Source | HypeBeast
If you grew up in America within the last century, chances are you amassed some form of a collectible in your youth, whether that was baseball cards, comic books or Beanie Babies. For many, collectibles are inherently nostalgic, tying physical objects to a carefree moment in time.
America has a long history with collectibles — in particular, trading cards — which, at a time, were even given away in packs of cigarettes or cereal boxes as a marketing gimmick. Some of the top trading card manufacturers are based in the U.S. and they continue to release rare collectibles adapted to the digital age.