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a little advice

Kirbyfan34

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as I inch closer to my base Topps sets from the 80's I have a question. While it is near impossible to find singles in LCS, or at shows I am wondering if it would be worth it to buy an unopened box for the 81, 82, and 83 sets as I am less than 300 away from those. 85 is over 500 hundred to go so it seems like that one would be worth it. It seems like there is not the lots on ebay like there used to be and even though it's the "junk wax years" I feel like they are really hard to come by.

any advice is appreciated

Thanks
 

Camsue

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Keep an eye on auctions by you I was auctionzip. I got a box of 81s for 10 dollars to finish a set a few years ago. People are just not buying sports cards like they use to I was the only bidder out of about 150
 

jflan702

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I bet if you post your wantlists on the set building forum, you will have more offers than you will know what to do with. Just be wary of those who are still using a Beckett's from 1985 for their valuations.

Good luck and I will keep an eye out for your lists. I am sure I will be able to help.
 

katester44

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I bet if you post your wantlists on the set building forum, you will have more offers than you will know what to do with. Just be wary of those who are still using a Beckett's from 1985 for their valuations.

Good luck and I will keep an eye out for your lists. I am sure I will be able to help.

I would second this option -- betting there are folks on here that would welcome a chance to trade some of their 80's stuff, especially in larger volume trades!
 

chieftazmisty

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as I inch closer to my base Topps sets from the 80's I have a question. While it is near impossible to find singles in LCS, or at shows I am wondering if it would be worth it to buy an unopened box for the 81, 82, and 83 sets as I am less than 300 away from those. 85 is over 500 hundred to go so it seems like that one would be worth it. It seems like there is not the lots on ebay like there used to be and even though it's the "junk wax years" I feel like they are really hard to come by.

any advice is appreciated

Thanks

Hi Kirby
send me your wants via a pm I can help you out greatly just let me know
thanks
Chief
 

t.rooster

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Hey Kirby,
Although the early '80s may not be in value what they used to be, they wouldn't be considered junk wax, which would start, by most definitions, around '86 on... if you are interested in trading, I have these available in NM:
1981 Topps 
1 5—8 9 11 12 15 19 26 42 50 56 58 65 68 70--74 76 78 79 81 83–86 88 91 92 98 101 103 107 109 112 113 124--125Dawson—128 132 133auto 141 143 145 147 151 157 160 165 168–171 176—178 181 182 186 189 191 206 210J.Palmer 212 216 217 219 225 226 229 234 235 237 239 241 246 247 251–253 255 256 264 271 272 276–278 284 285 289 290 296 299 300Molitor 304 307 309 310 314 315 322 323 326 328 334 337 341 342 345 346auto 349 352 356 359–363 367 370Winfield 371 374 375 379 387 391 393 395 398 399 408 410 413 415–417 422 423 428–430 432 440 441 444 445 448 450 453 457—459 469 471 474 475 480Fisk 481Carlton 482 490E.Murray 492 494 495 498 501–503 509 517–519 524 527 528 531auto 536 538–540Schmidt 542 544 549 554 555 557 560 564 565 567 573 575 576 577 579 583 584 586–589 591 593–596auto—599 601—604auto 605 606 608 609 611 614–625 631 632 634 636—638 640—642 644 646—656auto—658 664 666–668 676 677 683 686—692 694 695 697--697auto—699 700Brett—702 704 706—709 711–714 716—718 720 721 723 726 795 851.*
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1982 Topps- 2 7–12 14–19 22 24–30 32–42 44 50 52–82 84 85 87–89 91 93 94 96–99 101Scmidt 103–108 110Fisk 113–115 117–121 123–131 133–138 140 142 143 145 146 149–154 156RickyH.—158 160 162 163Schmidt 164RickyH. 165SeaverLL 169 170 172 174–182 184—187 189–194 196 197 202 205–212 214–218 220–222 224–226 228–232 234–236 238 239 241 242 244–247 249–252 254 256–260 262–264 266–290 292 294–299 302–306 308--311 313 315–319 321–327 329–331 333 334 336 337RoseAS--339Scmidt 341 342 344–356 358–372 374–384 386–390E.Murray 392 394–396 398 399 403 405–407 409–414 416 417 419 421 422 424—434 437 439 440 442 444—455 457 459—464 466—468 470 472-480 482 483 485 487—493 495—498 500—510 525 531—534 536—539 541 543 544 552 554—556 558—560 563—571 575 577—579 583—585 587—599 601 602 604 605 608 611—613 617 618 620 622 624—634 636—644 646 653 655—662 664—667 669 671—673 675—685 687 689 690 693—695 697—699 702—707 709 —712 714 715 718 719 722—726 728 730—737 739—747 749—762 764 765 767 769 772 774—779 782 784 —792

1983 TOPPS -9 13 38 39 44 64 65 84 95 119 196 222 225 232 285 356 406 430 480 525 530 590

1984 Topps
#6 10 Yount 15 47 60Molitor 68auto 69 94 99 100ReggieJ. 102 108,109Miscut 119 130Ozzie 134RickyH. 135 136 147 162 169 174 184 195 200Dawson+blank back 209 214 216 226 228 229 230RickyH. 237, 240E.Murray, 252 263 277 286 291 305 341 354 355 369 372 388Scmidt 397E.MurrayAS 402 Winfield AS, 421, 422 433 437 458 460 462 493 495 499 500Brett 507 510 518 527 549 550 561, 565 569 579 584 596Sandberg 600Carew--603 609 612 650 657 670 671 680 695 703 704 710 711 715 720 728 740Seaver 750 760 772 776 780 Carlton 786.

