TITLE

A slump for card collectors

AUTHOR(S)
Brink, Susan; Smith, Anne Kates
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 6, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Topps Co., the leading baseball card maker, recently reported its first quarterly loss in a decade, pushing the stock price down 31 percent. What experts attribute the slump to; Card values are staying down; Where collectors can find valuable cards; Details.
ACCESSION #
9302110989

 

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