Welcome to the Vintage Football Card Gallery! This is one of my two sites; the other is my sales site, Nearmint's Vintage Football Cards. This site, the Gallery, is a reference site, and the cards pictured here are not for sale. Many of them are from my personal collection, and most of the rest are cards that I have sold on my sales site.
You can search the gallery by set, team, player, college, and position. See the site map for a comprehensive list of gallery searches. Also see my blog entry called A Tour of the Vintage Football Card Gallery.
A: I have included approximate retail values for many of the cards in the Gallery. For an explanation of what those values mean, see my price guide page. For football cards I don't have priced, and for cards from other sports, see my page called Football, Baseball, and Other Sports Card Values.
A: Yes, but on the page where you use the image, please add a link to the gallery page where you found the image. As you can imagine, I have spent a lot of hours with my scanner--hundreds of hours, literally--and the scanner and I would like a little credit for all our hard work. For link text use something like "Image of [player's name] card courtesy of the Vintage Football Card Gallery." (If you use images from other web sites, I suggest you extend the same courtesy to the keepers of those sites.) If you'd like, send me an email and I'll visit your site and see what cool things you're up to.
Please do not copy the images in bulk without asking me first. I'm always amazed when people do this, but they do. I noticed recently that a lot of my images have been copied, without permission, to Amazon, Beckett Marketplace, and other dealers' web sites for use as stock photos. Be careful if you shop these places: make sure the card pictured is the card that's actually for sale.
(Oh, by the way, I don't use stock photos on my sales site, even for the one- and two-dollar cards. The cards you see are the cards you get.)
If all you want to do is link to gallery pages, link away. At the bottom of this page there are bits of HTML to help you do that.
A: One place to look is eBay. Use the box below to search for current auctions for a player. If you don't have an eBay account, you can register here.
A: Yes, but I am very selective when buying cards for resale. Most card collectors are sensitive about the condition of their cards, and they desire cards that are practically flawless. Please email me if you have cards that you think I might want. Also see my Where to Sell Sports Cards page.
If you have a web site of your own, you can link to the gallery home page, search results, or individual cards. Following are some examples. Just cut and paste the HTML code onto your page, change the team, player, etc., and away you go!
The HTML code:<a href="http://www.footballcardgallery.com" title="Vintage Football Card Gallery">Vintage Football Card Gallery</a>
Resulting link:Vintage Football Card Gallery
Sample HTML code:<a href="http://www.footballcardgallery.com/team/Oakland+Raiders/" title="Old Oakland Raiders Cards">Old Oakland Raiders Cards</a>
Resulting link:Old Oakland Raiders Cards
Sample HTML code:<a href="http://www.footballcardgallery.com/college/Ohio+State/" title="Football Cards of Ohio State Alumni">Football Cards of Ohio State Alumni</a>
Resulting link:Football Cards of Ohio State Alumni
Sample HTML code:<a href="http://www.footballcardgallery.com/player/Paul+Hornung/" title="Paul Hornung's football cards">Paul Hornung's Football Cards</a>
Resulting link:Paul Hornung's Football Cards
Sample HTML code:<a href="http://www.footballcardgallery.com/set/1957+Topps/" title="1957 Topps Football Cards">1957 Topps Football Cards</a>
Resulting link:1957 Topps Football Cards
Sample HTML code:<a href="http://www.footballcardgallery.com/1960+Topps/1/John-Unitas/" title="1960 Topps John Unitas">1960 Topps John Unitas</a>
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