Featured Seller: Collectosaurus Hit / Hobby Crates

We’re excited to introduce a new monthly feature topic where we promote box breaks, events, or deals that we think collectors would be interested in. To kick this feature off, we’re talking about Collectosaurus and the Football Hit Crates that are currently available for pre-order by DMing them on twitter @Collectosaur (with free shipping) or live order on July 1st!

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Beginner’s Guide to Box Breaking

While card collecting is a historic and timeless hobby, “box breaking” has become a huge trend in recent years thanks to video streaming technology becoming much more accessible. In this blog, we’ll cover the basics of box breaks and why you might want to try one out.

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Pet Peeves of Collectors

The card collecting community was buzzing on Twitter this weekend. After an initial article from Beckett on the dreaded eBay “1-of-1,” collectors took to social media to vent their other pet peeves when it comes to the eBay experience. In this article we offer a list our top three annoyances and why people should stop committing these collecting crimes.

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Tips for Making Money in Card Collecting

It may come as a surprise that there is still money to be made in card collecting. While it is true that the value of most cards has declined since the 1990s, you too can make good money in collecting as long as you’re willing to put in the effort. In fact, a few cards have surpassed traditional forms of investment in the past few decades. Here are our top five tips for collectors looking to turn a profit.

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How to Use Mavin to Find Your Card Value

Mavin’s goal is to give you the current market value of your card in just a few clicks. Traditional price guides are outdated, incomplete, and a pain to flip through. Online price guides are difficult to use and it takes forever to find the card you’re looking for. And in both cases, you have no idea where they’re getting their data from. With Mavin, we make searching for your card a breeze and you choose the “data” to find out the most accurate market value for your card. In this article, I’ll give you tips on how to use Mavin to get the best results.

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How to Sell Your Cards on eBay

Are you ready to sell your cards on eBay? Before listing anything, make sure to search your card on Mavin to get a price estimate based on cards similar to your own. Once you’re satisfied that you’ve found the best price, you can list your card knowing you have valued your card appropriately. If you’re ready to sell but not sure what to do, read on to see our beginner tips for selling items online.

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