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Dick & Jane's Sportscards Inc

Jacksonville, Florida

23928941_9 Sports card collectors in Jacksonville, Florida, have to consider themselves to be incredibly lucky to have a great shop like Dick and Jane’s Sportscards in their backyard. Since 1989 collectors from all over northeast Florida and southern Georgia have made the pilgrimage down I-95 to visit one of the most respected sports card shops in the country. This classic sports card shop is well known for its incredible inventory, fun and family-friendly atmosphere, and their dedication to making the hobby enjoyable for everyone no matter what their experience level is. Sports card collectors in the Jacksonville area repeatedly tell us about the great hobby experiences they have every time they walk through the door, and we have a feeling once you visit Dick and Jane’s, you soon will be sharing a similar experience with us shortly afterwards.

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Dick and Jane’s Sportscards is well known for their unbelievable selection of unopened wax and in-stock singles. The shop carries hundreds of different unopened boxes from current and past releases from all of the major card manufacturers. The budget-minded hobbyist will find plenty of unsearched wax packs available behind the display cases to buy. Dick and Jane’s customers have pulled amazing hits from the boxes and wax packs bought and opened at the shop -- recent big hits include Sandy Koufax autographs, the Andy Dalton Topps Chrome Superfractor RC autograph, countless RGIII and Andrew Luck autographs, Tim Tebow game used pieces, and much more.

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If you are looking for that rare single or bulk commons to complete a set, this shop has it. The shop’s inventory is as deep as any store anywhere. Dick and Jane’s has millions of cards in stock and they add pieces daily as the shop continues to buy collections large or small. Dick and Jane’s has a great website that has several million cards listed in their database featuring over 600,000 different SKU’s. Collectors from around the world can shop from home and have their cards ready for pick-up when you stop by the store, or shipped to you if you can’t make it to the shop in-person. Visit RookiesHQ.com and see what is currently in stock. Collectors can also stay up to date with all of the shop’s happening by liking the Dick and Jane’s Facebook page or by following their Twitter feed @DickandJanes.

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Dick and Jane’s Sportscards is a prime example of what a great shop should be. A shop that is completely stocked to the rafters with everything the collector could need, from the latest hobby releases to high-end modern and vintage singles, commons, hobby supplies, trade publications, and more. It is also a place where collectors young and old can enjoy the hobby in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere, working to complete a set or two or opening a box from the shop’s large inventory of unopened wax. Collectors for over 23 years have been treated to an incredible level of service and dedication at Dick and Jane’s that’s rarely seen anywhere in the hobby world. Once you visit Dick and Jane’s Sportscards, you will understand why we had to tell everyone to make a point to visit this amazing shop if you are in the Jacksonville area. Your collection will thank you...

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Dick & Jane’s Sportscards
1833 Dean Road
Jacksonville FL 32216
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RbiCru7 Sports Cards & Collectibles

Florissant, Missouri

RbiCru7 Sports Cards in Florissant, Missouri, is quickly gaining a nationwide reputation for monster pulls by collectors who call this great shop their local. When St. Louis area sports card collectors started pulling cards like Cy Young cut autographs, Eli Manning, Andy Dalton, A.J. Green Logo Shields, Starlin Castro Superfactors, and other big hits from the shop's incredible assortment of new and older wax -- it wasn't difficult to imagine that the word was going to get around the hobby world fast.

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The shop opened in January 2012 with the goal of servicing the needs of the hardcore collector. From carrying the latest wax releases to a full-line of hobby supplies, RbiCru7 has it. The display cases are always full of high-end pieces from every sport, and the shop does a great job keeping the bargain boxes full of high quality singles for the budget minded collector. RbiCru7 keeps a wide selection of local pro team merchandise in stock at all times. Not only will Blues and Rams fans will find plenty of prospects, stars, and hall of fame cards available, there is always a great selection of Cardinals stuff as well. From Stan Musial to Oscar Taveras, RbiCru7 carries it for Cardinal fans wanting to add new pieces to their collections. RbiCru7 just recently added consignment cases, which is a great addition for local collectors looking to sell a few pieces from their collections. The inventory in the consignment cases is always changing with new pieces added almost daily.

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Building a community around the shop for area collectors has been the focus of RbiCru7's owners, Ryan Bannister and Neil Kinworthy. From weekly prize drawings and group breaks of the latest releases to the shop's bi-monthly trade night, there is always something going on at this family-friendly store. RbiCru7 broadcasts every trade night live on their BlogTV channel for collectors around the world to see. The trade night is heavily attended and is a great chance to meet local collectors looking to buy, sell and trade cards. Every Monday and Wednesday, the shop has a live group break on their BlogTV channel, plus they will make a YouTube video of your in-store break and upload it to their YouTube page for everyone to see. The shop also participates in special events and product giveaways from all of the major manufacturers. To keep up with all of the latest shop news and to view the shop's upcoming events, 'like' the RbiCru7 Facebook page or follow their Twitter feed @rbicru7.

