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 | Category: Baseball
entry May 6 2015, 10:13 PM
Wednesday 06 May 2015: I got a trio of packages well two were PWE types. 2 sportlots and 1 Ebay

Package 1:
two cards sportlots shipping was $2.84
1965 Topps Baseball: 390 Bill Freehan Tigers $2.25 chalk up another one lonely card for my Strive for '65 set build only about 390 more cards to go
1966 Topps Baseball: 200 Ed Mathews Braves .25¢ - Man what awful airbrushing on his hat logo.

Package 2:
1 card sportlots for my Curly W cards collection. .25¢ + $3.00 shipping 1959 Topps Baseball 124 Dan Dobbek Rookie Star Senators

Package 3:
Ebay one lone card but what a card $1.50 + .99¢ shipping
1974 Topps Baseball 55 Frank Robinson Angels - EX/NMT offcentering probably makes it less than EX for most people. Not terrible off centering but not a perfect card.

 | Category: Baseball
entry May 5 2015, 10:54 PM
On Tuesday 05 May 2015: I got one package from Abel (5toosweet) for the March/April TCC Baseball Group Box Break. I got my Homie Nationals and The Rangers (I forget if this one is random I think or drafted or I got the Rangers at a discount)

2014 Panini Classics Baseball:
3 Adrian Beltre Rangers
101 Nolan Ryan Rangers
125 Stephen Strasburg Nationals
150 Yu Darvish Rangers
180 Luis Sardinas Rangers
190 Rougned Odor Rangers
Stars of Summer
7 Bryce Harper Nationals
25 Yu Darvish Rangers

Plus Abel sent some PC to help me with my Strive for '65 Set Build
1965 Topps Baseball:
58 Fred Talbot White Sox
161 Frank Baumann Cubs
165 Dick Ellsworth Cubs

 | Category: Basketball
entry May 4 2015, 10:37 PM
Monday 04 May 2015: One package one card. It is a very BLUE card. It came from a TCZ member Troy (aka: franklinguy52) as part of the "Pay It Forward" effort on that forum. 2014-15 Panini Prizm Basketball: Autograph Blue Pulsar Parallel: 30 Phil Chenier Bullets #d 075/249

Now I have to scan the card(s) I will send to someone in return.

 | Category: Baseball
entry May 2 2015, 05:45 PM
On Friday 01 May 2015: I got one lone bubble package from Canada. Yep it was from a trade I did on Zistle. I had sent about a dozen or so mostly Hockey cards (a few I was hesitant at first but they were dupes) and I got 20some Baseball cards in return. I got more cards in total, but in quality eeeh it was about a toss up maybe he got a better deal.

1981 Fleer Baseball: 367 Chuck Tanner MGR Pirates
1986 Topps Baseball:
720 Bret Saberhagen AS Royals
785 Bob Stanley Red Sox
1987 Topps Baseball:
401 Billy Jo Robidoux Brewers
435 Bruce Sutter Braves
1988 Topps Baseball:
134 Chuck Tanner MGR Braves
179 Charlie Puleo Braves
267 Billy Bean Tigers
269 Ellis Burks Red Sox
376 Bill Wilkinson Mariners
586 Bob Forsch Cardinals
1989 Donruss Baseball:
315 Al Leiter Yankees
1991 Donruss Baseball:
5 Barry Larkin DK Reds
6 Dave Parker DK Brewers
10 Ron Gant DK Braves
13 Sandy Alomar DK Indians
16 Edgar Martinez DK Mariners
18 Matt Williams DK Giants
19 Rafael Palmeiro DK Rangers
20 Bob Welch DK A's
22 Brian Harper DK Twins
26 Chuck Finley DK Angels
200 Checklist: Cards 104 - 179 UnMarked

 | 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.

entry Apr 27 2015, 11:46 PM
Monday 27 April, 2015 Mailday: Mix of more Sportlots and Ebay purchases.

Sportlots Orders:
Package 1:
5 cards at .18¢ each + $1.21 shipping.
2010 Topps Baseball Million Card Giveaway Code Cards:
TMC-1 Roy Campanella Dodgers (2)
TMC-2 Gary Carter Expos (2)
TMC-4 Ichiro Suzuki Mariners

Package 2:
1 card at .18¢ + .95¢ shipping
2014-15 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball 295 Nick Johnson RC Rockets – Yes a third sports athlete named Nick Johnson for me to collect.

Package 3:
2 cards .18¢ each + $1.60 shipping
1968 Topps Baseball Game Inserts:
20 Tony Gonzalez Phillies
28 Rusty Staub Astros
These two cards complete my set for the Game Inserts.

Ebay Orders:
Package 4:
2 cards $13.99 Free Shipping
1970-71 Fleer Baseball Trivia Quiz Washington Senators Logo cards one 2 questions, one 3 questions blank backs

Package 5:
1 card $1.00 + $2.00 shipping
2004 Donruss Leather and Lumber: Fans of the Game: FG-3 Chris O’Donnell Cubs

Package 6:
2 “cards” items $1.00 + $1.00 shipping
2005 Washington Nationals inaugural Season Pocket Schedule sponsored by McDonalds

Package 7:
1 card $2.69 Free Shipping
2006 Inkworks Charmed Destiny Promo Card P-UK

Package 8:
1 card $2.00 + $3.00 shipping
2004 Inkworks Charmed Connections Promo Card Piper CC-UK
Weird listing “location” was United States, but it came from the UK. Upon closer examination the listing description says:
“Domestic postage to the UK in this auction is up to $50 in value, Recorded Delivery $2.50, over $50 Special Delivery $8 International Postage to anywhere outside the UK is International signed for service $8 over $50 in value $12.
THE CARD WILL BE SHIPPED FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM

I didn’t pay attention to that part, no biggie since the shipping cost was reasonable and it was delivered quickly enough. Shows you have to check more than just the “location”. The seller is either a huge international seller, or is pulling a fast one over Ebay getting around some kind of shipping costs/rules.


entry Apr 26 2015, 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 Apr 26 2015, 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.

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