Well, it’s one way to cut your expenses back. The free promo cards and others pulled from special National Sports Collectors Convention redemption packs during the first day and a half of the show are showing up on eBay.
The E98 replica sets put out by PSA and Heritage Auctions hit the market Thursday with four-card sets bringing $20-48 to eager buyers not willing to take a chance on a post-auction price drop.
A Panini Tools of the Trade towel relic (yes, towel relic) card featuring Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III sold late Thursday night for $79.95. Another sold for $46. A Panini ‘Crushed Ice’ Griffin rookie card brought $54.
Printing plates seemed to be among the popular early redemption pack pulls with a Bryce Harper Topps issue, numbered to 5, selling for $98.89.
A Ken Griffey Jr. Panini Legends Printing Plate brought $50.
A 2012 Bowman Platinum baseball redemption set, numbered to 499, sold for $63.19.
Not all promo cards sold for big bucks. The vast majority are going for $1-5 each. You can see what’s up for bid now by clicking here.