*About The Author
Cardboard Icons is penned by former newspaper journalist Ben Aguirre, who worked for 10 years in the San Francisco Bay area media market. He is a card collector of 28 years and currently is a Contributing Writer for Beckett Media.
The Cardboard Icons blog was birthed on July 3, 2008, and to date has seen more than a quarter million page views. The blog’s signature series is “Thrift Treasures,” which documents collectibles and sports-related items (usually cards) found at thrift stores, flea markets, garage sales, antique stores, etc. You can view parts of the series here.
The author routinely shares thoughts via Twitter @cardboardicons. VieweA expressed here and on Twitter are those of the author and are not a reflection of Beckett Media. This blog is an independent endeavor.