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Old 08-20-2018, 06:15 AM
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Angry 1951 bowman mantle

Passed on a 1951 Bowman Mantle psa 6 for $4,000 about 10 years ago.
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Old 08-20-2018, 09:15 AM
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Default Thanks for the memories....

Back in the day, I sold 3 mint cards to help pay for a wedding ring for my first wife.

The cards were a 1957 Topps Ted Williams, Frank Robinson, and a beauty of a 1969 Topps Reggie Jackson.

So I don't have the cards anymore, neither do I have the wife or the ring.....should have just kept the cards as I enjoyed them more.
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Old 08-20-2018, 02:01 PM
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first wife
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Externally - No matter how much we claim to take the higher moral ground, we have neither respected nor attempted to understand other cultures.
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Old 08-25-2018, 03:01 AM
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... and second.

Eight OPC Gretzky RC's just after we had our second daughter. Needed the cash at the time.
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Old 08-25-2018, 05:25 AM
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After Jean-Michel Basquiat died in 1988, I remember thinking this guy is going to be a super important painter and I should buy some of his work.

I didn't.
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Old 08-25-2018, 10:27 PM
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Been collecting since 69/74/77 depending on when you'd count from.

Sooo many regrets, mostly about not buying things. When I started 52 Mantles hadn't gone over 1000 yet. T206 Hof ers who weren't Cobb were usually $10 in VG, or even a bit better. Topps Orr rookie was 100... 100!! that was insane for a hockey card at the time. Goudey Ruths were around 100. Aaron rookie 60...


I'm going to go be sad and play some games on my phone now....
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Old 08-26-2018, 01:35 PM
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Bought yahoo as an ipo for 33.5 100 shairs, sold it in 15 min at 44.5 made 1000 in 15 min. 🙀 worst 1000 i ever made.
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