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Friday, August 21, 2015

Urban explorers find $1 million worth of collectable sports cards inside an abandoned factory in Detroit

A collection of sports cards estimated to be worth more than $1 million has been discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Detroit.

Millions of the Topps cards were packed away in dust-covered crates, with thousands more strewn over the floor of the derelict building.

The mint-condition collectibles, dating from the late 1980s and 90s, were discovered by a team of urban explorers whose hobby is to venture into forgotten man-made structures.

While only estimated to be individually worth between 99 cents and $5.99, the collective haul of hundreds of cases would potentially fetch millions if ever put on the market.

I’m skeptical that any amount of overprinted 80s Topps can add up to a million dollars worth.  But the pictures are pretty amazing and worth the click.

Karl from NY Posted: August 21, 2015 at 02:05 PM | 42 comment(s)
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