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."
Offering a Finder's Fee for the 2012 Topps Orange Jason Kipnis Parallel /190
I collect Packers, former Ohio State Buckeyes, Blue Jackets, and Indians.