Sunday, June 5, 2011

Archive GOLD!!

I am sure that many of you do a daily ebay search for a particular card, player, or set.Me, I do a daily Bill Virdon search.  In 3 years I never saw the Gold version of the 55 Archives set.  Until last week.  I had heard that they were very short printed but I didn't really think I would have any competition for it.  Much to my surprise I bid $10 on it and lost.  I was disappointed but at the same time I didn't really want to spent that much in it either.  Luckily the next day I got a second chance offer and I only had to pay $8 for it.  I'm not sure how 2nd chance offers work but I'm guessing it means the guy had 2 of them. I'm just happy to finally have one.


Ryan said...

I think second chance offers are when the original winning bidder does not pay or intend to pay so the next highest bidder gets a shot at "winning". I could be wrong but I think this is how it works.

Greg Zakwin said...

Ryan is correct. It's happened to me once before.

Congrats on the Virdon!

AdamE said...

I got the 2nd chance offer about 10 mins after the auction ended. Surly he couldn't have found out the guy wasn't going to pay after only 10mins.