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Thrift Treasures Part IX: I am Mr. Mint

Posted in Thrift Treasures with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 21, 2009 by Cardboard Icons

tt9ervingIt’s well documented on this blog that I am a baseball-only collector. But it’s also known that I am an opportunist.

So when life gives be a bag of 300 cards, more than half of which are MINT 1980-81 Topps basketball, for $2.98 — less than a single pack of 2009 Topps Heritage baseball — I make the best of it and proceed to the check stand without further delay.

And it is without further adieu that I present the latest treasures … Continue reading