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1950 Bowman #82 Carroll Lockman. I got this pup for $3 on ebay. I found out that vintage baseball cards can be purchased on ebay for a reasonable price if they all beat up. In fact, I prefer the aged, more than gently used cards of yesteryear. It adds more history to the card. Paying literally 25 times as much money for a pristine card doesn’t interest me.

4 Responses to three bucks

  1. Tom Saaristo June 2, 2009 at 6:19 am #

    That is a sweet card, and I’m not even really into baseball

  2. Erik Maldre June 2, 2009 at 8:12 am #

    Last night I was looking up other cards from the 1950 Bowman set. There’s some nice ones, but the Lockman card is certainly one of the best.

  3. Matt Maldre February 7, 2012 at 11:24 am #

    Those folds look like lightning bolts!

    I want to collect cards that have have writing on them.


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