The sports schedules are heating up, the cold months are arriving, and the holiday season is upon us. As holiday shopping starts to pick up, two questions that shoppers seem to ask is when you should start shopping for the sports card collectors in your life and what should you buy for the sports collectors on your shopping list. To answer that question no time is too early as new sports cards hit the shelves on a week-to-week basis, while no quantity of sports cards supplies is enough for any sports card collectors.
Luckily for you if you continue to read on you will find a nice list of items to buy on our Christmas Gifts for Sports Card Collectors 2022 shopping list. For additional gift ideas read our November Sports Card New Release Calendar.
When it comes to buying Christmas Gifts for sports card collectors, the list of options is endless from sports card supplies to hobby trading card products to retail sports card blaster boxes to gift cards to local sports cards stores. Read on to find some great gift ideas for sports card collectors from our 2022 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Sports Card Collectors.
We have built this Christmas Sports Card Gift guide around four categories of sports card gift ideas: trading card supplies, retail trading cards, hobby trading cards, and miscellaneous sports card gift ideas. In addition, we will give you both retail and hobby trading card products for the sports card collectors collecting baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and soccer. With no further do here is our Christmas Gifts for Sport Card Collectors 2022 Gift Guide.
Christmas Gifts for Sports Card Collectors 2022
Before we get to our Sports Card Collectors Gift Guide, here is a quick rundown of the four categories that will be focused within the guide and what sports card collectors gift ideas you will find.
Christmas Gifts for Sports Card Collectors 2022 – Category Rundown
Trading Card Supplies
No quantity of trading card supplies will ever be enough for any age sports card collector. Our Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Sports Card Collectors will look at a wide range of supplies to consider buying this Christmas. These trading card supplies includes collectors carrying cases, breaker mats, magnetic one touch card cases, toploaders, penny sleeves, 9-pocket pages, and more.
Retail Trading Cards
Not every Christmas shopper is comfortable heading into their local sports card store or even to purchase them online. Luckily for you while hobby trading card products can be expensive retail trading card gift options are available from retail big box stores such as Walmart, Target and even sometimes your local Dollar General or Dollar Tree. Our Sports Card Collectors 2022 Christmas gift guide will provide you some retail trading card gift ideas for any sports card collector on your Christmas shopping list.
Hobby Trading Cards
For an experience sports card collector or someone you are looking to get a higher priced Christmas Gift, hobby trading cards is an area to focus. Hobby trading cards offer better odds and guaranteed products for card collectors but come at higher prices. Read on to find a few hobby trading card products for any card collector from our Ultimate Sports Card Christmas Gift Guide.
Miscellaneous Sports Card Gift Ideas
Last on our Christmas Sport Card Gift ideas are some miscellaneous sports card gift ideas such as gift cards to local sports card stores and online sports card stores. In addition, other great sports card gift ideas such as custom framing for sports cards, gift cards for sports card grading and more.
Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Sports Card Collectors 2022
With no further do here is our Ultimate Holiday Gift for Sports Card Collectors on your Christmas Shopping List.
Trading Card Supplies
One of the simplest but most important item on any sports card collectors Christmas wish list is sports card supplies or trading card supplies. These come in a wide range of items and may vary based on the card collector in your life. That said here are some great sports card supplies that make great sports card gift ideas.
These 9-pocket sleeves are great for new sports card collectors looking to start building their sports card collection or someone looking to highlight their favorite team or player. In addition, 9-pocket sleeves are great for individuals looking to set build their favorite sports card trading set.
Sports Card Binders
Another great gift idea that can be paired with 9-pocket sports card sleeves is a new sports card binder to showcase their favorite sports cards in. Sports card binders can come in a wide range of colors and styles, while three ring binders also can do the trick as well.
Sports Card Toploaders
For some sports card collectors they prefer to keep their card and more importantly their valuable sports cards within toploaders. Toploaders are hard plastic to allow for adequate protection. In addition to just toploaders consider adding a pack of penny sleeves to go with them.
Penny sleeves are a soft plastic sleeve that sports cards are placed in, then can be placed in regular standard hard toploaders. Penny sleeves are relatively cheap sports card supply and is high on any sports card collectors wish list.
