Last edited: 29 March 2017, 9 PM
Welcome to my want list site. All lists are WANT lists unless noted by HAVE.
Also check out my blog site, The Collective Mind.
Listings in RED are incoming from trade or purchase.
*** Scroll down for my High Priorities! ***
I have been building sets and player collections since the late 70's. I stopped collecting around 1985, and resumed in late 2003. I'm working my way back through the 60's and 70's sets and filling in the gaps . I've also continued the many 70's/80's player collections I had before, plus I added a few new ones. I collect Washington Redskins cards from every era, and have more old than new.
I don't buy many wax boxes except for the one or two current or recent sets I've started or if I find an interesting set from a few years ago, and those are usually on the lower end. I don't have a lot of GU/Autos except for one football player, and I don't buy boxes just for the Joe Collector Mojo hits. Rookie cards aren't that important to me, especially no-name prospects. I don't generally do newer Bowman sets because they're too hard to identify. I will never be interested in modern graded cards of any kind and don't believe in their inflated value. Grading has its use for sight unseen purchasing of high value items, but I think grade 9 or 10 cards should only be worth high raw book value, not several times that value.
I am a member of Trading Bases and occasionally make trades on Sports Card Forum (when people answer). I have a very outdated (and slow) photobucket site at:
#1 - 2011 Topps Prime 9 - Week 7 redemption card
Already have the Mantle that
this brings. Need the card as pictured.
#2 - 2004 UD Timeless Teams Freehan #73 and Gossage #160
Gremlin attack for one of my favorite sets of all time. Found I was still lacking
these two after I thought I had the whole thing done.
#3 - 2009 Topps Mayo #287 Brett Favre (SP)
Set killer short print. This and the Dolphin Namesake mini.
#4 - 2014 Topps Heritage BB Flashback Clemente#BF-RC & New Age Performer NAP-MT Trout
These two complete the master set of all base and inserts.
Of course it's Trout that's left.
#5 - 2014 Topps Valor #183 Teddy Bridgewater RC
Sole survivor for a set that at this point is a hybrid of retail
and hobby cards because they had the gall to make them different
thicknesses and not much different otherwise.
#6 - 2012 Topps #165 Russell Wilson RC
Elusive RC of pesky quarterback who keeps beating better
teams, except the stupid Patriots. Several on COMC for less than $3.
#7 - 2008-09 O-Pee-Chee #648 Georges Laraque
The closest I am to completing a hockey master set (no GU or autos). And my favorite
hockey set besides 02/03 Pacific Private Stock Reserve. Now down to one thanks to Mark Zentkovich!
#8 - 1992 Fleer GameDay football #72 Paul Siever
Set killer for the second set of these oversize cards. Have one in the first set,
and in my Redskins, but need one more. Don't remember him at all frankly....
#9 - 2009 Topps American Heritage Heroes of Spaceflight #HSF-8 Gemini IV
Gremlin attack on one of my favorite non-sports insert sets. The pioneer
group for my informal Moon Landing / Space Exploration collection. Thought
I got the last two f these, but already had one, and was missing this one.
My pinpoint accurate list tracking at work again!
#10 - 1989 Score Scoremasters Bo Jackson #1 & Cal Ripken #3
Got a box set of these for cheap at an antique shop or somewhere similar,
but it was missing Cal. Also need a second Bo for player collection.
#11 - 2012 Topps Gypsy Queen Gypsy Kings insert #4 Wasso
It seems like Topps just made these up because they ran out of ideas for Gypsy Queen inserts.
These are way too expensive to buy for what they are, so I hope there are other collectors
that consider these as trade box loiterers. Was going to skip them altogether, but
ended up with the majority of them from somewhere, so now I'm committed to finish them.
#12 - 1994 Skybox Star Trek Master Series II #1 - Gowron
Found my last 1991 Impel, so this is it.
First time I've had non-sports on the Priorities page.