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1993 Finest Refractor: Uncle Rico's Finest

Uncle Rico's Finest

Current Statistics
Rank 14
Weighted GPA 8.635
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.635
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About this set: So, much like Uncle Rico, when I hop in the time machine back to 1993, I will be king. I remember going to card shows where if there was even one of these things around it was a big deal. What a great set and concept. The star, 40 HR (David Justice, Jeff Bagwell, Matt Williams, Gary Sheffield, Rafeal Palmeiro, Andre Dawson, Larry Walker, Jose Canseco, Frank Thomas, Ryne Sandberg, Juan Gonzalez, Jay Buhner, Andres Galaragga, Ken Caminiti, Mo Vaughn, George Bell, and Mike Piazza), 50 HR (Albert Belle, Brady Anderson, Cecil Fielder, Ken Griffey, Jr., and Luis Gonzalez), 60 HR (Sammy Sosa), 70 HR (Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire)and HOF (Rickey Henderson, Ozzie Smith, George Brett, Paul Molitor, Tony Gwynn, Wade Boggs, Cal Ripken, Dennis Eckersley, Ryne Sandberg, Nolan Ryan, Eddie Murray, Carlton Fisk, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount, Andre Dawson, Roberto Alomar, Barry Larkin, Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio and Randy Johnson) list for this set is off the chart. Special thanks to Josh Ball and John Stevens for helping me get this set together through both sale and trade. Glad to answer emails about the set or trade offers.

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Uncle Rico's Finest
ImageSpec No.Card#ItemGradeSpec No.
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Owner's Comments
06129300181DAVID JUSTICE827602760 
06129300282LOU WHITAKER9806806 
06129300383BRYAN HARVEY989208920One of the cards denoted as SP by Beckett. Population report #'s would show that it is not any more rare than a number of cards in the set. I can't see a reason to place any premium on this card and it is relatively easy to obtain.
06129300484CARLOS GARCIA970137013As far as scarcity, it closely mimics the Brett Butler. Probably looking to pay a little more than most commons in this set.
06129300585SID FERNANDEZ991139113 
06129300686BRETT BUTLER9776776A little bit of a premium on this card. It is not impossible to come by, but there is usually strong interest when it appears on Ebay. The perceived scarcity and appeal of Brett Butler put this card on par with what you would normally pay for HOFers like Murray and Puckett. Collectors looking hard for Gem Mint copies.
06129300787SCOTT COOPER819501950Pop #'s are real low on Scott Cooper but really doesn't command much of a premium.
06129300888B.J. SURHOFF819581958 
06129300989STEVE FINLEY9634634 
061293010810CURT SCHILLING9433433Hugely underrated card. Potential HOFer and Top 5 lowest pop # in the set.
061293011811JEFF BAGWELL820892089 
061293012812ALEX COLE814801480 
061293013813JOHN OLERUD950265026 
061293014814JOHN SMILEY978127812 
061293015815BIP ROBERTS982338233 
061293016816ALBERT BELLE91102511025 
061293017817DUANE WARD958105810 
061293018818ALAN TRAMMELL9OC1012110121 
061293019819ANDY BENES9589589 
061293020820REGGIE SANDERS825522552 
061293021821TODD ZEILE948124812 
061293022822RICK AGUILERA967136713 
061293023823DAVE HOLLINS992269226 
061293024824JOSE RIJO9786786My perception is that this one of the more desirable commons in the set with increasing scarcity. Slight premium over most commons.
061293025825MATT WILLIAMS981208120 
061293026826SANDY ALOMAR JR.970157015 
061293027827ALEX FERNANDEZ987128712 
061293028828OZZIE SMITH9639639 
061293029829RAMON MARTINEZ9573573 
061293030830BERNIE WILLIAMS848414841 
061293031831GARY SHEFFIELD9697697 
061293032832ERIC KARROS988128812 
061293033833FRANK VIOLA961306130 
061293034834KEVIN YOUNG968206820 
061293035835KEN HILL979317931 
061293036836TONY FERNANDEZ954205420 
061293037837TIM WAKEFIELD9843843 
061293038838JOHN KRUK956195619 
061293039839CHRIS SABO814791479 
061293040840MARQUIS GRISSOM9502516 
061293041841GLENN DAVIS946104610 
061293042842JEFF MONTGOMERY989148914 
061293043843KENNY LOFTON9776776 
061293044844JOHN BURKETT980118011 
061293045845DARRYL HAMILTON975117511 
061293046846JIM ABBOTT9617617 
061293047847IVAN RODRIGUEZ91321613216 
061293048848ERIC YOUNG822632263 
061293049849MITCH WILLIAMS965146514 
061293050850HAROLD REYNOLDS834483448A popular card in this set with relatively low pop report #'s. Sells on par with Willie Greene and is a solid bet to run at least $125.
