1982 Topps Blackless Ozzie Smith and others...

cletus_83

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Wow. $78 for a Mickey Hatcher card. Who'da thunk it.

I honestly had never heard of this error before (or, if I did, forgot about it.) If I saw these sitting in a box at a garage sale I would've not even noticed the missing signature and would have just thought they were commons, thus missing out on a small fortune. Interesting.
 

metsman1986

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Hey, noticed the Garvey in that bunch................So they are missing the facsimile autograph and border around the image on the front, right? Crazy, I've probably passed on a few myself over the years................Must've forgotten about them too..............

Mike
 

dadofandrew

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I paid about the starting price he wants for the Ozzie for mine last year so he isn't far off in price (at least for the Ozzie)
 

RyanL24

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It annoys me that they added it to the Beckett OPG. So much so that I'll probably never forget about the old 1982 Topps Blackless set. :mad:

It just doesn't make sense, they don't have other printing errors like this in the OPG, like all those wacky Topps blank back/front from 1987, and wrongbacks, etc etc. Why add the Topps Blackless? It's stupid. :D
 

CharlieBrown

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Those are some crazy weird starting prices. Glad Ryan doesn't have one of those! (I think...)

According to Beckett OPG -
90 Nolan Ryan $25.00 $50.00

So I can get Ozzie Smith for $40 les than Sam Mejias? Or a reggie Jackson for only $20 more than Mejias.:rolleyes:
 

mrmopar

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I got my Garvey for $35. I passed on numerous higher priced cards before landing one for "my" price.

If you are crazy enough to try to build a set of them, I suppose you might consider paying top $ for dirt commons if they never come around. The stars are what sell the most I suppose.
 

mrmopar

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Of course, that BV is an absolute JOKE! You will not likely find Ryan for $50, let along double that!

I don't remember the BV for Garvey, but it is one of those cards you just hope to find, let along worry about getting for a fair % ABOVE book!
 

valediction

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According to Beckett OPG -
90 Nolan Ryan $25.00 $50.00

So I can get Ozzie Smith for $40 les than Sam Mejias? Or a reggie Jackson for only $20 more than Mejias.:rolleyes:

Some cards are harder to find than others. The 'B' and 'c' sheet cards are tougher than the 'A' series, and some cards in the B and C sheets just never seem to turn up for whatever reason. I know a guy I used to help out who has been trying to complete that set since he found out about it in the later 80's. He was about 6 cards short last time I talked to him.
 

DaClyde

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Looking over these, somehow the design looks SO much nicer without the black and the signatures. What's with Topps' obsession with putting thin black borders around everything anyway?
 
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