I store my baseball card collection?
you’ve invested in baseball cards you’ll want to make sure that
they don’t get damaged; obviously damaged cards are not worth as much as
cards in perfect condition. Also, an organized and properly stored
collection is usually a more valuable collection. There are many ways to
store your cards; chances are you will wind up using more than 1 method.
tools to use for storing your baseball cards and other sports cards are:
– These are inexpensive and are good to use. They are just a little clear
plastic sleeve that you slide your card into.
– These are a little larger than the soft sleeves. Top loaders are made
out of a semi-ridged plastic. Most people will put a soft sleeve on a card
first and then put it into the top-loader.
These are specially designed boxes to put your cards in. They come in many
different sizes. Some of the boxes are designed to put the top-loaders in
and some are designed for the cards by themselves or in a soft sleeve.
– These are like photo albums. You can get special plastic pages with
slots in them for your cards 9 to a page. Albums are a bit more expensive
but they are a great way to show off your favorite set or cards.
These are sturdy hard plastic cases that are usually reserved for your
most valuable cards. It’s a two piece case that is screwed together once
your card is set in place.
Most good hobby shops have a wide variety of all the baseball card storage
supplies you’ll need. If you ever ship cards in the mail you’ll want to
how to ship your baseball cards.
How do I keep track
of the baseball cards that I have?
organized baseball card collection is a more fun and more valuable
collection. You should do your absolute best to come up with some type of
system that works for you in helping you keep your collection organized.
There are more and more fancy tools to help you do this, but the key is to
just do it.
the software that Beckett uses on their web site called “My Collection”.
tool is a great
way to keep track of the cards that you have and it also displays the
current book values of each card and of your entire collection. Using the
“My Collection” software you’ll be able to see all of the cards that your
favorite player has, all of the cards of a particular set you are working
on, online checklist, etc!
other baseball card collecting software available or if you’re good with
excel you can create your own. If you need a simple, blank
baseball card check
list we have a couple of blank baseball card checklists available.
Remember....an organized baseball card collection is a more fun and more valuable
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