Tag Archives: Modern Ramblings

Breaking Two Modern Boxes of Panini Baseball Cards for No Good Reason

On a spur of the moment purchase, I opened two boxes of modern baseball cards. It went as bad as I expected.

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Babe Ruth Card No. 100 in Topps’ Living Set

The Bambino featured in Topps’ Living Set as the hundredth card Most readers of this site know that there aren’t many post-war cards that I collect. And in the grand scheme of things, it’s difficult to even keep up with modern cards, let alone collect them. But the Topps Living set is one of the cooler projects out there, for

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Allen & Ginter, Kimball, and Goodwin Champions Got Their Start in 1800s

19th Century pre-war cards have been given new life again with recent issues In the 19th Century, tobacco card sets began focusing on a variety of sports. Numerous non-sports sets existed but Allen & Ginter, Kimball, and Goodwin branded cigarettes issued sets of ‘champions,’ highlighting the best of the best in various sports. Today, collectors are familiar with these types

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When a Pre-War Collector Goes Rogue

Finding a pair of unique (and newer) cards For nearly five years now, I’ve been pretty much exclusively collecting pre-war cards. After a long hiatus, I got back into the hobby around ten years ago. I picked up with collecting almost all vintage stuff from the 1950s and quickly went older after that. I dove into the 1951 Bowman set

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