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Only took 27 years to get this card.


Well-known member
Aug 7, 2008
New York
Nice find! Looking at the date, this must have been the last big convention during the last peak of collecting, 1 week before the 1994 strike.


Well-known member
Mar 22, 2015
Lafayette, Colorado
That if effin' fabulous. Congrats! I'm with you, it's almost as satisfying to find one of those elusive little oddballs as it is to harpoon a white whale.

FYI Robbie Alomar had a promo card from that same show, and I've had the silver version since 1994. But funny enough, I had the opposite problem when it came to the gold. I'd always heard that a gold existed, but never seen one until a couple years ago when it popped up on ebay.

BTW - does your gold version also say "1/5000" on it? And, are the background square foil patterns oriented 45 degrees from the silver? Just curious, since that's how the Alomars are.

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