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The Rancher and the City Girl uIters but there were no dull sections in Mint Condition My onlyibble There should have been a few paragraphs explaining why it s okay to restore an old painting or
a vintage automobile but its not to clean trim smooth or otherwise improve the condition vintage automobile but its not okay to trim smooth or otherwise improve the condition a vintage baseball card For that matter coin collectors have never adeuately explained to me why it s taken for granted that cleaning or whizzing a coin lowers its value I would love an pdated commentary in light of the 2012 Black Swamp Find. In the eighties and nineties cards went through a spectacular bubble becoming In the eighties and nineties cards went through a spectacular bubble becoming billion dollar a year industry before all but disappearing surviving today as the rarified preserve of adult collectors Mint Condition is charming original history brimming with colorful characters sure to delight baseball fans and collectors Jamieson explores the history of card collecting through an entertaining cast of characters For anyone who can recall being excited to rip open their newest pack of cards Mint Condition is a treat Forbes. Really really enjoyed this book from beginning to end "I ve been collecting baseball cards for about forty years and almost everything in this book was " ve been collecting baseball cards for about forty years and almost everything in this book was to me The author goes all the way back to the beginning and traces the hobby to the present day in great detail What a well researched and nicely written book I ve been collecting baseball cards since the 1970s and I learned a lot reading this page turner I d recommend it for anyone who s interested in the hobby
Interestingly The Author Comes the author comes An entertaining history of baseball cards An engaging book on a narrow but fascinating topic TheWashington Post When award winning journalist Dave Jamiesons parents sold his childhood home a few years ago he rediscovered a prized boyhood possession his baseball card collection Now was the time to cash in on the investments of his youth But all the card shops had closed and cards were selling for next to nothing online What had happened In Mint Condition his fascinating eye opening endlessly entertaining book Jamieson find.
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Baseball Card Industry Over A Decade Agocard industry over a decade ago needs to go back to the way it was with fewer sets fewer insert cards and cheaper prices And bring back the bubble gum and cardboard This book is indispensable for anyone who collects baseball cards I was pleasantly surprised at how well written Mint Condition is the result of Jamieson being both a professional journalist and a knowledgeable collector As a former newspaper editor myself I have no patience for boring wr. S the answer by tracing the complete story of this beloved piece of American childhood Picture cards had long been sed for advertising but after the Civil War tobacco companies started slipping them into cigarette packs as collectors items Before long the cards were wagging the cigarettes In the 1930s cards helped gum and candy makers survive the Great Depression In the 1960s royalties from cards helped transform the baseball players association into one of the countrys most powerful nions dramatically altering the game.