This morning I saw a post from Sports Collectors Daily about another prewar find. Of course a very rare card that I want is a part of it. It's poor timing because I likely won't be a serious player for it. Even without the wedding, it's still one that'll likely command a price out of my comfort zone.
|photo from Sports Collectors Daily|
Even in a condition that appears will come back from SCG just a 1, it'll likely be out of my comfort zone. I don't have a VCP subscription to see any realized auction prices, but I looked it up before and if I remember correctly it was just one sale, at maybe $600-700 and not in my wheelhouse.
If you read the article I linked to, you read about the scarcity of these cards. I wouldn't be competing against just collectors that want Scoops Carey, but also against set collectors and collectors that just want to own one card from this set.
My card grading company of choice is SGC and they've graded just ten copies of the card. I don't see any graded by PSA or BGS. So, yeah, much more demand for any card in the set than supply.
They do say miracles can happen, right?