For some reason I got the ebay bug last weekend and hopped on the site to try and find some cards. I hit one of my usual sellers, Burbank Sportscards and found 7 cards for $20 to take advantage of their free shipping offer.
3 want lists are now a little lighter. Let's start with 1983-84 O-Pee-Chee hockey
I figured it was time to really try and finally cut this set out of my way. What I thought would be more costly are the three Gretzky league leader cards. The 3 of them cost $8 total. Unbelievably cheap, and add in the Steve Larmer UER for another 3 bucks and I'm just 14 cards from completion. A trio of cards coming in my next COMC shipment drops that number even lower....
For just $2.25 this Darryl Strawberry rookie has found a home. My next post will show off a few more '84 Topps cards as this set winds its way down to completion. I'm sure many years ago the Strawberry rookie was probably worth more than a couple of bucks, but I'm not complaining that I got it so cheap.
That leaves me with just the Mattingly RC to go as far as the higher value cards needed to finish the '84 set.
A long neglected set build has been the '59 Topps set, which had been sitting on 103 cards remaining for several months. I came across the Covington all star card for $5 (another good deal) and started hunting around. The only other card I found was Johnny Antonelli for a couple of bucks.
Honestly? It was just good to get a couple of cards knocked off the '59 want list as part of this purchase. The '59 set will not be one of the five that I finish this year. The '84 Topps and 83-84 OPC for sure will be.
Tonight's post is just the start.
Thanks for reading!