Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A collector is born

I've recently mentioned in several posts about my son starting to collect 2009 Topps. Without retelling the entire story, he has seen my cards since he was young enough to slobber on them, and over the summer started buying a few packs of 2009 Topps Series One. He was excited to have his own collection and decided he would try to get the complete set.

I don't know if this will stick, but I'm doing all I can to encourage him. Whenever I give him some little reward, I try to make it a pack of cards. I've collated all the cards he bought and the couple of blasters I bought and given him all the cards towards his set (I kept the dupes). A few people have sent him some cards in the trades I've made. He likes that and I really appreciate it. A few other people have asked for a wantlist for him and we finally got it together over the weekend. It's heavy on the first series because he only has what he bought. If you can help, I'll do what I can to meet some of your wantlist or player/team needs. Thanks!

Topps Series 1 list: 1,3,4,7,16,17,18,22,27,29,31,32,34,35,42,45,46,48,50,54,66,74,75,76,82,

83,84,87,94,97,101,109,115,117,119,125,126,127,131,135,136,138,140,143,147,150,152,169,

170,176,179,181,184,188,191,195,200,202,205,208,210,213,216,217,219,220,222,223,224,

225,232,241,243,245,246,250,255,259,260,262,265266,267,270,275,282,283,295,297,298

312,316,317,321,328,330

Topps Series 2 List

335,353,361,380,384,385,396,407,411,419,421,428449,457,487,494,495,516,527,533,539,

541,554,555,594,597,603,609,629,630,633,636,644,652,656,660

Wow, it didn't seem like that many until I had to type it. Thanks everyone!

Updated 12/24/09

6 comments:

  1. Glad to know that we had a little helping hand in getting him started. Hope you have a good Thanksgiving.

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  2. Thanks to Jeremy over at No One's Going to Read This Blog for sending 57 cards off the list!!

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  3. Is he collecting Topps Update & Highlights too?

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  4. want lists are GReat! I've gotten sooooo much help with my sets!

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  5. Congrats on the new collection and congrats on the blog birthday !

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