|IT WAS ALWAYS EXCITING TO SEE WHO |
AND WHAT CARD WOULD MAKE THE COVER.
This must have been one of the first issues I ever bought. I used to love these magazines and couldn't wait for the next issue.
Anyway, instead of me jabbering, I think I'll just post a lot of scans and let them do the talking. Enjoy.
|WELL DONE STORY ABOUT THE LOST ART OF TRADING |
AND THE EVILS OF THE PRICE GUIDE.
|I TOOK THE WEATHER REPORT A LITTLE TOO SERIOUSLY.|
|SCOTT MISJUDGED A FEW HERE, DIDN'T HE?|
GOOD BLURB ON SPECK, THOUGH.
|THE "HOT''' AND "COLD'' SUBMISSIONS WERE A LITTLE HOKEY.|
|DONRUSS TAKES A LITTLE HEAT IN ONE LETTER.|
|COLD: TAMPA AND HOUSTON POLICE. TOO FUNNY.|
|SOME PRETTY OBVIOUS TIPS, BUT FOR A NOVICE LIKE ME IN '87, |
THIS WAS GREAT INFORMATION.
|TO KEEP CARDS IN GEM MINT SHAPE, KEEP AWAY FROM OPEN FLAMES,|
AND DON'T LET A BABY GNAW ON THEM? OK, GOT IT.
|NOTE THE '52 TOPPS MANTLE PRICE.|
|THESE NEARLY 50-YEAR-OLD EYES REALLY APPRECIATE THE '87 TYPE SIZE.|
|THE '87 CARD PRICES WERE A CONSTANT SOURCE OF SCRUTINY.|
|THE '87 FLEER SET MESMERIZED ME; BOUGHT IT LATER IN THE YEAR, |
THE VERSION IN THE TIN. IT'S STILL IN SHRINK WRAP. NEED TO BUST IT OPEN.
|BECKETTS WERE LOADED WITH SHOW ADVERTISEMENTS.|
|STILL HAVE THAT SPORTFLICS SET. I DON'T THINK IT'S HELD ITS VALUE.|
|WONDER IF RYAN STILL HAS HIS COLLECTION?|
|I FINALLY BECAME A SUBSCRIBER IN 1989.|