My Completed Sets

by Billy Kingsley - 234 cards (Last updated on Jan 18, 2020)



51. 1978-79 Topps #5 Bob McAdoo


Another vintage set from the vintage dealer, this one from 5/2/04


52. 1981-82 Topps #W92 Joe Bryant


This set was one of the first I got any vintage cards from when I began collecting...I completed the set from the vintage dealer on 5/2/04. This is also the only card of Kobe's father in my collection, I think. I used to remember that sort of thing but not any more.


53. 2002 Press Pass VIP #6 Ryan Newman


Another box from my dealer, this one on 5/4/04. I actually opened this box in New Hampshire. (The vintage dealer I mention was from Boston)


54. 1971-72 Topps #25 Happy Hairston


Yet another set from the vintage dealer. This one on 5/16/04. This is the oldest complete set in my collection.


55. 1977-78 Topps #111 Robert Parish


The last set I got from my retiring vintage dealer, also on 5/16/04. My set is a mix of glossy and standard backs.


57. 2001 Press Pass Trackside #3 Dale Earnhardt


Completed 5/20/04. I am only a handfull away from the die cut paralells too.


58. 2003 Wheels American Thunder #44 Steve Park


I stayed mostly away from subsets on this gallery, but I went with one here...not too many cards that prominently feature the outline of my home state. I completed the set on 6/10/04


59. 2004 Press Pass Eclipse #21 Ricky Rudd


Also completed 6/10/04


60. 1995-96 Jam Session #54 Nick Van Exel


This was the first set where I thought to write down the last number I needed, on 8/19/04

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Comments

Feb 10, 2014 - 8:22PM
Vvvergeer
As a straight up baseball guy (who briefly dabbled in football and basketball-don't know where those went), it's fascinating to me what people collect. Nice list. V3
Apr 26, 2014 - 8:22AM
wamk
Great list!
Mar 20, 2015 - 1:25PM
captkirk42
Cool list and achievements.
Feb 1, 2016 - 7:37AM
jdmason02
Set #1 is my favorite. I have 25 of those cards and hopefully will get the whole set one day. Great era of Monster Truck racing. Great list.
Apr 8, 2016 - 4:49AM
knighthawk40
The trade with Billy for his last card to complete his 158th set was my first trade on the DB. Nice list Billy.
Jun 9, 2016 - 10:51AM
Billy Kingsley
I JUST now saw all your comments, thanks folks!
Aug 20, 2016 - 6:45PM
DaveK_ND
I had no idea that a Bill & Ted card set existed. Very cool!
Sep 19, 2016 - 9:47PM
beansballcardblog
The Marvel Universe cards...I wasn't ever into comics, but most of the boys in my class were collecting these cards, so I did as well. Everybody was trading and working on sets...and chasing those holograms!
Apr 2, 2017 - 6:13PM
Sportzcommish

Man, Billy! I get excited about basketball everytime I read a list of yours. I didn't see 90-91 Skybox or Hoops as completed. Are they, but just not logged in?

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:54AM
Billy Kingsley

Dave, most excellent! 

Kin, still chasing those holograms myself!

Commish, I have not completed Skybox yet, but I did complete Hoops, I forgot to list it on here though!

Jan 23, 2018 - 4:47AM
spazmatastic

It's surprising to me how very few of MY very few sets are in your list! In NASCAR, I saw 2010 Legends on the list. I pulled that whole set from one hobby box. 2009 Press Pass Racing, I still have an unopened factory set of that as a freebie from D&A Cardworld. 1996 UD Road to the Cup Racing, you just sent me the next to last card I need to complete that set about a month ago, but still missing that last one.

Where are the NBA sets that I actually own? I HAD the 92-93 sets of Skybox and UD until someone stole a bunch of my cards. I actually had almost every complete set released for NBA cards that season. I picked specific sets to replace the missing cards from those years and re-completed the full Stadium Club and Ultra sets. I kept/re-completed a few of the insert sets from various brands for that year too. BUT, I mostly traded away cards from anything that year to finish my Club and Ultra sets. I also have the 1994-95 Ultra set and the Series 2 set of 1997-98 Z-Force (loved that brand).

Back to the Marvel cards mentioned before, 1990 Impel Marvel Universe is the TOP non-sport set that I would love to complete! The holograms are RARE and I have 2 of them already. But I loved the design so much that I went after the 1991 Impel Marvel Universe set hard when it was released and it still took me 15 years to get the last two base cards I needed to complete that set. I completed the 5-card hologram set LONG before I completed the base set!!!

I haven't even mentioned my MLB/NFL complete sets or the other NASCAR sets I've completed. I generally don't go after complete sets, but when I get close enough or really like the set, I'll try to complete it.

 

Jan 23, 2018 - 5:33PM
Billy Kingsley

That's the neat thing about the hobby, odds are nobody's collection will be exactly the same. If I had lots of money I'd complete a lot more sets, LOL!

I'm curious to see what my first completed Hockey set will be. I know I have two factory sets waiting to be opened so I could make it one of them pretty easily, but I don't want to do that just yet...

Jun 6, 2019 - 11:34AM
Gunny

This is a very cool list Billy.  As very much a non-set collector I am always fascinated by the people who go after complete sets and how they go about competing them.  That is something I could never do, and that's ok.  My collection is on random, always has been always will.

Jun 6, 2019 - 10:50PM
Billy Kingsley

Oh there's a ton of randomness to my collection. It's just really luck when I do complete a set these days!



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