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davadmiller
02-03-2008, 10:27 PM
I pulled a Framed Xfractor card for the #9 pick, Noah, out of Finest, how do you price a card like this when it is listed 1/1??

jbird44
02-03-2008, 10:39 PM
would you have the heart to sell something like that?

RenegadeLonghorn
02-03-2008, 11:33 PM
Its hard to find a price for a 1/1. Only thing you can do is look at how other versions of that card are selling and plug in a custom multiplier.

Thread moved to basketball card talk.

lopezhm
02-04-2008, 12:30 AM
The price of anything is always what the consumer is willing to pay for it.

Sometimes people do not like this answer, becuase they value thier stuff a lot higher than most are willing to pay for it or trade for it, that is why it is pretty hard to trade with some traders...

cmisley
02-04-2008, 02:27 AM
Yeah, I agree with lopezhm, it being a 1/1 makes it more difficult to agree with a trader or buyer. But, if you find the right person (Noah collector) it will be a nice amount of money.

tradebark
02-04-2008, 06:35 AM
ebay :P

true 1 of 1's are good investment cards though, especially for rookies..

gatorboymike
02-04-2008, 02:28 PM
If there are multiple parallels of the same card, look at the multipliers for the more plentiful ones and try to extrapolate a number for the rare one.

davadmiller
02-04-2008, 07:52 PM
so does anyone know anyone who would be interested in a card like this, i know that the Kevin Durant card like this is estimated very high (1300) noah isn't quite the caliber, but he is technically about 4th or 5th in stats....

gatorboymike
02-06-2008, 12:55 PM
Noah seems to be going for about 25% of Durant, according to Beckett. That would make him about $400 if Durant is $1300.

tradebark
02-08-2008, 12:00 AM
Beckett has long been worthless as far as pricing goes though

Fact is, Noah is a fan favorite but is dead weight in the hobby.. Durant draws player collectors/"investors" since he has a very high ceiling and could potentially be a big time scorer, which hobby people love

Noah is a solid player and though his value/stats at this point is very solid, he doesn't have nearly the following

IMO your best bet is to put it up on ebay with a Buy it Now/Best offer with a prohibitively high number, just to see what Noah collectors are willing to give you.