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entry Jan 2 2018, 02:55 AM
Mail Day Catch-Up December 2017

Mon 04 Dec 2017:
One Card Ebay BIN: 99¢ + $2.95 shipping
2002 Fleer Tradition Baseball: Update: Diamond Debuts: U8 of 15DD Kirk Saarloos Astros

Tues 05 Dec 2017:
One card in a "home made" PWE. That is a single piece of legal sized 8.5" x 14" sheet of paper folded a few times and taped on the edges. Minus a few points for pluralizing Silver Spring, MD but plus a few points for addressing it to "Capt. Kirk L. Andersen". This was an Ebay store purchase $9.99 + Free Shipping
2017 Topps Now Doctor Who 1 Jodie Whittaker The Thirteenth Doctor

Thurs 07 Dec 2017:
Got a small bubble mailer one card for the Secret Santa Bloggers package I need to send out.

Also one Magazine: Non-Sport Update Dec 2017 - Jan 2018 Vol 28 No 6 Star Wars Last Jedi Cover. Haven't open the plastic wrap yet one of the Bonus cards is supposed to be one of three 3 Stoges Cards. Not sure what other bonus cards are supposed to be included.

Tues 12 Dec 2017:
Magazine The Wrapper #310 1956 Davy Crockett Cover

Fri 15 Dec 2017:
PWE from Ebay Order: $6.39 Free Shipping.
2017 Topps Now Baseball: 259 Pedro Martinez Expos and Max Scherzer Nationals - Only franchise players with 10Ks in 5 straight starts.

Small Photo envelope from Trading Card Data Base member Chuck (C2Cigars). Envelope has nice Janis Joplin stamp. In a nice waxpaper wrapper he sent some TCDB Custom Member cards "2017 C2Cigars TCDB Business Card Canvas Trading Cards"
BC-00 Title & Checklist
BC-BK Billy Kingsley
BC-C2 C2Cigars
BC-CK CaptKirk42 (3)

Bonus Card: 1982 Fleer Baseball: 532 Mike Marshall Mets

Sat 16 Dec 2017:
Ebay Order $6.75 Free Shipping
2017 Topps Now Baseball: 479 Howie Kendrick Nationals Walk-off Grand Slam in 11th

Sportlots Store: $4.00 + $1.00 shipping envelope has a plain hockey player on stamp
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: Mahogany 340 Ryan Zimmerman Nationals

Medium Flat Rate USPS Priority Mail Box from SCF Football Team Trader Jamie the Texans guy. Yes it was a Medium Flat Rate Box filled with, mostly Rams cards plus 73 Redskins cards. The Rams cards were 90% of the cards in there. Most from the last 5-10 years. Many dupes Way way too many cards to list all even by the
numbers. There were two card boxes about 11 inches long (1100 count?) . Plus the rest of the box filled with cards in team bags. About 30 or so team bags. It is a ton of cards. There were even 3 misplaced cards two cards of guys in college uniforms one a Bill the other a Colt. Both those cards showed the team at least on the back of the card. I don't think either had ever been a Ram or Redskin, and then there was a misplaced baseball card of a Marlin.

Here a select few of the cards starting with a handful of Skins:
2014 Topps Finest Football: 32 DeSean Jackson
2013 Rookies & Stars Football: 99 Pierre Garcon
2015 Topps Valor Football: 9 Ryan Kerrigan
2013 Topps Magic Football: 216 Brandon Jenkins RC
2013 Topps Magic Football: Mini: 27 Alfred Morris

Now on to some of the Rams starting with some 70s-80s vintage:
1972 Topps Football: 62 Willie Ellison
1973 Topps Football:
14 Phil Olsen
152 Ken Iman
1974 Topps Football: 126 Tom Mack
1978 Topps Football:
283 Ron Jessie
435 Charley Young
479 Glen Walker
513 Rams Team Leaders: Rushing Lawrence McCutcheon Receiving Harold Jackson Interseptions Bill Simpson QB Sacks Jack Youngblood
1979 Topps Football:
209 Glen Walker
498 Billy Waddy
1980 Topps Football:
60 Dennis Harrah AP
120 Jim Youngblood AP
162 Preston Dennard
342 Bill Waddy (2)
423 Nolan Cromwell
465 Frank Corral
514 Cullen Bryant (2)
1981 Topps Football: 39 Rams Team Leaders: Rushing Cullen Bryant Receiving Billy Waddy Interceptions Nolan Cromwell QB Sacks Jack Youngblood
1983 Topps Football:
91 Mike Guman
96 Jack Youngblood
1985 Topps Football:
79 Eric Dickerson AP
83 Jeff Kemp
1988 Topps Football:
217 NFL Rushing Leaders: Eric Dickerson Colts Charles White Rams
297 Jerry Gray
1989 Topps Traded Football:
14T Flipper Anderson
89T Bill Hawkins
1990 Pro Set Football: (where most of these packages tend to start)
553 Michael Stewart
1990 Topps Football: 68 Flipper Anderson
2001 Topps Heritage Football: 1956 Topps Football Design:
24 Torry Holt
43 Kurt Warner
2002 Fleer Football: 70 Aeneas Williams
2006 Topps Heritage Football: 1952 Baseball Design: 134 Torry Holt
2012 Panini Crown Royale Football: Crown design but surprise not die-cut for some reason this year for the base they didn't die cut the crown design: 136 Steve Smith
2015 Panini Clear Vision Football: Rookie Revision: acetate cards
87 Kurt Warner
99 Eric Dickerson
1996 Collector's Edge Football: President's Reserve Air Force One: 29 Isaac Bruce 1836/2500 acetate card
2005 Topps Football: All-Time Favorites: Fearsome Foursome: Vintage Bowman Woodgrain border design like 1955 Bowman Baseball and 1966 Topps Football.
68 Merlin Olsen
58 Lamar Lundy
2000 Fleer Greats of the Game Football:
87 Merlin Olsen
89 Elroy Hirsch

