If it's a low grade copy, opinions vary much more. Some will want one that is perfectly centered and will sacrifice other aspects. Some are more interested in the color and how it pops. Some care more about size. Some won't take a card that has ANY paper loss or writing.
None of the above are serious concerns for modern collectors. It doesn't matter how shiny your card is, there's likely another ten thousand of them available. If it's a card of manufactured scarcity, your options are limited and maybe you elect to purchase something you otherwise wouldn't just so you can complete that rainbow!
I've seen copies of some T206 cards that I own up for sale, in somewhat similar shape and also at different prices than I paid for my copies. So, that got me thinking...am I happier with my copy or would I prefer one of the copies for sale.
However, I'm bringing the question to you...which copy would you prefer if the cost was the same? Any of course...why? Please leave comments, I'm interested to know what y'all thing!
Below are two copies of the T206 Christy Mathewson portrait. Which one would you rather have in your collection?
The second card I'd like to hear your thoughts on gives you THREE options. Which T206 Tris Speaker would you prefer to own?
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