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entry Apr 21 2014, 07:34 PM
Got some Sportlots auction stuff and some Ebay ladies.

First the Sportlots stuff.

Oops one dealer goofed he sent me the wrong card (the auction # is off by one nuber) I was supposed to get 1971 Topps 336 Tigers team card .25¢ +$1.50 postage instead I got 1965 Topps 594 Joe Gaines Astros. Even though I am building this set, I already have this card plus it is possible he had sold the card to someone else. I must return it, it is slightly better condition than my copy but I am honest.

next 4 cards one seller shipping was $4.19
1959 Topps 353 Curt Flood Cardinals .25¢
1964 Topps 4 AL 1963 Pitching Leaders: Whitey Ford Yankees, Camilo Pascual Twins, Jim Bouton Yankees $3.00
1970 Topps:
61 NL 1969 Batting Leaders: Pete Rose Reds, "Bob" Clemente Pirates, Cleon Jones Mets $3.25
309 - 1969 World Series Game 5 .25¢


1969 Topps 421 Brooks Robinson AS (puzzle back) .25¢ +$2.35 shipping


1966 Topps 74 Don Mossi KC Athletics .25¢ + $1.89

1970 Topps Giant 29 Karl Yastrzemski Red Sox .75¢ + $2.99

Finally Ebay BIN Order 3 cards $2.49 shipping
2011 Topps A&G 165 Jo Frost "Supernanny" .99¢
2006 Topps A&G 304 Brandi Chastain Womens World Cup $2.00
2007 Topps A&G 272 Mia Hamm Soccer Champion $2.00

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 21 2014, 06:13 PM
?I went over 10 days without anything? I guess so. Wait how did I skip this one? On
17 April 2014 : I got a heck of a steal from Ebay to help with my Strive For '65 set build. For $5.95 + $2.00 shipping I got 1965 Topps Baseball card #400Harmon Killebrew Twins I thought I might end up having to pay more for that card before I found that deal.

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entry Apr 7 2014, 11:32 PM
On Monday 07 Apr 2014: I got two packages.

First package my Box Break Booty from the TCC Hockey Box Break Group. Had my standard Homies the Capitals, then drafted the Canes (Hurricanes) and got one of the extra randomized teams The Sabres.

2013-14 Totally Certified Hockey
230 Zemgus Girgensons RC Sabres

ACK a Redemption: Rookie Autograph Platinum Blue Prime 226 Rasmus Ristolainen Sabres

2012-13 (or is it 11/12) Pinnacle (Bonus card?) One of those weird flat chrome kind of things. An ugly parallel 316 Cory Tropp RC Sabres

2013-14 Prism
10 Cody Hodgson Sabres
14 Eric Staal Hurricanes
15 Jordan Staal Hurricanes (what brothers?)
16 Cam Ward Hurricanes
17 Alexander Semin Caps er Hurricanes
19 Jeff Skinner Hurricanes
20 Tuomo Ruutu Hurricanes
103 Alexander Ovechkin Capitals
212 Mark Pysyk RC Sabres
213 Mikhail Grigorenko RC Sabres
296 Steve Oleksy RC Capitals
297 Tom Wilson RC Capitals
Net Defenders ND-6 Braden Hotlby Capitals

2011-12 Rookie Anthology
18 Thomas Vanik Sabres
38 Alex Ovechkin Capitals
62 Eric Stall Hurricanes
82 Tomas Vokoun Capitals
91 Cam Ward Hurricanes
95 Ryan Miller Sabres
Draft Year Combos: GU 34 Jhonas Enroth Sabres (all Blue "20" cutout) and Semyon Varlamov Capitals (all red "06" cutout)

2011-12 Panini Crown Royale: Rookie Royalty: Auto: die-cut (another bonus?) 223 T.J. Brennan Sabres on-sticker blue sharpie

2013-14 Decade 90s: In The Game: Autograph R-JC Jim Carey Capitals on-card black sharpie

2012 UD Goodwin Champions - A Multi-Sport set. I asked if I could have the unclaimed ones, since many would be other sports or non-sport. This is one of the many zillions of sets I want to build sometime.

