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Old 05-08-2014, 07:55 PM   #1
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Default Why cup hockey gold prices way discounted over /99 ?

Just curious, why the gold version of the cup rookies sell on huge discount compared to base rookies /99 ? The huge gap in pricing doesn't make much sense.
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Old 05-08-2014, 08:02 PM   #2
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They aren't considered "true" rookies. Sounds stupid, but collectors are funny that way.
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Old 05-08-2014, 08:06 PM   #3
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They aren't considered "true" rookies. Sounds stupid, but collectors are funny that way.
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What he said.

Only the really low numbered golds sell well.
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Old 05-08-2014, 09:15 PM   #4
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Like RBK said, there are some exceptions to this rule, depending on the numbering of the Gold Rainbow versions. An example is the Drew Doughty /8, which has sold much higher than his /99 in the past...and I believe one guy now owns all of them, which is crazy.
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When the gold is #'d /20 or less then you see it outselling similar patches /99's. Again the lower the number the flavour of the patch becomes less relevant (see Taylor Hall/Double D/ Ovie) .
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