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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/

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Vintage Collection

I picked up a bunch of vintage collection cards about a month ago.  What you won’t see here is I grabbed about 33 cards from 1980 Topps.  A seller posted a bunch of cards from the Texas Rangers and the Oakland A's, he started them at a penny and I figured I wouldn’t win but maybe 5 or 6.  Wrong!  Like I said, I won 33 of them and the majority of those were between $.40 and $.54 so it cost me quite a bit at one shot, which I don’t like to do.  Either way, I didn’t feel like posting every card of those, so I’m not.  I will post the other winnings though.

They are listed in the order that I received them.

Marty Keough

1964 Topps Marty Keough

A nice quarter box find, only grabbed it for $.25

Bobby LockeTony Cloninger

1968 Topps Bobby Locke and Tony Cloninger

I grabbed these 2 1968’s in a lot of 2 for $.55 total, so essentially, 2 more quarter box finds.

Darrel Chaney [Good to VG‑EX]

1977 Topps Darrel Chaney

I remember the lower case a’s they use on their hats.  I grabbed this one for $.46

Reggie Jackson

1985 Topps Reggie Jackson

I know, it’s only a 1985 Topps, but it’s Mr. October.  I think it’s still a nice pick up, even at $.49.

Dick SchofieldKen Suarez [Good to VG‑EX]

1969 Topps Dick Schofield and Ken Suarez

I grabbed these 2 in a lot and I grabbed them both for $.90, which is equal to $.45/each.

Bucky Dent

1982 Topps Bucky Dent (in Action)

I always liked the 1982 Topps set for sentimental reason but I thought these in action cards were the coolest when I was a kid.  I picked this one up for $.47.  I probably overpaid because it’s a New York Yankees card.

Allan Anderson

1987 Donruss Allan Anderson

I know, nothing too exciting, but I nabbed it for $.17

Otto Velez [Good to VG‑EX]

1979 Topps Otto Velez

I got this one at the awesome price of $.15.  The cheapest COMC has it for is $.99 so I’d say it was a good deal.

4 comments:

  1. Huge fan of vintage... but today I have to admit out of all of the cards you purchased... I'm lovin' the 82T Bucky! What an awesome action shot.

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    1. It's probably my favorite as well but that's because 1982 was when my collecting really took off so I have ties to that set.

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  2. There's just something pleasantly awful about those early-to-mid-80s Twins unis.

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    1. It's the powder blue, I don't know why I like the powder blue on uniforms, but I do.

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