I rediscovered my interest and in the late 70’s I became one of those guys that started trading 2 for 1 and soon amassed monster boxes to sell at flea markets before card shows became a thing in Western Canada. I remember buying a Bobby Orr rookie card for $4 and thought that was way too much. Price guides like Sluggers were not around then.
Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG is the “new kid on the block” when it comes to vintage TCG collectibles. Magic: The Gathering (MTG) takes the cake – they are no doubt the winner when it comes to the most valuable and collectible vintage TCG. Then there’s Pokémon that’s making huge strides to be closely behind.