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Old 07-15-2013, 05:46 PM
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Default '69 Lou Brock Topps #85

Curious why this card is so much? In an 8 and above, price is almost 8-9 times what a 7 goes for. Short print? Scarce? Harder to get in high grade?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Topps-8...item56586b2890

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Old 07-15-2013, 07:08 PM
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This card is notoriously tough to find well centered which is a large reason for the premium price.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:26 AM
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The seller has a huge following and that probably didn't hurt!
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I read an article once that featured this and several other "common cards" that sell very high in premium condition. As savedfrommyspokes stated, it's very tough to find in 8 or above. Another card I remember being mentioned is the '62 Topps Frank Robinson.
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I believe the Brock card is located on the upper left hand corner of the printing sheet
which is notorious for producing cards that are off center.

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Old 08-14-2013, 09:30 AM
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That's a highly questionable 8, in my opinion. Top-to-bottom centering looks like 7 territory to me.
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