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Old 12-23-2011, 10:41 AM
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Current Monster Numbers 1/13/2022

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Rank MN Last Update Collector

1 1000 Jul 15, 2020 Rhotchkiss
2 680 Dec 23, 2011 wonkaticket
3 680 Jan 18, 2012 danmckee
4 680 Dec 11, 2012 sb1
5 680 Mar 4, 2013 Sean
6 680 Aug 20, 2013 Rob D.
7 680 Nov 17, 2015 rats60
8 680 Jan 26, 2018 Roulette44
9 680 Dec 28, 2018 t206kid
10 680 Aug 9, 2021 Grenache
11 678 Aug 27, 2016 tedzan (1pied)
12 600 Feb 11, 2011 Powell
13 600 Jan 20, 2012 z28jd
14 600 Feb 22, 2012 White Borders (1)
15 600 Apr 5, 2013 Merrillstoys
16 600 Jul 21, 2014 Bridwell
17 600 May 8, 2018 obcjoe
18 600 Oct 5, 2018 dabbuu
19 600 Feb 9, 2020 riggs336
20 600 Apr 3, 2021 trambo
21 600 Jan 13, 2022 AndyG
22 598 Dec 28, 2017 iowadoc77
23 597 Oct 29, 2012 Phillies*phan (1)
24 590 May 19, 2012 Theoldprofessor
25 585 Aug 25, 2014 Texxxx (1)
26 520 Feb 11, 2011 ZiggerZagger
27 520 Dec 23, 2011 ethicsprof
28 520 Jan 18, 2012 tbob
29 520 Feb 20, 2012 62corvette
30 520 Aug 29, 2012 t206head (1)
31 520 Sep 7, 2012 bbcard1
32 520 Sep 7, 2012 drew (1)
33 520 Nov 19, 2013 Steve D
34 520 Nov 20, 2015 Cozumeleno (1)
35 520 Apr 4, 2016 Thromdog
36 520 Apr 18, 2016 bigtrain
37 520 May 22, 2016 mansco
38 520 Aug 5, 2016 judsonhamlin
39 520 Jan 27, 2017 mybuddyinc (1)
40 520 May 22, 2017 rommesc
41 520 Oct 5, 2018 jlehma13
42 520 Oct 5, 2018 fduran27
43 520 May 14, 2019 pjs3478
44 520 May 14, 2019 KingFisk
45 520 Feb 9, 2020 BBT206 (1)
46 520 Apr 23, 2021 unamuzd1
47 520 Jan 13, 2022 parkerj33
48 520 Jan 13, 2022 deadballfreaK
49 519 Apr 27, 2017 RyanCollier
50 519 Apr 5, 2013 honus94566
51 519 Mar 10, 2019 pjs3478
52 519 May 8, 2020 jjp3rd
53 519 May 18, 2021 Bpm0014
54 519 Jan 13, 2022 Silverskulls
55 518 Feb 11, 2011 rhodeskenm
56 518 Dec 28, 2011 martin neal
57 518 Dec 28, 2011 Scott L.
58 518 Feb 22, 2012 White Borders (2)
59 518 Apr 20, 2012 t206wagner
60 518 Aug 4, 2012 t206blogcom (1)
61 518 Sep 7, 2012 drew (2)
62 518 Jan 5, 2013 Idiottax
63 518 Mar 8, 2014 docpatlv
64 518 Feb 16, 2015 smallfish
65 518 Jun 6, 2015 dougscats
66 518 Nov 20, 2015 yoyot1
67 518 Feb 20, 2016 LuckyLarry
68 517 Oct 27, 2012 Phillies*phan (2)
69 516 Mar 23, 2014 Fetamore
70 516 Apr 27, 2017 rocketman
71 516 Jan 13, 2022 Bobbycee
72 514 Dec 26, 2011 Scott T
73 514 Feb 20, 2016 tedzan (3)
74 513 Mar 10, 2019 Ronnie73
75 511 Aug 1, 2017 BleedinBlue
76 510 Oct 20, 2014 chris6net
77 510 May 20, 2016 pgellis
78 510 Mar 21, 2017 Anonymous B
79 507 Mar 2, 2016 iwantitiwinit
80 502 Apr 10, 2013 torero15
81 500.9 Jan 26, 2015 Bocabirdman
82 500 Aug 17, 2018 trdcrdkid (1)
83 493 Mar 10, 2019 Tim Fritz
84 488 Dec 31, 2015 bunst
85 486 Aug 8, 2016 T206Collector
86 479 Jul 27, 2014 shaunsteig
87 471 Apr 3, 2021 rootsearcher60
