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(12-09-2011 01:43 PM)got watcha want Wrote: There are some cards that have very limited copies that would grade to your 9.5 set standards. The last guy that did that took him like 4-5 years to complete the Gem Mint set and they posted an article on this site when he put it on the market a few months ago.
I am not sure how much it actually sold for, but you can see some of the prices he paid for the no name dudes' cards from the set that got a 9.5 with BGS. It will be tough, but I hope this article helps with your decision.
Here this is the quote that caught me offguard....
"The toughest card was probably card No. 76 Johnny Moore. Almost all of them have two really nasty print defects on them. For the longest time, this was the toughest card in the set and for a while I was seeing Gem Mint examples selling for more than the Michael Jordan Rookie."
(12-10-2011 01:13 PM)backinthemixer Wrote: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vie...0644643963
hmm interesting read...
(12-09-2011 11:35 AM)ctyler86 Wrote: I have decided to go through the process of collecting this whole set, eventually wanting to get one of each card with 9.5 or better grading.. I realize this is quite the task, but I'm down for it.
I have a couple of questions since I am relatively new to the collecting process...
1) Would it be better for me to buy a complete set vs. each card individually? I do see some benefits to doing this, as I could quickly eliminate a number of cards from the set..
2) Would you grade this set with BGS or PSA?
Thanks for any input!