Michael Wills, owner of the cardsrus1 account, recently cracked the top 10 list of consignors at CheckOutMyCards.com. He currently is seventh, with more than $200K in book value and an average card value of just under $10.
Now living in the college town of Bloomington, Illinois, Wills started collecting in 1974. The Oakland Athletics’ dominance in the early 1970s prompted this desire. He still considers them his favorite team, but also roots for the White Sox.
His day job is with an auto parts company, but Wills has been selling at card shows and online for about a decade. He has settled on COMC mostly for the following reason.
“It’s so much easier than eBay,” he said. “I can send you cards and don’t have to worry about doing all the work.”