Here are I think the top 3 cards duplicated in the huge batch. The first one maybe not quite a dozen, the second one at least a dozen actually there might some parallels a base version and a "first edition" version and the 3rd on over a dozen maybe up to 20.
2013 Panini Rookies & Stars Football: 6 Steven Jackson Falcons still in Rams Uniform
2008 Upper Deck First Edition Football: 131 Pisa Tinoisamoa - some of these might be the regular base version maybe not the First Edition. I didn't think about that and I'm too lazy to check back.
2013 Panini Score Football: 124 Dann Amendola Patriots shown in Rams Uniform

?Sunday 17 Dec 2017: Or was it really Saturday 16 Dec?: I Had a USPS flat rate envelope show up at my door on Sunday. I'm pretty sure it had been with a neighbor and they put it at my door. (on my blog in my "Strive for '65 Saturday" post I mentioned the story of last year with 2 packages I never got) I don't recall the USPS delivering on Sundays, but I heard a rumor during the holidays they would be doing that so maybe. Anyway it was a 4 "card" order from Sportlots. One of the cards was for the
Bloggers Secret Santa thing hosted by Matt at "Bob Walk The Plank". Shipping was only 85¢ Like I said on my blog I mentiond the 1965 Topps Baseball card.
1965 Topps Baseball: 295 Dick Radatz Red Sox $4.50
1978 Topps Football: 409 Roman Gabriel Rams 91¢ - This one I wasn't sure if I had or not, so I decided to get it anyway, even if it winds up being a dupe.
1997 Fleer Football: Million Dollar Moments "Contest" Card 37 Roman Gabriel 18¢

Mon 18 Dec 2017:
Sportlots Store 1 card 18¢ + 85¢ shipping
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: Mahogany 18 Brad Wilkerson Nationals

Ebay Store 1 card $8.99 Free Shipping
2017 Topps Now Baseball: 322 Ryan Raburn Nationals - Walk-off breaks tie in 9th

Sportlots Store 2 cards both 25¢ + $1.25 shipping
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: Mahogany
96 Livan Hernandez Nationals
308 Nick Johnson Nationals

Christmas Card envelope with real Christmas Card and trading card insert. From TCDB member Chuck (C2Cigars). Trading card again in waxpaper envelope/wrapper
2016 Panini Score Football: 324 Alfred Morris Redskins

Sat 23 Dec 2017:
Got my Blogger Secret Santa package (coordinated by Matt at "Bob Walk The Plank") from Tim of "I love the Smell of Cardboard in the Morning" blog. He hit a multi-run Homer I'd say it was 3 runs. 38 cards at least one from each of the 4US sports food groups. I'll list in order of sport:

BASEBALL: 27 cards the bulk of the package 1 or 2 dupes 3 at the very most.
2008 Donruss Threads Baseball: 50 Frank Howard Washington (dupe)
2012 Bowman Chrome Baseball: 61 Gio Gonzalez Nationals (possible dupe)
2014 Bowman Baseball: 55 Ian Desmond Nationals Blue Parallel 074/500
2015 Topps Chrome Baseball: 56 Ian Desmond Nationals
2015 Topps Baseball: National League: NL-9 Bryce Harper Nationals
2015 Topps Baseball: First Pitch: FP-22 Lars Ulrich Musician Giants
2015 Topps Baseball Update: Gold Parallel: US300 Max Scherzer Nationals AS Game 1064/2015
2016 Panini Black Friday Baseball: 19 Stephen Strasburg Washington - Wow this is one of the best Non-licensed Panini Baseball card I've seen in a while. Almost looks like a licensed card.
2016 Topps Baseball: Purple Parallel: 342 Jayson Werth Nationals
2016 Topps Baseball: New Era?: 1 Bryce Harper Nationals
2016 Topps Baseball: First Pitch:
FP-1 Jeff Bauman Boston Bombing Survivor Red Sox
FP-2 Jake Gyllenhaal Actor Red Sox (cameo of Jeff Bauman)
FP-4 Brady Kahle Red Sox - Kid who sold baseball card collection to help pay for his friends brain cancer treatment. Cameo of Wally The Green Monster.
FP-5 Keith Urban Musician Dodgers
FP-6 Aubrey Plaza Actress Dodgers - Love her Mostly just seen her in commercials at times reminds me of Allison Scagliotti (Warehouse 13, Stitchers)
FP-7 Chance The Rapper Hip-Hop "artist" White Sox
FP-9 Craig Sager Reporter Cubs
FP-10 Jojo Fletcher Bachelorette (reailty personality) Dodgers
FP-12 Tom Watson Golfer Royals
2016 Topps Opening Day Baseball: Mascots:
M-4 Wally The Green Monster Red Sox
M-13 Dinger Rockies
M-20 Fredbird Cardinals
2016 Topps Baseball: Spring Fever: SF-29 Bryce Harper Nationals
2017 Topps Stadium Club Baseball: Scoreless Streak: SS-SS Stephen Strasburg Nationals
2017 Topps Baseball: Refractor? 212 Tanner Roark Nationals
2017 Topps Baseball: Gold: 327 Danny Espinosa Nationals 1501/2017
2015 Topps Archives Baseball: WF-8 Will Ferrell Giants

