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If you are a looking for a great hobby, then you should take a long, hard look at collecting trading cards from Upper Deck! Upper Deck has a trading card set for everyone including products highlighting hockey, football, entertainment, Dinosaurs, eSports, and more!
Many fans love collecting memorabilia cards highlighting players from their favorite sports teams. Memorabilia cards are incredible keepsakes because some of the most beautiful and premium patches can be made from jerseys. And nothing brings you closer to the game or the big screen than scoring an autograph card from your favorite athlete or actor! Finally, artist sketch cards are a huge hit with collectors because these hand-drawn original artwork pieces are 1-of-1 and can be found in packs of select Upper Deck products.
Collecting trading cards is an international experience with passionate collectors located in the USA, Canada, Europe, and more! By collecting on UpperDeckePack.com, you have access to these other collectors around the world and can chat and trade with them 24/7 with just the click of a button!
And most importantly, collecting trading cards is a hobby that is best enjoyed with friends and family, providing an opportunity to bond while putting together sets and chasing your favorite cards. We have shared how families have enjoyed bonding over hockey cards in the past so if you are a parent who loves sports, this is a perfect hobby for you to share with your children! Collecting trading cards is the perfect family hobby!
As with any hobby, getting started in collecting trading cards can be overwhelming. One of the biggest concerns we hear from those thinking about getting involved in collecting is, “How do I get started?”. To help out new collectors, we reached out to members of Upper Deck’s Volunteer Alliance to provide some tips for fans who are thinking about getting involved in the hobby. Here is what they had to say:
“The most important aspect of collecting is determining what will make you the happiest to collect. Do you want to collect a certain player, a team or a particular set? I think a great product to start with is Upper Deck Series One and Two cards. These boxes are loaded with everything from Young Guns rookie cards, to memorabilia cards to autographs. For collectors who like variety, these are products that deliver.” – Luis M.
“Every person has their own way of collecting. Some like autographs while others go after certain players, that’s what makes collecting so much fun. New collectors should look before they buy and read the box to see what each set has to offer. And since every collector is different, there are always collectors looking for cards that may not be desirable to you. There are groups online where you can trade to get the cards you are after.” – Marty M.
“The biggest thing about being out of the game for awhile is getting a feel for the values again. If you undervalue your cards you could get ripped off and if you overvalue them, collectors will feel insulted by what you are asking for on them. The best way to get a refresher on values is to check completed listings on eBay for similar cards you have in your collection.” – Alex V.
“Familiarize yourself with team or players you like and start small. Interacting with people on forums and not being afraid to say you are new to the hobby is a good way to get to know others and get more advice on how to build a big collection.” – Griffin G.
To get started, head over to UpperDeckePack.com and open your Free Daily Pack today! While you’re there, check out the Trading Marketplace to see some of the many incredible cards available on e-Pack!