88 468 Feb 11, 2011 HerbieMoran
89 467 Sep 7, 2016 tedzan (4)
90 461 Mar 22, 2018 zrickkid
91 459 May 8, 2020 wake2002
92 457 Feb 19, 2017 Wayne
93 454 Jul 12, 2015 CalgaryJay
94 452 Sep 27, 2014 BlueSky
95 432 Dec 26, 2016 sreader3
96 428 Jan 24, 2013 dacubfan
97 427 Apr 19, 2016 jtlake67
98 423 Jan 13, 2022 bobsbbcards
99 420 Jan 26, 2018 Joshchisox08
100 410 Dec 23, 2011 richieb315
101 403 Jul 5, 2021 mullinsm
102 402 Sep 20, 2012 tedzan (2-sov)
103 397 May 14, 2019 cincyredlegs
104 391 Aug 9, 2016 Jantz (1)
105 379 Apr 3, 2015 sac_bunt
106 378 Dec 29, 2011 Kenny Cole
107 377 Feb 11, 2011 frankbmd (1)
108 371 Nov 11, 2015 dlfallen
109 340 Oct 6, 2014 Vintageismygame
110 337 Feb 26, 2016 T206DK
111 325 Jul 22, 2018 vintagebb2014
112 324 Jun 19, 2017 Jersey City Giants
113 313 Jan 13, 2022 ginter
114 303 Jan 13, 2022 Kevin
115 300 Aug 10, 2014 jlehma13
116 298 Feb 18, 2015 Clark7781
117 277 Apr 2, 2021 BRY68
118 250 Aug 26, 2013 Paul Goldin
119 250 Sep 19, 2016 Head928
120 248 Mar 18, 2015 T2069bk
121 242 May 5, 2015 Seattle799
122 241 Jan 20, 2017 stat192
123 237 Oct 27, 2012 Phillies*phan (3)
124 219 Sep 7, 2012 hairlinecrease
125 214 Nov 25, 2017 jefferyepayne
126 208 Mar 21, 2017 martingale
127 204 Jun 9, 2016 Jersey City Giants
128 201 Jan 13, 2022 big-six
129 200 Apr 20, 2021 tab
130 195 Nov 5, 2013 steve B
131 195 Jul 22, 2018 dplath
132 192 Mar 10, 2019 jasonc
133 191 Nov 9, 2014 I Only Smoke 4 The Cards
134 188 Oct 27, 2012 Phillies*phan (4)
135 185 Sep 29, 2012 StuckInOmaha
136 184 Aug 6, 2012 Pat R (1)
137 180 Apr 3, 2021 tonyo (1)
138 175 May 14, 2012 melody woodfin
139 168 Aug 14, 2013 g vezina c55
140 162 Mar 16, 2015 AMBST95
141 160 Dec 4, 2013 lancemountain
142 160 Feb 9, 2020 rootsearcher60
143 156 Apr 27, 2017 arc2q
144 148 Apr 27, 2017 gemmint77
145 147 May 22, 2016 BBT206 (1)
146 144 Apr 20, 2015 VoodooChild
147 143 Aug 19, 2013 Texxxx (2)
148 140 Dec 23, 2011 mrvster
149 140 Dec 23, 2013 stewbacca
150 133 Jun 10, 2020 hoot-owl
151 131 May 14, 2019 Ct94122
152 131 Dec 7, 2019 wazoo
153 131 May 8, 2020 drmondobueno
154 130 Nov 26, 2014 BicycleSpokes
155 128 Sep 6, 2015 Mountaineer1999
156 128 Feb 21, 2016 SushiX37
157 125 Jul 27, 2015 LKeeler
158 124 Jan 13, 2022 Eric72
159 122 Jan 13, 2022 53toppscollector
160 120 Jan 11, 2016 Stetson 1883
161 119 May 26, 2015 Jayhawkaholic
162 119 Nov 25, 2017 btryin
163 114 Sep 26, 2017 r0ck8ott0m
164 113 Sep 22, 2015 thescooper
165 113 Dec 18, 2017 jrlebert (1)
166 112 Sep 9, 2013 CardTarget
167 112 Dec 28, 2017 Dennis O’Brien
168 111 Feb 18, 2021 Blapo
169 109 Feb 11, 2011 Jackson
170 109 Dec 15, 2015 Bieg’s Wife (ab)
171 109 Sep 26, 2017 rfurnish
172 108 Jun 27, 2014 JakeStahl’sGloveSHows
173 107 Dec 16, 2015 vansaad
174 105 Sep 5, 2014 teetwoohsix
175 104 Mar 8, 2016 sebie43
176 102 Apr 20, 2012 williamcohon
