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entry Jan 30 2017, 08:11 PM
On Monday 30 Jan 2017 I got two Sportlots Packages:

package one single card auction $1.25 + $2.00 shipping
1958 Topps Football: 109 Philadelphia Eagles Team Card

package two single item $4.25 + $2.00 shipping
1976 Hostess Baseball: 3 card panel 94 Hank Aaron Brewers, 95 Buddy Bell Indians 96 Steve Braun Twins

entry Jan 27 2017, 10:16 PM
ON Friday 27 Jan 2017: I got the box from my order of some commemorative sets from Fritsch Cards. Most of them seem to be their "custom" commemorative sets Any who here is what I got:

1981 Topps Coca-Cola Football Washington Redskins Team set 12 cards (11 players 1 title card) $19.95
Fritsch Cards AAGPBL Complete Set - 3 series plus update series $34.95
1995 Series One 234 cards
1996 Series Two 106 cards
2000 Series Three 72 cards
2002 Update Series 9 cards
Series 2 and 3 come in their own special set boxes, series one is just in a generic file card box along with the update set. Would be nice if I could find the Series one box sometime if they ever made one. Hard to get since the original source doesn't even sell them like the later sets.

These next sets commemorate the St. Louis Browns (who later became the Baltimore Orioles) These are the sets I didn't have production years for at first. I found them with a little internet searching. The 1953 50th Anniversary set and the 1944 AL Champions set are later year commemorative sets NOT Vintage or reprints of vintage sets. They are based on vintage designs. The Heads Up set is similar to the Washington Senators 1969 Team Reunion set I got a year or two ago. The size of the Original 1933 Goudey cards.

1998 St. Louis Browns Heads Up Reunion Set 20 cards $9.95
2003 St. Louis Browns 50th Anniversary of 1953 Team Set 40 cards $9.95
1996 St. Louis Browns 1944 American League Champions Set 36 cards $9.95

 | Category: Football
entry Jan 27 2017, 04:12 AM
On Thursday 26 Jan 2017: One single small bubble mailer from SCF Football Team Trader Frank the Raiders guy. From our trade from a month or two ago. I was stumped because I thought all my trades were caught up. Anyway it was ALL REDSKINS a total of 89 cards (4 dupes, 2 triplicates = 75 unique cards)

SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS:
1991 Pro Set Football: All-NFC Team 381 Jim Lachey - these All Pro cards Have very nice portraits of the players.
1991 Quarterback Legends Football: 24 Sunny Jurgensen
1991 Upper Deck Football: 102 Jim Lachey - very cool closeup photo of him in huddle? showing the wear on the stripe decals on the front of his helmet.
1993 Pro Set Power Football: 171 Charles Mann
2000 Pacific Aurora Football: 150 Michael Westbrook
2000 Fleer Tradition Football: 89 Michael Westbrook
2002 Pacific Football: 443 Zeron Flemister
2002 NFL Showdown Football Card Game: (2001 Wizards of the Coast Inc) 118 Fred Smoot
2003 Upper Deck NFL Patch Collection Football: 39 Patrick Ramsey - So glad this is a regular base card not some freaky manupatch of a photograph. Plus he is in the Retro Anniversary Uniform with the Arrows on the helmet
2004 Topps Bazooka Football: 105 Laveranues Coles
2004 Fleer Tradition Football: 196 LaVar Arrington
2004 Topps Football: 172 Tim Hasselbeck - another Skin with the Anniversary Retro Arrow helmet. Hard to tell on the photo as it is head on and the arrows look like light reflections. I wasn't sure at first.
2006 Topps Heritage Football: (1952 Baseball Style) 112 Taylor Jacobs
2013 Panini Certified Football: New Generation Rookie Autograph: Red Mirror Variant: 285 Chris Thompson RC sticker auto blue sharpie 264/999 - Even though this is a very PC card I know of a certain collector who will eventually get this card. I am looking at some Ebay auctions and COMC for other copies of this beaut.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Jan 25 2017, 10:07 PM
On Wednesday 25 Jan 2017: Magazine time. Got Feb/Mar 2017 issue of Non-Sport Update Vol 28 No. 1 Batman cover The 1966 Batman Black Bat set. Also a Robert Vaughn tribute (remembering him in cards) Price guide insert has Mystery Science Theater 3000 on cover.
Free card: 2016 RRParks Cards Mystery Science Theater 3000 Promo Card 3

 | Category: Football
entry Jan 23 2017, 04:28 PM
Monday 23 Jan 2017: One small bubble mailer from SCF Team Trader Dave The Lions Guy. Card count 44 all Rams except for 3 Redskins.

