined by the stats on the
back...last year of stats plus one), the number of the card,
the condition of the card, the players name and the sport.
BECKETT ON-LINE PRICE GUIDE - Charges a fee for the service: www.beckett.com/priceguides/
TUFF STUFF ON LINE PRICE GUIDE www.tuffstuff.com/
Magazines -- each has unique features:
BECKETT PRICE GUIDE - list values for SOME of the more popular sets,
stars, and gives an average price range for semi stars and commons. The
monthly guide can be purchased from sports card shops and general
stores. There is monthly guide published for each of the major sports.
BECKETT PRICE GUIDE produces a much more comprehensive listing for many
more sets with much more detail including specific data on many of the
Insert Cards. There is a separate quarterly guide for baseball,
basketball and football.
BECKETT PRICE GUIDE - list values for ALMOST ALL cards including
commons. This guide is available at most card shops. There is a
separate annual guide for baseball, basketball and football.
TUFF STUFF PRICE GUIDE provides a comprehensive listing for all the
sports in one magazine.
information is provided by AD
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buying sports cards.