- Collectibles NJ said...
“Let me see if I got this right. You buy low grade
beat up cards and feature them on your blog.
That’s awesome. Totally different than all the
other blogs I have seen featuring the nicest cards.”
It may sound dumb, but I have four of these cards. Of the four, three are in pretty bad shape. This one is the worst of the bunch.
So why do I have four?
Lately while looking through eBay, I've adopted a certain philosophy toward those players I consider superstars; Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente and Jackie Robinson.
I try to find regular issue Mantle and Robinson cards, during their playing days, for under $40. I also look for Mays, Aaron and Clemente cards for under $5. Now keep in mind condition isn't that important to me. I think these cards will always hold their value regardless of condition.
And believe it or not, I am occasionally successful in my quest.
I have been successful at least a few times when it comes to the 1966 Topps Mickey Mantle.
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i have three of them, and one with thumb tacks holes in mick's forehead where I hung him at my desk
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