BASKETBALL: 5 cards 1 sticker no dupes that I know of.
2013-14 Panini Basketball Stickers: 154 Bradley Beal Wizards
2003-04 Fleer Ultra Basketball:
33 Juan Dixon Wizards
130 Jared Jeffries Wizards
Gold Medallion: 130 Jared Jeffries Wizards die-cut curved corner
2002-03 Fleer Genuine Basketball: Names of the Game: NG 7 of 15 Michael Jordan Wizards
2001-02 Topps Basketball: Top Tandems: TT6 Michael Jordan and Richard Hamilton Wizards

FOOTBALL: 1 card no dupe
1971 Topps Football: Game Insert: 7 O.J. Simpson Bills

HOCKEY: 4 cards possible dupes
1993 Classic Games 4 Sport Collection: 253 Manon Rheaume Atlanta Knights
1993 Classic Games Pro Hockey Prospects:
1 Manon Rheaume
2 Manon Rheaume
100 Manon Rheume

Sat 30 Dec 2017:
Sportlots Order 3 cards each at 18¢ total Shipping $2.80
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: Mahogany
41 Jose Vidro Nationals
95 Esteban Loaiza Nationals
216 Frank Diaz Nationals

I think that completes my Mahogany Team Set for the Nationals. I need to finish the base team set.

entry Jan 2 2018, 02:30 AM
Mail Day Catch-Up November 2017 Part 2

Fri 10 Nov 2017:
Package 1: Small package from SCF Football Team Traders Wayne the Bengals guy. He sent 20 cards evenly split 10 Rams/10 Redskins some in their college unis. I had to look up a couple of the guys up because they are/were recent drafts and I wasn't sure which team they were on. That is a big reason I hate the college cards they often don't mention the pro team they are drafted on because they make the cards FOR the Draft BEFORE it happens.

2013 Score Football: Hot Rookies: 31 Jawan Jamison Redskins
2015 Panini Prizm Collegiate Draft Picks Football: 223 Matt Jones RC Florida (Redskins)
2016 Panini Classics Football:
145 Legends Torry Holt Rams Glossy
Monday Night Heroes: 2 Marshall Faulk Rams
Record Breakers: 18 Eric Dickerson Rams
2016 Panini Donruss Football: All-Time Gridiron Kings: 12 Darrell Green Redskins
2016 Panini Contenders Football:
Collegiate Connections:
11 Kirk Cousins (Redskins) Levon Bell (Steelers) Michigan State
Game Day:
2 Jared Goff Univ CA Berkeley (Rams) (2)
7 Josh Doctson TCU (Redskins) (2)
20 Pharoh Cooper Univ SC (Rams)
26 Aaron Green TCU (Rams)
Season Ticket: 62 Kirk Cousins MIchigan State (Redskins)
Old School Colors: 24 Todd Gurley Georgia (Rams)
School Colors:
2 Jared Goff Univ CA Berkeley (Rams)
7 Josh Doctson TCU (Redskins)
2017 Panini Contenders Football: Collegiate Connections: 2 Billy Sims (Lions) Samaje Perine (Redskins) Oklahoma
2017 Panini Donruss Football:
224 Alec Ogletree Rams
Rated Rookie 306 Samaje Perine Redskins

Package 2: Med Bubble Mailer from SCF Team Trader Lori Panthers (Raiders secondary). 152 cards total: 52 Redskins, 85 Rams, 4 NFL Showdown, 11 Walking Dead.
1990 Pro Set Football: 163, 172
1990 Fleer 154
1994 Classic 4 Sport: 52, 65
1997 Upper Deck Collectors Chioce Football:271
2002 Rookies & Stars Football: 86, 87 (2), 88, 89(2), 98, 100
2006 Fleer Football: 121
2007 Upper Deck SP Rookie Treads Football: RT-BL Brian Leonard Rams all white "RB" bottom part of "R" cutout damaged.
2011 Gridiron Gear Football: 203
2011 Prestige Football: 260
2012 Gridiron Football: 244
2012 Score Football: 334
2012 Strata Football: 112
2012 Topps Football: 89, 143, 222, 279, 357, 399
2013 Bowman Football: 121, 164
2013 Certified Football: 3 Red parallel all white relic #d 104/199
2013 Topps Chrome Football: 183
2013 Leaf Draft Football: 56, 68, 80, 84
2013 Hit Football: 124, 125
2013 Panini HRX Football: 2, 22
2013 Prizm Football: 204
2013 Topps Football: 27, 112, 353, 434
Future Legends: FL-TA
2014 Bowman Chrome Football: 99
2014 Elite Football: 89, 90, 91, 92, 98, 99, 100
2014 Hit Football: 67
2014 Prizm Football: 211
2014 Rookies & Stars Football: 137, 137 Longevity, 163, 167, 173, 194, 194 Longevity
2014 Strata Football: 151
2014 Topps Football: 158, 362, 417, 422, 440
2014 Topps Valor Football: 102, 142
2015 Gridiron Kings Football: 53, 60, 97
2015 Platinum Football: 63
2015 Prizm Football: 101, 109
2015 Topps Valor Football: 68, 91, 181
2016 Certified Football: 73
2016 Classics Football: 3(2), 13(2), 23(2), 28, 38, 48, 216, 225
2016 Contenders Draft Picks Football: Game Day: 35 School Colors: 20
2016 Donruss Football: 327
2016 Donruss Optic Football: 53, 98, 99
2016 Score Football: 323
2016 Unparalleled Football: 192
2017 Certified Football: 65
2017 Donruss Football: 36, 45, 161, 176, 224, 244, 288
2017 Leaf Draft Football: TD Machines: TD-14
2017 Elite Football: 22(2), 98
2017 Panini Football: 73(3), 74(3), 75(3), 80(5), 82(2), 83(4), 117, 120
2017 Score Football: 24, 38, 108, 312
2002/03 NFL Showdown: S08, S10, S12, S20

