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So, who runs this hot mess?

Anson Whaley is the owner/operator of PreWarCards.com. A lifelong collector, his personal collection consists almost entirely of pre-war cards. Primarily, he is a set collector and type card collector.

Background and Nonsense

  • BS degree in Marketing from the University of Pittsburgh
  • Credentialed member of the media for various events
  • Previously worked in sports marketing

Hobby Stuff and Writing

  • Currently a contributing writer for Sports Collectors Daily 
  • Previously a writer for other hobby sites
  • Served as an expert witness for select Topps signings
  • Appraiser of sports memorabilia
  • Supported several trading card promotions while previously working for a sports marketing agency

Other Writing

  • Links to work have been featured on ESPN, NBC Sports, USA Today, CBS Sports, The Sporting News, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, and The Cleveland Plain Dealer websites, among others
  • Founder/Editor for Cardiac Hill, a Pittsburgh Panthers blog
  • Previously served as the lead writer for Fathead’s sports blog

Current Memberships

Former Memberships

  • Association of Online Appraisers
  • Football Writers Association of America
  • U.S. Basketball Writers Association of America

Got corrections, updates, news? Contact me at prewarcard@gmail.com.

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