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Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession

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What a well researched #and nicely written book I ve been collecting baseball cards since the 1970s and I learned a #nicely written book I ve been collecting baseball cards since the 1970s and I learned a reading this page turner I d recommend it for anyone who s interested in the hobby Interestingly the author comes to the same conclusion I reached about the baseball card industry over a decade ago It 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 NIce overview of how baseball cards came to be and the collapse of the collectors market after the excesses of the 1990s I stopped collecting in the 1980s but even THEN IT WAS INTO IT FOR THE COLLECTING AND it was into it for the collecting and than any notion of investing For me the important things was getting all the Minnesota Twins or Washington Senators to complete my late 1950s and early 1960s team sets The author seems to be on the same wavelength so. 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 ears ago he rediscovered a prized boyhood possession his baseball card collection Now was the time to cash in on the investments of his outh 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. .

If ou are too This Many Miles From Desire you ll likely enjoy this book And it was very cool to discover the origins of the 1962 Civil War News set and see some of the unused card designs that Topps came up with over theears Really really enjoyed this book from beginning to end I ve been collecting "baseball cards for about forty ears and almost everything in this book was new to me The author goes "cards for about forty ears and almost everything in this book was new to me The author goes the way back to the beginning and traces the hobby to the present day in great detail This book is the hobby to the present day in great detail This book is 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 writers but there were no dull sections in Mint Condition My only uibble There should have been a few paragraphs explaining why it S the answer by tracing the complete story of this beloved piece of American childhood Picture cards had long been used 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 #were wagging the cigarettes In the 1930s cards helped gum and candy makers survive the Great Depression In the 1960s from cards helped transform the baseball players association into one of the countrys most powerful unions dramatically altering the game. Okay to restore an old painting or a vintage automobile but its not okay to clean trim smooth or otherwise improve the condition of 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 updated commentary in light of the 2012 Black Swamp Find Wow if Sermons Not Spoken you want to be schooled in the history of baseballtrading cards from their inception tobacco cards Cracker Jack cards bubble gum cards etc this book will haveou mesmerized The history of cards "Is Well Described In " well described in order so its provides a smooth transition #From One Generation To The #one generation to the from vintage cards through the Junk Wax era to the modern day We highly recommend Julia you read Mint Condition ifou enjoy the hobby andor collect baseball cards in general This book will not disappoint Dancing with Fireflies (Chapel Springs, you. In the eighties and nineties cards went through a spectacular bubble becoming a billion dollar aear 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 
baseball fans and collectors 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.


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