Vintage Sports card collection Baseball 1950's-now RC's

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 18, 2006
  • Channel: Auction House
Well it's about that time. The time when one must make a tough decision. I just met my future wife and i'm going to sell every single sports card I own in order to buy her a wedding ring. I've sold some small lots on ebay before to alot of satisfied i'm letting everything go all at once. I promise you that you will never see me sell another sports card on ebay as long as I live. I'm keeping nothing and no longer have a desire for these to consume my basement. I've collected cards for 20 or so years and have bought several other collections from individuals over time including my 3 brothers. I'm a little annoyed that I can only put a few pictures on because i've seen other people rig their page with 50 pictures but I'm just not that computer savvy. That probably works in your favor. For every good card that you see in the picture t are 100 in a box not shown. Star cards. Rookie Cards. Vintage cards. Cards that are extremely rare. Let me try and explain some of what you might be able to see in the pictures... First I will discuss the best card. A 1950 Bowman Jackie Robinson card, I love this card slightly less than my future wife and that's the only reason i'm able to let it go. It isn't perfect but the color is great, the corners are good, and other than a tiny surface crease that is hardly visible it's beautiful. This card is guaranteed authentic. As you notice on the table i've opened a box and pulled out some vintage cards...let me delve into this subject because people always want to know. Is this collection littered with mickey mantles and hank aaron's from the early 1950's...No, but t are some later year cards of amazing players like these. You'll find a bunch of the old stars, honestly I set all this up in 30 minutes. I have so much stuff all over the place that I really couldn't look through all of it and pull out all the amazing cards. I thumbed through 4 or 5 boxes and that is what you see spread out on the table. I promise you t are other boxes with thousands of star cards all over the place. Some boxes have pretty much only stars and maybe a few semi-stars. You'll also find some old Football and some newer basketball stuff. Just a few of the rc's I found up front were walter payton, and george brett kind of guys. I've got all sorts of 5-50 dollar cards in this collection. Let me tell you again that I'm not keeping anything. The collection is roughly 80% baseball, 10% football, 10% basketball. You'll find one or two stupid spider man cards or some hockey but that's pretty much the breakdown. I've got memorabilia(sp) of all sorts. You'll find old sports illustrated, collector books, starting lineup figurines, a ton of sets dating back in the mid 80's and all sorts of other stuff. Anything that is a collectable in my basement is coming to you if you win this auction. As you notice at the back of the table in one of the pictures is a set that I opened to show you what several of them are like. Alot of these sets are wrapped with plastic wrap in order not to get dust or dirt on them. You'll probably find cards to grade in if that's your fancy. I think grading cards is quite lame but I do value a card in nice condition. I don't have any graded cards if your curious. Also at the back of the table is a box filled with only subsets and collectable sets from years ago. You'll find everything from denny's cards in to traded sets. I really wish I had the time to list everything like some of these people that sell stuff but I don't do this for a living. Would I sell this for twice as much probably but it would take me two weeks to do it and I prefer to lay it all out in 30 minutes and be done with it. Please notice that my feedback is wonderful and I am a christian guy who understand how to be honest and decent. It disgusts me how some of these people on ebay will sell fake mantles and rip kids or new collectors off. I urge you to notice feedback when you bid. Also I'm happy to discuss what I have in this collection in more detail over the phone if your so inclined or actually em...