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This blog is about sports and sports cards. Which both I love to talk about. My teams are as follows - MLB - Chicago White Sox, NCAA - Michigan Wolverines & NFL - Indianapolis Colts. Although I post my Michigan stuff to another site now - check it out at http://toomanymarios.blogspot.com/

Monday, January 28, 2013

COMC Purchase #4–Tom Seaver

I had some money burning a hole through my COMC account and decided to spend it. The negative – I forgot to leave $3 to to pay for the shipping, so I had to add another $10 so I could ship them. The positive – that gave me another $7 to spend. I basically went through each player collection and picked up some cheap cards that I didn’t have. The following is previous entry’s on this purchase.

Dave Dravecky CollectionLuis Aparicio CollectionPaul Konerko Collection – Tom Seaver Collection – 1981 Topps – 1973 Topps – Michigan Collection

You can see above what is to come, if there is no link, it is to come soon.

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  • 1976 Topps (NL Victory Leaders) ($.41)
  • 1984 Topps (NL Active Career Victory Leaders) ($.42)
  • 2012 Topps Golden Moments ($.44)

Always happy to get a vintage Tom Seaver card for under $.50, even if it is a leaders card.  All my 2012 Topps cards of Seaver have come from trades because I didn’t purchase any 2012 cards.

comc-tomseaver-reds

  • 2011 Topps Kimball Champions ($.46)
  • 2012 Topps Mound Dominance ($.44)
  • 2011 Topps 60 ($.43)
  • 1982 Topps (All-Star) (.44)

I was surprised I didn’t have the Kimball Champions.  I really liked the looks of the mound dominance cards and had been looking to pick one of those up.  The 1982 Topps all-star card has a lot of memories for me, I painted that in art class when I was in Jr. High.  If I still had it today, I would scan it and post it but I don’t know whatever happened to it.  It would give you all a good laugh because I sucked at art class.

I paid $3 to ship all 46 cards which comes out to just under $.07 a card.

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