Why We NEVER Ship Cards PWE – You Shouldn’t Either

Why We NEVER Ship Cards PWE – You Shouldn’t Either

What's going on prospector nation? So, cruising through our Instagram feed this afternoon I came across a post from a fellow sports card collector that literally made me shutter. A beautiful 1 of 1 autograph card completely ruined during shipping because of a couple...

The Problem with the Sports Cards Hobby Today

The Problem with the Sports Cards Hobby Today

What is up Prospector Nation!?! It’s Sunday which means another opinion piece, and today I want to talk about the problem with the sports card hobby in this day and age. Face it people, the “hobby” is not what it once was; the landscape of the sports card collecting...

Most Recent Prospecting Pulls & Breaks

Box Breaks, Card Rips, and Random Pulls Searching for the Next Hot Item
Breaking 2013 Panini Certified Football Hobby Boxes

Breaking 2013 Panini Certified Football Hobby Boxes

We’ve had a couple of 2013 Panini Certified Football Hobby boxes sitting in inventory for the last few months now with absolutely zero traction from the community on them, despite selling them at a loss, so we said f@#k it and decided to break those puppies ourself...

Prospecting Jordan College Cards for Profit

Prospecting Jordan College Cards for Profit

Being a prospector means I am always on the lookout for insane deals and under the radar auctions that could produce good amounts of profit either on raw resale, or turned into investment pieces through grading. Last month I came across such an opportunity, while...

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UPDATE: 1986 Topps Jerry Rice Rookie

UPDATE: 1986 Topps Jerry Rice Rookie

So back in August 2020, I started the sports card investment journey on a platform called Rally Rd., which engages in crowd investing of collector items, such as high-end sports cars, sports memorabilia, rare books and comic books, fine jewelry, and more. My first...

Investing in the ’57 Topps Mickey Mantle

Investing in the ’57 Topps Mickey Mantle

I have once again found myself on Rally Rd, this time going after a card that is actually a little special to me – the 1957 Topps Mickey Mantle. Years ago, when I was about 9 years old, I was gifted a 1957 Topps Mickey Mantle from the nice old man up the street that I...

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