The 1948 Swell Sports Thrills baseball set had it all, covering the stars and big moments from the 1930s through 1947. Hard to find in top condition, even mid-range cards are becoming rather valuable.
Card finds don’t happen often, especially when it comes to minor league card issues from 1940. Yet Kevin Savage Cards has found a 1940 Buffalo Bisons stash of 50 cards, including a neat set of 22 of the 24 cards. Previously, just two examples of this set had been graded total.
What vintage card dealers bring to a show depends on the dealer, where the show is being held and how much new inventory has been added to the mix. A recent Chicago Sun-Times Show provides the perfect backdrop to ask dealers what works in attracting customers and what they pack for each show.