One of the newer sports card trading supply many sports card breakers or sports card collectors who will be opening packs of sports cards are looking for are breaker mats. These mats are made with premium fabric to help prevent damage when card products are opening. In addition, if the sports card collectors are streaming live breaks it will give them a cool looking mat to open on.
Sports Card Carrying Cases
For young sports card collectors the chance to show off and trade sports card with their friends is a key part of the hobby. Sports card carrying cases allow them to carry their sports card with them to a friend’s house or to the local sports card store to trade/sell with other collectors.
One Touch Magnetic Cases & Stands
Another popular sports card trading supply high on collectors list is one touch magnetic cases and stands. These cases open and seal with one magnet, while providing an extra layer of durable rigid protection.
Sports Card Trading Card Storage Boxes
One last sports card supply that is nice for card breakers and collectors opening sports card trading packs/boxes are trading card storage boxes. These boxes come in a variety of sizes while allowing cards to be stored in or out of top loaders.
Retail Trading Cards
While trading card supplies are always great gift ideas, the fun gift idea for sports card collectors are the actual sports cards they can rip open and see what they get. For a new sports card collector and even novice sports card collectors retail trading cards are a nice gift idea at a friendlier price point. Retail trading cards come in retail packs, blaster boxes, and rack packs. Here are a few retail trading cards you may find at your local big box retailer such as Walmart or Target. Supplies will vary from location to location
Baseball Retail Sports Card Products
2022 Topps Baseball Update Relic Box (1 Exclusive Commemorative Relic Card Per Blaster Box)
2022 Topps Baseball Series 2 Rack Pack
2022 Topps Chrome Baseball Blaster Box
2022 Topps Baseball Complete Set
Football Retail Sports Card Products
2021 Panini Select Blaster Box
2022 Panini Score Football
2022 Panini Donruss Elite Football Blaster Box
Basketball Retail Sports Card Products
2021-22 Panini Contenders Basketball Blaster Box
2021-22 Donruss Fat Pack Basketball
Hockey Retail Sports Card Products
2022-23 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Blaster Box
2021-22 Upper Deck Extended Series Hockey Blaster Box
Soccer Retail Sports Card Products
2022 Panini World Cup Soccer Factory Sealed Sticker Box
2022 Topps UEFA Champions League Blaster Box
Hobby Trading Cards – Sports Card Collectors Wish List Item #1
In addition to retail sports cards, hobby trading cards also offer a chance for collectors to rip open products and collect. However, hobby trading cards are higher priced but offer great odds and better guaranteed products per product. For example, a hobby box of sports cards may guarantee two autographs where a retail box may not guarantee an autograph. Here are a few hobby trading card products you can find at your local sports store or online sports card store such as Blowout Cards or Dave and Adams. Supplies will vary from location to location.
Baseball Hobby Sports Card Products
2022 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Hobby Box
2022 Topps Update Series Jumbo Hobby Box
Football Hobby Sports Card Products
2022 Panini Mosaic Football Hobby Box
2022 Panini Absolute Football Hobby Box
Basketball Hobby Sports Card Products
2022 Panini Chronicles Draft Basketball Hobby Box
2022-23 Panini NBA Hoops Hobby Box (Pre-Order)
Hockey Hobby Sports Card Products
2022-23 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey Hobby Box
2022-23 Upper Deck MVP Hobby Box
Soccer Hobby Sports card Products
2022 Panini Prizm World Cup Hobby Box
2021-22 Topps Finest Bundesliga Soccer Hobby Box
Miscellaneous Sports Card Gift Ideas
While most of the great gift card ideas for sports card collectors have been discussed, there are a few other options you could consider including purchasing gift cards from grading card companies such as PSA or Beckett, or gift cards to local sports card stores or online sports card stores. In addition, trading card displays, and sports cards show tickets such as the National Sports Convention Collector (NSCC).
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Beckett Magazine Subscriptions
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PSA Gift Card (Sports Card Grading)
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Blowout Cards Gift Card
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Dave and Adams Gift Card
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Individual Single Cards of Favorite Players or Hot Sports Cards
One last gift to consider if purchasing individual sports cards of their favorite sports players, favorite sports teams, and/or just hot sports cards on the market. Read our 10 NBA Sports Cards to Buy Right Now and Hot NHL Rookie Cards to Buy.