Bonus Cards (bookend package buffer cards) The Walking Dead Season 6: Number 10, 20, 24 -28, 31, 33, 34, 38

Mon 13 Nov 2017
3 Small packages or PWEs Sportlots Auctions Plus a small box.

Package 1: Auction 2 cards 25¢ each Shipping $3.00
1965 Topps Baseball:
193 Gaylord Perry Giants
380 Rocky Colavito Indians

Package 2: One card auction $1.25 plus $1.85 shipping
1963 Topps Baseball: 68 Friendly Foes Duke Snider Dodgers Gil Hodges Mets miscut at top
BONUS CARD: 2011 Topps Baseball: 492 A.J. Burnett Yankees

Package 3: One card auction 25¢ Shipping $2.00
1959 Topps Baseball: 89 Billy Gardner Orioles

Small Box: From SCF Football Traders Group Greg the Cowboys guy. He sent 152 Redskins and 21 Rams Total 173 cards. There are a lot of Terry Allen Redskins cards. I counted 66 and am tired. There were a few dozen of Stephen Alexander Redskins as well. I guess Highlights now including some of those Terry Allens:
1990 Pro Set Football: Super Bowl Collectible: 17 Super Bowl XVII
1991 Enor Hall of Fame Football: 6 Cliff Battles Redskins
1994 Ted Williams Football: 64 George Allen Coach Redskins (already had it)
1995 Classic Games: Pro Line Classic Football: Pro Bowl: PB-30 Jerome Bettis Rams die cut (looks like a ticket the die cut bits are circles at the top and bottom edges).
1996 Experience Football: 13 Terry Allen Redskins textured like canvas.
1996 Topps Laser Football: 91 Terry Allen Redskins
1996 Contenders Playoffs Football: Banner: banner die-cut 9 Terry Allen Redskins
1996 Fleer Ultra Sensations Football:
87 Tony Banks Rams (Gold)
87 Tony Banks Rams (Blue)
88 Isaac Bruce Rams (Blue)
99 Terry Allen Redskins (Gold)
1997 Pacific Crown Royale Football: die cut crown shape 141 Jamie Asher Redskins
1997 Skybox EX2000 Football: 31 Terry Allen Redskins - slide like thing.
1998 Collectors Edge Football: Draft Pick: 200 Washington Redskins Team Set Title Card
1999 Upper Deck Victory Football:
216 St. Louis Rams Team Card Checklist
272 Washington Redskins Team Card Checklist
2000 Fleer Tradition Football: 114 Stephen Alexander Redskins
2004 Upper Deck SPX Football: 100 Lavar Arrington Redskins - In Anniversary Uniform with Arrow helmet.
2004 Fleer Tradition Football: 196 Lavar Arrington Redskins
2005 Topps Bazooka Football: Clear Cling Sticker: Redskins logo
2006 Topps Turkey Red Football: 246 Adam Archuleta Redskins
2015 Panini Gridiron Kings Football: Red Frame 88 Robert Quinn Rams

Mon 27 Nov 2017:
Package 1: Sportlots Auctions 4 Cards each 25¢ Shipping $3.86
1958 Topps Baseball: 141 Ken Lehman Orioles
1959 Topps Baseball:
93 Julio Bequer Senators
428 Buc Hill Aces: Ron Kline, Bob Friend, Vern Law, Roy Face miscut at top
1965 Topps Baseball: Jim Stewart Cubs

Package 2: One card Sportlots Store $4.00 + 63¢ shipping
2015 Topps Archives Baseball: 1973 Design: WF-4 Will Ferrell Cubs

Tue 28 Nov 2017:
Sportlots Store 4 Cards Sub Total $5.54 + $1.25 shipping.
Two of these cards I won't mention I got them for a Secret Santa through the Card Blogs. I grabbed a copy of one of the cards for a Player PC of mine.
The 4th card is: 2015 Topps Archives Baseball: 1972 Design: WF-3 Will Ferrell Angels

