Ah, the 1965 Topps Billy Williams card.
This card has eluded me for some time. The design screams old-school and I love all of it!!!
I have wanted to add this card to my Billy Williams player collection for almost a year now(since I got back into collecting).
And truth be told I can buy it right now on Ebay for a pretty decent price, especially once you consider that this particular card is 44 years old. Currently there are 3 auctions and 7 stores offering up this card. I could own this card with just a few easy and effortless clicks of the mouse.
But, for me it is more of a personal quest. You see, I have never seen one of these ’65 beauties in person. NEVER. EVER. Of all of the baseball card shows and baseball card stores I have frequented both in my current collecting years and in my past, this card has eluded me. And it’s not for a lack of effort either. The most common question I ask at a show is ‘Do you have a ’65 Billy Williams for sale’. And each and every time the answer is the same – ‘Sorry, No.’
So, my quest will continue. I will end up with 1 at some point – I am certain of it!!! When it is meant to be, it will be. Until then I will enjoy my hunt and keep my eyes peeled for my true ‘White Whale’!!!!