Last week I posted about picking up a vintage CFL card for my WVU collection. What I failed to mention was that I also bought another one on eBay that night.
The seller had marked the card down because, well, who is actually looking for this card? Not too many. What got me to look was that even at a PSA 8, it was the highest grade this card has seen. That is true, but bear in mind that PSA has only graded 12 of these. Ten of them are an 8. I checked out the SGC and Beckett POP Reports and neither of them show a record of grading the card.
I recall from my youth that when I saw O-Pee-Chee cards, they had pretty bad edges. I feel like they were using dull blades, but I could be wrong. For the price, it was an easy choice to pick this card up.
I figured I should sneak one thing in at the end. In the piece about the raw copy of this card, I mentioned that this was the only vintage CFL Mountaineer card that exists. I was mistaken. There is one other and it is a couple of decades older. One is still in the feeBay sold auctions history, giving me hope that I could soon again see one. Once I do, it will be mine. Based on the final price I saw, I shouldn’t have trouble picking it up.
As a CFL card collector I was wondering what the other vintage CFL Mountaineer card you are looking for.
? Are you also aware of former Mountaineer Harold Woods card from the 1982 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Fire Dept. set?
I was not aware of that one…I am going to look into that immediately and put it into my want list! Thank you!
The card I’m looking for is: 1952 Parkhurst #71 John Bovey (“Bove” is correct last name; “Bovey” on card)
If you have a connection, please let me know!
I know that Joe Colabella Vintage Football Cards has a couple of John Bovey cards for sale and that you can view the Harold Woods card at http://www.tradingcardsdb.com