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(05-09-2012 12:55 PM)buckunteer Wrote: I would love to do something like this personally, but I can't imagine being able to store that many cards in my sub-1000 sq. ft. apartment lol
(05-09-2012 12:58 PM)xstreaminsanity Wrote: To the OP, if you don't mind my asking, how much did you pay for the lot? Thanks.
(05-09-2012 01:59 PM)aktlingit Wrote: $5 a box, 98 boxes = $490 investment
(05-10-2012 07:29 AM)xstreaminsanity Wrote: Dang, that ain't bad if you ask me. I know each box may not contain 5000 cards, but if they did, you essentially got 10 cards per penny. And I'm pretty sure there's some way you can make your money back with that lot, whether it be through trade, selling to one of those companies who make the mixed boxes, or making mixed boxes of your own (100 cards for $1 + shipping).
(05-10-2012 09:37 AM)aktlingit Wrote: Yep, I'm happy with the price and as I mentioned in a few of the threads (yes I spammed a little in order to let collectors from all the different sports know in case they were looking for something specific) that I already pulled 24x Jeters and saw some other rookies of Favre, Mourning, etc. I've actually put together a collection in my ORG to list the "money" cards to see what kind of ROI I get just from those.
And as you previously said, the OCD side of me is driving me nuts - sleeved, sorted, ORGd. I need to drop about $2500 just on sleeves to get this the way I really want it lol