8 Steve Wozniak Computers
10 Lawrence Taylor Football
13 Knute Rockne Football
29 Johnny Bench Baseball
30 Alan Bean Astronaut
33 Payne Stewart Golf
34 Troy Aikman Football
41 Alonzo Mourning Basketball
50 Levi Meeuwenberg Free Runner
51 Justin Blackmon Football
56 Bo Jackson Football (and Baseball but they don't mention that)
64 Ned Crotty Lacrosse
66 Annika Sorenstam Golf
77 Trey Hardee Track & Field
92 Jeremy Wariner Track & Field
108 Nolan Ryan Baseball
115 Sarah Bernhardt Actress
118 LaBron James Basketball
122 Ricky Carmichael Motocross
125 Taylor Knox Surfing
135 Dominique Wilkins Basketball
141 Thurman Thomas Football
143 Tim Howard Soccer
145 Pete Rose Baseball
147 Y.E. Yang Golf
157 Kelly Slater Surfing
158 Paul Gauguin Artist
166 Stonewall Jackson General
206 DeeDee Jonrowe Dog Sledding
Military Machines MM25 M48 Patton
Minis
98 Maryeve Dufault Auto Racing - regular base? Yellow/Cream border
93 Arnold Palmer Golf - green border Lady Luck back

OH almost forgot about pack 2: Switching to Baseball
From John Miller a blogger (I can't recall his blog just yet: Update: its Johnny's Trading Spot duh) I read many blogs and make many more comments on them and enter many a contest. Well this I think was part of a contest or straight give-away not sure as I found an email I had sent to him mentioning a braves card I was sending his way. UPDATE: I sent one of his wantlist/needs Braves cards his way. Anyway he sent ten Expos/Nationals/Curly W cards. They were in a PWE but in a 3 pocket row cut from a 9 pocket plastic binder sleeve. Not the greatest protection but a clever idea. So here they are Expos first, but in no particular overall order:
1991 U.S. Playing Card Co. - Baseball Major League All-Stars K of Clubs Ivan Calderon Expos
2002 Donruss Fan Club140 Orlando Cabrera Expos
2003 Donruss: Rated Rookie57 Ron Galloway Expos
1992 Donruss 48 Ivan Calderon Expos
1993 The Sporting News: Conlon Collection 682 General Crowder Senators
2001 Upper Deck Decade 1970's
68 Gary Carter Expos
100 Rookie Flashback Gary Carter Expos
2012 Topps Baseball 503 Tyler Clippard Nationals
2013 Topps Baseball 136 Tyler Clippard Nationals
2007 Upper Deck Series 1 463 Ryan Church Nationals

entry Apr 5 2014, 05:08 AM
On Friday 04 April 2014: (My birthday BTW) I got an Ebay package. For $1.99 + $3.50 shipping I got 1973 Topps Baseball NNO Baltimore Orioles Team Checklist in Ex condition UNMARKED. In addition to that the seller included some BONUS Cards:
1991 O-Pee-Chee Premier Baseball:
105 Benny Santiago Padres
106 Pete Schourek Mets
107 Gary Scott Cubs
108 Terry Shumpert Royals
109 Ruben Sierra Rangers
110 Doug Simons Mets
111 Dave Smith Cubs
113 Cory Snyder White Sox
114 Luis Sojo Angels
115 Dave Stewart Athletics
116 Dave Stieb Blue Jays
117 Darryl Strawberry Dodgers
118 Pat Tabler Blue Jays
119 Wade Taylor Yankees
129 Willie Wilson Athletics
132 Checklist (Unmarked) Cards 1-132