1984 Topps Football: 204 Rushing Leaders: Curt Warner Seahawks Eric Dickerson Rams
2004 Donruss Playoff Absolute Memorabilia Football: 134 Torry Holt Rams
2005 Donruss Playoff Absolute Memorabilia Football:
135 Marshall Faulk Rams
134 Marc Bulger Rams (2)
2005 Donruss Throwback Threads Football: 133 Steven Jackson Rams
2006 Fleer Hot Prospects Football: 90 Steven Jackson Rams
2006 Upper Deck Football: 180 Kevin Curtis Rams
2007 Upper Deck Artifacts Football: 89 Marc Bulger Rams
2010 Panini Epix Football:
89 Donnie Avery Rams (3)
90 James Laurinaitis Rams
91 Steven Jackson Rams (3)
2011 Topps Football:
2 St. Louis Rams Team Card (2)
54 Sam Bradford Rams ROY (2)
144 Danny Amendola Rams
201 Brandon Gibson Rams (2)
271 Robert Quinn RC Rams (3)
286 Sam Bradford Rams Record Breaker/checklist cards 1-110
309 Danario Alexander Rams (2)
361 James Laurinitis Rams
396 Austin Pettis RC Rams
414 Steven Jackson Rams
421 Lance Kendricks RC Rams
2013 Topps Football:
149 Washington Redskins Team Card
183 Chris Long Rams (2)
191 St. Louis Rams Team Card (2)
241 Sam Bradford Rams (2)
434 Zac Stacy RC Rams (2)
2014 Topps Valor Football: 56 Robert Griffin III Redskins
2015 Topps Heritage Football: 34 Jamison Crowder RC Redskins 1956 Style

entry Jan 19 2017, 11:47 PM
Thursday 19 Jan 2017:
Single small bubble mailer 1 sportlots dealer 2 auctions 5 cards. I think I already had one or two from the lot of 4 Colts cards. Shipping $2.50.

1969 Topps Baseball: 420 Ron Santo AS Cubs 25¢
4 Baltimore Colts cards auction 25¢
1972 Topps Football:
127 Bubba Smith Colts Pro-Action
125 Rick Volk Colts Pro-Action
131 Tom Matte Colts Pro-Action (possible dupe)
1974 Topps Footbal: 17 David Lee Colts - back has pen marks "XVI" like some cards I got a week ago or so I think maybe from the same seller *sigh* must have been some kind of system Oh Well I think this is an other dupe anyway.

entry Jan 18 2017, 10:59 PM
Tuesday 17 January 2017: Sportlots 1 dealer 5 single card auctions Shipping total $3.75

1960 Topps Football: 33 Ed Modzelewski "Cowboys" Browns Jersey $1.25
1967 Philadelphia Gum Football:
72 Detroit Lions Team Logo card 25¢
168 St. Louis Cardinals Team Logo card 25¢
1958 Topps Baseball: 336 Bert Hamric Orioles 25¢
1959 Topps Baseball: Baseball Trills: 466 Billy Pierce All-Star Starter 75¢

Wednesday 18 January 2017: small bubble mailer SCF Football Team Traders Steve the Packers Guy 16 card count. About the minimum of 15 cards I sent about the same maybe up to 25 cards (24 unique 2 dupes = 26 total?). It was all Redskins (No Rams this time)

2011 Topps Football: 343 London Fletcher
2011 Topps Chrome Football: Purple Refractor 205 Aldrick Robinson RC 148/499
2014 Panini Select Football:
48 Andre Roberts
79 Alfred Morris
2014 Topps Strata Football:
3 Robert Griffin III
37 Pierre Garcon
69 DeSean Jackson
69 DeSean Jackson Orange Parallel
75 Alfred Morris
78 Jordan Reed
161 Trent Murphy RC
191 Lache Seastrunk RC
Bronze Sticker Autograph 153 Lache Seastrunk RC 056/150 blue sharpie
2014 Panini Absolute Football: Spectrum Sticker Autograph 164 Silas Redd RC 95/99 blue sharpie
2014 Panini Crown Royale Football: Rookie Signatures: S-CH Cody Hoffman RC 67/75 sticker auto blue sharpie
2014 Panini Totally Certified Football: Certified Fabrics: CF-BA Brian Orakpo all burgandy no serial number

 | Category: Baseball
entry Jan 14 2017, 05:26 AM
On Friday 13 January 2017 I got 3 packages (2 bubble mailers 1 PWE)

Package 1: Card count 43 Baseball All Orioles
Lets start with the big one a bubble mailer from Supertrader AJ "The Lost Collector" the Yankees guy 43 cards total (41 unique 2 dupes)

