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Old 01-09-2013, 06:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default I love turning a $5 card into a $300+ card

I sent in 5 total cards. 3 9's a 4 (i didn't see the crease) and this bad boy. I knew it was nice. Pulled it from a vending box about 5 to 6 years ago. I just figured it was a nice 9.... A nice holiday present to myself.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Very cool! Congrats
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Congrats!!! I love that feeling too!
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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so a gem mint 10 makes a $5 card a $300? is this how heroes of baseball is justifying their boxes?
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so a gem mint 10 makes a $5 card a $300? is this how heroes of baseball is justifying their boxes?
hey whatever works man.... I know BG has been buying a bunch of BGS 10s lately of base rookies to put in his next product.
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so a gem mint 10 makes a $5 card a $300? is this how heroes of baseball is justifying their boxes?
You know how hard it is to find a well centered 1983 Topps card? Add in the set registry and you have cards that sell for crazy amounts in PSA 10 condition.
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Old 01-09-2013, 07:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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well first exactly how much did you buy the vending box for?
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That's so cool man. Can't go wrong with that.
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well first exactly how much did you buy the vending box for?
$50ish I believe... I was filling a set with them. I know I had two Sandbergs as I checked the one in my set isn't that nice.
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I thought maybe you added a really great fake patch, just kidding. Congrats on the grade!
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so a gem mint 10 makes a $5 card a $300?
Pretty much. Only 3% out of the total number of this card that have been graded have been given the 10 designation.
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:04 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Wow that really is a crazy jump from $5 raw to $300 for 10! Congrats
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:34 PM   #13 (permalink)
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This one blew me away....

1982 Topps Traded 98T Cal Ripken Jr Rookie RC Baltimore Orioles PSA 10 Gem Mint | eBay
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:51 PM   #14 (permalink)
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hey wolf...
who is the redhead in your avatar?
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:53 PM   #15 (permalink)
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One of my favorite cards ever!

Congrats!
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:13 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Sweet! Going to be picking up a Sandberg Topps Rookie myself one of these days. Not quite that nice of a grade, though.
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