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Old 10-06-2016, 05:21 PM   #1
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Holy Shit, Sidney Crosby!! Tim Horton's Upper Deck Hockey Cards

Each morning before I begin my shift at work I stop at Timmy Ho's for a coffee and doughnut. They've been offering this Upper Deck hockey card promo and I've been suckered into buying a couple packs each time. Hard to resist since I'm huge hockey nut like most Canadians.

So you only get 3 cards per pack which is obviously a skimp job by UD. I think its 2 commons and 1 rare per pack. I've been getting a ton of doubles and mediocre rares. Today I opened my pack and I found a Sydney Crosby NHL Game Jersey. Supposedly super rare. I've been buying these cards in hopes to get Connor McDavid Redemption Card but this score (no pun intended) is sick.

I have a few questions:
1. What do you think I can sell this card for at local cards & collectibles store in the GVA?
2. Is it worth buying a hard case and keeping it as an investment and selling later down the road when Crosby retires?
3. Should I sell it online through e-bay?
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Old 10-06-2016, 06:18 PM   #2
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I find it ironic how you claim to be a huge hockey nut and the first thing that crosses your mind is how much you can flip for it?
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I would keep it as an investment. If its worth $8 now, it could go up to over $12 in 5-10 years.
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I think from the commercial there are only 87 of the signed crosbys, do u have one of the signed ones or just a regular one
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I want the Sidney Crosby autographed hockey stamp, goddamnit........

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I've got the Bobby Orr signed stamp, along with Johnny Bower, Tony Esposito, and Jaques Plante. Paid an arm and a leg for them off eBay. I don't care about the other players, especially that asswipe Messier, but I do want the signed Sidney Crosby. I'll pay 100+ bucks for it.
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Trade it for my MacKinnon.
It's worth more. Trust me.
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i feel as though the hard case will be worth more than the card
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I'll trade you a complete set of Upper Deck from 1992-93.

I think I had about $250 "invested" in that set back in the day. Current book value: $50usd. Currect eBay value: $18usd.
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plastic hard case = same value.
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I'll trade you a complete set of Upper Deck from 1992-93.

I think I had about $250 "invested" in that set back in the day. Current book value: $50usd. Currect eBay value: $18usd.
92-95 are about the most common sets available, i have 2 copies of the 94 set i think.

Those are the years when everyone was collecting, also some of the best looking cards imo as well
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lol anything from 93-94 is so over saturated. I was lucky and sold my Premier cards when they were hot. Made a lot of money off some of the rookies. I have 4 sets of Score with the Lindros rookie cards. Worthless now haha

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You telling me I should sell my Pokemon cards from '98? Or is it already too late to cash in
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You telling me I should sell my Pokemon cards from '98? Or is it already too late to cash in
The rarest card is a Base set Machamp that isn't "First Edition"
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92-95 are about the most common sets available, i have 2 copies of the 94 set i think.

Those are the years when everyone was collecting, also some of the best looking cards imo as well
Yup, the only thing more worthless then the hockey cards from that era are the football cards, I got lots of those. The only cards I have worth anything are the 1937 o-pee-chee baseball cards my dad found in a book in his deceased uncles house and gave to me. Those cards are probably almost as old as MG1.
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Maybe you can sell it and get an unfairly overpriced type R?
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I was so excited until I read this part. I've gotta have a few of those lol
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I find it ironic how you claim to be a huge hockey nut and the first thing that crosses your mind is how much you can flip for it?
or spell crosby's name properly... you know, only the best active player alive
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