1989 Topps Baseball: 774 Frank Robinson Mgr
1997 Score Baseball: 126 Mike Mussina
2001 Topps Archives Baseball: 252 Brooks Robinson 1957 Topps Reprint
2004 Topps Total Baseball: 232 Jay Gibbons
2005 Topps Bazooka Baseball: Mini 121 Miguel Tejada
2007 Upper Deck Ultimate Collection Baseball: Materials 55 Brian Roberts all Black swatch #d 02/50
2008 Upper Deck Spectrum Baseball: 9 Erik Bedard
2009 Upper Deck Goudey Baseball: 18 Nick Markakis green back
2010 Topps Baseball: 13 Melvin Mora
2012 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball: mini 306 Mark Reynolds
2012 Topps Baseball:
514 Brian Roberts
538 Wilson Betemit
Update: US106 Pedro Strop
US267 Darren O'Day blue (or silver/gray/blue?) parallel
2012 Topps Chrome Baseball: Legends in the Making: die-cut LIM-DB Dylan Bundy
2013 Topps Heritage Baseball: 1964 Style 338 Tommy Hunter
2013 Topps Baseball:
134 Jake Arrieta
276 Luis Ayala
Update:
US216 Manny Machado AS
US78 Gold Francisco Rodriguez 1262/2013
2013 Topps Archives Baseball: 1985 style 140 Dylan Bundy RC
2014 Topps Baseball:
398 Adam Jones
The Future is Now: FN-24 Manny Machado (at bat)
Opening Day: 78 Chris Davis
Blue 192 Kevin Gausman Future Stars 1800/2014
Update:
US109 David Lough
US198 Adam Jones AS
2015 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball: 23 Adam Jones
2015 Leaf Heroes of Baseball: 10 Cal Ripken Jr.
2015 Topps Baseball: UPdate
US3 Tyler Wilson
US181 Jimmy Paredes Future Stars
US17 Manny Machado AS
2016 Panini Donruss Baseball:
72 Manny Machado
91 Chris Davis
2016 Topps Baseball:
14 Chris Davis
88 Ubaldo Jimenez
92 Darren O'Day
158 Henry Urrutia
175 Manny Machado
180 Kevin Gausman (2)
233 J.J. Hardy
295 Jonathan Schoop (2)

Package 2: Sportlots auctions 2 auctions one dealer 2 cards $4.50 shipping
1988 Pacific Baseball Legends 86 Harmon Killebrew Twins Aftermarket Autograph black sharpie $12.50 - Had a little of a battle for that one I think it started at $10
2005 Upper Deck Past Time Pennants Baseball: Past Time Signatures: RH Randy Hundley Cubs blue sharpie $8

Package 3: PWE From supercollector John Johnny's Trading Spot Braves guy 7 cards all Orioles
1991 Crown/Coca-Cola All-Time Baltimore Orioles Baseball
singles:
295 Francisco Melendez
Attached:
171 John Habyan and 174 Dick Hall
314 Jose Morales and 317 Dan Morogiello
2012 Topps Bowman Baseball: BP56 Kyle Simon
2012 Topps Bowman Chrome Baseball: BCP92 Nick Delmonico

entry Jan 7 2017, 10:40 PM
Tuesday 03 Jan 2017:
One small bubble mailer Sportlots auction 25¢ + $3.50 shipping
1962 Topps Baseball: 90 Jim Piersall Senators

Saturday 07 Jan 2017: SCF Football Team Traders Mike Da Bears Guy small priority box. He was low on Redskins and football so he sent my secondary Baseball Nationals. The batch was mostly Nationals with a few Redskins no Rams. Approx. 220 Card count includes 20 Redskins. Hmm smell kind of soapy. Maybe they spent time in a box with some Avon stuff. Hehe. Oh one thing he did which is different for the most part the Nats cards seemed to be in alphabetic order by player. Not exact order but close at times.
Selected highlights:
FOOTBALL:
Redskins
1990 Pro Set Football: 325 Charles Mann Redskins - Had this card and some of the other Skins from this set as well. One or two I might not have had. I might be close to having a team set from this set. Not sure.
2000 Donruss Football: 149 Jeff George Redskins
2016 Panini Donruss Football: 299 John Riggins Redskins
BASEBALL: Nationals
2006 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Baseball: 57 Nick Johnson
2015 Topps Bowman Chrome Baseball: Mini Prospect: PP-5 Lucas Giolito
2015 Topps High Tek Baseball: HT-DF Doug Fister wavy Zebra type design. I don’t know the “official” pattern name yet haven’t checked the silly checklist for the millions of combinations for this annoy the collectors set.
2010 Topps Bowman Baseball: Gold 142 Josh Willingham
2009 Topps Baseball: 382 Willy Mo Pena
2015 Topps Update Baseball: US300 Max Scherzer All-Star Game photo with Bryce Harper cameo
2015 Topps Archives Baseball: 135 Michael Taylor RC 1976 Style
2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball: OD-40 Michael Taylor cool photo
2008 Topps Baseball: 528 Paul Le Duca wearing catchers gear might be photoshoped as a National picture from Mets
2013 Panini Cooperstown Baseball: 7 Walter Johnson Senators