177 102 Jan 26, 2018 OriolesHOF
178 102 Oct 5, 2018 argpdt
179 100 Dec 23, 2011 atx840 (1)
180 100 May 31, 2014 Jantz (2-pb)
181 100 Jun 5, 2015 Jeff cvc (1)
182 98 Feb 11, 2011 baseballfan
183 97 May 8, 2020 JoeC1991
184 95 Feb 11, 2011 donmuth
185 95 May 14, 2019 Goudey77
186 93 May 16, 2015 Laxcat
187 92 Jul 20, 2012 Mike (18colt)
188 92 Nov 11, 2013 Snowbaron
189 88 Feb 11, 2011 Blapo
190 88 Dec 4, 2016 Wildfireschulte
191 85 Oct 5, 2018 NotVader
192 83 Dec 23, 2012 itjclarke (1)
193 83 Mar 10, 2019 tlhss
194 83 Jan 13, 2022 darwinbulldog124
195 81 Jan 13, 2022 Oscar Stanage
196 80 Feb 19, 2014 steve_a
197 80 May 14, 2019 sandra2360
198 79 Apr 20, 2012 Harford20 (1)
199 76 Dec 18, 2017 jrlebert (2pb)
200 74 Feb 20, 2016 cubman1941
201 73 Mar 16, 2015 coolshemp
202 69 May 15, 2012 Exhibitman
203 69 Apr 3, 2021 FifferFeff
204 68 May 25, 2012 t206blogcom (2)
205 66 Feb 11, 2011 SJo1971
206 66 May 11, 2015 EGreenwood
207 65 Aug 29, 2012 t206head (2)
208 65 Sep 26, 2014 CobbSpikedMe
209 62 Jun 10, 2020 Bill77
210 60 Dec 26, 2011 Gradedcardman
211 60 Jan 20, 2017 t206fix
212 57 Jan 17, 2015 Tao Moko
213 57 Mar 18, 2015 RGold
214 56 Nov 11, 2013 JasonL
215 55 Aug 2, 2014 t206hound
216 55 Jul 22, 2018 Chris McCall
217 54 Jan 26, 2018 rocketman
218 53 Feb 26, 2014 jerrys
219 53 Sep 12, 2014 Econteachert205
220 51 Feb 11, 2011 sandmountainslim
221 51 Sep 29, 2012 GregMitch34
222 51 Dec 23, 2012 jimhopkins82
223 50 Mar 22, 2013 goodtricks
224 50 Mar 4, 2016 pharoh690
225 50 Nov 23, 2018 jp1216
226 48 Sep 26, 2017 MartyFromCANADA
227 47 Oct 27, 2012 Phillies*phan (5)
228 47 Mar 21, 2017 Bruinsfan94
229 45 Mar 10, 2015 jimscards
230 45 Feb 26, 2016 baker85
231 43 Nov 18, 2014 the ‘stache
232 43 Jan 13, 2022 KCRfan1
233 41 Jan 13, 2022 brianclat11
234 40 Aug 17, 2018 Baseballcardblog
235 39 1/19/2022 toledo muden
236 37 Dec 24, 2011 CW (1)
237 36 Apr 23, 2013 T206Fan
238 36 May 16, 2015 gregr2
239 35 May 14, 2019 Matt1150
240 35 Jul 14, 2020 brewing
241 34 Dec 23, 2011 atx840 (2)
242 34 Aug 3, 2012 Vegas-guy
243 34 Jan 19, 2016 Beatles Guy
244 34 Feb 20, 2016 trdcrdkid (2)
245 34 May 11, 2020 MatthewN
246 33 Jul 22, 2014 drazz5
247 33 Oct 13, 2014 soccersaver97
248 32 Oct 7, 2015 jimivintage
249 32 Dec 9, 2015 Mighty Casey
250 31 May 14, 2019 Pilot172000
251 30 Feb 11, 2011 bigred1
252 30 Aug 3, 2015 mattsey9
253 30 Jan 13, 2022 Cmvorce
254 29 Feb 11, 2011 Jstottlemire1
255 29 Jan 29, 2016 rsdill2
256 28 Aug 6, 2013 auggiedoggy
257 28 Sep 1, 2014 Lgarza99
258 28 Sep 14, 2014 Rocky
259 27 Sep 21, 2012 TNP777
260 27 Nov 4, 2014 curtis-cards
261 26 Aug 6, 2012 Pat R (2)
262 26 Apr 3, 2021 Jason
263 25 Oct 5, 2014 Koufax32fan
264 25 May 25, 2016 richardcards
265 24 Aug 19, 2013 Texxxx (3)
266 24 Feb 19, 2014 Vintageloz
267 23 Sep 29, 2012 StuckInOmaha (2)
268 22 Jul 20, 2016 PM770
269 20 Mar 16, 2015 jimtigers65
