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    1986 Fleer Basketball 35 High Grade PSA Unopened Packs - Four Packs with Michael Jordan Sticker Showing! While the 1980's saw a welcome surge in interest in the sports card collecting, this trend resulted in a veritable tsunami of cardboard from the old guard and newcomers alike, creating a supply that drowned even that augmented demand. Today you'll find sets of Donruss, Topps and Upper Deck still in the shrink wrap, and selling for less than the thirty year old price tag affixed. But there was one noteworthy exception for basketball fans - the 1986 Fleer edition of 132 cards and 11 stickers. Almost three decades later it is an issue that stands proudly as the most coveted basketball set of the modern era. Not since the fabled "Tall Boys" of the 1969-70 Topps issue has a basketball issue boasted such a remarkable assembly of rookie talent, highlighted, of course, by the number fifty-seven card (and number eight sticker) dedicated to the iconic Michael Jordan. A short list of esteemed stars and HoFers who appear in this set (many their rookie debut) include Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexler, Joe Dumars, Patrick Ewing, Karl Malone, Manute Bol, Wayman Tisdale, Chris Mullin, Hakeem Olajuwon, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins, James Worthy, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving, Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

    Offered are 35 unopened wax packs from this benchmark issue. Each pack has been graded by PSA. The high quality packs grade out as follows: PSA Mint 9 - 23 packs, three packs are showing a Michael Jordan Sticker; PSA NM-MT 8 - Twelve packs, one pack has a Jordan Sticker Showing. For the basketball fan, this is set is as significant and as passionately pursued as the 1952 Topps set is by baseball hobbyists. With each passing year it is more and more obvious the current supply will not meet collector demand.


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    November, 2018
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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