The most valuable baseball card of all time dates to the early 1900s.
10 most valuable marbles.
With only nine known to exist honus wagner examples in excellent condition like this one are extremely rare and valuable.
Find handmade marbles that contain swirls or opaque marbles that are machine made from a specific company.
Black and white navarre marble 1638.
Collecting marbles is a game and the person with the greatest skill is the winner.
Look for large marbles and peewees because these usually are more valuable and often in better condition than playing marbles of 9 16 inch size.
Marbles have been made from non glass materials such as wood clay and stone for hundreds if not thousands of years.
The fine dust kicked up by the grinding machines used in the production process often gave the workers tuberculosis killing them young.
Rare large 2 130 inch green sulphide look air trap 3 marble w free ship.
Winning at marble collecting requires practice and knowledge and is not child s play.
Companies like christensen peltier glass akro agate and vitro agate.
Agate marbles were chiefly produced in germany and the us and are among the most valuable on the market.
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Look for specific colors or styles.
This unique zebra colored marble fetched nearly 1700 at auction multiple times more than what most people spend on marbles in their entire lives.
This example sold for 3 12 million in 2016 breaking the previous record of 2 8 million set with a different wagner card in 2007.
Identifying rare marbles requires playing with the big boys by reading their books attending marble shows and shopping where you can engage in.
There are a number of types of non glass marbles that collectors seek out.
Antique glass marbles are highly collectible from handmade examples by german glassmakers of the 1800s to vintage marbles made by machine in the early 20th century by u s.
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I just found my marble collection on a trip back to see family in kansas.
There have a fairly morbid backstory.
Marbles are simply little spherical balls used by children and adults to play a range of games.