Nine years ago, Sig wrote his first article describing the collectibility of Alpha rares. At the time, he had no idea just how much the Alpha market could explode. This week, he revisits the topic, updating his view on the set and sharing tips on where to buy.
eBay’s completed listings can provide a reasonable look at old, rare card values. Data from other sources may be insufficient. However, one should not trust eBay completed listings blindly. This week, Sig shares some watchouts when using eBay completed listing data in negotiations.
When buyouts occur, strange pricing trends can result. But a few trends in particular are causing Sig to scratch his head. This week he shares the discrepancies and tries to explain why his observations stand out.
In response to The Professor at Tolarian Community College’s recent video on the Reserved List, David provides his perspective on the subject and why he disagrees.
This week, Sig returns to Collectors’ Edition cards, examining how these have responded to recent Reserved List buyouts. Specifically, he points out an interesting gap developing between market pricing and retailer pricing. The trend could make you a little profit.
With the recent run on Commander / Old School cards, players have been reaching towards budget, Foreign Black-Bordered option. Suddenly, these cards aren’t so “budget” anymore. This week Sig examines the trend and shares thoughts on how best to sell these once-obscure cards.
With all the Reserved List chatter of late, Sig turns introspective and examines his own history with the RL while making his case for its preservation.