Friday, April 2, 2021

5 out of 12 is 41.6%, but I'm happy!

Back in I posted about the 1969 Topps Deckle Edge set. About a month ago I went to a card shop and happened to arrive while their auction was going on. I wasn't planning on bidding on anything because I hadn't had a chance to look anything over ahead of time. Even when this lot of twelve Deckle Edge cards came up I wasn't going to bid because I thought the odds of me needing many, wouldn't be likely since I only needed 11 of the 35 cards. But then the auctioneer mentioned that the lot included the Jim Wynn card. I decided to bid, just based on that card alone. I ended up getting it for around $8. I'm glad I did. 

Not only did it have the Jim Wynn card, but there were 4 other cards I needed as well, so now I'm down to just needing 5 cards.

#2 - Boog Powell

#4 - Carl Yastremski

#6 - Luis Aparicio

#11a - Hoyt Wilhelm

#11b - Jim Wynn

#16 - Frank Howard

#20 - Tommy Helms

#22a - Rusty Staub

#22b - Joe Foy

#26 - Richie Allen

#29 - Bob Gibson

If you have any of the cards I still need, please let me know and maybe we can work something out.

5 comments:

  1. Very cool set build. I had the opportunity to pick up a complete set of these a few years ago at a card show and passed. Kinda regret that, because I'm sure it's no longer within my hobby budget.

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  2. They look cool together like that ... is that some sort of weird, extra-long page?

    I'd be interested in trading for any extras, although I don't have a clear idea what you collect these days.

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  3. that's a good deal on the toy cannon alone!

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  4. That's definitely a great deal, with Wynn being a short print. It's a fun little set- I've almost completed it, as I'm just missing Mays.

    And sorry for being a numbers nerd, but 5 divided by 12 is 41.7%.

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