Originally Posted by auctionjmm
Good point, and that hasn't been discussed yet. This market has definitely grown each year since 2010. I see it at card shows, I see it on eBay, I see it on forums. For a hobby that almost died, it has really come screaming back.
I'd fight you to the death on this one. There is no way, this hobby is gaining in popularity. I think you're seeing the current generation investing more / not a new generation of collectors.