Wed 29 Nov 2017:
One card Sportlots Store 18¢ + 63¢ shipping
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: Mahogany: 17 Chad Cordero Nationals

Thurs 30 Nov 2017:
Sportlots auctions 3 cards 1 seller: $3.50 shipping:
1963 Fleer Baseball: 4 Brooks Robinson Orioles $1.75
1965 Topps Baseball: 519 Bob Uecker Cardinals $5.50 - This card I've been trying to get for a while usually they start at well above the 5.5 bucks I got mine for. Sweet Deal
1969 Topps Baseball: 15 Boog Powell Orioles $1.00

entry Jan 2 2018, 02:14 AM
Mail Day Catch-Up November 2017 Part 1

Wed 01 Nov 2017:
PWE from Canada single card Sportlots auction $2.25 plus $2.30 shipping
1961 Post Baseball 99 Camilio Pascual Minneapolis Twins former Washington Senators. Doing a little research I have to look for more of these the Minneapolis cards were on the boxes and the Minnesota cards were the direct from the company perforated sheets. Great that means double checking what I already have, very little, and getting twice as many.

Sat 04 Nov 2017:
Package of 22 Fleer Baseball cards 1982 and '83 I bought from a member at TCDB. The grand total was $34.42 that included the $2.50 shipping. I know some of the cards I have or have had I'm not sure how many I had never had, but apparently they were in my want list at the database.
1982 Fleer Baseball:
141 Rollie Fingers Brewers
305 Jim Rice Red Sox
527 Ron Hodges Mets
528 Randy Jones Mets
531 Ed Lynch Mets
534 Dyar Miller Mets
543 Joel Youngblood Mets
553 Roger Erickson Twins
559 Pete Redfern Twins
561 Chuck Baker Twins
600 Randy Martz Cubs
604 Dick Tidrow Cubs
605 Jim Tracy Cubs
606 Mike Tyson Cubs
607 Ty Waller Cubs
618 Ken Macha Blue Jays
619 John Mayberry Blue Jays - miscut to right edge (back miscut to bottom)
626 Ernie Whitt Blue Jays
1983 Fleer Baseball:
70 Cal Ripken Jr. Orioles
179 Wade Boggs Red Sox
507 Ryne Sandberg Cubs
519 Rickey Henderson A's

Package from SCF Football Team Trader Larry the Chargers guy (secondary team Raiders). He sent 76 Cards all Redskins.

1991 Pro Line Portraits Football: 113 Andre Collins
2005 Fleer Ultra Football: 139 Laveranues Coles Jets in Redskins uniform
2006 Donruss Elite Football: 99 Mark Brunell
2006 Donruss Prestige Football: 148 Mark Brunell
2006 Fleer Ultra Football:
196 Santana Moss
197 Clinton Portis (2)
198 Chris Cooley
199 Ladell Betts (2)
200 Sean Tayloer (2)
2007 Donruss Rookie & Stars Football: 12 Clinton Portis
2007 Score Football: Select: 31 Sean Taylor
2007 Topps Football: 47 Mark Brunell
2007 Topps Total Football: 5 Sean Taylor
2007 Fleer Ultra Football: Gold 200 Santana Moss
2007 Upper Deck Football: 194 Sean Taylor
2008 Donruss Classics Football: Team Colors: TC-10 Devin Thomas
2008 Donruss Gridiron Gear Football:
98 Jason Campbell
100 Chris Cooley (2)
2008 Upper Deck Football Heroes: 46 Jason Campbell
2008 Rookies & Stars Football: 100 Ladell Betts
2008 Score Football: Select: Young Stars: YS-24 LaRon Landry 726/999
2008 Donruss Threads Football:
147 Jason Campbell
Bronze: 14 Santana Moss 123/250
2008 Topps Football: 278 LaRon Landry
2008 Upper Deck Football:
195 Randell Godfrey
200 London Fletcher (2)
2009 Donruss Classics Football: 97 Chris Cooley
2009 Donruss Elite Football: 98 Clinton Portis
2009 Panini Prestige Football:
97 Jason Campbell (2)
100 Chris Cooley (2)
2009 Score Football: 299 Malcolm Kelly
2009 Topps Kickoff Football: 38 Chris Cooley
2009 Upper Deck NFL Draft Edition Football: 191 Chris Cooley
2010 Score Football: 300 Santana Moss
2010 Topps Football:
3 Malcolm Kelly
84 Willie Parker (2)
87 Chris Cooley
146 Washington Redskins Team Card
302 Clinton Portis
327 London Fletcher (3)
335 LaRon Landry
350 Donovan McNabb (3)
433 Devin Thomas
2011 Panini Elite Football: Power Formulas: Gold: 8 Chris Cooley 042/999 Very cool ultimate serial number
2012 Topps Bowman Football: 47 Fred Davis
2012 Panini Elite Football: 100 Roy Helu Jr (2)
2012 Panini Rookie & Stars Football: Longevity:
65 Pierre Garcon
Greatest Hits: 18 Ryan Kerrigan
2013 Topps Bowman Football: 107 Brian Orakpo (2)
2013 Panini Prestige Football: 199 Brian Orakpo
2013 Score Football:
218 Fred Davis
219 Ryan Kerrigan
220 London Fletcher
2013 Topps Football:
342 Ryan Kerrigan
1000 Yard Club: 3 Alfred Morris
2014 Topps Chrome Football: 4 Jordan Reed
2014 Topps Football:
116 Washington Redskins Team Card
124 Leonard Hankerson
152 Pierre Garcon
291 Jordan Reed
2014 Topps Valor Football: 147 Jordan Reed
2015 Topps Bowman Football: 108 Alfred Morris

