Even when I was just collecting signed balls I always wanted to have a David Wright autograph in my collection. The few times the Mets were in town I struck out and all the pre-authenticated ones on eBay were too pricey for my liking. Well now that I have been back in the card hobby I have kept my out for an on card autograph of David. Until now I have had no luck as I kept losing auction after auction. That streak has finally ended.
Other than Bowman Chrome, Five Star is now the brand I go to for autographs. The base card's value is set at $50 while the blue parallel is at $60. With a combined print run of 90 I probably lost out on about 20. I decided one day to look at the red parallel and see what was out there. Book would probably be at $65-70 if there was a value attached to it so that is what I worked with. Found this on a BIN for $60 but it also included a best offer. I wanted a bargain so I sent him a very low offer and it sat there for two days and with a few hours left till it expired he accepted. I knew the card would not be perfect hence the low offer but it does look better in person that in pics. A little fray here and there but not much else. Near mint for sure but no matter as I've finally gotten my hands on an autograph of Mr. Wright.
Nine of only twenty