270 20 Apr 18, 2016 Pilot172000
271 20 Feb 19, 2017 DeanH3
272 20 Jan 13, 2022 commishbob
273 18 May 30, 2012 marktheshark83
274 18 Feb 20, 2016 btcarfagno
275 18 Oct 5, 2018 KMayUSA6060
276 18 Jul 21, 2019 lloydchristmas
277 17 Jun 23, 2013 anonymous aka ullmandds
278 17 Dec 4, 2016 njdunkin1
279 17 Jul 14, 2020 MuncieNolePAZ
280 17 Jan 13, 2022 Dead-Ball-Hitter
281 16 Apr 19, 2012 MikeHealer
282 16 Sep 13, 2014 Jobu
283 16 Jan 5, 2019 tram
284 16 May 14, 2019 ahumes13
285 15 Dec 24, 2011 ArchStanton
286 15 Apr 20, 2012 Harford20 (2)
287 15 Mar 25, 2015 xplainer
288 15 May 26, 2015 Enfuego
289 15 Jun 19, 2017 Marchillo
290 14 Feb 20, 2012 Abravefan11
291 14 Dec 20, 2018 Hirbonzig
292 13 Jan 20, 2017 Topps206
293 12 Dec 24, 2011 alanu (1)
294 12 Sep 29, 2012 Jlighter
295 12 May 20, 2014 sac_bunt (2)
296 12 Sep 14, 2014 granite75
297 12 Feb 20, 2016 reddog4063
298 12 Dec 7, 2019 Jgrace
299 11 Dec 23, 2012 itjclarke (2)
300 11 Sep 12, 2013 Bryan the Buckeye
301 11 Jan 17, 2014 JohnBrownsElbow
302 10 Sep 23, 2014 Matvoo
303 10 Mar 21, 2017 scotty21690
304 10 Apr 27, 2017 Rich Falvo
305 10 May 18, 2021 Natswin2019
306 9 Aug 14, 2014 jimtigers65
307 9 Aug 4, 2015 BengoughingForAwhile
308 9 May 8, 2020 clydepepper
309 8 Jan 11, 2016 cool-vintage
310 8 May 22, 2017 DBesse27
311 8 Jan 13, 2022 Bobby Strawberry
312 7 Apr 10, 2013 sportscardpete
313 7 Jun 5, 2015 Jeff cvc (2)
314 7 Jul 11, 2015 deltaarnet
315 6 Feb 11, 2011 BigRick
316 6 Oct 13, 2012 HOF Auto Rookies
317 6 Jan 3, 2015 Cmount76
318 6 May 26, 2015 LKeeler
319 6 Jul 22, 2015 JoshWesley
320 6 Feb 28, 2016 jkray25
321 6 Feb 27, 2017 GaleClark23
322 5 Feb 11, 2011 Sedin26
323 5 Jun 12, 2012 phikappapsi
324 5 Oct 10, 2015 esd10
325 5 Mar 22, 2016 wolf441
326 5 Aug 5, 2016 bravos4evr
327 5 Aug 19, 2016 vintagerookies51
328 5 Jan 26, 2018 rainier2004
329 4 Aug 6, 2015 trdcrdkid (3)
330 3 Nov 23, 2013 Ghumbs
331 3 Apr 17, 2015 leaflover
332 3 Sep 5, 2015 7nohitter
333 3 Mar 10, 2019 frankbmd (2)
334 3 Jan 13, 2022 clydepepper
335 3 Jan 13, 2022 maddux31
336 2 Feb 11, 2011 BruceinGa
337 2 Dec 24, 2011 CW (2)
338 2 Sep 29, 2012 StuckInOmaha (3)
339 2 Jul 30, 2013 Edwolf1963
340 2 Oct 15, 2013 25801wv
341 2 Jul 18, 2015 lug-nut
342 2 Feb 10, 2016 Louieman
343 2 Feb 20, 2016 begsu1013
344 2 Jan 13, 2022 John1941
345 1 Feb 11, 2011 Kidnapped18
346 1 Dec 24, 2011 alanu (2)
347 1 Dec 24, 2011 sycks22
348 1 Apr 10, 2012 carrigansghost (1)
349 1 Sep 29, 2012 StuckInOmaha (4)
350 1 Oct 27, 2012 Phillies*phan (6)***
351 1 Feb 11, 2013 markf31
352 1 Mar 7, 2013 Republicaninmass
353 1 Aug 5, 2013 ThoseBackPages
354 1 Jan 17, 2014 RTK
355 1 Aug 16, 2014 arott23
356 1 Aug 6, 2015 trdcrdkid (4)
357 1 Sep 13, 2015 travrosty
358 1 Jan 10, 2016 vintagebaseballcardguy
359 1 Sep 26, 2017 seanofjapan
360 1 Jul 23, 2020 skelly423
361 1 Apr 3, 2021 wheatfan

