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1957 Hit Stars The Crickets. Buddy Holly PSA Mint 9.

Hey, I'm from the US Coin Forum. I purchased this card about 8 years ago and would like yalls opinion on it. Im not a card collector, but would like to list it. It was listed for a little on ebay, but no bites at my crazy asking price looking for an offer. Whats the best way to sell a top pop obscure card like this? I need to raise some funds after the 2 hurricanes. Thanks in advance. :smile:


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  • OAKESY25OAKESY25 Posts: 4,506 ✭✭✭

    no idea, but that is a cool card.

  • jordangretzkyfanjordangretzkyfan Posts: 1,921 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Just list as an open auction and see where the chips fall. Let the market set the price.

  • jfkheatjfkheat Posts: 2,444 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This exact card sold for $210 in 2009. According to VCP one sold for $3700 in May 2020.

  • blurryfaceblurryface Posts: 1,211 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November 18, 2020 11:29PM

    very cool card. i think auction would be the wrong way to go.

    i would list it at $3k and discount it on a weekly interval until someone swiped it.

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  • BLUEJAYWAYBLUEJAYWAY Posts: 5,151 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Maybe Paul McCartney might buy it. Seriously. He owns all the rights to Buddy Holly's music. Is a big fan.

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  • Nathaniel1960Nathaniel1960 Posts: 1,715 ✭✭✭

    Oh Donna that's a nice card!!

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  • blurryfaceblurryface Posts: 1,211 ✭✭✭✭

    @Nathaniel1960 said:
    Oh Donna that's a nice card!!

    weezers!

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  • Bluejay, I wouldn't even know how to contact him. I can try though. My luck would be him having the other mint 9. It's pop 2/0. :D

  • BLUEJAYWAYBLUEJAYWAY Posts: 5,151 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Cajunpoorguy said:
    Bluejay, I wouldn't even know how to contact him. I can try though. My luck would be him having the other mint 9. It's pop 2/0. :D

    In a few of the Beatle biography books I've read it was stated that John Lennon got the idea for the name "Beatles" as an offshoot of the name "Crickets".

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  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 7,740 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @BLUEJAYWAY said:

    @Cajunpoorguy said:
    Bluejay, I wouldn't even know how to contact him. I can try though. My luck would be him having the other mint 9. It's pop 2/0. :D

    In a few of the Beatle biography books I've read it was stated that John Lennon got the idea for the name "Beatles" as an offshoot of the name "Crickets".

    I have heard that too.

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  • Bluejay and Joe, that's very cool! I didn't realize that until you pointed it out.

  • saucywombatsaucywombat Posts: 1,164 ✭✭✭

    @blurryface said:

    @Nathaniel1960 said:
    Oh Donna that's a nice card!!

    weezers!

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  • Well, I messaged Paul McCartney on his facebook. I hope he responds. I know he has a huge following, but no harm in asking, right?

  • BuckHunter68BuckHunter68 Posts: 168 ✭✭✭

    Good looking card. Best of luck with it. I sure am sorry about the hurricanes.

  • nam812nam812 Posts: 9,764 ✭✭✭✭

    @Nathaniel1960 said:
    Oh Donna that's a nice card!!

    That was Ritchie Valens' (who died with Buddy Holly) song, not Buddy Holly's.



  • rmh111985rmh111985 Posts: 294 ✭✭✭✭

    @nam812 said:

    @Nathaniel1960 said:
    Oh Donna that's a nice card!!

    That was Ritchie Valens' (who died with Buddy Holly) song, not Buddy Holly's.

    I do think Peggy Sue was rocking her Chantilly lace that night though

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