Friday, December 7, 2018
Courtside seats to kill for
This made the rounds on Twitter this past week, but hey, here's a quick post for those of you not on Twitter. Mark Jackson 1990-91 NBA Hoops #205 features the infamous Menendez Brothers in the crowd. Ever since this has become commonly known, the card is selling very well, like frequently over $10.. even topping $20. It's sold out on COMC. We're talking about a base card of a good but ultimately "non-star" player in a very overproduced set.
As a collector, it's kinda cool to see, even if a bit dark and morbid. I think I had one of these as a kid but long since parted with it. Oh well. (Billy, do you have a dupe for me? LOL)
How cool is it that a dimebox common could suddenly become a desirable card decades later? (I dream of my hoard of 1990 Upper Deck Marquis Grissom rookie cards skyrocketing in value.) Can you think of any other similar examples?