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Old 08-14-2023, 01:44 PM
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My HUUUGE white whale arrived today. 1971 Kellogg's Roberto Clemente.
Not only a great card on its own, but it not only completed my 1971 Kelloggs set, it completes my full Kelloggs complete set run from 1970-1983. Fifteen complete sets crack free.
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Old 08-17-2023, 07:03 PM
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I am at 99% on '63 Topps baseball, 89% on '72 Topps baseball, 70% on '77 Topps baseball, and 65% on '80 Topps baseball. All PSA high grade slabs.

Also, I am 95% on '89 Score Fb in all PSA 10.

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That is impressive! Some of the 89 Score football are difficult to find in a 10. You’re going to have some great sets when they are completed.
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Old 10-03-2023, 04:06 PM
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I’ve completed my 1965 Topps baseball set. The last cards should arrive soon. My first pack of baseball cards to ever open was from 1965, now I have a complete set.
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Old 10-03-2023, 04:21 PM
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I’ve completed my 1965 Topps baseball set. The last cards should arrive soon. My first pack of baseball cards to ever open was from 1965, now I have a complete set.
Wow, talk about a marathon and not a sprint, 58 years?? Ha ha.

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Old 10-07-2023, 07:40 AM
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I recently finished the 1969 Topps set, with the last card being Al Downing (#292). I now have finished 1955, 1956, 1960, 1965, and the complete run from 1968 through 1979.

Next up is 1958, of which I am about 80% complete. I am also working on 1973 Topps football (90% complete) and 1972-73 Basketball (80%).
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Old 10-07-2023, 09:31 AM
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I’ve completed my 1965 Topps baseball set. The last cards should arrive soon. My first pack of baseball cards to ever open was from 1965, now I have a complete set.
Congrats……I’m currently working on it also……only 15 more to go…….but the bigger ones
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working on 1952 Topps, all low numbers done, need about 60 more low grade high numbers.
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Old 10-08-2023, 09:47 AM
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Have been collecting a number of years and just getting involved as a contributing member of this site. Spent some time reading this thread and seeing what others are collecting and progress made over the years by you all is exciting. Absolutely a space for everyone to find something and that is one of the great things about this hobby (obsession, maybe).
As for me, several different projects that are underway:
First, one card away from completing a PSA 1962 Topps Venezuelan set (just need the Clemente). Started this some 40 years ago as a kid with a dealer knowing I liked the Astros giving me the Norm Larker Venezuelan card and a class on them being the Colt 45s. I was sold on a rarity of the Spanish and have been working on that set for a long time. Submitted my raw to PSA a few years ago, so very close. Not anywhere near Josh Alpert’s level condition-wise, but my favorite set.
Splitting the difference with Venezuelan rarity and Astros, also working on getting a complete run of Astros from those sets. Have 64 of 77 total – missing from 67, 68, and 72
I am also working on a Post/Jell-o run from the early 60s. Started by completing the 1962 baseball and football and now working the rest at different paces. Currently:
1961 Post – need 61 (not differentiating between box and perforated and decided not to go after every known variation
1962 Jell-O – virtually unstarted yet
1962 Post Canadian – need 148
1962 Post CFL – need 6
1963 Post – need 54
1963 Jell-O – virtually unstarted
1963 Post CFL – need 1 (Fieldgate)

Others:
1910 C59 Lacrosse – need 85
1910 C60 Lacrosse – need 59
1912 C61 Lacrosse – need 22
1962 Here Come the Colts booklets – need 4
1962 Salada Football coins – need 38
1971 Coca-Cola Astros – need 1 (Blasingame)
1977 Hostess Twinkies – need 7
And just beginning a 1967 Kabaya-Leaf Baseball set (because why not)

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Old 10-13-2023, 12:47 AM
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I purchased the last card, #662 Lucchesi, to complete my 1970 Topps Baseball set. I still need to complete the insert sets and there are around 17 cards that I want to upgrade. My sign-off will give anyone reading this an idea what I still need, but I want to focus on piecing a 1969 Topps Baseball set together in lower condition.

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Complete 1953 Bowman Color, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975 Topps Baseball sets under revision as the budget and wife allows

Under construction:
1968 Topps Baseball - 420/598: Overall vg, missing all of the bigger name stars and many commons from 1-375; no game cards

1969 Topps Baseball - 320-664: Overall vg, missing all of the stars and many cards after #217; no deckle edged cards

1969 Topps Baseball Team Stamps- Dodgers; missing everything else

1970 Topps Baseball Insert sets:
Booklets- missing 7; 9; 11; 13; 14; 15; 17; and 23.
Posters # 1; 8; 14; 17; and 19
I do not have any 1970 scratch offs yet.

