I just bought a 1956 Topps Hank Aaron for $1.75 - Remember the beat-up '68 Tom Seaver I showed off a couple days ago? It wasn't the only basement-price classic vintage card I scored from the seller. Also w...
Monday, March 9, 2015
One Card Post - Ozzie with the Padres
How Much?: $1.62
Why?: I'm a big fan of the short-printed legends variations that Topps included in their flagship set for a few years there beginning in 2009. They seem to be awfully scarce, and often times demand quite a premium, so any time I find one as cheap as this one was I'm going for it. I've always sort of casually collected (more like accumulated) Ozzie Smith cards, and the majority of them feature The Wizard with the Cardinals, so it's nice to add a new Padres card to that collection.
Other: I still can't believe the seller accepted that offer. I think I have a few more of these kicking around to post in the future, though I don't recall getting a bargain this good on the others...