Vintage Fridays: Bill Wight, 1956 Topps #286 - This is another of the 1950s cards that I picked up from COMC's Amazon store last week. I keep chipping away at the 1956 set, picking up lesser names and ...
Friday, July 29, 2016
One Card Post - Papi Proof
How Much?: $1.60
Why?: Just got back from a week in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire. I managed to get a couple of scheduled posts up just before I left, but aside from that took a total break from the hobby as well as work, and pretty much society in general. In fact, I purposely chose a location without cable TV, internet, or even a cell phone signal; just a cabin on the banks of a babbling brook in the middle of nowhere. I never once looked at a computer screen, or heard a news headline, but I did do plenty of hiking and kayaking. It was awesome.
Oh yeah, the card. I'm always looking for opportunities to add "rare" parallels (which I define as 100 copies or less) to my Red Sox collection on the cheap. Since I think Panini did a fantastic job with this year's Diamond King set, this seemed like a perfect opportunity to do just that.