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RbiCru7 Sports Cards is a great shop to spend an afternoon breaking a box, watching a game on the big screen, or sorting through the numerous bargain boxes. Collectors will find just about anything they are looking for -- from high-end singles to the latest hobby publications -- in this customer-friendly shop. Ryan and Neil take great pride in servicing the needs of collectors in the St. Louis area and they keep customers coming back by treating everyone to a first-class hobby experience. Make sure to stop in and visit everyone at RbiCru7 Sports Cards and we know you will be as impressed as we were. Your collection will thank you...

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RbiCru7 Sports Cards
1030 Rue Saint Francois,
Florissant, MO 63031

Rancho Bernardo Sports Cards & Hobby

San Diego CA

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One of the great signs that the sports card collecting hobby is alive and kicking is when we hear about recently-opened shops not only succeeding but thriving. Rancho Bernardo Sports Cards was opened in 2010, and the raves and accolades for this shop have been coming in from San Diego-area collectors ever since. Sean, the owner of R B Sports Cards, is a lifelong collector and his passion for the hobby has led him to create a card shop that every collector would be proud to call their local. The shop is quickly becoming a favorite among hobbyists who are looking for a place that treats collectors to an amazing hobby experience.

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Rancho Bernardo Sports Cards is geared towards the serious collector, carrying a full line of unopened wax from all of the major sports and plenty of high-end singles in the display cases. Currently the shop has the best Stephen Strasburg collection in the U.S. on consignment, including the 2010 Bowman Chrome Draft Picks and Prospects Superfractor, three of the five red refractors, and more. The walls are lined with boxes full of autographed singles, game-used cards, rare inserts, and commons. In addition, Rancho Bernardo carries a full line of hobby supplies and publications that collectors are looking for, as well as Magic and gaming cards.

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Rancho Bernardo Sports Cards strives to promote an active hobby community around the shop by hosting several fun hobby events for every level of collector. Sean brings in players from local pro teams for in-store autograph sessions, plus trade nights, case breaks, and packs wars are regular monthly events. There is always something going on at the shop thanks to the strong support from area collectors who visit regularly. If that wasn't enough to bring you into the shop, collectors who visit are very friendly and make the store a very comfortable place to take young family member. R B Sports Cards is a big supporter of the Armed Forces and those who serve receive a 10% discount on all purchases every day with a valid I.D. Keep up-to-date with all of the shop's events by liking the R B Sports Cards Facebook page or following the shop on Twitter @RBSportsCards. You can also sign up for the shop's email newsletter by visiting their website at www.rbcardsandhobby.com.

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Rancho Bernardo Sports Cards is quickly becoming known around the hobby as one of the best new shops in the U.S. and with the outpouring of rave reviews from area collectors, it is easy to see why we had to tell everyone about this great shop. Sean has designed his shop around the collector and treats everyone like his best customer. Next time you are anywhere close to Rancho Bernardo Sports Cards, stop in and say hi...your collection will thank you.



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Rancho Bernardo Sports Cards & Hobby

16769 Bernardo Center Drive Suite 7
San Diego CA 92128
858-592-1544


Amazing Heroes

Union, NJ

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New Jersey sports card collectors, one of our favorite shops in the state is Amazing Heroes in Union. Located on 966 Stuyvesant Avenue, Amazing Heroes is a true friend of the collector. The shop takes great pride in providing a great hobby shop experience that you will not soon forget. It's a must stop for collectors who are in the area and worthy of a detour if you are not.

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Steve Nemeckay the shop's owner keeps collectors coming back time after time by treating everyone who walks through the doors like a valued customer. Steve takes the time to answer and explain any question about the hobby when asked, which makes it a great place to take the youngest collector in the household. Steve's passion for the sports card hobby makes Amazing Heroes a must visit for the serious hobbyist as it is easy to spend the day talking cards while opening a pack or two.

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Amazing Heroes is a great shop and one we would recommend any collector visit when in the area. The shop carries all of the newest releases from all of the major manufacturers and plenty of great stuff from previous seasons. Amazing Heroes also carries a full array of hobby supplies and publications, unopened wax packs and wax boxes, as well as gaming cards, comic books, and many other collectibles. Steve is one of those shop owners who makes the hobby fun every time you stop by and a place we think will you will enjoy as much as we do.

