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Entries in July 2014
 | Category: Hockey
entry Jul 31 2014, 09:37 PM
Wednesday 30 July 2014 Mailday:
Got my booty from the July 2014 Low Budget Hockey Break over at TCZ. My bought team of course my Homie Capitals, Draft teams were Panthers and Bruins (Yes Boston was available for #7 draft pick. Only 9 people in the break and the draft order was totally random I had picks 2 and 7. The last two unclaimed teams were randomized off I didn't get either but for each random I was #2 weird) Anyway here is the booty:

2012-13 UD Artifacts Hockey:
66 Nathan Horton Bruins
70 Patrice Bergeron Bruins
100 Zdeno Chara Bruins

2012-13 UD Ice Hockey:
2 Patrice Bergeron Bruins

2013-14 SP Authentic Hockey:
59 Bobby Orr Bruins PC
85 Jacob Markstrom Panthers
106 Loui Erikson Bruins
147 Tuukka Rask Bruins
150 Zdeno Chara Bruins
Authentic Moments 190 Alex Ovechkin Capitals

2014 UD Silver Skates: (insert?)
R15 Alex Ovechkin Capitals
R26 Dougie Hamilton Bruins

2012-13 UD Black Diamond Hockey:
4 Tyler Seguin Bruins
6 Tomas Fleishmann Panthers
10 Alex Ovechkin Capitals
11 Nicklas Backstrom Capitals
28 Nathan Horton Bruins
35 Phil Esposito Bruins PC
39 Jacob Markstrom Panthers
68 Mike Green Capitals
75 Stephen Weiss Panthers
81 Zdeno Chara Bruins
90 Bobby Orr Bruins PC
119 Braden Holtby Captials
Hardware Heroes
Die-Cut: HH-PB Patrice Bergeron Bruins #d 084/100 (already have a destination for this one)

entry Jul 24 2014, 11:45 PM
All right this is my Mail week for this week 21-24 July 2014 (Mon-Thurs).

On Monday 21 July I got a sportlots package 9 cards a typical .25¢ auction + $3.10 shipping. The package was a standard bubble mailer the cards shipped in a 9 pocket page with the page folded up by rows. The Cards all Baseball:
1961 Fleer Baseball (My first one I think)
68 Mel Ott NY Giants
1972 Topps Baseball Boyhood Photos of The Stars 347 Tom Seaver Mets (One of the main cards I bought this lot for)
1996 Topps Baseball 24 Geoff Jenkins Brewers Draft Pick
1983 TCMA 1942 Play Ball Reprint 32 Mel Ott NY Giants
1986 Fleer Update Baseball U-25 Will Clark Giants
2001 Bowman Baseball
350 Jason Hart Athletics
392 Jose Ortiz Athletics
1965 Topps Baseball158 Dick Sisler Reds MGR (The MAIN Reason I got this lot)
1995 UD SP Premier Prospects 9 Ugueth Urbina Expos

Tuesday 22 July
I think this came on Tuesday UGH anyway I got the latest issue of Non-Sport Update Magazine vol 25 no. 4 Adventure Time Cover Story.
five BONUS Promo CARDS:
2014 Upper Deck Legendary Encounters An Alien Deck Building Game (CCG or TCG) NONUMBER
2014 Cryptozoic The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug P1
2014 Rittenhouse Under The Dome Season One P2 (WooohWho)
2014 RRParks Cards Non-Sport Update: Chronicles of The Three Stooges First Series Promo 2
2014 Cryptozoic Adventure Time P2

From Ebay I got 2 cards for a total of $26.25 (2 x $11.50 + $3.25) Both are from 2006 Inkworks Charmed Destiny
20 PHOEBE: Ask Phoebe
25 PHOEBE: On Ice
Both are signed by Alyssa Milano probably in person at some convention private signing There are Certificates of Authenticity (which I always say "Yeah Right" to) from Alpha Memorabilia which seems to be a legit company. I was a little leery of it but I thought what the heck I bid on the first one then the seller told me they had the second on (#25) for the same price (even though instead of adding to the total item price they added the extra 11.50 to the "shipping" OK six of one half a dozen of the other)