Oh plus while I was at the home of my friends who back in July of last year (wow it was that long ago?) I had gotten a small box and 3 binders of cards from when their son collected cards in the mid-1990s (A Collection Acquisition) they gave me two more boxes of cards. I think this might be the last of the collection I've looked at one of the boxes and like the previous haul is a mix of the 4 major sports (Baseball, Football, Basketball and even Hockey this time) plus some multi-sport "Sports Illustrated for Kids" cards and a handful of Superhero cards.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 3 2014, 11:21 PM
On Thursday 03 APR 2014: I got a lone package with a lone card that I should have already had ages ago. From The Bay for $3.95 + $2.25 shipping I got 1968 Topps Baseball 103 Don Sutton Dodgers for my Don Sutton PC

entry Apr 2 2014, 10:43 PM
ON Wednesday 02 Apr 2014: I got two bubble packages.

Package 1:
One card well really paper memorabilia from a card manufacturer. From Ebay for $1.09 + $1.18 shipping I got 1970 Topps Baseball Story Booklet 12 Mike Epstein Senators. It's in OK condition, need to upgrade though the "spine" is partly torn and there is a crease in the back page.

Package 2: A trade package from Troy at TCZ
I had sent some Cincy Reds and Bay Rays his way and he sent a dozen roses er real perty cards:

BASEBALL:
2008 Upper Deck Masterpieces Baseball: Black Framed 93 Frank Robinson Orioles
2009 Topps Allen & Ginters 64 Jordan Zimmermann Nationals
2011 Topps Heritage Baseball: Clubhouse Collection GU Memorbilia Relic CCR-JW1 (or is it "I"?) Josh Willingham Nationals Bat
2011 Bowman Platinum Baseball Auto BPP60 Drew Vettleson Rays - black sharpie on-card
2011 Topps Baseball: Diamond Anniversary Parallel 183 Stephen Strasburg Nationals
2013 Pinnacle Baseball 141 Bryce Harper Nationals
2013 Topps Tier One: On The Rise Autographs ORA-DS Drew Storen Nationals blue sharpie on card 248/299
2013 Topps Archives Baseball 26 Jayson Werth Nationals

FOOTBALL:
2010 Panini Crown Royale All-Pros 4 Chris Cooley Redskins
2010 Panini Crown Royale Majestic 32 Sammy Baugh Redskins
2012 Sage Hit: Authentic Autographs A2 Chris Givens Rams Blue Sharpie (tricky sneaky "on-sticker" Auto. Very well done looks like its on card.)
2013 Sage Hit Authentic Autographs A135 Brandon Jenkins Redskins Blue Sharpie (another tricky dicky sneaky sticker)

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 1 2014, 09:25 PM
On Tuesday 01 APR 2014: One card one envelope mailday. From Ebay $5.00 Free Shipping: 1973 Topps Baseball: NNO Montreal Expos Team Checklist (blue border) Unmarked.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Mar 31 2014, 08:46 PM
On Monday 31 Mar 2014: I received a few packages/envelopes.

Got the TCC Chain Package back. This chain is now complete. The cards I'm keeping from it are:
2008-09 Collector's Choice Hockey 172 Sergei Fedorov Capitals
2001-02 Topps Chrome Basketball 40 Chris Webber Kings
2009-10 Topps Basketball: Roundball Remnants RR-CBU Caron Butler Wizards GU all blue incorporated into basketball design of card. Cool looking.
Also the included "2014 Rackrs Autograph Card" The Chipster Bravesfan09 1/1 biggrin.gif

Then from Ebay:
2004 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Baseball: Sweet Lineups 221 Jose Vidro and Nick Johnson Expos Gold 94/99 $3.00 + $3.00 shipping

Also from Ebay:
1978 Topps Baseball 36 Eddie Murray RC Orioles $3.25 + $1.50 shipping

And from SCF a Sale of 4 dumb 1965 Yankees: $25 Delivered
1965 Topps Baseball:
13 Pedro Ramos
30 Jim Bouton
65 Tony Kubek
137 Bouton Wins Again 1964 World Series Game 6

