1971 Topps PSA High-Grade Baseball Single
From a Rare Vending Find!
Comment from America's most recognized vintage card dealer, 'Baseball Card Buyer' (Mr. David Hobson) in Edina, MN:
"This vintage 1971 Topps baseball card was recently professionally graded by PSA (Professional Sports Authenticator).
It came from a recent seemingly "once in a lifetime" FIND of sportscards dating back to the late 1950s that were themselves purchased in sealed * vending cases directly from the Topps company (and the Philadelphia Gum Co.) - and have remained "untouched".
In the sports card collecting hobby/business, the term *" vending " means that the cards were never put into gum packs and came right from the factory- shipped in a "vending case" consisting of 24 - (500 count) sealed boxes.
Traditionally vintage sports cards that come from sealed vending cases/boxes are usually of a higher quality, as they do not have gum or wax stains on them, which are common flaws often seen on vintage cards that came from "wax packs" purchased at "the local dime store".
I have shown samples of these cards from this rare FIND to at least five other full-time professional vintage card dealers who were extremely impressed by the condition of these highly in demand cards. (Note: see my recent feedback received on... read more