How Our Top 10 Lists Are Organized

The goal of these lists is to provide education on what's popular right now.

The lists are compiled with a few simple guidelines:

  • What: eBay Completed Sold Listings
  • Type: Auction Style Listings Only (Done to gauge market interest)
  • Selection: Top 10 Highest End Prices
  • Frequency: Monthly

The following is a breakdown of what's included in and kept out of each Top 10 List.


1 of 1 Edition: This list is for modern 1/1s featuring veterans.

  • Not included: 1990s-era 1/1s, rookie cards

1990s Edition: This list is for cards from this decade. This list may include 1/1s.

  • Not included: rookie cards, vintage HOFer themes

Rookie Edition: This list is exclusively for prospect and rookie cards from the current year. This list may include 1/1s.

  • Not included: rookie cards from previous years

Classics Edition: This list is for vintage cards from up to 1979.

  • Not included: rookie cards, and 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle - While this isn't a rookie card, it is the most iconic post-war card and as such consistently commands a premium in any condition.

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