I think I overpaid for those 4 but I jumped at the chance. Someone on a forum actually had some they were willing to sell. The only real pain is I had to send a money order the guy doesn't do Paypal. He would have taken a check but the wait would have been longer since he would wait for the check to clear first. As it is it took about a week and a half from the date I mailed the MO to today the receiving date. I almost thought the guy wasn't going to send, even though it was an official transaction on that forum.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Mar 29 2014, 08:08 PM
On Saturday 29 Mar 2014: I only got one package in the mail from an Ebay purchase: $4.25 + $7.95 shipping. Unopened 36 pack box of 1988 Donruss Baseball

But the card fun doesn't end there because I went to my LCS and got some supplies (3 medium "monster" boxes the 4 row 3,200 count, a 100ct box of 15 pocket binder sheets and a 100ct box of 8 pocket binder sheets)

a plain "Senators" excuse me "Nationals" mini batting helmet $12.95 A cool circa 1961 Senators "Caricature" Logo for $5 I've seen the same thing up on Ebay for a min of $10 probably up to $20. OK I was wrong the one I saw is at $7.95

Plus 8 Senators Cards
1965 Topps Baseball 21 Don Blasingame - to upgrade the one I have $2
1960 Topps Baseball 470 Washington Senators Coaches: Ellis Clary, Sam Mele and Bob Swift $4
1969 Topps Baseball
199 Jim French $2
461 Mike Epstein (Name in Yellow) $2
1971 Topps Baseball
93 Senators 1971 Rookie Stars: Norm McRae and Denny Riddleberger $2 (didn't realize I had it already, oh well that means one for the '71 set binder and one for the Senators team binder)
559 AL 1971 Rookie Stars: Terry Cox Angels, Bill Gogolewski Senators and Gary Jones Yankees $3
1970 Kellogg's Baseball24 Mike Epstein - ugh has paper residue glued to the back that I didn't notice till I got home need to upgrade $2
1971 Kellogg's Baseball 34 Mike Epstein $6

entry Mar 29 2014, 12:34 AM
On Friday 28 Mar 2014: got two packages an envelope (the envelope and one of the packages was from Ebay purchases)

Package 1:
Ebay purchase: For $1.99 + $3.95 shipping. I got a 3 "junk years" rack packs lot:
1989 Bowman Baseball 3 sections (packs) 38 cards. I already have the full set from when I got it back a few months from a sportlots auction. Front cards showing: 469 Kirk Manwarring, 399 Steve Lake, Reprint 11 Ted Williams (Original was 1954) Back cards: 70 Daryl Boston, 93 Jack Morris, and 295 Jerome Walton. Even though I need some of the reprints I am saving this pack as part of a blog giveaway later this year.

1989 Score Baseball 3 sections (packs) 48 cards. I'm going to open this one as with many of the sets from these years I still need to build the set believe it or not. Front Cards showing: 2 Andre Dawson (top section can barely read name through grafics), 11 Pat Borders Young Superstar Glossy Card and 90 Tony Gwynn. Back cards: 584 Chuck Jackson, 629 Felix Jose and 556 Rick Dempsey.

1990 Donruss Baseball 3 sections (packs) 48 cards (9 Puzzle Pieces) Front cards Showing: 272 Cory Snyder, 531 Carlos Martinez, and 617 Don August. Back Cards Showing: Carl Yastrzemski Diamond King Puzzle pieces face and shoulder pieces 22-24, 31-33 and 40-42. Another pack to be busted.

Package 2: PWE
The other Ebay purchase 1 card $2.99 Free Shipping. 2013 Rittenhouse Continuum Promo Card SD1

Package 3:
My Strive For '65 splurge from Just Commons 42 cards total of $61.45 Shipping was free since I bought more than $10 worth (most for $1-$2) 1965 Topps Baseball:
14, 18, 28, 33, 39, 42, 43, 44, 45, 51, 66, 68, 71, 76, 77, 80, 81, 87, 90, 94, 95, 102, 109, 113, 122, 146, 149, 186, 190, 221, 239, 241, 246, 256, 264, 274, 279, 346, 558, 559, 585, 594

Set Total now at: 156/599

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