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Old 07-24-2017, 04:43 PM
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1954 Ernie Banks
I'm not a Banks collector, but this card is always one that comes to mind when people bring up this topic.
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I love the look of the Diamond Stars. These are two favorites.
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Personally, I think this is one of the nicest cards in one of the nicest sets ever created

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Default My Most Aesthetically Pleasing Cards:

Pre-War

1904 Allegheny Card Co.- Christy Mathewson
1909 T206- Cy Young (glove)
1909 T206- Walter Johnson (portrait)
1933 Goudey #144- Babe Ruth
1934 Goudey #37- Lou Gehrig


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1948 Leaf- Ted Williams
1949 Bowman - Satchel Paige
1954 Topps- Hank Aaron
1957 Topps- Mickey Mantle
1965 Topps- Mickey Mantle
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T206 Walter Johnson portrait
1953 Bowman Mickey Mantle
T3 Nap Lajoie
E93 Tommy Leach
R313 Waner/Waner/Weaver

I've had them all at some point and wish I still had them (at the original prices I paid!)
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T227 Frank Baker
R327 Stan Hack
T206 Rucker portrait
1914/1915 Cracker Jack McGraw
1907 Seemless Ty Cobb
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Old 07-28-2017, 11:19 AM
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1. T206 Honus Wagner
2. 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #144
3. T3 Ty Cobb
4. 1956 Topps Roberto Clemente
5. 1965 Topps Sandy Koufax
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Old 07-29-2017, 02:48 PM
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1981 Granny Goose lol.
Nice Granny Goose, Peter, and I agree, it is very attractive, as compared to his RC. I do like the RC a lot, and I miss the one I used to own, but the Goose takes the trophy from an aesthetic standpoint, hands down. ---Brian Powell
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Old 07-29-2017, 03:07 PM
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1. Stahl-Meyer Franks Mickey Mantle (any year, but to pin me down, I would say the '53)

2. 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle

3. 1910 Washington Times Ty Cobb

4. 1966 Philadelphia Football Gale Sayers

5. 1961-62 Topps Hockey Bobby Hull

6. T-3 Ty Cobb

7. 1960 Post Cereal Mickey Mantle

8. 1933 DeLong Pepper Martin

9. 1970 - 71 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Champions team issue photo -- Derek Sanderson

10. 1954 Topps Ted Williams #1

Yes, I am well aware the OP said "Top five cards". I couldn't select five, and I could continue to 50. I love the 1954 Red Heart Mickey Mantle, or both of the 1934 Goudey Gehrigs. I would also add the 1988 Pacific Legends Mickey Mantle, or the fantasy 1915 Cracker Jack Babe Ruth they gave out at the National several years ago, or my own fantasy 1954 Wilson Franks Mickey Mantle and Jackie Robinson (both versions!). and finally, the 1987 Perez-Steele Great Moments Mickey Mantle (created in the same style as the renown T-3s). If you say, you love a lot a cards, Brian, you'd be right.

Then there's the early 60s Bee-Hive hockey premiums of Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita, or the 1964 Topps Giants Dean Chance, or his 1967 Coca-Cola premium. For that matter, the '67 Coke premiums of Ernie Banks, Mel Stottlemyre, and again, Mickey Mantle. Or Mick's full-length batting pose Exhibit card, showing him as a rookie!

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If you say, you love a lot a cards, Brian, you'd be right.
It is a big part of why we all collect. There are a lot of cards to love and not everyone loves the same one.
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