Mon 06 Nov 2017:
Package from a trade with Rodney a member at SCF I sent 12 Orioles (well 11 O's and 1 Nats) Autos and GUs and he sent 12 Nationals autos and GUs. One I already had and a second one I might have either the same one or another player from the same set.
2007 Topps Bowman's Best Baseball: Prospect Signature: BBP54 Chris Marrero on-sticker blue sharpie - This is one I think I already have one of.
2007 Topps Co-Signers Baseball: 104 Beltran Perez RC on-sticker blue sharpie
2007 Upper Deck Baseball: Star Signings: SS-CO Chad Cordero on-sticker blue sharpie
2008 Upper Deck SP Legendary Cuts Baseball: Destination Stardom Memorabilia: DS-RZ Ryan Zimmerman GU all white
2008 Upper Deck Baseball: Jersey: UDJ-RZ Ryan Zimmerman one swatch in the "D" of "UD" all red.
2009 Topps T206 Baseball: Mini Framed Autograph: NNO Luke Montz Piedmont back on-card blue sharpie - This one I already have one of. I bought it off of Ebay from Chris of Stale Gum blog fame.
2009 Upper Deck Baseball Signature Stars: 139 Alberto Gonzalez on sticker blue sharpie
2012 Topps Bowman Chrome Baseball: BCP80 Matt Purke on-card blue sharpie - He looks like Tyler Clippard except he throws Left and Tyler throws Right.
2013 Topps Archives Baseball: 1960 Design: Game Used Memorabilia 60R-JZ Jordan Zimmermann all white swatch in/under baseball shaped cutout.
2013 Panini Prizm Baseball: TC Tyler Clippard on-sticker blue sharpie
2014 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball: Game Used Memorabilia: GQR-ID Ian Desmond all gray swatch
2014 Topps Baseball: Game Used Memorabilia: TR-SS Stephen Strasburg all red swatch.

entry Dec 12 2017, 11:57 PM
Mail day Oct 2017 Catch-Up
Fri 20 Oct 2017
Magazine The Wrapper #309 Topps 1956 Flags of the World Cover story

Mon 23 Oct 2017:
Package from SCF Football Team Trader Chris the Steelers Guy. He sent 37 cards total 2 Redskins the other 35

Rams. 10 are in college uniforms and one is in Rookie Combine workout clothes (UGH)

1991 Pacific Football: 248 Marcus Dupree Rams
1991 Pro Set Football: 199 Henry Ellard Rams
1996 Upper Deck Collector's Choice Football: MVP: M38 Isaac Bruce Rams
1996 Select Football: Fluid & Fleet 188 Isaac Bruce Rams
1996 Upper Deck SPX Football: Die-cut 48 Jerome Bettis Rams
1997 Press Pass Football: Can't Miss: CM 4of6 Orlando Pace Rams in college Uni
1999 Upper Deck Black Diamond Football: 88 Trent Green Rams
1999 Fleer Skybox Dominion Football: Gen Next: 9of20 GN Torry Holt Rams
1999 Upper Deck MVP Football: 205 Torry Holt Rams in College Uni (NC State)
1999 Press Pass Football: 10 Torry Holt NC State (Rams)
1999 Press Pass Football: Hardware: HW 3/12 Torry Holt NC State (Rams)
1999 Fleer Tradition Football: 273 Torry Holt Rookie in NC State Uni Rams
1999 Fleer Ultra Football: Gold Medallion Edition: 64G Ricky Proehl Rams
2000 Pacific Aurora Football: 117 Trung Canidate Rams Rookie in college uni
2000 Fleer Impact Football: 86 Torry Holt Rams
2000 Pacific Omega Football: 115 Torry Holt Rams
2000 Pacific Vanguard Football: 111 Torry Holt Rams
2001 Pacific Dynagon Football: 76 Isaac Bruce Rams
2001 Donruss Elite Football: 86 Torry Holt Rams
2001 Fleer Authority Football: 62 Marshall Faulk Rams
2001 Fleer Game Time Football: 21 Torry Holt Rams
2001 Topps Heritage Football: 1956 Design: 24 Torry Holt Rams
2001 Fleer NFL Hot Prospects Football: 72 Marshall Faulk Rams
2001 Fleer Tradition Football: 366 St. Louis Rams Team Card "Spirit of St. Louis flying high in 2000"
2004 Press Pass SE Football: Old School: OS 9/27 Steven Jackson in college uni Oregon State (Rams)
2006 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Football: 91 Torry Holt Rams
2007 Donruss Playoff Contenders Football: 91 Torry Holt Rams
2007 Topps Finest Football: 59 Torry Holt Rams
2007 Press Pass Football: NCAA Leaders Reflectors: 51 John Beck BYU (Redskins)
2007 Upper Deck NFL SP Authentic Football: 91 Torry Holt Rams
2007 Donruss Threads Football: 48 Isaac Bruce Rams
2008 Press Pass Football: 50 Donnie Avery Houston college uni (Rams)
2009 Upper Deck SP Authentic Football: 40 Donnie Avery Rams
2010 Panini Epix Football: 90 James Laurinaitis Rams
2011 Upper Deck College Football Legends Football: 1960s Decades Best: DB-17 Joe Theismann Notre Dame (Redskins)
2012 Panini Playoff Contenders Football: 99 Sam Bradford Rams
2012 Topps Chrome Football: 128 Janoris Jenkins RC Rams in Rookie Combine workout clothes UGH.

