Cool Cards: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!
This book contains facts about collecting cards that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of this hobby which includes background history of cards, how it started with Baseball and Bowman and Topps gum packs and has continued on with collectible card games such as Magic and Pokémon, elements of a card, types of cards & collections, research and resources, how to grade a card, the best places to buy, sell or trade cards, and how to organize, store and care for a card collection. Full-color photographs, materials & techniques, tips & sidebar information, a glossary and an index are all included in this title.
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Elements of a Collectible Card 16
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