1971 Topps Coins- 120/153
I do not have any 1971 scratch offs yet.

1974 Topps Baseball Washington variations- 32; 53; 77; 102; 125; 226; 241; 309; 364; and 599
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Old 10-19-2023, 10:51 AM
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I really want to finish my father's collection from when he was younger, this is mainly 1959-1963, and I am getting pretty close.

Personally, I really want to focus on 1953 Bowman when I am finished. Either way, I also pick some random stuff up along the way but am obsessed about cataloging.

But this is where I am at:
Collection Summary
Ferguson 1916 12.37%
1933 Goudey 2.08%
Play Ball 1939 3.09%
Bowman 1948 4.17%
Bowman 1949 0.83%
Bowman 1950 0.40%
Bowman 1951 1.85%
Bowman 1952 10.32%
Topps 1952 3.44%
Bowman 1953 Color 61.88%
Bowman 1953 B&W 3.13%
Bowman 1954 2.68%
Topps 1953 2.19%
Topps 1954 99.60%
Bowman 1955 100.00%
Topps 1955 1.46%
Topps 1956 0.00%
Topps 1957 2.46%
Topps 1958 9.29%
Topps 1959 100.00%
Topps 1960 100.00%
Topps 1961 100.00%
Topps 1962 97.32%
Topps 1963 92.71%
Topps 1964 87.22%
Topps 1965 37.96%
Topps 1966 15.22%
Topps 1967 25.45%
Topps 67 Pin-Ups 100.00%
Topps 1968 29.26%
Topps 1969 76.51%
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Old 11-02-2023, 12:32 PM
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Getting closer on a couple of things I've been working on.

I'm down to 5 Hostess panels to complete my 1975-79 run:
1975: 85/86/87 Kingman, Herrmann, Garr
1976: 31/32/33 Darwin, Peterson, Carew
1978: 145/146/147 Bostock, Carter, Blomberg
1979: 97/98/99 Sundberg, Horner, Jones
1979: 121/122/123 Murphy, Matlack, Bochte

1955 Topps All-American football is down to 35 Tom Harmon

1969 Topps Decals only need Richie Allen and Tom Seaver

B-18 Blankets - 2/3rds complete (60/90) of attempting to have one blanket of each player. I'm not working on all the color variations.
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Old 11-19-2023, 01:55 AM
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I have gone pretty much all pre war now, with emphasis on early gum sets. Some of these will take a while, but it will be a fun journey.
1889 H804-1 9/9
1911 T201 28/50
1933 DeLong 24/24
1933 George C Miller 10/32
1933 Goudey 239/239
1934 Goudey 96/96
1934-36 Batter Up 192/192
1934-36 Diamond Stars 94/108
1935 Goudey 14/36
1936 Goudey 16/25
1938 Goudey 16/48
1939 Play Ball 126/161
1940 Play Ball 71/240
1941 Play Ball 72/72
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Old 12-09-2023, 12:53 PM
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I just picked up a partial 1976 Topps baseball vending quality set and looking for the last 60 cards. Mostly semi stars and stars and only in MINT condition. Please let me know what you've got from my list as well as pictures and price.

1
5
10
17
19
35
50
64
95
98
100
104
128
140
141
150
154
160
179
180
185
192
193
195
199
200
203
230
240
250
270
290
300
316
325
330
340
341
344
345
346
347
349
355
365
400
405
415
420
441
450
480
500
501
520
525
530
550
565
592
599
600
650
All the traded cards
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Old 12-09-2023, 02:26 PM
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I made it down to one final card for my 1965 Topps set……..yes the mantle……tuff card but I’m gonna get’cha sucker
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Old 12-14-2023, 01:17 PM
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I recently picked up the last 2 1950 Bowmans without the copyright line that I needed to complete the set both with and without copyrights - 181 Pieretti and 194 Cox.
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Old 12-16-2023, 06:36 AM
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Last week I upgraded my '75 Mini Brett RC from a PSA 7 to this SGC 9. In this particular set, PSA graded cards go for a significant premium over SGC cards and it doesn't make a lot of sense to me. I understand it is registry-based and if you believe, as I do, that the two TPGs are basically on parity in terms of grading standards then there are a lot of solid deals to be had on SGC cards. I believe I got this card at 50% at what a PSA 9 would get these days.



