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entry Yesterday, 05:57 PM
On Saturday 25 April 2015: I had a 5 package mailday mostly bubble mailers. A mix of Ebay and Sportlots purchases. I still have a few orders from each incoming.

Package 1:
The only Sportlots order shipping for 5 items was $3.15
1970 Topps Baseball: Comic Booklet Inserts:
1 Mike Cuellar Orioles .18¢
5 Vada Pinson Indians .18¢
6 Bill Freehan Tigers $1.00
9 Bobby Murcer Yankees .40¢
11 Tommy Harper Pilots .18¢

Package 2:
On card Ebay purchase: 2013 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13 Season 4: Box Topper Card BT1 pretty cool acetate card $6.95 Free Shipping. That was a steal most of these start at $10 or more before shipping. Seller included some bonus 2012 Rittenhouse James Bond 50 Years: Series 1 Octopussy cards 113(2), 115

Package 3:
Ebay purchase 24 Cards $19.95 + $4.85 shipping. 1973 O-Pee-Chee Baseball: Team Checklists (Blue Border) All 24 teams. All checklists Unmarked overall EX condition, some are in EX condition but off-center printing.

Package 4:
Ebay purchase 24 cards total $12.99 for lot of 23 cards and $9.99 for the other 1 card + $3.00 shipping.
Lone card is 1969 Fleer Baseball Trivia/Quiz Card Seattle Pilots 2 questions with answers blank back.
23 Cards with Expos Logo:
1969 Fleer team logo trivia / fact card 2 questions/answers blank back (2)
1970 Fleer team logo / trivia /fact card 3 questions/answers blank back
1975 Fleer cloth pennant sticker - NO backing bummed about that part but it is just one “card” out of 23 in various conditions.
1969-75 team real cloth stickers 2 designs (6+2=8)
1982 Fleer team logo stickers with puzzle backs 2 designs (4+2=6)
1981 Fleer team logo stickers with all-star game backs 2 designs 2 cards
1980 Fleer team logo/cap sticker – World Series Back
1977 Fleer team logo sticker Grand-Slam Hi-Gloss Stickers blank back
1970something Fleer team logo sticker blank back

Package 5:
Ebay purchase $5.99 Free Shipping. Not Sports card related but in a way card collecting. A deck of playing cards advertising liqueur. A sealed deck of “Blackheart” Premium Spiced Rum playing cards with a sexy pirate woman image. Sometime I’ll feature it on my regular card blog along with another playing card deck I have incoming.

entry Yesterday, 12:24 AM
On Friday 24 April 2015: I had a 10 package/PWE mailday a mix of Ebay and Sportlots purchases. Not sure what the best order to present is.

Package 1:
Sportlots mostly 1975 Topps Baseball 11 cards shipping $3.00 Some of these I am still wondering why I didn’t already have them a couple I could have sworn I had.
1975 Topps Baseball:
24 Al Fitzmorris Royals - .18¢
26 Dave McNally Orioles - .18¢
75 Ted Simmons Cardinals - .75¢
289 Ken Rudolph Cardinals - .18¢
351 Bob Boone Phillies - .25¢
462 World Series 1974 Game 2 - .25¢
565 Joe Torre Mets - $1.00
575 Gene Clines Mets - .18¢
576 Phil Roof Twins - .18¢
633 Paul Casanova Braves - .18¢

2010 Topps Baseball: Million Card Giveaway Code Card: TMC-5 Mickey Mantle - .25¢

Bonus Cards used as teambag safety bookends:
1988 Fleer Baseball: Team Logo/Stadium Stickers: New York Mets
1988 Donruss Baseball: Stan Musial Puzzle Pieces: Card 43, 44, 45

Package 2:
Ebay purchase one card $3.99 + $3.00 shipping:
2000 Inkworks Charmed: Box Loader Promo: CL1
Seller included bonus card one of those unrelated but related cause it was non-sport: 2014 NBC and Breygent Marketing: Bates Motel: Promo 2

Package 3:
Sportlots order 1 card .50¢ + $2.50 shipping
1970 Topps Baseball: Comic Booklet Insert 21 Bob Moose Pirates

Package 4:
Ebay purchase 20 cards set $19.95 + $3.49 shipping
2013 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13 Season Four Base Set Epsiodes 1-10 20 cards 2 cards per episode. They haven’t yet come out with a second set to finish off season 4 (episodes 11-20). The show itself went on for one more season, season five but only 6 episodes.