entry Jan 7 2017, 10:36 PM
Thursday 15 Dec 2016: 1package bubble mailer from Supertrader Adam “Infield Fly Rule” 47 cards count (18 of just one guy). I think I will list all of these since it is under 50 cards but barely.
1988 Donruss Baseball: 231 Eddie Murray Orioles
1991 Topps Stadium Club Baseball: 590 John Habyan Yankees - started with Orioles (88 Topps RC on back)
1992 Score Baseball: 365 Brady Anderson Orioles
1993 Fleer Ultra Baseball:
141 Chito Martinez Orioles
499 Harold Reynolds Orioles
500 Arthur Rhodes Orioles
501 Cal Ripken Jr. Orioles
503 Fernando Valenzuela Orioles
504 Mark Williamson Orioles
648 Checklist cards 301-421 Unmarked
1994 Upper Deck Collector’s Choice Baseball: 350 Andres Galarraga Colorado Rockies Team Checklist
1995 Upper Deck Collector’s Choice Baseball: 442 Curt Leskanic Rockies
1996 Upper Deck Collector’s Choice Baseball:
1 Cal Ripken Jr. Orioles
52 Armando Benitez Orioles
1996 Fleer Baseball: 20 Colorado Rockies Team Logo Checklist
1996 Pinnacle Score Baseball: 485 Curtis Leskanic Rockies
1996 Upper Deck Baseball:
142 Defensive Gems: Raberto Alomar Orioles
185 Special Report Global Impact Rafael Palmeiro Orioles
1997 Upper Deck Baseball:
18 Randy Myers Orioles
19 Roberto Alomar Orioles 1996 All-Star Game
1999 Topps Baseball: 309 Juan Guzman Orioles
2007 Upper Deck Baseball: 489 Matt Holliday Rockies Team Checklist
2007 Fleer Baseball: 342 Ubaldo Jimenez RC Rockies
2007 Topps Heritage Baseball: 459 Ubaldo Jimenez RC Rockies
2008 Upper Deck First Edition Baseball: 351 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2008 Upper Deck Baseball: 488 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2009 Upper Deck O-Pee-Chee Baseball: 523 Colorado Rockies Team Card Checklist
2009 Upper Deck First Edition Baseball: 96 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2009 Upper Deck Baseball:
117 Ubald Jimenez Rockies
986 Huston Street Rockies Team Checklist
2009 Topps 206 Baseball: 89 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2010 Topps Baseball Update: US-210 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies All-Star
2010 Topps Baseball: Peak Performance: PP-53 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2011 Topps Baseball: 141 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies Checklist 2
2011 Topps Baseball: 141 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies Checklist 2 Diamond Anniversary Sparkly variant
2011 Topps Baseball: Diamond Duos: DD-TU Hisanori Takahashi Mets and Koji Uehara Orioles
2011 Topps Opening Day Baseball: Superstar Celebrations: SC-5 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2011 Topps Attax Baseball Game: 199 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2011 Topps Baseball: Ticket To ToppsTown: TT-44 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2011 Bowman Platinum Baseball: 42 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2011 Topps Baseball: Baseball Highlight Sketches: BHS-22 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2011 Topps Heritage Baseball: 378 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2011 Topps Baseball: Spot The Error: 6 Ubaldo Jimenez Rockies
2013 Topps Archives Baseball: 134 Wei-Yin Chen Orioles 1985 Style
2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball:
171 Anthony Rendon Nationals
303 Denard Span Nationals
2016 Topps Baseball: 337 NL League Home Run Leaders: Bryce Harper Nationals, Nolan Arenado Rockies and Carlos Gonzalaz Rockies

Tuesday 20 Dec 2016: 2 packages

Package 1: Sportlots auction 4 cards 25¢ + $2.25 shipping
1974 Topps Football:
4 Ken Bowman Packers - has pen mark by card number “XXIV”
115 Gale Gillingham Packers - has pen mark by card number “XIII”
239 Alden Roche Packers
450 Chester Marcol Packers

Package 2: Sportlots auction 1 card 75¢ + 1.79 shipping
1962 Topps Baseball: 103 Don Blasingame Reds

Saturday 24 Dec 2016: Sportlots auction 1 card $1.75 + $1.75 shipping
1957 Topps Baseball: 403 Dick Hyde Senators

Saturday 31 Dec 2016: 1 small bubble mailer package 3 cards 1 sportlots auction
75¢ + $3.50 shipping.
1953 Bowman Color Baseball:
15 Jim Busby Senators
34 Gil Coan Senators
89 Sandalio Consuegra Senators - lots of white dots (paperloss? too much rubbing?) on front

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