1985 Topps
1 2–4 8–12 15 17 18 20 22 24--28 29 30Ripken 32--36 38 39 40Niekro–49 51--57 59 61 63 65–71 73 75–97 99 101 102 103 105--107 109 110 113 114 117 119 120--122 125 126 128–135 137 139 140–142 144–149 151–154 156–159 161 163 164 166–172 174 176–180Winfield 182–187 190 191auto—199 202--207 209—216 218 219 221 223 227 228 230 231 235 237 239 240 243 245--249 252 254 255 257 259--263 265 266 268 269 271 272 275 277 279 281 283 285 286 288--290 292 293 298 299 302—305 307 309--313 315 318—322 325 329 330 332 333 335--338 340 342 343 345–347 350Boggs–353 355 356 358 360Carlton—372 375–381 383 385 388 389 393 394 396 397 399 402 404 405–418 420--422 425 426 428 430 431 433–441 443–448 450 452 453 454 456--458 461--464 466–476 478–480 482 483 485–489 491 492 495--497 499–504 506 509 510–512 514 516 518 519auto 520 522Molitor—526 528 529 531—533 535 537 539–541 543--545 548 549 552 554 556 557 560–563 566–569 571--578 580—585auto–589 591–596 599 601--603 606--612 614 616–619 621–624 628–632 634–637 639 640 642 643 645–651 653–656 658 659 661--665 667 669 671–676 678–680 682 683 685–690 692–694 696--699 701 705 708 711 713 720 723 725auto 730–735 737–748 749 750Fingers 752 758 759 763 764 767 770Fisk 771–777auto 778–783 786—788auto 790—792 795.
 

