In my case, I have a ton. But I recently crossed off the #1 card on my top 10 list:
1985 Perez-Steele Great Moments #3
Back in 1985, Perez-Steele Galleries produced a 12 card set called Great Moments featuring some of the greatest baseball players to take the diamond. If the design looks familiar, it's because it's modeled after the 1911 Turkey Red Cabinet cards and features the paintings of Dick Perez. And like the originals, these too are oversized... measuring 5 3/4" x 8", which are much larger than the recent standard sized Turkey Red cards produced by Topps.
The set became a "living set" and over the course of 12 years (1985 to 1997) they produced 9 different series totaling 108 cards. Each series was limited to 5,000 sets which back in the "Junk Wax Era" was considered relatively scarce.
These days you shouldn't have too much trouble finding singles and sets, but if you want a good deal... you'll have to be patient. I waited around the past few years and eventually paid $6.69 (free shipping), which was more than I wanted to pay... but I grew tired of waiting.
Here is today's question...
What card(s) are on the top of your wantlist? How long have you wanted it?
I won't bore you with my top 10 list, but now that I have the Jackie... a 1997 Pinnacle X-Press Bronze Metal Works Greg Maddux is my new #1. If anyone has one of these laying around, I'd love to work out a deal for it.
Happy Wednesday and sayonara!