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This thread is for T206 collectors. Your monster number is the number of unique cards you own out of 524 with the following rules:

240 points for Honus Wagner
80 points each for Plank, Doyle NY NATL & Magie
1 point for everyone else.

The highest monster number is therefore 1000.

Occasionally I receive inquiries from collectors who just can't stand the notoriety that comes with having a posted Monster Number. I do respect their "unwarranted" need for privacy though.

The goal of this thread was never to identify where all 2,834,216 cards reside, but going forward I will offer an "Anonymous" listing option. Only you will know who you are, as I will try to forget. Of course this option will require that your posting be done in private, via PM, with the doors closed.

If there is demand for this new service, it may be necessary to add a number, letter or punctuation to your listing. If possible, I will even offer an emoticon option such as "Anonymous ". Just let me know in private, if you are interested in this service. I'll be home tonight.

Condition and back variations are not factors in your basic monster number.
Depending on interest back monster numbers (i.e. Polar Bear Monster numbers) could be considered in the future.

If you have duplicates, they are considered 2nd sets. Each set you own has its own Monster number.

For example I currently have 555 total cards, including 36 duplicates and 1 triplicate.
I do not own any of the Big Four. Therefore, my monster numbers are 518 for Set 1, 36 for Set 2 and 1 for Set 3.

Let's just get started with your highest Monster Number only. I am also suggesting that you share scans of a few of your cards.





No prizes, but I will tabulate and post a listing of everyone's Monster Number here in the original post and update the list periodically forever or until the cows come home, whichever comes first.

All that's needed is a number with scans if you care to add them. The Honor system will apply and you need not worry about a visit from the
Monster Number Gestapo.

frankbmd 518

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Guess my highest possible total would be 998, as there wouldn't be a Demmitt or O'Hara/St. Louis in my range of cards. Anything else would be possible.
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37...and shrinking!
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Great topic. I've always thought about a points system based on how rare a card is or how rare the back is etc. A system full of multipliers. Endless possibilities. Cobb Green vs. Red, Polar Bear vs. Lenox, VG vs. EX. Bonus points for Wagner, Plank etc. SLers - OM vs. Piedmont. I wish I had the time to develop a program to do this - I once had the time... I've seen websites and spreadsheets that kinda do this.
Based on the OP's topic - I'm at about 480... Just a bunch of 1 pointers...
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clever mathematics skills yielding the 1000 number!

520
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I'm only at 13.. but I've only been buying T206s since Sept. so..... here are my two best (so far) and my worst.
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680....for now...






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WOW!!....look so great like that


This is a great post...

140 or so....

any extra for freaks?? not just me
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John, you should get that Plank put in a PSA holder - whoever currently owns the Wagner would probably pay good money for it as a companion piece with similar history.
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Wow!!! Very nice group.. The Plank is stunning!!! what was the "alt" on it???
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I am at 410 T206s. Plus another 307 doubles/triples
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Wonka drool worthy cards.

