March 27, 2011

Free The Finest: Kevin Garnett Edition Round 1

Between 1995 and 1999, the cruel fiends at Topps locked each Finest card behind a stifling prison of plastic. It is my duty, along with all other sworn members of the "Free The Finest Society", to work tirelessly to rid the world of those dreaded words, "Peel and Remove Protective Coating."

I've talked a pretty big game with my past entries in the Free The Finest series but I've never really freed any big cards or anything worth beyond $1.00.  While this isn't a rookie refractors they do get a book value of about $6.00.  But I think the card is so much better with the plastic removed...

Before:
1997-98 Topps Finest #136 Kevin Garnett
And after being freed:

And Sir Charles looks so fresh and so clean too...

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