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Thread: The Kaepernick Bubble
01-30-2013, 07:04 PM #11
The cards will go down, but maybe it is worth buying cards of other backup QBs and wait for the right time to sell.
01-30-2013, 07:39 PM #12
How did you find that info on the print run?
01-30-2013, 11:26 PM #13
Really good article over at Beckett about the jump: http://www.beckett.com/news/2013/01/...e-steady-rise/
I got in on a few of his cards early. I wish I had grabbed a Playoff Contenders RC after the Bears game when they were "only" going for $40. Through a trade I was able to get 3-colour pieces of both his Limited and Gold Standard RC's. I'll be keeping those ones.
I'm counting on things remaining extremely hot between now and Sunday, and beyond with a 49ers victory in the Super Bowl.
I've got a Topps Precision up on the Bay that's scheduled to end about 20 minutes after the Super Bowl. If all goes well, it'll be a great night. LOL
Is it sustainable in the long term? Maybe not at the current white-hot levels. But people who got in on Kaep during this hot streak will be loathe to sell them for a discount of any kind. I'm not saying they'll be holding the bag (as I kinda am with all my Alex Smith stuff now) but we'll see what happens I guess. Who knows, a couple more years like this one for him and the 49ers and he could permanently be established in that top tier of collectible QB's of the current era.
01-31-2013, 02:48 AM #14
I will be waiting for a while on him. His stuff is incredibly high for someone who has started 9 games. His stuff will sell for 50% of what is selling for next year regardless of the Super Bowl
02-04-2013, 03:56 PM #15
Looks like if it hasn't burst it is deflating a bit on eBay. Seems like everyone thought he was going to win the Super Bowl and locked in prices way too high.Trade Bucket: Hidden Content
02-04-2013, 04:53 PM #16
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Always looking to add to my Giants PC and Inception PC.
02-04-2013, 07:03 PM #17
I will wait about a month and pick some up at reasonable prices. They are most likely to drop over the summer when 2013 cards hit come out
02-04-2013, 11:53 PM #18
Yea I have been keeping my eyes on his Crown Royale Silhouette. They were selling $180-$200 before the Super Bowl. Now they are already down to about $125 because of the loss.
02-05-2013, 01:20 PM #19
They will flatten out over the next month but still hold 60% of pre super bowl inflated value