Saturday, January 1, 2011

Baseball Card Price Guide History - 1982 Topps Cal Ripken

This edition we examine the 1982 Topps Cal Ripken rookie card. As you can see the price of the card has gone done since the mid-1990s

8/1985 Baseball Cards Mag             $3-5.00
11/1988 Baseball Cards Mag           $10.00
10/1996 SportsCards                        $90.00
10/1998 SportsCards                        $80.00
2/2005 Beckett Baseball                   $20-50.00
2/2009 Beckett Baseball                   $15-40.00
Last week on Ebay                             $24.02(104 sales with one sale for $425 10 gem mint and 2nd highest sale of $145 10 gem mint)

The vast majority of non graded Ripken rookies can be had for less than $20.00 This card has held its value through the years. Though I wonder who the heck spent $425 on this card).


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