Top 5% Collecting Site Links
By Dr. Dan Power
CollectingResources.COM strives to be a premier knowledge repository about collecting hobbies, collecting investments and collectibles business operations on the World Wide Web. Nevertheless, many other sites are also useful. We always accept nominations for Top 5% Collecting Web Sites. Please feel free to nominate a web site. This page is still a work in progress. Suggestions, requests are appreciated. Send nominations to power@DSSResources.COM.
- America's Pastime -- Baseball Cards and Sports Autographs
- American Philatelic Society (APS) -- With 44,000+ members in more than 110 countries, the APS is the largest, nonprofit society in the world for stamp collectors.
- AskPhil -- AskPhil (short for "Philately," or stamp collecting) is provided as a service to offer general answers to questions about stamp collecting. The Collectors Club of Chicago is the sponsor of this site.
- Autograph Collecting Terms -- The helpful "shorthand" terms useed when discussing autographs and collecting them.
- BallCardz -- Bargain Baseball Cards
- Baseball Card Links -- Links to more than 50 sports card sites on the Internet.
- Baseball Cards for Trade -- A site for collectors to trade sports cards with each other.
- Baseball Cards Shop -- Baseball cards and other sports cards such as football cards, basketball cards, and hockey cards plus supplies.
- Baseball-Cards.com -- A Baseball Card Store and Auction Web site. Operated by Joe Juhasz, Dave Lehmkuhl, Chuck Roethel, & Randy Whittaker. Contact Joe Juhasz at Joe at Baseball-Cards.com.
- Book Collecting Terms -- Book collecting terms defined and illustrated. My Wings Books occasionally has selected used and out-of-print books for sale.
- Comic Book Conventions -- Convention News, Calendar Updates
- eCoinPrices.com -- eCoinPrices is a guide to assist the coin buying public in determining values for all significant United States rare coins. This is a dealer site.
- FootballCardShop.com -- Football cards including rookies, graded cards and team sets.
- Glossary of Record Collecting Terms -- This site is under construction, but it includes terms and details on grading records/CDs.
- Heritage Auction Galleries -- Collectibles are the business of Heritage Auction Galleries, the world's largest collectibles auctioneer, including an on-line inventory and multiple on-line auctions that include US coins, US currency, comic books, movie posters, illustration art, and antiques.
- International Federation of Stamp Dealers associations -- Objectives of IFSDA include promoting and maintaining a high standard of professional integrity among Philatelic dealers throughout the world.
- Language of Doll Collecting -- A "gathering place" to find information on vintage collectible dolls. Kaylee has a glossary with a few terms that are unique to doll collecting. She calls it DOLLESE.
- Lynn's Coin Collecting Terms -- This on-line dictionary contains popular coin collector phrases and terminology. You will also find some abbreviations and acronyms used in the numismatic hobby.
- Marty's PSA Graded Cards -- Specializes in pre-1974 Baseball and Footbal cards with some oddball cards for advanced collectors.
- National Stamp Dealers Association (NSDA) -- The USA's only dealer organization in the IFSDA.
- Prizesports.net -- Vintage Sportscards
- Scott Tipton's Comics 101 -- Columns, links ads for comic lovers of all ages.
- Society of Israel Philatelists -- SIP is devoted to the philately of the Holy Land, Israel and Judaica.
- Teamsets4u -- Team checklists for over 1,000 sets.
- Tou Collecting Terms -- The most common terms used in toy grading and collecting from ToyRocket.com.
- TradinStuff -- A comprehensive directory of Sports Collectibles and Memorabilia sources.
- Upcoming Card Shows -- Upcomingcardshows.com provides a central point of contact for card show attendees with detailed information.