Yes, that was the plan. I’ve gotten rid of most of my modern cards that I have no intention to keep. I have to ship one more order off to COMC and needed some 330-count boxes to ship them in. I headed over to Duane’s yesterday morning and after waiting a few minutes (I was there before they opened), I headed in and made a round. That was the mistake.
It’s not like I spent a bunch of money, but it was more than I intended. We are headed to the Indianapolis 500 at the end of the month and I’m trying to save every dollar I can for the trip. I want to go with more money than we need.
However, I spotted a card that I wanted. I saw a post somewhere earlier this week and learned that the 1962 Sam Huff card is a short print. I had no idea. I love that set, probably because of the black borders. When I was in my teens, I was working on a 1971 Topps Baseball set but eventually gave it up. When I saw the Huff today, I had to have it. I felt it was in good shape.
I didn’t pay the sticker price. Upon looking at eBay closed sales, I may have slightly overpaid. It’s not by much though. Also, I was able to walk out with the card and I know the seller. He’s an older gentleman and I have no concerns of shadiness. I’m quite happy with the pickup.
Oh, I got my boxes too.
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