Package 5:
Ebay 2 cards $1.99 each + $2.25 shipping
2012 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13 Season 3 Promo P1
2013 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13 Season 4 Promo P1

Package 6:
Ebay one card $4.00 Free shipping
1999 Inkworks Charmed: Season One: Promo P1

Package 7:
Ebay one item $2.69 + $1.99 Shipping
1970 Topps Baseball: Scratch Off Insert: Dick Boseman Senators

Package 8:
Ebay one card $2.15 Free Shipping a duplicate upgrade
1974 Topps Baseball 160 Brooks Robinson Orioles

Package 9:
Ebay one item $3.95 Free Shipping
Unknown Baseball Sticker 75 Frank Howard Senators

Package 10:
Sportlots 4 items .25¢ each except for #3 which was .50¢ + 2.00 shipping
1970 Topps Baseball: Comic Booklet Inserts:
2 Rico Petrocelli Red Sox
3 Jay Johnstone Angels
4 Walt Williams White Sox
7 Wally Bunker Royals

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 23 2015, 10:24 PM
On Thursday 23 April 2015: I got two PWEs from sportlots purchases.

PWE 1:
8 cards 4 different .50¢ each + $2.00 shipping
2010 Topps Baseball: Million Card Giveaway Code Cards
TMC2 Gary Carter Expos (2)
TMC3 Bob Gibson Cardinals (2)
TMC4 Ichiro Suzuki Mariners (2)
TMC5 Mickey Mantle Yankees (2)

I got dupes of them because of the art project I plan on doing with them. I will need multiples of each card. I don't know exactly how many yet. I still need to make sure I have my PC set first.

PWE 2:
1 card completes another team set?
1974 Topps Baseball 606 '74 Rookie Outfielders Jim Fuller ORIOLES, Wilber Howard Brewers, Tommy Smith Indians, Otto Velez Yankees .18¢ + $1.00 shipping Finishes the 1974 Orioles Team set I think.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 21 2015, 10:01 PM
On Tuesday 21 April 2015: I got a few sportlots orders in there were 4 packages/envelopes sellers

Package 1:
First I ordered two of one card, one copy for a blogger's want list the other for my PC since it is a descendent Homie team card from the Twins (Senators 1.0)
2005 Fleer Ultra Baseball 5 Joe Mauer Twins (2) .18¢ each (.36¢ subtotal)+ $1.50 Postage

Package 2:
To help with my 1965 Topps Baseball Set build a duplicate to fit in to the binder for a card I had gotten a graded copy of Yep 1965 Topps Baseball 560 Boog Powell Orioles $4.75 + $1.25 shipping

Package 3:
Kind of expensive but helps with a set build. 2 cards shipping $1.98
1968 Baseball: Game Insert
2 Mickey Mantle Yankees $7.50
17 Mike McCormick Giants .50¢
Both cards seller listed as "good" I'd call Mike EX only has one minor crease on a corner centering is typical of the set but pretty good. Mickey on the other hand yep he's "good" creases lots of corner/edge ware visibly a vintage card. Waiting on two cards to complete that set. Thought I had completed it a few months back but was 4 cards short.

Package 4:
Completes a Team Set from 1974!
1974 Topps Baseball: 600 - '74 Rookie Infielders - Ron Cash Tigers, Jim Cox EXPOS, Bill Madlock Cubs, Reggie Sanders Tigers - .62¢ + .78¢ shipping completes my Montreal Expos Team Set for 1974 Topps Baseball.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 19 2015, 07:43 PM
On Saturday 18 April 2015: I had a one package mailday from sportlots for just .25¢ for a lot of 10 cards plus an ugly $4.00 shipping I got:
2010 Topps Baseball Million Cards Give-A-Way Code Cards:
TMC-21 though TMC-30 for some odd reason 4 of them have blue sharpie across the code, I guess the original owner would mark off the code once they entered them. Kind of stinks for the second hand owner. but whatever. I do want to get the rest of these cards. Actually I have an art project in mind for these so I will need multiples of each card eventually.

OH I almost forgot the seller used some 1988 Donruss Diamond King puzzle pieces for end protectors in the team bag. So from the 1988 Donruss Baseball Diamond King: Stan Musial Puzzle Card 43-45 and Card 46-48

