(10-25-2012 05:38 PM)jlandry287 Wrote: Comparing Beckett value (on graded cards) to what you're willing to pay, what percent would you pay?
I see a lot of enticing cards to buy well below BV on eBay, then I look at completed auctions and they're never anywhere close. I'm just wondering so I can [possibly] prevent myself for overpaying.
(10-25-2012 05:43 PM)nolan5000 Wrote: It depends on the grade of the card.
(10-25-2012 05:46 PM)jlandry287 Wrote: The cards i usually buy are 9.5 or 10's
(10-25-2012 07:35 PM)sparty78 Wrote: One of my favorite ways to buy really nice cards is to set up at shows. You can be amazed at what collectors are selling . You may have to be patient but I am constantly amazed at the quality of of cards people are looking to sell at bigger shows . You have to pay the table rent and have enough nice stuff to sell but you can buy at 25% to 40% all day. Not particularly fond of ebay with all the shilling and underhanded deals but occasonally still buy there.