Found May 08, 2013 on Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
I recently added a sweet new Jerry Sands to my modest collection of the former Dodgers' prospect. It's a sort-of-rainbow I'm sort of working on, and the price was right on my newest piece to that colorful puzzle.Numbered 06/75, it's the gold parallel of Jerry's '11 Topps Finest RC Auto. I have this gold to go along with the Refractor (/499) and XFractor (/299) auto parallels.
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