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Postby bigh0rt » Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:36 pm ... %3AIT&rd=1 ... %3AIT&rd=1 ... %3AIT&rd=1

Any estimates on what these items may appreciate to in value down the line? Did I get a steal on all 3 for about $90 total, or did I get jipped?

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Postby Padres19 » Wed Jul 27, 2005 4:19 am

It is really hard to say. The problem with baseball cards is their value lies in the hands of those who are on the cardboard. So, if Felix Hernandez becomes the next Pedro Martinez, in a few years you might be able to double what you got it for...or he could become the next Brien Taylor, and you are out 25 bucks. Same with the other guys. It all depends on how they play on the field.

That is why I stopped buying cards and started getting autographs. [not buying autographs on eBay] Autographs also rely on how the players do on the field, but not that much. Plus, you can display them a lot nicer than a few cards. Also, if you get guys that are retired and good, before they go in the hall of fame, there stuff will only go up. Whereas with baseball cards, out of site, out of mind. Just look at Barry Bonds.
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Postby Madison » Wed Jul 27, 2005 7:02 am

I haven't bought a recent Beckett, but as long as you paid less than what they currently book for, I'd say those are solid cards to gamble with.

The Miggy Cabrera card is as good as gold as far as I'm concerned. The other two are bit of gambles, but not bad cards at all to gamble with. ;-D
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