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Old 04-07-2019, 11:13 AM
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I recently purchased some early topps football sets, thank you to board member here. And a 71 baseball set. Which is financially better buy complete sets or lots , card by card??thank you guys octavio.
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Financially speaking, it is better to buy complete sets and upgrade. However, it isn't as much fun. It just depends on what your set building motive is: for fun or take money.

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Old 04-08-2019, 11:49 AM
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thank you robert ,
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thank you robert ,
I just noticed that I typed take money instead of make money.

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Better off buying complete sets especially if the more expensive cards are in decent shape. If I had to do it over again I wouldn’t worry about complete sets. I would buy the Mantle/Mays/Aaron in as high of a grade as one can afford and also buy high grade high numbers and short prints. Just my 2 cents worth. Good luck!!
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thx mike good advice
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I enjoy building sets by buying large lots of cards. I once put together a 1971 set at a net cost of $11. Sold it for $650. Bought large lots and sold off duplicates. It's a lot of work but it's fun to try and build a set for free.
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I enjoy building sets by buying large lots of cards. I once put together a 1971 set at a net cost of $11. Sold it for $650. Bought large lots and sold off duplicates. It's a lot of work but it's fun to try and build a set for free.
This is the best method for building sets, I have used it for years and it has helped me to get to just 19 cards shy of the 1952-2010 Topps run
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This is the best method for building sets, I have used it for years and it has helped me to get to just 19 cards shy of the 1952-2010 Topps run
Great stories guys.
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Hi scott hope you are well . Im doing this little by little . Thx octavio

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Hi scott hope you are well . Im doing this little by little . Thx octavio
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