Friday, May 10, 2019

A Single Card Post

I recently came across a deal I couldn't resist.. 


A Robin Yount Rookie. It was $20 CDN total.. $17 plus $3 shipping. Found it on Facebook Marketplace through the First Row Collectibles FB Group. 

Now. It really doesn't fit in my collection.. And the corners are a little rough. But I looked at the listing something like 16 times before deciding to pull the trigger. 


But what's this?? It's an O Pee Chee version! 

I don't know how long this will actually stay in my collection.. I may end up sending this to a Brewers collector.. 

I just couldn't pass this up.. 

So.. 

I have a question for you.

Have you ever bought/traded for a card that didn't fit your collection just because the pull was too great??

5 comments:

  1. I'm the nutball who considers every card ever made as potentially part of my collection, so that's never come up for me. I have bought model kits that I wouldn't have otherwise bought just because they were cheap.

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  2. Yes. Though not because the player was too great. But because the card was iconic. It was the '89 Fleer Billy Ripken F--k Face card. Had to.

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  3. Yeah, that card fits nowhere near any of my collection, but $20 CDN to get an OPC Yount rookie in the door would be awfully tough to ignore.

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  4. Yup. All the time. Haven't purchased a non-Sharks hockey insert in years... but I saw a Gretzky a few days ago that was just too beautiful to pass up for the price.

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  5. I buy stuff that doesn't fit into my collection all the time. By the by, I am of the opinion that you should keep this, I know that it's not the norm for you, but it is okay to have a few cards that aren't a part of any of your collections.

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