Daily Archives: July 23, 2013

My Collecting Experience with the 1962 Fleer Football Card Set

Being born in the 1970s, I never had the opportunity to open packs of AFL football cards.  By the time I began collecting 1960s football cards, their values had risen, and there was some difficulty in finding the cards that I needed.  As a result, my sets were slowly built with purchases on eBay and trades with other collectors.  Bob Swick, publisher of Gridiron Greats Magazine and general ambassador of football & memorabilia, has collected for decades.  In this neat little remembrance, Swick takes football card collecting back to a time before the internet, when sets really were built one card at a time, over the course of many years.  Enjoy!! read more