Kirbyfan34

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I have a bunch of 82s I can probably send your way too. Post your lists and you'll knock a bunch off here.
1982 Topps
2 Ron Davis HL
3 Tim Raines HL
4 Pete Rose HL
5 Nolan Ryan HL
9 Ron Guidry
13 Lamar Johnson
18 Fernando Arroyo
25 Jerry Remy
35 Willie Aikens
36 Al Oliver
41 Dave Parker IA
46 Jerry Augustine
51 Howell, Lezcano, Waller RC
52 Larry Anderson
54 Ron Hassey
58 John D’Aquisto
61 Tommy Boggs
63 Mario Soto
66 Art Howe, Nolan Ryan TL
67 Rich Gale
72 Rick Auerbach
80 Jim Palmer
81 Jim Palmer IA
82 Bob Welch
83 Steve Balboni RC
85 Lynn McGlothen
90 Nolan Ryan
91 Carney Lansford
92 Brad Havens
95 Ozzie Smith
96 George Brett, Larry Gura TL
97 Paul Moskau
100 Mike Schmidt
105 Kirk Gibson
112 Billy Sample
115 Gaylord Perry
118 Francona, Mills,Smith RC
120 Gary Lucas
122 Jamie Easterly UER
125 Danny Ainge
132 Lee May
141 Bando, Brennan, Hayes RC
142 Dave LaRoche
143 Mookie Wilson
152 Ramon Aviles
156 Rickey Henderson, Steve McCatty TL
157 Steve Crawford
162 Mike Schmidt, Tony Armas, Dwight Evans, Eddie Murray LL
163 Mike Schmidt, Eddie Murray LL
164 Tim Raines, Rickey Henderson LL
166 Fernando Valenzulea, Len Barker LL
167 Nolan Ryan, Steve McCatty LL
171 Brenley, Davis, Tults RC
185 Phil Neikro
189 Glenn Hoffman
190 J.R. Richard
191 Tim Wallach RC
192 Brodrick Perkins
195 Paul Molitor
196 Willie Upshaw
200 George Brett
203 Barfield, Wells, RC
204 Gary Roenicke
212 Mario Mendoza
213 Dave Stewart RC
217 Bo McLaughlin
223 Lloyd Moseby
224 Bruce Bocthe
226 Checklist 133-264
231 Davis, Dernier, Virgil RC
232 Terry Crowley
236 John Martin RC
237 Rusty Kuntz
243 Bob Owchinko
246 Hubie Brooks, Mike Scott TL
250 Tug McGraw
251 Fred Lynn
252 Fred Lynn IA
254 Jorge Bell RC
255 Tony Perez
257 Larry Harlow
263 Victor Cruz
269 Jim Essian
283 Brian Allard
285 Sparky Lyle
289 Bob Shirley
295 Jason Thompson
298 Danny Darwin
300 Reggie Jackson
302 Doug Flynn
304 Bill Caudill
306 Don Sutton IA
307 Randy Bass
309 Pete Redfern
312 Mike Hargrove
313 Lenny Randle
314 Buck Martinez
315 Burt Hooton
327 Joe Nolan
328 Ed Farmer
329 U.L. Washington
334 Aurelio Rodriguez
335 Jim Sundberg
339 Mike Schmidt AS
341 Andre Dawson AS
343 Dave Parker AS
345 Fernando Valenzuela AS
346 Tom Seaver AS
356 Denny Lewallyn
357 Butch Hobson
362 Jim Wright UER
363 Bob Malinaro
376 Chris Welsh
380 Dave Stieb
389 George Vukovich
394 Checklist 265-396
398 Mike Squires
399 Pat Zachary
400 Johnny Bench
401 Johnny Bench IA
402 Bill Stein
404 Dickie Thon
405 Rick Reuschel
420 George Hendrick
421 Mark Clear
424 Bruce Benedict
425 John Candelaria
427 Ron Oester
428 LaMarr Hoyt
429 John Wathan
434 Joe Lefebvre
437 Juan Berenguer
438 Pete Mackanin
439 Dave Righetti RC
440 Jeff Burroughs
446 Wayne Garland
448 Darrell Porter IA
452 Lee Smith RC
453 Art Howe
459 Bruce Berenyi
461 Rich Dotson
462 Dave Chalk
481 Steve Carlton IA
489 Rick Dempsey
490 Dennis Eckersley
492 Joe Price
495 Dennis Leonard
499 Paul Mirabella
502 Bedrosian, Butler, Owen RC
503 Julio Gonzalez
505 Graig Nettles
508 Jody Davis
510 Fernando Valenzuela
515 Larry Bowa
519 Glenn Adams
524 Tom Hausman
525 Ray Knight
537 Doug Capilla
541 Barry Evans
545 Reggie Smith
547 Rod Carew AS
548 Willie Randolph AS
549 George Brett AS
551 Reggie Jackson AS
555 Scott McGregor AS
556 Jack Morris AS
557 Rich Gossage AS
558 John Tudor
561 Brum, DeLeon, Roof RC
565 Jackson Todd
570 Willie Randolph IA
571 Glenn Abbott
579 Rick Mahler
583 Tippy Martinez
584 Hosken Powell
588 Dale Berra
589 Dave Stapleton
590 Al Oliver
591 Al Oliver IA
592 Craig Swan
594 Renie Martin
595 Dave Collins
596 Damaso Garcia
597 Wayne Nordhagen
598 Bob Galasso
599
600 Dave Winfield
602 Freddie Patek
603 Rich Hebner
604 Orlando Sanchez
605 Steve Rodgers
606 John Mayberry/Dave Steib TL
607 Leon Durham
608 Jerry Royster
609Rick Sutcliffe
610 Rickey Henderson
611 Joe Neikro
615 Bob Boone
616 Bob Boone IA
617 Scott McGregor
618 Tim Foli
619 Bill Campbell
620 Ken Griffey
622 Ken Griffey IA
628 Bill Travers
629 John Wockenfuss
630 Joe Charboneau
631 Gene Tenace
633 Mitchell Page
634Checklist 529-660
635 Ron Davis
636 Pete Rose/Steve Carlton TL
637 Rick Camp
641 Steve Mura
643 Pete Vuckovich
646 Frank White IA
651 Carl Yastrzemski IA
652 Steve Nicosia
653 Brunansky, Sconiers, Sanchez RC
655 Joel Youngblood
660 Dave Concepcion
661 Dave Concepcion IA
664 Dan Spilner
665 Jim Clancy
669 Larry Milbourne
670 Steve Kemp
673 Keith Drumwright
674 Dave Goltz
676 Sal Butera
677 Alfredo Griffen
679 Sammy Stewart
681 Marshall, Roenieke, Sax RC
682 Jesse Jefferson
683 Phil Garner
684 Harold Baines
685 Bert Blyleven
686 Gary Allenson
688 Leon Roberts
689 Lary Sorenseon
692 Wayne Gross
696 Bill Madlock, Eddie Soloman TL
697 John Montefusco
701 George Foster IA
703 Cecil Cooper, Pete Vuckovich
706 Mickey Rivers IA
708 Gene Richards
711 Edler, Henderson, Walton RC
712 Dennis Martinez
713 Del Unser
716
719
723
724
726
727 Sixto Lezcano
728 Aurielo Lopez
729 Jim Spencer
730 Gary Carter
731 Armstrong, Gwosdz, Kuhulaua RC
732 Mike Lum
733 Larry McWilliams
735 Rudy May
738 Dave Engle
743 John Stearns
746 Andre Thorton
747 John Lowenstein
748 Marc Hill
749 Bob Shirley
752 Lee Lacy
756 Ken Griffey, Tom Seaver TL
758 Claudell Washington
760 Bill Buckner
761 Dave Smith
763 Tom Hume
766 Faedo, Hrbek, Laudner RC
767 Roy Smalley
768 Jerry Garvin
769 Richie Zisk
771 Rich Gossage
772 Bert Campaneris
773 John Denny
778 Kevin Hickey RC
782 Frank Tavares
783 Greg Harris RC
784 Milt Wilcox
785
786
790
791
 
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