Thu 26 Oct 2017:
2 cards Sportlots Auctions Shipping $2.68
1957 Topps Football: 34 Bill Wade Rams miscut at top. Very sharp edges might be a trimming job. 25
1958 Topps Baseball: 236 Ed Fitzgerald Senators $2.50

Package from SCF Football Team Trader Rod the Saints guy. He sent 77 cards 50 Rams and 27 Redskins.

Most in their college unis (Contenders Draft Picks) and a load of dupes.

2015 Panini Prizm Football: 291 Todd Gurley RC Rams
2016 Panini Classics Football: 262 Jared Goff RC Univ CA Berkley (Rams)
2016 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football: Game Day 2 Jared Goff Univ CA Berkley (Rams)
2016 Panini Donruss Football: Rated Rookie 372 Jared Goff Rams
2016 Panini Prestige Football: 201 Jared Goff RC Rams
2017 Panini Absolute Football:
3 Jared Goff Rams (2)
7 Terrelle Pryor Sr. Redskins
13 Todd Gurley II Rams (2)
17 Jordan Reed Redskins (3)
23 Robert Woods Rams
95 Kirk Cousins Redskins (2)
175 Sam Rogers RC Rams
2017 Panini Certified Football:
58 Kirk Cousins Redskins
65 Jared Goff Rams
Certified Accomplishments: CA-KW Kurt Warner Rams
2017 Panini Donruss Certified Cuts Football: 14 Jordan Reed Redskins
2017 Panini Classics Football:
95 Jared Goff Rams
104 Dexter Manley Redskins
112 Kurt Warner Rams
2017 Panini Contenders Football: In college Uniforms
36 Eric Dickerson SMU (Rams) (2)
46 Jared Goff Univ CA Berkley (Rams) (2)
55 Josh Doctson TCU (Redskins) (3)
59 Kirk Cousins Michigan State (Redskins)
71 Marshall Faulk San Diego State (Rams) (4)
94 Todd Gurley II Georgia (Rams) (6)
Collegiate Connections:
2 Billy Simms (Lions) Samaje Perine (Redskins) Oklahoma (2)
6 Samaje Perine (Redskins) Dede Westbrook (Jaguars) Oklahoma (4)
8 Donnel Pumphrey (Eagles) Marshall Faulk (Rams) San Diego State (2)
Game Day Tickets:
18 Samaje Perine Oklahoma (Redskins)
24 Cooper Kupp Eastern Washington (Rams) (2)
Old School Colors: 10 Todd Gurley II Georgia (Rams)
Passing Grades: 7 Jared Goff Univ CA Berkeley (Rams) (5)
Rush Week:
5 Samaje Perine Oklahoma (Redskins) (5)
8 Todd Gurley II Georgia (Rams) (4)
2017 Panini Donruss Elite Collegiate Fotball: More College Unis
36 Eric Dickerson SMU (Rams
46 Jared Goff Univ CA Berkeley (Rams)
71 Marshall Faulk San Diego State (Rams)
2017 Panini Phoenix Football: 60 Todd Gurley II Rams
2017 Panini Prestige Football:
50 Jamison Crowder Redskins Xtra Points Green 086/150
220 Cooper Kupp RC Rams in Eastern Washington College Uni
2017 Panini Score Football:
17 Case Keenum Rams
43 Brian Quick Rams
367 Jonathan Allen RC in Univ Alabama uniform (Redskins)

Fri 27 Oct 2017:
3 cards from Sportlots Auction all 3 cards opening 25 bid + $2.25 shipping
1967 Topps Baseball:
267 Don Schwall Braves off-center to right almost at edge on front (back to left)
403 Dick Nen Senators slightly off-center to right
414 Casey Cox Senators

1 card from Sportlots Auction $1.25 + $2.25 shipping
1967 Topps Baseball: 531 Seventh Series Checklist Brooks Robinson floating head Unmarked off-center to right
Bonus Card: 1993 Topps Baseball: 6 Jeff Tackett Orioles

 | Category: Baseball
entry Oct 9 2017, 07:01 PM
On Friday 06 Oct 2017: I got a Sportlots package the next to the last one I'm expecting from my 50some card buying binge. 2 cards the first at 18 the second at 25 shipping was $2.80

2002 Bowman Baseball: 314 Ryan Church Indians
2003 Topps Total Baseball: Silver: 697 Ryan Church Indians

entry Oct 3 2017, 11:19 PM
Catch up for end of Sept 2017.

On Friday 29 Sept 2017 Magazine issue: Non-Sport Update: Oct/Nov 2017 Vol 28 No 5 Gilligan's Island Cover. Bonus Promo cards: Haven't opened yet but cover says: Star Trek: Beyond, Arrow Season 4 and Halloween Series. UGH the Halloween thing is probably pretty amateurish looking.

