Tuesday, January 6, 2015

A Pink Votto to Add to the Rainbow

Late last year I was able to snag another Votto card for my 2013 Topps Votto rainbow project. This time it was the pink parallel to the base set numbered 43/50. I spent a little more than I wanted to for this card but considering that supply is limited, I wasn't sure when I would see this card again so I pulled the trigger. Out of more than 40+ cards that make up the rainbow (Topps base, mini, and chrome) I know I'll never have them all but it's my hope to at least grab 36 different cards. So far I have 22 different Votto cards and it's getting more difficult to find others that I need.

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  1. I keep telling myself that one day I'll pick a player and go for the rainbow. I'm pretty sure it would drive me insane though....

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    1. It's starting to drive me crazy. I'm only about halfway there (still have a ton of chrome cards to chase) and they've essentially dried up. It does feel rewarding when you're able to add another card, but the search is agonizing :)

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    2. I applaud you for chasing a big name like Votto. He stuff sells pretty high. If I was going to chase a Pirate I would probably go after someone like Neil Walker.

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    3. His cards have actually come down in price recently due to his recent problems at the plate and landing on the DL for a good portion of last season. I'm just frustrated that I missed out on a few refractors that were listed on ebay a few months back (a pink and a camo) that I really needed. If I had learned about ebay's watch notifications earlier I might have been able to grab those as well. I think you would have great success chasing a Walker rainbow. I always see a lot of his parallels listed on ebay, comc, and sportlots for reasonable prices.

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