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 19 2015, 07:34 PM
ON Thursday 16 April 2015: I got a package from the UK from a blogger who had emailed me I think he is following my blog or I follow his or something I need to double check on anyway John (pursuitof80s.blogspot.com) sent some Nationals cards that were on vacay in the UK apparently. I had some of these already but some I didn't have anyway here is the whole kit and kaboodle.
2011 Topps Stickers:
181 Lance Nix
182 Ryan Zimmerman
185 Ivan Rodriguez
186 Jordan Zimmermann
2010 Upper Deck Baseball Series I:
529 Ryan Zimmerman
531 Wil Nieves
532 Ron Villone
534 Austin Kearns
536 Shairon Martis
538 Garrett Mock
SB-44 Season Biography Ryan Zimmerman
TMS-4 Tape Measure Shots Adam Dunn 473ft
2010 Topps Attax Baseball:
Cristian Guzman
Josh Willingham
Ryan Zimmerman
Stephen Strasburg
2010 Topps National Chicle Baseball:
117 Jason Marquis
274 Ian Desmond RC
2007 Upper Deck Future Stars Baseball:
99 Ryan Zimmerman
2010 Topps Opening Day Baseball:
213 Ian Desmond RC
2010 Topps Baseball:
291 Austin Kearns
2010 Topps Update Baseball:
US-55 Stephen Strasburg
US-274 Stephen Strasburg Ivan Rodriguez (2)
US-289 Adam Kennedy (2)
2010 Topps Baseball Ticket To Toppstown:
TTT21 Adam Dunn
2011 Topps Baseball Opening Day:
86 Stephen Strasburg
156 Ryan Zimmerman
2011 Topps Baseball: Update
US295 Wilson Ramos
US301 Tom Gorzelanny
2010 Topps Baseball: Peak Performance:
PP-69 Ryan Zimmerman
2012 Bowman Baseball
115 Ian Desmond
2012 Bowman Baseball: Gold
54 Jordan Zimmermann
78 Drew Storen
185 Jayson Werth
2011 Bowman Baseball:
BP5 Tyler Moore
2011 Topps Baseball: Diamond Duos:
DD-14 Ryan Zimmerman Jayson Werth
2012 Topps Baseball Archives:
1971 Style:
65 Jordan Zimmermann
69 Ryan Zimmerman
1984 Style:
151 Stephen Strasburg
162 Jayson Werth
169 Michael Morse
2011 Topps Baseball Linage
11 Ryan Zimmerman
2012 Topps Heritage Baseball: 1963 Style
95 - 2012 Rookie Stars Joe Benson Twins, Aaron Chambers Cardinals, Corey Brown Nationals, Michael Taylor A's.
2010 Topps Baseball Heritage 1961 Style
146 Josh Willingham
2012 Panini Triple Play Baseball Stickers
30 Ryan Zimmerman (2)
90 Stephen Strasburg
2014 Topps Baseball: The Future Is Now:
FN-29 Bryce Harper
FN-30 Bryce Harper

 | Category: Football
entry Apr 17 2015, 09:19 AM
On Tuesday 14 April 2015: I got a one card package from a trade at TCZ with Mike (known as mjda at TCC) I had sent a Cowboy GU card to him he send me a Deacon Jones GU card in exchange.

2007 Leaf Limited Football 120 Deacon Jones Rams all white swatch #d 089/100

entry Apr 14 2015, 07:53 AM
On Monday 13 April 2015: I got 2 packages one was a bubble mailer in my mailbox and the other was a treasure box waiting on the doormat by my apartment door.

The bubble mailer was an Ebay win of a 1970 Topps Football Glossy Insert 2 Johnny Unitas Colts - $4.49 + $2.32 shipping

The other was a treasure box with a mix of cards from my PC teams and some 90s baseball from Blogger Bo Rosny in his mega trade-a-thon. Now I need to check out his blog to figure out what to send his way.

 | Category: Football
entry Apr 6 2015, 07:26 PM
On Monday 06 April 2015: got a two card Ebay order in (one auction one fixed price one seller) Both Football cards both Autographed, either in person or TTM no certificate to verify and older cards before auto-cards were officially released.

1982 Topps Football 377 Pat Haden Rams Black sharpie auto
1990 Pro-Set Football: Super Bowl SuperMen 133 Joe Theismann Redskins black sharpie (#7 part of sig)

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 1 2015, 11:03 PM
On Wednesday 01 April 2015: I got one sportlots package of a bunch of same seller auctions. The rare thing about it was all the cards come from the same year weird mix of final prices. Lets check shipping was....$5.35 actually not bad for 7 auctions from one seller. Total 17 cards as I said all the same year, same set:

1960 Topps Baseball:
227 Casey Stengel MGR Yankees - .75¢
395 Hoyt Wilhelm Orioles - .75¢
174 Cleveland Indians Team Card (checklist unmarked) - .25¢
151 San Francisco Giants Team Card (checklist unmarked) - $1.25
[these next three cards together for $1.25]
119 Rookie Star Chico Cardenas Reds
134 Rookie Star Deron Johnson Yankees
346 J.C. Martin White Sox
[next 4 cards together for $1.25]
327 Ray Sadecki Cardinals
169 Jake Striker White Sox
276 Ken McBride White Sox
438 Jim Coker Phillies
[next 6 cards together for $3.25]
147 Rookie Star Bob Will Cubs
144 Rookie Star Al Stieglitz Giants
130 Rookie Star Frank Herrera Phillies
123 Rookie Star Dan Dobbek Senators
124 Rookie Star Jim Donohue Cardinals
141 Rookie Star Jim Proctor Tigers

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