Wednesday 23 July
Not cards but I got a catalog the August 7, 2015 Huggins & Scott Auction Catalog

Thursday 24 July
I got my goodies from the TCZ Baseball Break Group my Team Nationals. I got some random stuff from unclaimed teams
2013 Topps Finest Baseball
32 Mike Zunino Mariners
35 Troy Tulowitzki Rockies
37 Nolan Arenado Rockies
48 Cole Hamels Phillies
57 Kyle Gibson Twins
64 Anthony Rendon Nationals
100 Bryce Harper Nationals (2)

2014 Topps Pro Debut Minor League Baseball UGH I usually hate these things, at least the card back say in small print somewhere which team drafted them. I don't actively collect Prospects.
3 Stephen Perez Suns (Nationals)
20 John Gant Cyclones (Mets)
31 Raul Mondesi Legends (Royals)
46 Adam Walker Kernels (Twins)
49 Brandon Nimmo Sand Gnats (Mets)
91 Elier Hernandez Chukars (Royals)
118 Guillermo Pimentel Lumberkings (Mariners)
126 Kyle Hunter Generals (Mariners)
135 Andrew Knapp Crosscutters (Phillies) Pro Debut
153 Sam Selman Blue Rocks (Royals)
170 Jayson Aquino Tourists (Rockies)
178 A.J. Cole Senators (Nationals)
181 Jeff Johnson Rubberducks (Indians)
200 Lucas Giolito Doubledays (Nationals)
204 Shawn Pleffner Suns (Nationals)
216 Max White Tourists (Rockies)

2014 Topps Tribute
25 Willie Mays Giants
45 Bryce Harper Nationals

entry Jul 22 2014, 10:49 PM
OK I got a bit behind this month. I was on vacation the first week of the month (from 28 June to 02 July) so I had my mail held until Saturday 05 July. So this covers maildays from late June Until around Tuesday 08 July 2014. I don't recall all the specifics price wise or exact mailing days.

Before I left I had two of those pink you have a package" notices. One slip was for a huge box of random basketball cards for my team lots giveaway bait. I have since also gotten a large box of baseball cards as well.

The other slip was for a flat box that stumped me about what the contents were, but it was from "Five Tool Collector" Commishbob. He had emailed me that he had something for me. It turned out to be an 11x17 2014 Topps Don Zimmer is My Hero poster. Bob had purchased a Brooks Robinson is My Hero poster and Topps sent him the Zimmer as well but only charged him for the Robinson one. Very cool geste on Bob's part.

I also got Issue 284 of The Wrapper - 1959 Paladin (Rinso Soap) cover.

OK I got my goodies from a Hockey Group break (the June TCC one I think). My teams my Standard Capitals plus my draft team was: Florida Panthers.

2003 Pacific Vanguard Hockey
44 Kristian Huselius Panthers
45 Olli Jokinen Panthers
46 Roberto Luongo Panthers
In Focus 10 Jaromir Jagr Capitals
Prime Prospects 11 Jay Bouwmeester Panthers

2012-13 UD Artifacts
87 Stephen Weiss Panthers

2011-12 Panini Elite
16 Michal Neuverth Capitals
35 Kris Versteeg Panthers
79 Tomas Fleishmann Panthers
153 Jose Theodore Panthers

2012-13 Panini Rookie Anthology
13 Nicklas Backstrom Capitals
82 Tomas Vokoun Capitals
89 Jose Theodore Panthers

2013 In The Game Between The Pipes:
CHL Prospects
70 Jacob Gervais-Chouinard Sherbrooke Phoenix (Capitals?)
Decades 1990s
112 John Vanbiesbrouck Panthers
115 Olaf Kolzig Capitals

