15 Most Valuable 1991 NBA Hoops Cards

Unopened Box of 1991 NBA Hoops Basketball Cards

Often overlooked in the hobby these days, 1991 NBA Hoops cards still pack a heavy nostalgic punch.

To fully appreciate them, you have to remember that they hit store shelves at a pivotal time in NBA history.

Michael Jordan had just won his first NBA Championship and the U.S. Olympic Team was poised to dominate the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona…

Those two things helped propel basketball to a whole new level on the world stage and these cards helped spread the popularity even more.

And in this guide, we look at the 15 most valuable.

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15 Most Valuable 1981 Topps Baseball Cards

Most Valuable 1981 Topps Baseball Cards

When 1981 Topps baseball cards first hit store shelves, there was something different about the sports card market:

Donruss and Fleer had just entered the mix, providing fresh competition throughout the hobby...

After several years of litigation, a federal judge ended Topps' exclusive rights to sell baseball cards, opening the door for Donruss and Fleer to enter the market.

With competition came innovation, however.

To set itself apart, Topps famously created its Traded set at the end of the year that revolutionized the hobby for years to come.

Like the 1981 MLB split-season itself that gave baseball fans two "seasons" more or less, collectors now had two Topps sets to try and assemble.

And in this guide, I'll run through the fifteen most valuable across both sets.

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10 Most Valuable 1992 Topps Basketball Cards

Unopened Box of 1992 Topps Basketball Cards

Marking the company’s re-entry to the hobby, the 1992 Topps basketball card set was a sight for sore eyes for basketball card collectors.

Not since 1981 had Topps been in the basketball card business, often believing there wasn’t enough demand.

Thanks to Michael Jordan’s extreme popularity and the hype surrounding a couple of key rookies, that all changed in 1992…

Not to mention, the “Dream Team” had just finished off a historically dominant performance during the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

Basketball was as hot as ever and Topps was ready to capitalize.

And in this guide, we look at the ten most valuable from their 1992 set.

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1952 Topps Willie Mays: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

1952 Topps #261 Willie Mays Baseball Card

When it comes to my favorite vintage baseball cards, the 1952 Topps Willie Mays is high on that list for two reasons:

  1. The set itself is regarded as the most important post-war set in the hobby
  2. Willie Mays is arguably the greatest baseball player of all-time

Baseball cards don’t get much better than this one…

And, in this guide, we’ll look at what makes it so unique, how much it’s worth, and how to best go about buying and selling one.

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