While trading cards may be the foundation of this industry, sometimes the trading card packaging can bring in the cash. Vintage wrappers are steadily rising in value, which is really no surprise. The wrapper was never meant in any way shape or form to be collectible. It was simply the shell that contained pictures of our favorite athletes and movie stars and kept that coveted piece of bubble gum fresh. After you got the loot, into the trash they went. However, as the industry has grown over time, so have the tastes of collectors and investors. With their vivid imagery…

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Matt Bible

Matt Bible is the Beckett non-sport analyst and also covers wrestling, MMA, and action figures. A graduate of THE Ohio State University, Matt joined Beckett in 2014. He collects the Rookie Cards of all Ohio State alumni, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and any and all Funko products that complement his taste in pop culture. For any questions or comments, you can email Matt and find him on Instagram.

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