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Old 11-21-2019, 01:57 PM
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Default Buying cards - April 1980

This is from an old school newspaper from April 1980 - do you think he was on to something?
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Old 11-21-2019, 04:09 PM
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Wonder if Bob is still buying. Do you know the area code involved ?
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Old 11-21-2019, 04:34 PM
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"Bob" is in all of us...
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Old 11-21-2019, 05:17 PM
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Area code would of been 718
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Old 11-21-2019, 06:31 PM
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This was done on an individual basis as well as groups of dealers going from town to town - advertising that they were buying baseball cards. From what I understand, they would bring home suitcases full of cards. In the 80's, I would run ads in the local retirement communities newsletters looking for cards.
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1980 would have still been a good year to put an ad like that out.

Ten years later youd have found yourself with a lot of 1988 Donruss commons on your hands.
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