Harry Potter Book Set 1st Edition Book Collectors Guide

Harry Potter is a global phenomenon, spanning books, films, games, and almost every other form of media you can think of. There’s a massive market for merchandise, including rides located in Universal Studios and an upcoming video game titled Hogwarts Legacy. The commercial juggernaut that is Harry Potter shows no signs of letting up anytime … Read more

Why Are Trading Cards so Expensive and Best to Collect (Updated 2021)

There’s no denying that the trading card hobby is becoming an expensive endeavor for the average collector.  Boxes and packs cost far more than they used to, while supply clearly exceeds demand for many sets.  Trending: Best Sports Cards To Invest In Long-Term Why are trading cards so expensive, and what should you look for … Read more

GCA Youth Baseball and Hockey Development Foundation

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We have created the Gold Card Auctions Youth Baseball/Hockey Development Foundation (YBHDF) to help promote participation in youth sports around the US. We look to increase opportunities for youth (16 and under) in particular, youth who are located in underserved communities. UPDATE 2021: Please (journalist, community leaders) help us spread the word as we have … Read more

Sports Card Investing: Maximize Portfolio Returns (Ultimate Guide)

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Sports cards continue to make international news. For example, the 2018 NBA Logoman Luka Doncic rookie card recently sold for 4.6 million dollars. Also, consider a 1989 Ken Griffey Jr. Upper Deck rookie card. In July of 2017, the value was $400. The same card recently sold for $3,725 (both being PSA 10 grades/PSACards). It’s … Read more

Top Celebrity Sports Card Enthusiasts (Famous Card Collectors)

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As sports cards command more of the nation’s attention, it’s only natural that celebrities (who are also sports-loving, red-blooded people) get in on the fun. From Vince Vaughn’s love of the Cubbies to Ice Cube’s membership in Raider Nation, there’s a long list of celebrities with well-advertised athletic allegiances. But how many celebrities love sports … Read more

Kevin Durant And Other Pro Athletes Betting Big on Sports Cards

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A pro athlete who takes a contractual gamble is said to “bet on themselves”. Some pro athletes have chosen instead to bet on other athletes by investing in sports cards. It’s possible that sportscard collecting is a way for retired athletes to remain connected to sports once they’re done competing professionally. Others might truly enjoy … Read more

Retro Video Game Investing – Buy Old Nintendo Games?

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An emerging market with great potential for profit, sealed, mint condition video games could be the next big investment opportunity. Research into revenues following the pandemic suggests that;  “Global video game revenue is expected to surge 20% to $179.7 billion in 2020, according to IDC data, making the video game industry a bigger moneymaker than … Read more

5 Most Valuable Football Cards 1990s (UPDATED)

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The 1990s were packed with useless collectible cards, barely worth the glue needed to stick them together.  The 1990s Most Expensive Football Cards Summary 1999 Walter Payton Upper Deck Century Legends Gold 1998 Peyton Manning Bowman’s Best Refractor 1998 Peyton Manning SP Authentic 1997 Brett Favre Fleer Metal Universe Precious Metal 1998 Peyton Manning Playoff … Read more

5 Times Baseball Cards Worth Millions Were Found in Homes

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It’s a typical blue-collar dream. Moving into a new house or removing a relative’s belongings is often a stressful affair, but as you’re unloading boxes or clearing an area, suddenly you spot a card. It looks old, so you’re careful as you turn it over, hands trembling ever so slightly. Boom! Suddenly, you’re a millionaire, … Read more

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Gold Card Auctions YouTube Launch Sweepstakes

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Enter to win a 2019 Ronald Acuna Jr. Topps Dynasty Autograph Patches Silver #DAPR6 BGS 9 or a 2018 Deshaun Watson Panini Honors Signatures Gold #9 BGS 9.5/10! Gold Card Auctions YouTube Subscribers Sweepstakes  The Ronald Acuna Jr. Email Sign Up Sweepstakes will start on 4/18/2020 and ends on 5/12/2020. How to Enter: Simply subscribe … Read more

Sports Card Investing Volatility, Drops, & Opportunities

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What to do when sports card prices drop Here are some sports card investing and trading strategies to help you make it through stressful downturns in the market. The economy is BOOMING! Were in the midst of a 10-year bull run. Something has to give right? Not necessarily. Trying to time a downturn is impossible … Read more

Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards (Best 5 Cards To Invest In)

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Best Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Investments Mickey Mantle (1931-95) was a center fielder, right fielder, and first baseman who spent his entire career (1951–1968) with the New York Yankees. Mickey Mantle rookie cards are one of the best investments in the hobby, they won’t blow you away with massive increases but every year they will … Read more

Rui Hachimura Rookie Card Report and Investment Outlook (Ru-ski!)

Rui Hachimura Rookie Cards

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura has what it takes to become the first Japanese- born NBA superstar. Hachimura was born in Toyama, Japan on February 8, 1998. Although he played some baseball (Japan’s most popular sport) as a child, he excelled in basketball. He helped Meisei High School win its second All-Japan High School Tournament … Read more

Is Basketball Card Investing the Future?

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The limited nature of sports cards, their connection to players and games we love, and their function as tangible display pieces all combine to make them incredibly smart long-term investments. Fortunes have been made over these tiny bits of ink and cardboard. Traditionally baseball and football have been the hottest markets in which to invest. … Read more