Sports Memorabilia, Cards, and Fan Shop Wholesale Lots
Part of the joy of collecting sports memorabilia is digging through a huge baseball cards lot and finding just the one you have been looking for. It's that sense of discovery that makes wholesale lots so popular. When you're buying baseball cards wholesale, you just never know what you're going to find. Finding that perfect card you have wanted all your life may not happen often, but when it does people can be ecstatic.
What Makes a Wholesale Lot?
There are two main factors that make a wholesale lot an interesting purchase:
- Quantity: Nobody buys a wholesale lot to get just one or two cards. You buy a baseball card lot for the quantity, both for the cards you want to keep and the cards you want to trade later.
- Discovery: Because many wholesale lots are random, you have that sense of discovery when it finally arrives and you break into the box.
What Should You Look for When Buying Wholesale Lots?
When you're looking to purchase a wholesale lot there are certain things you should consider before buying:
- Sealed Packs: Any open packs will have already been picked through, so be aware that sealed packs offer a better chance of randomly finding high value cards.
- Accurate Descriptions: A random collection with nothing specified will likely be just random common cards. A better purchase is a collection where the seller specifies the number of sets, proportion of common cards and higher value cards.
Organizing Wholesale Lots
When you have baseball cards for sale, you can maximize your profit if you know how to organize them. There's no point to going through tens of thousands of common cards to list exactly what you have available; simply box them up in groups and deal with them that way. Next, divide your baseball card sets, your somewhat valuable, and your valuable cards into groups. That way you know what you have in terms of merchandise.
The key to both buying and selling is understanding the value of your cards. This means more than just checking price guides. It means knowing the prices these cards actually bring and which ones are in demand now.