Anyhoo, I'm up to 55 or so graded cards in this set, all graded 7 to 9. I still have a few more PSAs than SGCs, although the gap is narrowing. I have most of the factory short cards graded. Also grabbed a Yount and Ryan PSA 8 in 2023 as prices on these cards came down a bit, like pretty much all of post war vintage. Recently got a Munson and Hank Aaron #1 in SGC 8 for much less than the market price of PSA 8s.

I continue to be FLABBERGASTED by the fact that Brett RCs in the mini cost generally around 90% the price of the full sized card apples to apples. There are more than 4x full sized PSA graded Brett RCs as opposed to the minis. I know....supply, demand. Still, I am quite certain the mini set remains undervalued relative to the full sized set and I look forward to continuing to upgrade in 2024 and beyond. Always looking for centered NMT+ ungraded minis as I probably have a good 50-60 cards that I still want to upgrade mostly due to centering issues. Thanks for reading if you made it this far.
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Old 12-16-2023, 12:43 PM
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Jay---congrats on the Bowman no copyrights. The low end of that run is tough
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Old 12-16-2023, 05:55 PM
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Thanks, Al. A few of them definitely did not show up very often.
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Old 01-05-2024, 01:02 PM
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1965 Topps set completed……….

Mr mantle has arrived. Fun set. Nothing was really hard to find, highs are cheap, so made it go by fast. 1961…..here we go!!!!
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Between raw, PSA, SGC, one BVG, and one CSG I'm currently at 56.5% of PSA's Willie Mays Master Set...

I think I've got all the low-hanging fruit but I'm always looking to buy, the odder the better!
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Old 01-05-2024, 05:12 PM
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Couple of tough ones
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Those are beautiful!

Topps Punch Outs on the right, and is that a Stand Ups proof on the left? Not sure if I've ever seen that one.

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Picked up 6 more for my upgrade project on my 53 set. I am replacing cards that are creased, stained, or have terrible centering.

If you have any in similar condition to what is pictured (vg/ex type) I can post a list
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Old 01-08-2024, 08:29 PM
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I've been working on my 1967-69 Topps Baseball sets. I found some great deals on commons from local shops, the show in Pasadena, eBay and through fellow collectors on Old Baseball Cards. Where I will run into difficulties will be the 68 Ryan and Bench; and in 69 it'll be Mantle, Ryan, and Jackson to start with. I am leaving th 67 high numbers alone.

When my friend gave me his childhood collection, many, many of the cards were creased. I'm upgrading the worst ones, plus most of my newer additions are VG/EX to EX. I'm thinking about bulking out my extras from 1971, 72, and 73 to see if I can raise the funds to get some of the major stars, unslabbed, in g to vg condition. These are going to be "rat rod" type of sets, ugly in some ways but still interesting to look at.

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67 Topps Baseball 431/533
68 Topps Baseball 505/598
69 Topps Baseball 535/664
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Old 01-16-2024, 06:00 PM
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Picked up 6 more for my upgrade project on my 53 set. I am replacing cards that are creased, stained, or have terrible centering.

If you have any in similar condition to what is pictured (vg/ex type) I can post a list
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Nice looking ‘53s Chris.
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I restarted with next to nothing as a collection. Since then:

1909-11 T206 short set, 518/518
1911 T201, sold and rebuilt with a mix of grades
1935 Goudey 4 in 1
1936 r312 49/50
1955 Topps complete
1958 Topps 202/494
1959 Topps 557/572
1960 Topps complete
1961 Topps 329/587
1962 Topps Master set
1963 Topps 248/576
1964 Topps 297/589
1964 Topps Giants complete
1965 Topps complete
1966 Topps 434/598
1967 Topps 426/609
1970 Topps 467/720
1972 Topps 480/787
1975 Topps459/660


I spent a full 18 months focused on the T206 and just could not see spending $$ on the Big 4 plus 2. Built the T201 in an average SGC grade of 82, sold a bunch and rebuilt. Just cannot seem to get my hands on a Johnny Mize R312.
Bought a run of Clemente cards, graded, over time and decided to build the ‘55 Topps. The ‘62 and ‘65 were my favorites as kids, they got next. Loved the look of the ‘56 and ‘60 so I ended up focused on the ‘60.


About 2018, my health took a powder and I decided I liked the look of handled cards so I am not as picky on “grade” but like nice registration. And eventually I resumed.


