Author - Jessica Clifton

Do You Have Reservations About Trading Credit Cards?

You might have some personal reservations when it comes to trading modern credit cards which are hampering your progress as a collector. For example, it’s possible that you have been accumulating your personal credit card collection for quite some time, but since it’s all in your name, you’re reluctant...

What Makes Credit Cards Valuable?

A question we’re often asked at the ACCCS is why, if collecting credit cards is such a great hobby, would a collector want to wait a long time before their collection is worth anything? The answer is this: many people believe that the price of an item is directly related...

How to Start Your Credit Card Collecting Hobby

Why's a one-week, fun-filled, Bahama vacation like an amazing credit card collection? "You've got to have a load of money for either," you say. No. You don't need to be rich to have a great credit card collection. What you do need though is a plan. They both require planning to...

Charge Coins circa 1865-1959

Charge coins, what are they? How were they used, these pieces of metal of odd shapes and sizes. The use of the coins were varied. In your local haberdashery you could purchase a necktie to a pair of shoes. At the drug store it was used to purchase a...

Credit Card Preservation

I've had the opportunity to examine numerous old time (15 years or older) credit card collections. One thing noticeably missing is the lack of quality material. It appears that most pioneer collectors thought, "I'll just put these expired cards away." They just didn't realize the day would come when...

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