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06-07-2011, 01:32 PM
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how old
How old does a card have to be to be vintage?
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06-23-2012, 02:39 PM
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RE: how old
I would say roughly 30 years old

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06-25-2012, 04:46 PM
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RE: how old
For football, I would say sometime around the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. So maybe 40 years old is reasonable for vintage.
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06-26-2012, 08:22 PM
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RE: how old
I would venture to guess anything pre 1980 would qualify. Why are you asking? J

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06-27-2013, 12:53 AM
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RE: how old
At least according to Beckett grading services, everything pre-1981 is considered vintage.

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02-14-2014, 09:03 PM
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RE: how old
A few of us came up with a Baseball time line chart:

Antique:: Pre WWII

Vintage:: WWII to 1955

Classic:: 1956 to 1975

Modern:: 1975 to 2k

New:: 2001 to date

Lol, hard to think that most of the cards we collect/have today Modern - New.

Hope this can help...

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02-17-2014, 02:32 PM
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RE: how old
Vintage is widely considered to be 1979 and before.

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04-20-2014, 05:14 PM
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RE: how old
(06-27-2013 12:53 AM)uwash97 Wrote:  At least according to Beckett grading services, everything pre-1981 is considered vintage.

That's what I've always gone by, and you have a darn nice Payton, by the way.

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