061293051851BRIAN HARPER828682868The availability of this card has varied widely in the time I've followed this set. One of the cards ending in "1" that are believed to be scarce. The # of Harpers graded would indicate it is basically on par with most of the set. Patience will payoff as far as obtaining one at a reasonable price.
061293052852RAFAEL PALMEIRO9877877 
061293053853BRET SABERHAGEN976107610 
061293054854JEFF CONINE910171017 
061293055855IVAN CALDERON981148114 
061293056856JUAN GUZMAN828712871 
061293057857CARLOS BAERGA992349234 
061293058858CHARLES NAGY818841884In my experience a somewhat uncommon common, but it sells on par with most commons in the set. Pop reports will show it on par with Brian Harper in terms of availibilty.
061293059859WALLY JOYNER975117511 
061293060860CHARLIE HAYES7463463One of the real toughies in the set. Pop report confirms the rarity vs. other cards. Usually sells at a real premium $150-$250. Not quite as impossible as some others though.
061293061861SHANE MACK9704704 
061293062862PETE HARNISCH911421142 
061293063863GEORGE BRETT91111411114 
061293064864LANCE JOHNSON819961996 
061293065865BEN MCDONALD991179117 
061293066866BOBBY BONILLA9768768 
061293067867TERRY STEINBACH826902690 
061293068868RON GANT9934934 
061293069869DOUG JONES9766766 
061293070870PAUL MOLITOR9703703 
061293071871BRADY ANDERSON829402940Brady is one of the most underrated cards in the set. Pop reports show it to be more rare than almost any card in the set, yet it sells for a fraction of the price of other "rare" commons. Also hard to find in 9.
061293072872CHUCK FINLEY825782578 
061293073873MARK GRACE848904890 
061293074874MIKE DEVEREAUX830693069 
061293075875TONY PHILLIPS971177117 
061293076876CHUCK KNOBLAUCH827892789 
061293077877TONY GWYNN91292412924 
061293078878KEVIN APPIER964176417 
061293079879SAMMY SOSA91482814828 
061293080880MICKEY TETTLETON9582582See Brett Butler.
061293081881FELIX JOSE9407407 
061293082882MARK LANGSTON9827827 
061293083883GREGG JEFFERIES953105310 
061293084884ANDRE DAWSON 82911629116Apparently there is no truth to the rumor that The Hawk was hording this card.
061293085885GREG MADDUX 91062910629 
061293086886RICKEY HENDERSON 969226922 
061293087887TOM GLAVINE 9406406 
061293088888ROBERTO ALOMAR 9OC1910219102 
061293089889DARRYL STRAWBERRY 82110521105 
061293090890WADE BOGGS 91023310233 
061293091891BO JACKSON 10300300 
061293092892MARK MCGWIRE 91423014230 
061293093893ROBIN VENTURA 978287828 
061293094894JOE CARTER 978207820 
061293095895LEE SMITH 10370370 
061293096896CAL RIPKEN 976257625 
061293097897LARRY WALKER 9OC16681668 
061293098898DON MATTINGLY 985278527 
061293099899JOSE CANSECO 994109410 
0612931008100DENNIS ECKERSLEY 828872887 
0612931018101TERRY PENDLETON 816811681 
0612931028102FRANK THOMAS91683016830 
0612931038103BARRY BONDS 91223812238 
0612931048104ROGER CLEMENS 9OC91869186 
0612931058105RYNE SANDBERG 91324013240 
0612931068106FRED MCGRIFF 967176717 
0612931078107NOLAN RYAN 9OC32943294The toughest "star" to come by. Ryan remains a hobby icon and this card is the keystone of the set. Not sure how Ripken got the 10 weighting for the Registry. They should both be 10. Take any oppurtunity you can to scoop this up at a reasonable price. Condition sensitive to centering. Centered copies bring a big premium.
0612931088108WILL CLARK 952215221 
0612931098109PAT LISTACH 9875875 
0612931108110KEN GRIFFEY JR. 992409240 
0612931118111CECIL FIELDER 945164516 
0612931128112KIRBY PUCKETT 91081710817 
0612931138113DWIGHT GOODEN 961246124 
0612931148114BARRY LARKIN 824862486 
0612931158115DAVID CONE 979207920 
0612931168116JUAN GONZALEZ 822882288 
0612931178117KENT HRBEK993119311 
0612931188118TIM WALLACH967166716 
0612931198119CRAIG BIGGIO847854785 
0612931208120ROBERTO KELLY981148114 
0612931218121GREGG OLSON826782678 
0612931228122EDDIE MURRAY91331913319 
0612931238123WIL CORDERO838383838 
0612931248124JAY BUHNER826632663Tough card to come by. The cards ending in "4" following the All Stars in the set center are all scarce or perceived scarce. Buhner is on the more plentiful side and usually sells on par with Harold Reynolds.
