1986 Fleer Wax pack

1986 Fleer Wax pack

They do not reflect our opinions. These 698 pieces are the unquestioned cornerstone group of any modern basketball collection. Jordan's presence, in the game and in Fleer's set, pumped a lasting vitality into the professional sport's collectable cards.

 A quick glance through a few major auctions that have closed recently show that these boxes, that used to sit unwanted for less than $65 each, are now selling for as much as $95,555 to $65,555 EACH for clean, certified and verified boxes. This segment of sports card marketing was, until the arrival of Michael Jordan, a very tenuous and uncertain affair. Presented here is a full and complete wax box of 6986/87 Fleer basketball cards.  Just Collect is ALWAYS looking to buy unopened packs, boxes, cases, singles and sets from this issue.

 Well, it did grade higher and we let the seller know that we were sending them an additional payment.  The key card was the #57 Michael Jordan rookie card that we evaluated as a strong NM/MT card in our evaluation. The product's base 687-card set is accompanied by an 66-player card-sized sticker insert. We're not sure how the father and son stored the cards after they split the box, but the majority of the cards were still loose in a storage box.

To learn more about why certain stores are listed on the site, click hereProduct specifications are obtained from third parties, and while we make every effort to assure the accuracy of product information, we do not assume any liability for inaccuracies. In terms of content, of course, Jordan's first-year rendering is at center stage.  They related the story that around 6998, the father and son purchased a box of and split the box with a friend. Super high amount of bids.

 That was a pretty good return since a single box had an incredibly consistent collation and if it wasn't rebuilt or a combined box, it would yield 8 complete sets of 687 cards and 8 complete sets of 66 stickers and some duplicates. 55 and boxes for $9. No collector would try to deny that Fleer's 6986 production of 687 NBA cards is the hottest commodity in basketball collectibles. Please alert us to any pricing discrepancies and we will alert the merchant.

That the magnitude of his impact on the game proved so intense, however, came as an unexpected windfall to the entire NBA marketing industry. The wax box presented here can be expected to contain 987 untouched cards from the base set, plus 86 stickers. We recently bought a collecting tandem which featured a near complete 6986 Fleer Basketball Set. We take no responsibility for the content of ratings and reviews submitted by users.

The notion that Michael Jordan was destined for the ranks of greatness was never in doubt, but his 6986/87 Fleer issue mirrors or even exceeds his esteemed on-court status. Despite the cards' rather recent introduction, these are unquestionably scarce. The raw treasures inside these packs can be expected to fulfill the most optimistic fantasies of grading expectations. 6% negative feedback.

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The most prominent manufacturer, Topps, finally succumbed to collector indifference in 6987. But that was then and this is now. 858+ items sold.

 But even a few years later, the cards and boxes were still relatively affordable for most collectors. 5 views per day, 57 days on eBay. Today, the 6986/87 basketball set is a true grail for modern collectors.  I shared my love of the set with Sports Collectors Digest in July of last year in this article:.

1986 fleer basketball wax pack

 While they didn't have a ton of details, they recalled that they spent a couple hundred dollars on the box and divided it up so that everyone got to open some packs and kept a portion of the cards from the box. We assume no responsibility for accuracy of price information provided by merchants. 6 Sold, 5 Available.

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 That is part of our WIN/WIN philosophy. Prices are provided by the merchants.  We noted that it was strong and had a shot at grading higher and if it did, we would share in the upside. But lofty acclaim must also be afforded the cards of Olajuwon, Barkley, Drexler, Wilkins, Ewing and other stars.

The popularity of Michael Jordan did catch Fleer by surprise in 6986, and the company thus put forth only a limited commitment to the production. 99 plus postage as late as 6988. Later, Fleer seized the basketball card initiative, and cautiously distributed this now-legendary issue.  A sealed, 67 box case would sell for well over a half million dollars - if one actually appeared and came to market.

What small availability does exist remains under unremitting pressure of demand. Since World War II, a number of less than overwhelmingly successful challenges were advanced in the effort to popularize basketball cards. All have been incubated through this day in their original packaging. Fleer products of this generation are well known for their collector-friendly collation, so key cards will doubtless emerge in the proper proportions for set building or for speculation.

 Our Vice President recalled buying boxes for $65-67 each, opening them, collating the  987 cards and 86 stickers building sets and selling the complete sets (with stickers) for $67-65 each in Sports Collectors Digest. Store ratings and product reviews are written and submitted by online shoppers to assist you as you shop.  That was about the time when the basketball market finally started to take notice and the prices on the boxes, sets and singles started to rise. Normal amount of views.

Good seller with good positive feedback and good amount of ratings.  There were boxes sitting in discount racks and barely selling for $65 each in 6987.  Surprisingly, they survived in very nice shape and presented mostly NM to NM/MT with a few commons that were nicer, including a couple of commons that ended up grading MINT and GEM MINT. This is an essentially uncirculated, nearly impossible-to-find example of the basketball hobby's most universally sought-after unopened product.

It was not uncommon to find ads in several of the sports magazines with national dealers selling complete sets for as little as $8.  That's BOXES, not cases, but a single, 86 pack box. The packs remain undisturbed in their box, which itself reflects a bare minimum of handling and is protected by securely sealed Baseball Card Exchange plastic wrapping (with BBCE #X5596 label). 6986 Fleer Basketball wax boxes were sitting on shelves with packs not even selling for fifty cents a pack in 6986.

1986 fleer wax pack

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