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 | Category: Non Sports
entry Jul 1 2015, 08:08 PM
On Wednesday 01 July 2015: I had a one envelope one card mailday. From Ebay for $24.99 + $3.00 shipping. Yeah I know the card was a bit expensive but I think worth it. a 1953 Sugar Daddy Comic Character Cards R757-2 #29 The Dragon Lady from Terry And The Pirates comic strip. A few weeks back I had gotten the other variant of this card the R757-1 variant for much cheaper. The first variant with the fill-in-the-blank for the name is slightly easier to find since it didn't have to be mutilated, this R757-2 variant the one with the coupon is sometimes difficult to find with the coupon intact and in such good shape as this one is in.

I plan on getting the rest of this set both variants eventually. 50 cards per set for a total of 100 cards. The dash one set I'll try to get unmarked and the dash two set I want with the coupon intact so both sets will take me a while to get. As usual I want to get it on the cheap.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Apr 28 2015, 10:07 PM
From Ebay on Tuesday 28 April 2015: A deck of playing cards came in $4.74 Free Shipping Lady Bligh Spiced Rum Playing Cards. Seems to be some kind of sister brand to Captain Morgan Spiced Rum. Lady Bligh comes in three flavors Regular Spiced Rum, Coconut Rum, and Cherry Spiced Rum. I think the deck I got the other day the Blackheart rum Playing cards might be an imitator to Lady Bligh. I don't know the liquor business well enough to know. I just like the logos which is why I got the decks. Plus they were cheap enough.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Sep 15 2014, 10:16 PM
On Saturday 13 Sept 2014: I got my latest issue of Non-Sport Update Vol 25 No. 5 - 25th Anniversary issue "25 Years of Non-Sport Update". Cover has drawing of various characters (upper left around to upper right)from non-sport subjects: Dr. Who (and TARDIS), James Bond, Some Monster looks like Frankenstein or a Zombie, Buffy?, Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory), Harry Potter, Pochinchi (little Pokemon yellow bunny whatever the name is), some generic goofy looking guy, a pinhead?, Mr Spock and a Martian from "Mars Attacks!"

Bonus Cards:
2014 Skybox Marvel Masterpieces NoNumber
2014 RRPark Cards: Chronicles of The Three Stooges Promo 4
2014 Monsterwax Non-Sport Update: Monsters & Maniacs Promo 2
2014 Cryptozoic Sleepy Hollow P1

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Aug 22 2014, 10:31 PM
ON Friday 22 Aug 2014: I got a lone package. A small priority mail box from Ebay for $39.95 + $5.00 (a deal for this particular set which I've seen often start at twice as much)
2012 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13: Season 3 26 card Base Set.
My beefs with these Warehouse 13 sets from Season 2 on is the base set is only 26 cards (2 card per episode it seems) that are limited to only 250 or so they say.

At first I was disappointed at least for the Season 3 set that they printed the back of the card upside down from the front but actually come to think of it when they are in an album oriented so that the top of the card is on the left of the page they will flip correctly.

Now I need to get Seasons 2 and 4 part one they haven't printed a part 2 yet that I know of or a Season 5 (the final season) yet.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Aug 14 2014, 08:25 PM
Thursday 14 August 2014: Got the latest issue of The Wrapper #285 cover 1950 Bowman Wild West.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Jun 18 2014, 07:39 PM
On Wednesday 18 June 2014: I had a one bubble mailer kind of day. 4 Ebay auctions from one seller 4 cards (+ a bonus card) shipping was $4.00 (shipping was originally $3.00 each card) all four purchases were related and auto cards. All autographs are on card blue sharpie.

2005 Rittenhouse Xena and Hercules: The Animated Aventures Autograph Cards (NoNumber)
Hudson Leick as Callisto (Very Limited) $5.80 - 3 bids
Robert Trebor as Salmoneus (Exclusive Collector Album Card) $4.95 - 1 bid

2001 Rittenhouse Xena: Warrior Princess Season 6 Autograph cards
A7 Hudson Leick as Callisto $13.29 - 4 bids (quite the battle)
A17 Meighan Desmond as Discord $7.95 - 1 bid

Interesting that the Season 6 Callisto autograph looks more hurried and seems to have been done without lifting the pen the cartoon auto looks to have been done with little more concentration with a pen lift between first and last name.

Seller included a bonus card 2001 Rittenhouse Hercules The Complete Journeys Promo card NoNumber

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Mar 27 2014, 10:33 PM
ON Thursday 27 Mar 2014: I got my copy of the Non-Sports Magazine "The Wrapper" #282 April 1 - May 15, 2014: Cover has wrappers of Fleer Three Stooges, Casper and Hogan's Heroes. There is an excellent article about the origins of The Fleer Company titled "Fleer In The Beginning".

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Mar 24 2014, 11:56 PM
On Monday 24 Mar 2014: I got an Ebay package. For $19.95 (Free Shipping) I got the 2013 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13 Season 4 Of Monsters and Men 10 card subset. I didn't realize these were "fold-out" cards. So 4 sides.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Mar 19 2014, 11:47 PM
On Wednesday 19 March 2014: I got a package from an Ebay order a 10 card subset for $19.95 Free Shipping 2013 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13: Grand Designs cards GD-1 - GD10

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Mar 15 2014, 11:17 PM
On Saturday 15 Mar 2014: got my copy of Non-Sport Update Magazine Vol 25 No 2 - Captain America The Winter Soldier Cover.
5 Promo cards this time:
2014 Cryptozoic Adventure Time P1
2014 Cryptozoic Enders Game P1
2014 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones: Season 3 P2
2014 Upper Deck Captain America: The Winter Soldier No Number Promo
2014 Upper Deck: Legendary Paint The Town Red Expansion Set Spider-Man No Number

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