0612931258125CARLTON FISK9867867 
0612931268126ERIC DAVIS985188518 
0612931278127DOUG DRABEK958155815 
0612931288128OZZIE GUILLEN819971997 
0612931298129JOHN WETTELAND964256425 
0612931308130ANDRES GALARRAGA985318531 
0612931318131KEN CAMINITI984148414 
0612931328132TOM CANDIOTTI968296829 
0612931338133PAT BORDERS9573573Top 5 hardest to obtain. Pop #'s have been rising but will still command $200+ raw.
0612931348134KEVIN BROWN813651365Another "4" card, usually widely available, but has a lower count than the more sought after Buhner.
0612931358135TRAVIS FRYMAN941104110 
0612931368136KEVIN MITCHELL950155015 
0612931378137GREG SWINDELL961156115 
0612931388138BENITO SANTIAGO971137113 
0612931398139REGGIE JEFFERSON9599599 
0612931408140CHRIS BOSIO952105210 
0612931418141DEION SANDERS969136913 
0612931428142SCOTT ERICKSON822592259 
0612931438143HOWARD JOHNSON840444044 
0612931448144ORESTES DESTRADE9OC981981Top 5 Toughie. No one has yet been able to obtain a 10 so collector demand is sky high for good looking raw copies. There are many cards with similar pop #'s though. Expect to pay a bit for this card.
0612931458145JOSE GUZMAN9706706Interestingly this card brings no premium but has one of the lowest pop #'s in the set.
0612931468146CHAD CURTIS9OC592592 
0612931478147CAL ELDRED8.5183183 
0612931488148WILLIE GREENE965146514Hording has brought artificial demand to this card. But if you want one they usually go for at least $150.
0612931498149TOMMY GREENE978177817 
0612931508150ERIK HANSON818761876 
0612931518151BOB WELCH9607607 
0612931528152JOHN JAHA9498498 
0612931538153HAROLD BAINES818401840One of the lowest population #'s but usually does not command much of a premium.
0612931548154RANDY JOHNSON9658658This future HOFer's card is fairly popular and ends in "4" and commands a price worthy of the Big Unit. Pop #'s indicate a healthy supply so don't get carried away.
0612931558155AL MARTIN968106810 
0612931578157MIKE MUSSINA984108410 
0612931588158RUBEN SIERRA9OC287287 
0612931598159DEAN PALMER9796796 
0612931608160STEVE AVERY955135513 
0612931618161JULIO FRANCO9598598 
0612931628162DAVE WINFIELD988118811 
0612931638163TIM SALMON821732173 
0612931648164TOM HENKE8OC189189Top 10 Toughie. Pop report backs up scarcity.
0612931658165MO VAUGHN824902490 
0612931668166JOHN SMOLTZ910091009 
0612931678167DANNY TARTABULL971117111 
0612931688168DELINO DESHIELDS964206420 
0612931698169CHARLIE HOUGH966106610 
0612931708170PAUL O'NEILL973167316 
0612931718171DARREN DAULTON954155415 
0612931728172JACK MCDOWELL954135413 
0612931738173JUNIOR FELIX952195219Listed as SP in Beckett but it's not.
0612931748174JIMMY KEY831503150ABSOLUTE TOUGHEST or at least a dead tie with Orel Hershiser. Pop report confirms that these 2 are tied for rarest with only 43 of each having been submitted. Collectors actively try to keep these off of Ebay. Expect any auction that comes up with this card to end early. Good luck.
0612931758175GEORGE BELL9619619 
0612931768176MIKE STANTON9925925 
0612931778177LEN DYKSTRA967176717 
0612931788178NORM CHARLTON981258125 
0612931798179ERIC ANTHONY9OC51225122 
0612931808180ROB DIBBLE960146014 
0612931818181OTIS NIXON9718718 
0612931828182RANDY MYERS969296929 
0612931838183TIM RAINES840334033 
0612931848184OREL HERSHISER8OC476476GOOD LUCK See Jimmy Key.
0612931858185ANDY VAN SLYKE9747747 
0612931868186MIKE LANSING9854854 
0612931878187RAY LANKFORD820832083 
0612931888188MIKE MORGAN961146114 
0612931898189MOISES ALOU834773477 
0612931908190EDGAR MARTINEZ969216921 
0612931918191JOHN FRANCO9705705 
0612931928192ROBIN YOUNT83310133101 
0612931938193BOB TEWKSBURY817611761 
0612931948194JAY BELL828802880 
0612931958195LUIS GONZALEZ9OC51025102 
0612931968196DAVE FLEMING9995995 
0612931978197MIKE GREENWELL9709709 
0612931988198DAVID NIED816771677 
0612931998199MIKE PIAZZA917671767 
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