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Amazing Heroes
966 Stuyvesant Ave
Union, NJ 07083
908-687-4338


All Things Collectible

Gastonia, NC

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All Things Collectible in Gastonia, North Carolina, is a great place to spend an afternoon and one we think every sports card collector should visit when in the Charlotte area. This shop is busting at the seams with everything that any sports card collector could ever want or need. The second you walk into this amazing shop you will be blown away by the incredible amount of well-organized collectibles stacked from floor to ceiling.

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The shop's owner, Will Hannah, knows how to treat the customer right and makes every visit to his shop a memorable one. His shop is well-known among area collectors for great service, a fun, family-friendly atmosphere, and a willingness to go the extra mile to find that elusive piece for your collection. Will carries the latest releases from all of the major sports and a huge inventory pf unopened wax boxes from past seasons. You'll find plenty of modern and vintage singles in the display cases, hobby publications and supplies, and local area team merchandise at All Things Collectible. The store also carries gaming cards, new and vintage comics, NASCAR items, and many other collectibles.

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All Things Collectible is a must-visit hobby store and one all collectors would like to call their home shop. Will caters to the sports card collector and goes out of his way to make sure that every customer is treated to a world class hobby experience. Stay up-to-date with latest shop happenings by liking the All Things Collectible Facebook page or following the shop at @ncatcollectible on Twitter. If you find yourself anywhere close to this amazing shop, stop in and say hello. Once you do, you will be as big a fan of All Things Collectible as we are.


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All Things Collectible
4312 Wilkinson Blvd. Suite F
Gastonia NC 28056
704-824-0010


D & P Sports Cards

Sacramento, CA

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Sacramento's D & P Sports Cards is one of those great shops we just had to tell you sports card collectors about. D & P has everything a collector could want, offering the newest wax boxes, modern and vintage singles, supplies, price guides and more. Not only is this hobby shop a Beckett Grading Submission site, they also have eBay listing services for those who are looking to sell singles or an entire collection and offer pre-sells and special orders for those hard to find items.

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Chris and everyone at D & P have done an amazing job growing the sports card collecting community in Sacramento. They hold regular, must-attend events that make D & P a great place to meet other area collectors -- autograph events, group breaks of the hottest releases, and a regular trade night on the first Saturday of every month from 5 - 7 p.m. Stay up-to-date with the latest store events and information by visiting D & P's Facebook page at D & P Sports Cards or follow them on Twitter: @dandpcards. The shop has been a hot-bed for big hits from their unopened wax boxes and cases. See some of D & P's in-store box breaks on their YouTube channel:
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This great shop has everything the serious collector could want or need from a full-service hobby shop. Its clean, family-friendly atmosphere is the perfect place to spend an afternoon busting some wax or flipping through a box of commons. So when you find yourself in the Sacramento area, stop in and visit D & P Sports Cards.

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D&P Sportscards
5968 South Land Park Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95822
916-391-8750


Canada’s Best Card Show




Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo
Toronto International Centre
6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, Ontario
April 29 - May 1, 2011

If you are sport card collector or sports memorabilia collector anywhere close to Toronto during the last weekend of April, you must go the 20th Annual Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo at the Toronto International Centre.  This great show features over 900 dealers tables of every sports collectible imaginable from over 200 dealers around the world.  Representatives from all the major trading card manufacturers with be there with special show promos and giveaways.  For the last 20 years, Toronto’s Sports Card & Memorabilia show has been Canada’s best show and this year’s event will be another great show.




Show Hours:

Friday 1-10p

Saturday and Sunday 10a - 6p

Admission Prices (CAD):

Weekend Pass - 25.00

Adult Day Pass - 12.00

Kids 12-6 - 3.00

Kid 5 & Under - Free

Autograph Guest List:

Friday - 20.00 any item

Brad Park

Jocelyn Guevremont

Rod Seiling

Saturday - 15.00 any item unless noted

Bobby Hull - 45 regular, 65 premium, 85 jersey

Yvan Cournoyer - 25 regular, 35 premium

Fern Flaman - 20 any item

Norm Ullman

Johnny Bower

Harry Howell

Sunday -

Mark Messier - 179 regular, 279 premium, add 50 for inscription, 999.00 for VIP

Chris Chelios - 40 regular, 50 premium

Additional Guests - ticket prices TBA

Fergie Jenkins

Rod Carew

Tony Oliva

Jim Bunning

For more show details, visit http://www.sportcardexpo.com



 
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