Been doing a lot of purchasing lately and I’ve haven’t seen the sports card market as healthy as this in the last 20 years. Cards are going for a premium across the board. Started about a year ago and it’s been steady climbing. Pre WW2 cards are seeing a big jump, Post WW2 cards are maintaining. Even cards from the 80s are starting to be worth a little with everyone busting old wax packs searching for gem mint cards to send to PSA. Basketball cards (especially Jordan, Kobe, LeBron, Giannis, and Luca) are bringing in absurd sale prices.
The modern market is booming In baseball cards. Cards are pulling down historic sale prices. There is a Mike Trout auction right now on eBay for his first bowman auto that’s going for like 38,000 dollars with an hour remaining. That’s just an example.
Feels like there is a renewed interest in the hobby lately.