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Shopping Cart software recommendations?

I run a baseball card site, and am looking to make it more automated by installing shopping cart software. I have look at a lot of different ones, and have yet to find one that does exactly what I want to do. I'm hoping that by describing here, someone can point me in the right direction.

First, I need a lot of categories. For example, start with the tree top of all the major sports, then within sport broken doen by year grouping, and then specific year. Many products support this.

Next, for each card, I want to be able to specify the player name, the card Manufacturer, the name of the set (since manufacturers have more than 1 set in a year), the insert set (if any), the card number, and the condition of the card. Many carts will allow me to do this as options, but they really aren't options. They are indetifiers or descriptors for the individual card. I want the admin interface to allow me to use pull-downs to select these values when entering products into the database, but there should not be drop-downs when displayed. Further, some or all of these fields should be searchable, particularly by player name, or year and set. I have not found any cart scripts that allow for this type of product attributes.

Does anyone know of such software before I start to try and modify existing open source software? I'd hate to reinvent the wheel and waste my time doing so if I've just not been able to locate something that already exists.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

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