One evening, the wifey and I were watching a little TV after dinner. I was looking at some things on my tablet and decided to check eBay for some 1955 All-American cards. I found an SGC (low) graded Red Grange. It was one that I needed for my set. It has the third highest “book” value in the set.
I watched the card and as it got closer to the end, I decided to just go ahead and throw out a bid. I didn’t think it would win, but it was all I wanted to go at the time. I do love vintage cards graded by SGC and the Grange is one I have really been wanting to pick up. I didn’t just want it for the set, I wanted it for ME.
While I’m not much interested in the current NFL, I do love college and NFL history. I’ve read my fair share of books and have about 20 more in hand that I need to read.
I was shocked to win it, but was glad I did. I am fully aware that it’s extremely low grade. I do know that there is paper loss on the front and back. However, I picked it up for less than 10% of the “book” value, so I was thrilled. I will eventually pick up an upgrade for the set. However, this one will likely always be in my personal collection.
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