Show and Tell from a trip to Duane’s Sportscards

It’s been awhile since I made this visit, but it’s still worth sharing, in my opinion.  I took a couple of days off from work and after lunch with the lady, I hit a couple card shops on the way home.  I posted before about my stop at SMP Cards and also posted a pack breaks piece on a few packs I picked up.  On my way back home, I went ahead and made a stop at the most local (to me) of the card shops in the area, Duane’s Sportscards.

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I had been encouraged to stop in some day when I had time to go through some boxes.  Typically, I stop in quickly after work and can’t spend too long in the shop.  This day was different though.  While I didn’t spend much money, I ended up with a few PC cards and some for other things.

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This was the most expensive card that I bought, for a whopping $2.  I don’t often buy basketball cards, but when I do, it’s likely a former Mountaineer.  I couldn’t pass on a “White Lightning” rookie card in his WVU uniform!

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I picked these two up for a dollar total.  The reason – I’m putting together a little Stars PC for the lady.  When she followed the Stars (before she knew me), Hatcher was her favorite player.  I can’t stand the cheap shot artist, but sometimes we make sacrifices for the women we love.

The rest were all in boxes I didn’t even know were under a table.  He told me that he’d sell me anything in there for a dime, so I knew that I was going to find a few cards.  I ended up with more than I thought, though.

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That last picture is of 42 Guy Lafleur cards, though it doesn’t look like it.  I didn’t spread them out well.  Some of these I picked up with the intention of trading, so I will probably just throw them into my dime or quarter boxes for shows.  It’s not really worth the time and trouble to try and do much else with them.  Hopefully I can find them a good home.

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