Sidetracked a bit on modern cards- chasing Trout cards up the stream and have way too many (around 900) with way too many to go. Talking about an education. Modern/ultramodern is all about the Benjamins with next to nothing holding any value. So I buy lotsa Trout commons. In bulk when I can. Why the hell not? Oh yeah, also have a 800 count box of Japanese cards, all kinds, menko, bromides, Calbee, Etc etc. Again, why not? Just fun, just cool.


More power to you all, Peace out.

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Picked up my first Kaline this weekend at the Dallas show.

Brings my modest 56 Topps run of Hall of Famers up to 7
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Old 01-22-2024, 11:41 AM
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Matt— who were the first 6 ?

Keith— interesting skip between 75 and 900 Trouts . Impressive on T 206 . What was your checklist for 62 Master ?
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Old 01-27-2024, 01:18 PM
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Just picked up a mint 600 card vending lot of 1976s and a nmmt complete set. I'm going to cherry pick the best of the best and build a gem set for my PC. The remaining 600+ nmmt cards will be available soon.
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Old 01-27-2024, 01:52 PM
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Thank you. In trying to upgrade I have accumulated more dupes (in lots) than I realized. I will be listing a large starter set of over 100 with about 40 hi#'s on BST soon. I hope I can sell them so then I can get the last 24 and be done

The whole process is fun though isn't it guys!

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Old 02-15-2024, 11:22 PM
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Looking for the last 8 cards to finish up my mint 1976 set. Anyone have these in nmmt to mint and centered 60/40 or better?

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I have a NMMT but slightly OC Nolan Ryan as trade bait.
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Old 02-16-2024, 10:58 AM
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1961 Topps set is going on now and I crossed the magical line of less than 100 to go………
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Old 03-27-2024, 08:49 AM
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I started collecting T206 cards back in 1989 at about $10 each, in poor/fair condition. Over the years I accumulated dozens of them, then scores of them, then decided to try to complete the set. Fast forward to 2020 (30 years later) and I finally completed the 520 card set (less the "Big 4"). I even purchased some of the high end and impossible find cards on here, net54baseball. The last two on my list were purchased here on net54 (Ray Demmit and Bill O'Hara - super expensive, even in fair +/- condition). Some of the high-end ones are graded of course, to ensure authenticity, and all cards range from poor to Ex+.

The cards are currently secured in a safe deposit box, and I visit them frequently, as it gives me joy to know I have done the near impossible, as well as knowing there can't be more than 300 complete sets on the entire planet, as 2 of the cards in the set are believed to have only about 300 in existence (then take away whom has just those cards (without completing the set), and I now likely have a set with less than 200 or so in existence!!).

I have painstakingly used reference guides such as TuffStuff, t206.org, Beckett and many others, to create an Excel worksheet noting the cards, backs, prices, and so forth, and have it electronically (and physically) saved. According to price guides when I last valued them in 2020, it is valued at about $44,000.00. I think this is totally undervalued, as most price guides have really not kept up-to-date pricing on them.

I have enjoyed this so much, but at my age, I think it's time to let it go (as a complete set), and let the next generation enjoy it, and potentially hand it down to the next generation.

Well, that's my story!!

While we're here, does anyone know the most correct, up-to-date price guide available (without joining something), and, whom to potentially reach out to, to sell it? I know there are scores of auction houses, etc., and I don't want to spend countless hours trying to deal with it, but a starting point would be good.

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Old 03-27-2024, 02:33 PM
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I started collecting T206 cards back in 1989 at about $10 each, in poor/fair condition. Over the years I accumulated dozens of them, then scores of them, then decided to try to complete the set. Fast forward to 2020 (30 years later) and I finally completed the 520 card set (less the "Big 4"). I even purchased some of the high end and impossible find cards on here, net54baseball. The last two on my list were purchased here on net54 (Ray Demmit and Bill O'Hara - super expensive, even in fair +/- condition). Some of the high-end ones are graded of course, to ensure authenticity, and all cards range from poor to Ex+.

The cards are currently secured in a safe deposit box, and I visit them frequently, as it gives me joy to know I have done the near impossible, as well as knowing there can't be more than 300 complete sets on the entire planet, as 2 of the cards in the set are believed to have only about 300 in existence (then take away whom has just those cards (without completing the set), and I now likely have a set with less than 200 or so in existence!!).

I have painstakingly used reference guides such as TuffStuff, t206.org, Beckett and many others, to create an Excel worksheet noting the cards, backs, prices, and so forth, and have it electronically (and physically) saved. According to price guides when I last valued them in 2020, it is valued at about $44,000.00. I think this is totally undervalued, as most price guides have really not kept up-to-date pricing on them.

