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Calling all fans of the shiny and Chromy (and Target exclusivity)

UPDATE: Longo and Piscotty (whoever he is) are claimed. Mookie and Eddie are still up for grabs.

I have a few cards that you might be interested in. Let me know if any of this catches your eye, and what Cincinnati Reds goodies you might be willing to part with to acquire them…

Longoria
Evan Longoria 2016 Topps Heritage Chrome Refractor 079/567

Volquez
Edinson Volquez 2016 Topps Heritage Chrome 464/999

Mookie
Mookie Betts Opening Day blue honeycomb parallel

Piscotty
Stephen Piscotty Target exclusive “1967 Stand Ups”

I also have quite a few base cards from Heritage and Opening Day; let me know what you need (card number, player name, and team) and I’ll see if I have it.

How many variations are in Topps Heritage?

I picked up a couple of hanger boxers last night at Target (even though I said I wouldn’t), and was happy to pull a Max Scherzer Black Chrome Refractor.

Scherzer Refractor

Since I’m not a Scherzer fan, or a Nationals fan, or a “oooh shiny card” fan, I immediately scanned and went to eBay to sell. (Starting bid $5, or BIN $14.99.)

It’s an obvious variation. But then there are some other variations that are not-so-obvious. Like the photo variations. And color variations. And gum stain variations. So I need to find a good, reliable checklist and sit down with my new cards and figure out which ones might be eBayable. That sounds like work to me, and this is a hobby. I don’t like mixing work and hobby. I’m so conflicted.

I have six cards listed at the moment, including Stephen Piscotty “New Age Performers,” Matt Kemp and David Price SPs, Bryce Harper “Stand-Up,” and Starling Marte/Andrew McCutchen “Pitt Power,” all with a BIN option. I may add more before the day is over, but I have other things to do first.

I did get a couple of cards I’m not selling, too…

Bruuuuuuuuuuuce

Everyone’s favorite right fielder that no one wants, Jay Bruce.

Reds

Reds team card featuring Billy Hamilton, Eugenio Suarez, and the dearly departed Todd Frazier.

And I know others have complained, and now it’s my turn. WHY, TOPPS, WHY DID YOU DO THIS???

Reds back

These are not Cincinnati Reds cards. If you’re going to be stupid and issue checklists in this fashion, then you should have Fleer-ordered the set by team.

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