Tag Archives: Publications

Five Easy Steps to Collecting Pre-War Cards

Want to begin a pre-war card collection? Start here.

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Is the Babe Ruth Rookie Card Undervalued?

The Bambino’s rookie card is pricey, but should it be even more valuable? Most collectors consider Babe Ruth’s cards in the M101-4/5 Sporting News/Mendelsohn series to be his rookie issues. Printed in 1916, these cards were near the start of Ruth’s career. And while his 1914 Baltimore News card came first (as well as a few other non-traditional trading cards),

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Top Five (okay, Six) Pre-War Cards of All Time

I recently had the chance to discuss pre-war cards for an interview with the fine folks over at Collection Connections. One of the questions was an intriguing one asking for my pick for the top five pre-war cards of all time. Those sorts of things are always tricky because the answer can change given certain parameters. Top five most expensive

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1922 Comic Life / Lot-O’-Fun Sporting Champions Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Comic Life Sporting Champions Year 1922 Size 1 1/2″ x 2 5/8″ Images Black and White Type Publications Number in Set 8 / 16 1922 Comic Life / Lot-O’-Fun Sporting Champions Overview These cards were distributed by Comic Life and Lot-O’-Fun publications. Featuring black and white images, the cards were printed in panels of two

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