I have enjoyed this so much, but at my age, I think it's time to let it go (as a complete set), and let the next generation enjoy it, and potentially hand it down to the next generation.

Well, that's my story!!

While we're here, does anyone know the most correct, up-to-date price guide available (without joining something), and, whom to potentially reach out to, to sell it? I know there are scores of auction houses, etc., and I don't want to spend countless hours trying to deal with it, but a starting point would be good.
Congratulations to you. As they say, and your story confirms, the joy of collecting is in the journey, not the destination.


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Old 04-02-2024, 04:45 PM
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Got my last card today to finish off my 1962 set. Red Schoendienst high number 575 was put in the binder today. I wasn't real thrilled with the wood design on the 62s but they gradually grew on me and the Rookie cards are kind of garish and expensive for even no counting the Uecker card. Now it's on to the 1963 set. Thankfully I have my Mantle card #200 and the Rose rookie.
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Got my last card today to finish off my 1962 set. Red Schoendienst high number 575 was put in the binder today. I wasn't real thrilled with the wood design on the 62s but they gradually grew on me and the Rookie cards are kind of garish and expensive for even no counting the Uecker card. Now it's on to the 1963 set. Thankfully I have my Mantle card #200 and the Rose rookie.
Congrats on completing the 1962 set. Always a great feeling to finish one off.
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I just finished 1958 Topps. The last card was #310 - Ernie Banks. Next up is (God help me) 1967. I already have 75% of the non-high numbers, but only 7 of the 76 high numbers.
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Congrats on finishing the 58 set. By the time I get enough courage to work on the 67 set I think I'll be in the same boat with basically needing to finish off the high number cards. I'm starting to look at both 66 and 67 as four sets and not two with the high sets being their own special challenge or something else.
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I did 66 and 67…..67 seemed harder with the highs selling for more And I didn’t learn my lesson and did 2 more sets after the first lol. 66 wasn’t really hard some dumb highs but nothing to make you jump off a roof.

I’m now 9 cards away from finishing 1961 topps set…..average high common….20-30 range in Exmint or better……just remember to have fun

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Congrats on finishing the 58s! 67 is a fun challenge, I've done it twice...patience is the key. Interesting that Banks was your last card...mine was the Aaron/Mantle...I kept getting outbid, very popular card.

66, 67, now 61...great work Elberson...even a couple years past the journey it's still fun to go back and look through the journey!
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Congrats on finishing the 58s! 67 is a fun challenge, I've done it twice...patience is the key. Interesting that Banks was your last card...mine was the Aaron/Mantle...I kept getting outbid, very popular card.
I don't remember specifically which one it was, but the Aaron/Mantle was one of the last 5. My experience was much the same with that one. Funnily enough, the first 1958 card I got was the individual Mantle, which I bought 12 years ago before prices went nuts. I think I paid around $100 for a card in G condition and it was the most I had paid for a card up to that point. Seems quaint now.
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Congrats on finishing the 58s! 67 is a fun challenge, I've done it twice...patience is the key. Interesting that Banks was your last card...mine was the Aaron/Mantle...I kept getting outbid, very popular card.
I don't remember specifically which one it was, but the Aaron/Mantle was one of the last 5. My experience was much the same with that one. Funnily enough, the first 1958 card I got was the individual Mantle, which I bought 12 years ago before prices went nuts. I think I paid around $100 for a card in G condition and it was the most I had paid for a card up to that point. Seems quaint now.
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I think I paid around $100 for a card in G condition and it was the most I had paid for a card up to that point. Seems quaint now.
Did you really just use "quaint"?? Holy heck is that funny!! Ha ha ha!!
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Got my last card today to finish off my 1962 set. Red Schoendienst high number 575 was put in the binder today. I wasn't real thrilled with the wood design on the 62s but they gradually grew on me and the Rookie cards are kind of garish and expensive for even no counting the Uecker card. Now it's on to the 1963 set. Thankfully I have my Mantle card #200 and the Rose rookie.
Congrats on finishing your 62 set. With you already having the 63 Mantle and Rose cards, your almost half way done with the set.🙂
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I just finished 1958 Topps. The last card was #310 - Ernie Banks. Next up is (God help me) 1967. I already have 75% of the non-high numbers, but only 7 of the 76 high numbers.
Nice job finishing the 58 set. Enjoy the hunt with those 67s.
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Only 3 mantles away from finishing off my 1961 topps set……small mountain to climb lol but doable…..I might go back and do another 1965 set since I have a lot of extras and complete 5th-7th series already…..than maybe 68 or 69 set?
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