If you "need" the card that bad, then you'll pay his price. Maybe he doesn't particularly care to sell the card, but would take a nice payment for it? To complete print runs, you're typically gonna have to overpay.
"Opening Day is coming soon, and even Obama can't take that away."
Actively Looking For Jose Ramirez Cards/Memorabilia
I collect Packers, former Ohio State Buckeyes, Blue Jackets, and Indians.