The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1988

What is the difference between a 1988 Topps set and firewood? Apparently not that much according to a lot of collectors in the 1990’s. The 1988 Topps set was among the most overproduced sets of all time. I remember being able to buy as many of these as I wanted for around $10 each. I attended a lot of card shows in the 1990’s and remember seeing these sets pretty much everywhere. Not many people wanted these sets for two main reasons. One, there seemed to be an infinite supply of them which caused the demand and price to drop. Second, the set did not have any strong selling rookies like the Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla of the prior year. Ron Gant was the best rookie in the set and these could have been found in quantities at a quarter to 50 cents each. It did not take me long to put a set of these together. I have my mint set in a binder along with the following sell sheet serving as the cover for it:
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I have sell sheets for each year of the 1980’s for the flagship Topps set except for 1984 and 1989. If you happen to have these and don’t mind sending me a copy, please send it to me at parker94ttu@gmail.com. I would greatly appreciate it! I would think that someone that used to have a card shop in the late 80’s and early 90’s would have to have a 1989 Topps sell sheet lying around, right???

Along with my 1988 Topps sell sheet, I also have a copy of a 1988 Topps wrapper and wax box to further enhance the memories of collecting cards in 1988. Here are those:
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