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Old 08-28-2017, 01:29 PM
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Default Early E-cards - Where do they go from here?

Thought I'd start a prewar card thread and was recently thinking about early E cards. They seem to have been meandering since the end of the caramel craze. I'm by no means an expert but wanted to ask those that collect them diligently, has popularity/demand waned, increased or stayed flat over the last few years?

I would think there would be an uptick in popularity/demand due to their overall relative scarcity. But it doesn't seem like a lot have come up for auction over the last couple years. So are they being kept stashed away? Maybe more has come to market than I realize and just haven't seen it.

Also, I'm curious to know if there was a good selection of them at the National?

Thanks in advance for your thoughts and insight.

Feel free to share any early E's that may be "stashed" away in your collection.

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Old 08-28-2017, 02:37 PM
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Default E Cards

Hmmmm, I may have one or two in my collection.
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Old 08-28-2017, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by petecld View Post
Hmmmm, I may have one or two in my collection.
Same here, but let's keep them quiet a little longer

In all seriousness, even the most common are much more difficult than t206.
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Old 08-29-2017, 01:33 PM
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Definitely love the Honus Wagner E cards as some of his other cards from his playing days are out of my price range. I think I've owned an E95, E91 and I currently have an E102. I'm not sure on E cards in general, but HOF E cards should always be pretty steady. However, I've never seen a dramatic price increase for them
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Old 08-30-2017, 08:57 AM
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Early E cards just don't get the love they used to.

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Old 08-30-2017, 10:40 AM
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Did someone say Early E Cards?

I collect sets. All of them.

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Old 08-30-2017, 02:29 PM
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I only have a few E cards but it seems to me that the non-major HOFers have been pretty flat since I got back in to collecting in 2014.
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Old 08-30-2017, 02:46 PM
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Default My only signed e-card

And it definitely is "stashed away" among its signed tobacco brothers. This beauty was sold among all the signed T206 cards from the Great Pittsburgh Find of 2007.

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Old 08-30-2017, 03:54 PM
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Default Love E-Cards

Here's a few of my favorites
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Old 08-30-2017, 03:58 PM
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heres a late...kinda e card!
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