2013-14 Panini Score:
Hot Rookies
735 Chris Brown Capitals
740 Alex Petrovic Panthers
750 Cameron Schilling Capitals

Also got cards from a Baseball Group Break also on TCC I had my Homie Team the Nationals then bought two discount teams: Twins and Mets

2014 Panini Prizm Baseball
16 Ryan Zimmerman Nationals
21 Matt Harvey Mets
30 Will Venable San Diego (unclaimed team)
108 Curtis Granderson Mets
181 Wilmer Flores RC Mets
182 Travis d'Arnaud RC Mets
197 Matt Den Dekker Mets
Intuition 16 Matt Harvey Mets

2014 Panini Donruss Baseball
Rated Rookie 43 Wilmer Flores Mets
46 Jayson Werth Nationals
54 Ryan Zimmerman Nationals (2)
60 Joe Mauer Twins
68 David Wright Mets
207 Nick Swisher Indians (uncliamed?)
110 Matt Harvey Mets
116 Jordan Zimmermann Nationals
124 Stephen Strasburg Nationals
143 Bryce Harper Nationals
164 Curtis Granderson Mets
166 Zach Wheeler Mets
167 Glen Perkins Twins
191 Mike Piazza Mets
Hall Worthy
13 Johan Santana Mets
The Elite Series Blue Reflector Thing
15 Stephen Strasburg Nationals 666/999
Donruss Signatures
ZW Zack Wheeler Mets blue sharpie on-sticker auto

2014 Topps Museum Collection Baseball
Signature Swatches SSD-TD Travis d'Arnaud blue sharpie on sticker auto two swatches top 3 color blue/orange/white bottom all white #d 152/299

Then from a blog group break on Waiting 'til Next Year hosted by P-Town Tom. The break was a baseball break of the following boxes: 1990 Pacific Baseball Legends, 1989, 1990 and 1991 Swell Baseball Greats. I bought the Twins (and old-time Senators) and Expos (Nats - but since the products were pre-2005 it was only Expos): He tossed in bonus 1975 SSPC cards and since there weren't too many Expos he tossed in the Pilots (that he noticed I collected from my blog) since the Brewers hadn't sold. So here is what I got:

1975 SSPC
205 Vic Albury Twins
206 Tom Burgmeier Twins
209 Al Corbin Twins
211 Jim Hughes Twins
213 Glenn Borgmann Twins
215 Stephen Brye Twins
216 Dan Ford Twins
218 David Goltz Twins
222 Jerry Terrell Twins
224 Phil Roof Twins
323 Jose Morales Expos
326 Larry Parrish Expos
347 Daniel Warthen Expos
348 Don Carrithers Expos
603 Ralph Rowe Coach Twins (2)
611 Karl Kuehl Expos

1989 Swell Baseball Greats
3 Walter Johnson Senators (2)
12 Tony Oliva Twins (2)
27 Bob Allison Twins (2)
37 Jim Perry Twins
43 Jack Billingham Expos
47 Roy Sievers Senators
54 Mickey Vernon Senators
66 Jim Bouton Pilots (2)
70 Harmon Killebrew Twins
88 Jim Kaat Twins

1990 Swell Baseball Greats
4 Rod Carew Twins
75 Walter Johnson Senators
98 Eric Soderholm Twins (4)

1991 Swell Baseball Greats
49 Harmon Killebrew Twins
85 Eric Soderholm Twins
87 Rusty Staub Expos (3)
103 Rod Carew Twins (2)
130 Walter Johnson Senators (2)

1990 Pacific Legends (pretty sure I already have this set)
17 Rod Carew Twins (3)
19 Frankie Crosetti Pilots (3)
35 Harmon Killebrew Twins (3)
99 Lou Piniella Pilots (2)
104 Diego Sequi Pilots (2)

Think that does it for the wrap up.


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