As we slog through certainly the worst economic conditions that I can remember in my lifetime, the media keeps us constantly updated on just how badly we’re faring. Whether you’re watching television, listening to the radio, checking out internet stories or (gasp!) actually reading a printed newspaper or magazine, there’s no avoiding the fact that unemployment is at record levels, as are home foreclosures and the shuttering of retail businesses. Retail deaths aren’t limited to only the mom and pop stores that have struggled over the years to stay in the black; big name stores are filing for bankruptcy and closing down stores – and factories – at record numbers.
In order for us to evaluate baseball cards, we have to answer a few questions. First, like a stock, how much upside? After selling buing baseball cards Thonotosassa that have been held for a period of time, did we make more money holding these cards or would a savings account or CD have made us more money?
As we previously mentioned, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has a trailing 12-month gross margin at 32.86% vs. industry average at 31.81%, a trailing 12-month operating margin at 16.89% vs. industry average at 11.62% and a trailing 12-month pretax margin at 17.08% vs. industry average at 9.23%. Shares of Rocky Mountain currently yield 4.3% and the company is debt-free, indicating the dividend is in no danger of being cut or suspended.
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The Log Schoolhouse is a replica of the first schoolhouse built in Fulton County. Built in the 1830’s, it was typical of many schools of the era, and students sat on puncheon benches, facing the window. In that way, they could take advantage of the light the greased paper allowed in. At the door are a gourd dipper and a wooden pail. Because many students in that time helped on the farm in the spring and fall, they often attended school only during the winter. A costumed volunteer teacher will describe what the school was like.
Bert “Pig Iron” Corbeau is not a well-known name. Yet, Corbeau’s 1923-24 V145-1 #25 hockey card is the most valuable hockey card in the world. Corbeau had a ten year NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens, Hamilton Tigers and Toronto St. Pats (predecessor to the Maple Leafs) from 1917-18 to 1926-27. He was part of the Montreal Canadiens first Stanley Cup winning team, the first player to play for both Montreal and Toronto during his career and the first player to record 100 penalty minutes in one season. Corbeau’s rookie card from 1923-24 is valued at $20,000 but expect to pay much more if one can be found for sale.