Around the mid-1970s, a small cabal of serious baseball card collectors grew wise to the fact that their cards had become valuable.
“I owned a video club in La Plaine and I decided to add a few collectible diecast cars in one corner of my store,” Poirier explained.
I’ve been collecting since 1988,” he said.
Neither can compare to the vintage rock T-shirt as an investment class.
The anonymous collector who formerly owned the coin “donated it to a charitable organization so they could sell it with all of the proceeds going to the charity,” according to Andy Skrabalak of Angel Dee’s Coins and Collectibles in Woodbridge, Virginia who acted as agent on behalf of the former owner.
John Brey, who runs auction Web site nodderexchange.com and deals exclusively in these “cute and innocent” vintage dolls, says that most sell for $200, but a limited-edition Washington Redskins figure brought in $18,000 last year.