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Old 11-18-2008, 12:33 PM
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Posted By: Jason L

Perhaps Mr. Hendry should start ringing up these guys and he'll have a better chance of winning the pennant than our current set of beloved boys in blue pinstripes?! I bet they'd play hard for Piniella.



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Old 11-18-2008, 01:11 PM
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Ehhh..they'd still find a way to lose Jason. But, nice sub-set you have there..congrats again on your milestone.

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Old 11-18-2008, 01:19 PM
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Posted By: barry arnold

great accomplishment, Jason.
congratulations!
Tinker 205 was one of the first five pre-wars i owned back in '82---
what a beaut!

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Old 11-18-2008, 01:27 PM
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Posted By: Jodi Birkholm

Very nice! FYI, there are a bunch of T205 Cubbies whose autographs are so tough that I have not even seen examples of them. So many members of the 1911 Cubs passed away at young ages. There are others of which I only know of one or two examples. Some of the tough/impossible men include: Bill Foxen, Peaches Graham, Steinfeldt, Harry McIntyre, Tom Needham, Orval Overall, among others. You know it's a tough team autograph set when noted HOF rarity Frank Chance is more common than a handful of the others! From that list, I have only owned McIntyre and Overall (still own them, in fact), as well as most of the easier-to-procure players.

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Really impressive cards!!

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Old 11-18-2008, 02:07 PM
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Posted By: Jason L

Forgive me, I normally don't toot my own horn, simply because my collection and pickups are drawfed by most others here (indeed, several cards valued well in excess of this complete set are traded here every day!), but this Quest has been one of the more exhausting of my collecting "career" and I am happy to have finished a couple of significant team sets in T205 and T206 Cubs (I will post the same Show N Tell post for the T206s once I have them all in hand, in SGC holders).

Although I posted purposely small pics for screen viewing, you'll notice that none of the cards I collect achieve a technical grade in excess of a SGC50/PSA4. My budget was strained just to accomplish this, but I try to be selective about eye appeal and I think I have put together a good looking set for the grades. Most expensive card was the $200 for Graham, I believe.


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Posted By: Ken McMillan

nice group of cards. Look awesome in SGC holders.

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Old 11-19-2008, 03:58 PM
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Posted By: Jason L

I like the consistency, and I love the holders.

A question for all:
Is blue the scarcest color background used in the set?
only 2 in this set of 19...wondering if that carries throughout...

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Old 11-19-2008, 07:24 PM
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Posted By: Kenneth McMillan

Jason,

If you get a chance, post your T207 Cubs. Would love to see them. Also, are yor T207 all recruit backs or do you have different backs on some of the cards? I am short Miller and Saier for my T207 cubs.


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Old 11-20-2008, 11:33 AM
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Posted By: Jason

minus the ultra-scarce & expensive Ward Miller (maybe someday, if it's a gift!) happy.gif

All are Recruit backs, by the way, except Saier, which is Anon. I'm not much for paying more to get a different or scarce back. This was hard enough!


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