Review: Diamond Princess YT Breaks

Review: Diamond Princess YT Breaks

What’s up prospector nation – so I am kicking off a new content series which is going to be 100% focused on reviewing breakers, mystery packs and other outlets I find for us card prospectors to dig for gold, and I am kicking it off with a review of a YouTube breaker I was recently introduced to by my good friend James over at James Trucking On as someone to check out – so let me introduce you to Diamond Princess on YouTube. Now, Diamond Princess has only been in the game a short period of...

Is it the End for Topps?

Is it the End for Topps?

Everyone in the card world knows that Topps is synonymous with Baseball. Having a 70-year run on being the authority on baseball cards, Topps has cemented itself as the brand for collectors and investors worldwide – many collectors consider Topps to be the only brand of baseball card worth buying, and this sentiment reflects in the pricing of graded cards as well, with Topps cards traditionally commanding a higher value than any other printer. So, with the news last week of Topps losing its...

UPDATE Paid Subscription Sports Card Advisors – Worth It?

UPDATE Paid Subscription Sports Card Advisors – Worth It?

Back in the end of September 2020 I wrote about paid subscription sports cards advisors and whether the services they provide are worth the monthly price paid – my determination at the time was that while most of these so called card experts are just repeating the trending information from social media that there was at least one service which I actually found value in, that being Sports Card Investor from Geoff Wilson. Unfortunately, my opinion on even Geoff’s service has now changed. Let me...

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 of factors – first, the United States Postal Service’s complete disregard for your property, and second, a card sellers complete neglect in proper shipping practices. Seeing the post immediately made me want to address the...

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 hobby has changed from a fun pastime into a cutthroat and sometimes hostile business. Now let me be the first to say that this isn’t the case across the board, as there are plenty of people within the card collecting community out...

Paid Subscription Sports Card Advisors – Worth It?

Paid Subscription Sports Card Advisors – Worth It?

What is up prospector nation?!?! We are back with a new weekly opinion piece, this time looking at paid subscription sports card investing advisors, and whether the monthly fees are even worth paying. Many investors in the market today have subscribed to such services, getting weekly reports concerning trending cards and players and which cards and players that the services recommend investing in. Full disclosure, we are a member of such a service, and we’re considering if the $10 a month we...