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About Dave and Adam's Card World

Dave and Adam's Card World is one of the largest sellers of trading cards and collectibles in the world. Located just outside of Buffalo NY, the company operates five retail stores as well as the e-commerce website www.dacardworld.com

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Trading Card Grading Guide: The Definitive Visual Guide To Grading Sports Cards

When it comes to grading sports cards, there’s a lot that goes into the process. Professional graders look at a wide array of different factors before determining a card’s overall rating. Things like surface damage, condition of the corners, and image centering (among others) are  examined carefully. Every crease, trace of residue, and sign of […]

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DACW Buying Team Travel Update: Steel City Con!

  Jeff Berg, vintage toy buyer for Dave and Adam’s Card World will be in Pittsburgh, PA this weekend for Steel City Con! Jeff will be in town from Friday April 11th through Sunday April 13th. As collectors, we are looking to pay you cash for your vintage and retro toys. We are paying top dollar for […]

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MLB Rookie Update: Jose Abreu is on Fire!

Jose Abreu had another 2 Home Run Game last night with two tape-measuring drives.  In his last three games, he has had a 2-homer game, 2 hits and another 2-homer game. In addition to the 2 Home Runs he hit last night, he literally tore the cover off the ball on a foul ball. After […]

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#DACWPulls – Big Hits from March!

We are always asking people to share their great pulls with us either via email (collecting@dacardworld.com), at the dacardworld Facebook page, at the dacardworld Google + Page, or by using the hashtag #dacwpulls on Twitter or Instagram. Each month we like to feature a few of the hits submitted, here are a few from March. […]

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Sloppy Signatures: 50 Of The Most Notorious Sports Autographs

When you think about highly collectible autographs you may picture Lou Gehrig’s signature, a crisp Babe Ruth or maybe a fancier Richard Petty. One thing’s for sure, you aren’t thinking about any of the autographs on this notorious list. This features 50 of the simplest signatures, the worst handwriting and the most complex collection of […]

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Magic the Gathering Pro Tour Qualifier Recap

  On Saturday March 29th,  Dave and Adam’s had the privilege of hosting Buffalo’s first and long awaited Magic the Gathering Pro Tour Qualifier. Registration kicked off bright and early at 8am as players arrived early in anticipation of the 9:30 start time. An amazing 291 players came from New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Southern […]

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Pro Tour Qualifier Top 8 Decks

Here are the deck breakdowns from the top 8 players from Buffalo’s First Ever Magic the Gathering Pro Tour Qualifier: Winner: Blaven Jaramillo Lands (18) 9 Forest 7 Island 1 Temple of Mystery 1 Traveler’s Amulet Creatures (15) 1 Agent of Horizons 1 Courser of Kruphix 1 Deepwater Hypnotist 1 Horizon Chimera 1 Nylea’s Disciple […]

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Sneak Peek at 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey

Upper Deck just released a look at some of the cards being packed out for 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey. Fleer Showcase brings many of the great ideas from the Fleer Retro line to Upper Deck’s latest Hockey offering. Here’s a look at a few of the cards: Check out the Upper Deck Blog or Upper […]

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Ricky Vaughn Signs for Topps Archives Baseball

2014 Topps Archives Baseball will feature autographs from former Cleveland Indians star pitcher, Ricky Vaughn.   The official announcement from Topps: With much excitement, Topps is pleased to announce that Charlie Sheen (aka Ricky Vaughn) will have autographed cards in the May release of 2014 Topps Archives Baseball. The product, which includes an insert celebrating […]

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Topps Announces Release of Masahiro Tanaka Cards!

The Topps Company has announced what products collectors will be able to find the first cards of Masahiro Tanaka in a Yankees’ uniform. Here is the official release from Topps: On the eve of his big debut in pinstripes, Topps is pleased to announce that starting with next week’s release of 2014 Gypsy Queen, the […]

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