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I have a light up sign that's from 1992.  It has Budweiser and the cowboys 1992 season schedule on it.  I can't find any info about it anywhere.  Any idea if it has a value?

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"Value" or "worth" are very subjective things when it comes to collectibles.  

And I'm really not an expert on collectibles like this, but in my opinion, any collectible is worth whatever a willing seller and a willing buyer can agree on.  And of course, its worth will be affected by its condition, age, its rarity (are there similar items around, and if so, how many and how expensive are they?), how desirable is it, and how badly does someone else really want it, can autographs be verified, etc.

If you want to establish a value in order to sell it, you should probably consult a local sports memorabilia dealer (a local baseball card shop owner may be able to refer you), or better yet, a sports memorabilia appraiser.  The American Society of Appraisers has a website where you can get a list of appraisers in your area that specialize in sports memorabilia:

http://www.appraisers.org/

If you need an immediate estimate, check out similar listings on eBay.  If you are a Cowboy fan and collect for the shear joy of ownership, then it really shouldn't matter what the item is worth.

Thanx for writing.

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Fred Goodwin

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My particular expertise is Dallas Cowboys history from 1960-1988 (the Landry era); I'm also a Cowboys book fanatic (I have almost 300 different Cowboys-related titles), and I also collect Cowboys football cards (but stopped in 93). But I am not an expert in the value of cards or collectibles – so please don't ask.

Before you ask: "So-and-so" almost certainly DID NOT PLAY for the Cowboys -- trust me! Before you ask me, ask the guy for proof!

Finally, I DO NOT ANSWER “PRIVATE” QUESTIONS! My work requires research, so the results must be made public.

Experience

I had a Cowboys webpage recognized around the Internet as the authoritative list of Cowboys links, and I have a Cowboys book collection second to none (approx. 300 titles). In addition to my book collection, I have every Cowboys media guide back to 1960, which makes researching questions much easier.

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Associate in Accounting, Austin Community College
BS, Physics, University of Texas at Austin
MBA, St. Edward's University

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