Louisville, KY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/05/2012 -- We’ve all heard the stories of the average citizen who finds a rare vintage baseball card in the attic and turns that find into a fortune. The truth is, however, that every old baseball card is valuable. Condition, scarcity and other factors contribute to answering the popular question, “What’s it Worth?” Collecting for the joy of collecting remains the best way to navigate the world of sports memorabilia, but for those thinking of baseball cards as an alternative asset investment, there is a new website that aims to help collectors and investors make intelligent decisions.
Baseball Card Investment offers tips for buying the right cards, and with a certain level of sophistication necessary for profiting from collecting baseball cards. The site offers information, collecting tips and the history of collecting baseball cards that are designed to help you understand why some players’ cards have always been ‘blue chips’ and more importantly, which ones to target.
Not many realize it, but baseball cards and memorabilia as an alternative asset investment are an option. Cards like the famous T206 Honus Wagner have increased in value by tens of thousands of dollars, even over the last 10-15 years. Others, like Babe Ruth rookie cards and Lou Gehrig autographs have also been shining stars in collector and investor portfolios.
On Baseball Card Investment you will find:
Baseball card investing guides for player such as Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Jackie Robinson, Ty Cobb and many more. The site will advise potential buyers on the collectability of cards representing each player, speak to the investment quality of the cards and guide you in the top card issues to watch for.
Investment advice for cards both before World War II (Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Lou Gehrig) and post World War II (Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron) Information on the earliest cards as well as which modern era cards to focus on Links to vintage baseball cards for sale and auction through the website’s partnership with eBay .
Baseball Card Investment contains information written by experts in the field; collectors with over 50 years of combined experience who share their information about the cards, the history, the market and the trends. Alternative investment assets such as rare baseball cards don’t often have reliable information sources from which to guide buyers. Baseball Card Investment aims to provide the necessary knowledge to assist collectors and investors in making correct choices.