Just hit my 100th unique card and 134th total card, maybe i'll go for the monster after all

Monster# 100.
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Reg, the corners were rebuilt and a spot of blue to the left of Planks head was carefully painted in dot by dot by a restoration company. Scott different Plank than mine, that Plank is a Piedmont 150 one of the 3 or so known.

If I count extras I can add another 300+ cards. Here are some of the PSA examples in my set....I do this only bum Sloate out I know he was getting tired of T206's on the board.

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Sitting on 500 right now.
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Reg, the corners were rebuilt and a spot of blue to the left of Planks head was carefully painted in dot by dot by a restoration company. Scott different Plank than mine, that Plank is a Piedmont 150 one of the 3 or so known.

If I count extras I can add another 300+ cards. Here are some of the PSA examples in my set....I do this only bum Sloate out I know he was getting tired of T206's on the board.
John, I love the way you've paid such careful attention to color, registration and white borders. They all look great.

I had no idea a restorer had gotten hold of a T206 Plank. Personally, I have no problem at all with restoration - it's considered an improvement in almost every other collecting environment - it's just the ambiguous 'AUTH' that troubles me. Your Plank looks great. I was just messing around with the Plank comment - is there really a companion to the Gretzky Wagner that was done in the same timeframe?
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Scott, thanks I have spent years cherry picking tossed back 6's for 4's in some cases doubt it will be noticed if and when I sell but it made a difference to me.

Yes there is in fact a sheet mate to our hobby's most famous trimmed card. One of the few cards I regret not pulling the trigger on in my life.

Noticed how Plank is AUTH/Altered and our hobby icon is a PSA 8 both came from the same sheet go figure...got to love this hobby.

http://www.robertedwardauctions.com/.../2009/890.html

Cheers,

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Scott, thanks I have spent years cherry picking tossed back 6's for 4's in some cases doubt it will be noticed if and when I sell but it made a difference to me.

Yes there is in fact a sheet mate to our hobby's most famous trimmed card. One of the few cards I regret not pulling the trigger on in my life.

Noticed how Plank is AUTH/Altered and our hobby icon is a PSA 8 both came from the same sheet go figure...got to love this hobby.

http://www.robertedwardauctions.com/.../2009/890.html

Cheers,

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Thanks for sharing - I had no idea this card existed.
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set 1 48
set 2 02
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Set 1 = 343
Set 2 = 88

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I would like to reach 520 someday and my goal for the end of this year was 260. Picked up #260 last month after 4.5 years of working on the Monster.

So as of today, Set #1--260

As far as Set #2 or #3, it would take to long to figure that out since I have a lot of multiples of Cleveland players with different backs and I'm doing a back set along with my basic set. If I hadn't bought duplicates and certain backs of some players my number would be at 380.

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257 or thereabout.
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set 1 = 516
set 2 = 1

as requested 2 scans:
Most expensive : Cobb green p150
Least expensive (and First): Downey fieldng p350
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Set 1 - 587
Set 2 - 370

Each with it's own Magie.

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Range 680 to 0.

Zero should probably be dropped as a qualifying set, making a total of 24 so far.

Is there an existentialist out there to affirm my ruling on the zero set?

Will post the Top 20, when we get to 50 total numbers.

Thanks for your participation and scans.

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600 ...... All-PIEDMONT set [519 cards (w/Magie)] + two Polar Bear's (Demmitt + O'Hara)

444 ...... All-SOVEREIGN set [402 diff. + 42 additional towards a master set]


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Default With all these numbers being given, I just have to ask...

would you mind checking the backs of your Piedmonts, Old Mills and Hindu backed cards to see how many and who has a rubber stamp from Howe McCormick, 500 W. Main St., Gainesville, Fla? I know I've pestered/bothered/annoyed most of you previously, but this seems to be the largest gathering of T206 collectors on the board at one time in one spot, so thought I'd beat the dead horse again. If you're interested in selling/trading, please let me know. If not, I'd just like to know what exists out there. I keep a list of all the known examples out there, so I would still have something to pursue, and I've learned my lesson ... I'll keep any replies to myself.

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Set 1--- 12
Set 2--- 1
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15 I just started this year and only collect Pirates, so my set will probably top out at 18. I have a few non-Pittsburg cards, but they are not part of my set. I will eventually have over 100 different Pittsburgers, but I'll still be at 18. I was able to pick up a few players with multiple backs thanks to the collectors here.







