Topps Gretzky Rookie Card
Thats about five times less than its opc counterpart in the same condition.
Topps gretzky rookie card. Find great deals on ebay for wayne gretzky rookie card topps and wayne gretzky rookie card opc. He is arguably the greatest hockey player ever and his rookie cards will forever be in demand. 1979 topps 18 gretzky rookie card. His 1979 80 o pee chee rookie card has many common flaws like centering and edge fraying which causes the card to be very rare in good condition.
Wayne gretzky rookie cards are some of the most recognizable and most expensive hockey cards in the entire hobby. The biggest difference can be found on card backs where the text is just in english on the topps card and both english and french on the opc version. The only psa 10 opc gretzky sold in 2011 for 94163 a 14000 increase from its last sale in 2006. 1979 topps wayne gretzky rookie 18 psa graded mint 9 is valued at a minimum of 425 unsigned.
And why wouldnt they be. Wayne gretzky rookie cards are very hard to find in good condition. There is also only one topps gretzky rookie graded 10. The topps version of gretzkys rookie card is almost exactly the same as his opc rookie but its cardstock and print quality are higher.
If sold again the owner would likely reap a sizeable profit. Identifying a fake topps gretzky rookie card. Find great deals on ebay for wayne gretzky rookie card topps. The 1979 80 topps hockey gretzky rookie features the exact same design and number as its opc cousin.
You can see gretzky rookie cards for sale on ebay here and the most watched gretzky card auctions of all types here. Gretzkys hockey dominance is practically unparalleled by any other athlete in any other sport in history. So youre in the market for a vintage 1979 80 o pee chee wayne gretzky rookie card. As mentioned previously the opc card is more counterfeited than the topps card but there are some notable points to look out for.
If youve handled a bunch of gretzky rookie it tends to become somewhat obvious but there is really where a loupe becomes almost necessary. Finding one in mint condition is therefore slightly easier but will still set you back around 6000.