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Only 523 to go. Cobb will lead the way.
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Yeah, and you're trying to sell it, so you only get credit for 1/2.

My set is in flux, but my keepers are a green Cobb, O'Hara St. Louis, Elberfeld Washington, ghost Schlei and Kleinow Boston. These were tough the first time around, so not letting them go this time.

Put me down for a '5'.
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set 1 -- 37 (mostly HOF'ers and a couple horizontals)

set 2 -- 2 (made a couple upgrades and held onto the originals)
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Shouldn't the goal be 258 for a Pittsburg set?


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15 I just started this year and only collect Pirates, so my set will probably top out at 18. I have a few non-Pittsburg cards, but they are not part of my set. I will eventually have over 100 different Pittsburgers, but I'll still be at 18. I was able to pick up a few players with multiple backs thanks to the collectors here.







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I note your inquiry regarding an existentialist affirming that zero should probably be dropped as a qualifying set. I'm sure you well know that the existentialist ideology is far from a monolithic perspective so there is really no univocal response to this issue. A Sartrean nihilist might well direct us that zero is as qualifying as any other since the true qualifier is what meaning occurs as being for itself in terms of intentionality rather than from being in itself in stasis. A Heideggerean might well say that zero should be dropped because meaning must arrive epiphenomenally and since there is no true phenomenon
with respect to zero other than our composition of an external linguistic verifier, then zero is dropped by its very nature. A Kierkegaardean existentialist would be open to zero's deserving qualifying status since meaning often arises out of nothing, en vacuo, and deserves status for its
inherent creative impulses. I hope this is helpful to you, Frank.
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The bottom line or more appropriately the summation of your input leaves nearly 7 billion people hanging, not knowing whether they are proud owners of T206 sets (albeit with Monster Numbers of 0), or whether they should continue their impoverished lives oblivious to this privileged subset of humanity with Monster numbers greater than or equal to one.

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Yes, indeed.
But gratefully, I am no existentialist.
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Ted good to see you got your Magie I just noticed your count congrats I know you were looking for one. What condition BTW?
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If you're gonna go with a point system, why not use the PSA weight system? Having a Hall of Famer, or Southern Leaguer should easily count for more than having a common. Obviously the Wagner, Plank and Magie should count for a bit more than 10 points though..
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If you're gonna go with a point system, why not use the PSA weight system? Having a Hall of Famer, or Southern Leaguer should easily count for more than having a common. Obviously the Wagner, Plank and Magie should count for a bit more than 10 points though..

The concept could get very complicated with Hall of Famers, Southern Leaguers, different backs and different grades, etc, etc, etc.

I wanted to keep it simple enough to get quick responses not requiring a calculator. I considered the PSA weighting system, but found it a bit to complicated for a quick answer and weighting Wagner a 10 just isn't fair.

My other goal was to have a maximum score of 1000, which has not yet been reported. The thread seems to be getting a good response and your input is appreciated.

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The concept could get very complicated with Hall of Famers, Southern Leaguers, different backs and different grades, etc, etc, etc.

I wanted to keep it simple enough to get quick responses not requiring a calculator. I considered the PSA weighting system, but found it a bit to complicated for a quick answer and weighting Wagner a 10 just isn't fair.

My other goal was to have a maximum score of 1000, which has not yet been reported. The thread seems to be getting a good response and your input is appreciated.

Merry Christmas to all.

Frank
To keep it simple, everything should get a '1'. To go one additional level, you could have the three obvious tiers (O'Hara and Demmitt St. Louis are tier 3), and still keeping it simple, you could add a fourth tier of items such as Elberfeld/Washington, Kleinow/Boston, SL'ers with Old Mill backs, etc.

The above would be simple. Adding back multipliers would make it difficult for some board members to do the math.

In any event, your thread is fun, but if you really want to tabulate results, you need to make it more realistic.
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Reg, the corners were rebuilt and a spot of blue to the left of Planks head was carefully painted in dot by dot by a restoration company.
Given that this card is already stuck with an 'AUTH-Altered' designation, wouldn't it be worth getting such a restoration company to re-paint the erased background area?

If it were my card, I think I would.

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346 for me. Got one card (the Lundgren) nearly 20 years ago, but only started collecting the set 18 months ago. Kinda need to slow down the pace a bit this year...

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I prefer a card with an erasure rather than to be ever "touched up" by anyone.....beaters don't bother me, but specific altercations do.....
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