Saturday 30 Sep 2017: Sportlots purchases from large batch 4 cards 3 at 18¢ and 1 at 30¢ shipping was $1.60
1982 Donruss Baseball: 140 Tim Wallach RC Expos
1982 Topps Baseball: 191 Tim Wallach RC Expos
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: 1951 Design: 97 Ryan Church Nationals
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: Mahogany 1951 Design: 97 Ryan Church Nationals - This is the 30 ¢ card.

Hey that is it for September. Now here is the first of October.

Tuesday 03 Oct 2017: a single PWE from a somewhat surprise source. Over the weekend I had noticed I had a private message from Facebook messenger. It was from a guy named George from one of the Frank Howard Facebook groups I follow and participate in. He mentioned he had some doubles of of some Hondo cards. So I told him I needed two, one I might have had years ago but somehow didn't seem to have currently. So in a RAoC (Random Act of Cardness) he gifted me two Hondo cards:
1964 Topps Baseball: 371 Frank Howard Dodgers
1969 Topps Baseball: 170 Frank Howard Senators.
The '69 one I could have sworn I had a few years back but I didn't have it marked on my TCDB list.

entry Sep 21 2017, 09:52 PM
For September 2017 I made a 59 card Sportlots order and bid on some Sportlots auctions. One of the sellers of the 59 store stock cards as missing a card so it its only 58 cards. Oh well that happens sometimes.

On to the Cards:

Thursday 14 Sept 2017:

Package 1: Think it was a PWE 4 cards 18 each Shipping was $1.54
1992 Pro Line Collection Football: Checklists:
B 1991 Portraits Series cards 1 - 75
C 1991 Portraits Series cards 76 - 150
F 1992 Portraits Series cards 301 - 375
G 1992 Portraits Series cards 376 - 450

Package 2: PWE 5 cards 4 baseball at 18&#162 each; and 1 football at 90 shipping $1.60
1999 Topps Baseball:
399 Ivan Rodriguez Rangers
409 Brian Anderson Diamondbacks
426 Prospects Shortstops: Michael Cuddyer Twins, Mark DeRosa Braves, Jerry Hairston Jr. Orioles
427 Prospets Second Basemen: Marlon Anderson Phillies, Ron Belliard Brewers, Orlando Cabrera Expos

1994 Ted Williams Football: Hollywood Moments HM1 Fred Dryer Rams

Package 3: Small bubble mailer 8 cards all 18 shipping $4.00
1982 Fleer Baseball: 210 Tim Wallach Expos
2003 Topps Total Baseball: 697 Ryan Church Indians

1991 Pro Line Portraits: NFL Spirit: Wives: (copyrighted 1992)
2 Babette Kosar Browns
3 Janet Elway Broncos
4 Michelle Oates Giants
5 Toni Lipps Steelers
7 Phylicia Rashad Vikings
13 Carole Hinton Falcons

Friday 15 Sep 2017: 1 PWE 2 cards 18 each $1.00 shipping. Dangerous card saver taped on top UGH
1982 O-Pee-Chee Baseball: 191 Tim Wallach Expos

1978 Topps Football: 436 Harold McLinton Redskins

Saturday 16 Sep 2017: 2 packages 1 PWE one small padded mailer.

Package 1: PWE 3 cards 18 each Shipping $1.00 another card saver, forget if it had dangerous tape.
1992 Pro Line Portraits Football: Wives:
9 Faith Cherry Chiefs
10 Kaye Cowher Steelers
18 Linda Seifert 49ers

Package 2: small bubble mailer: 9 cards all at 18 shipping was $3.00
1988 Fleer Update Baseball: U-83 Rob Dibble Reds
1989 Topps Bazooka Shinning Star Baseball: 14 (of 22) Rickey Henderson Yankees
1995 Topps Bazooka Baseball:
16 Ivan Rodriguez Rangers
51 Tim Wallach Dodgers
1995 Pinnacle Baseball: 128 Ken Griffey Jr Mariners - Big Bubble Gum Bubble card

2005 Topps Bazooka Basketball: 147 Gilbert Arenas Wizards

1991 Pro Line Portraits Football: Wives:
1 Jennifer Montana 49ers
6 Stacy O'Brian Jets

1991-92 Topps Hockey: Top Prospect: 290 Olaf Kolzig Capitals
2000-01 Upper Deck Hockey: NHL Legends: 131 Olaf Kolzig Capitals

Monday 18 Sep 17: 6 packages:

Package 1: 8 cards 2 (4 card) auctions at 25 each shipping $2.65
1969 Topps Baseball: Pilots
83 Mike Ferraro
178 Ray Oyler
285 Don Mincher
631 John Kennedy
1970 Topps Baseball: Phillies
6 Grant Jackson
56 Phillies Rookie Stars: Joe Lis and Scott Reid
168 Dave Watkins
218 Ron Stone

Package 2: 3 cards shipping 68
1992 Pinnacle Hockey: 330 Kirk McLean Canucks 27

1984 Donruss Champions Baseball: Sigh didn't realize these were over sized (3.5x5) cards. Like postcards.
19 Eddie Murray Orioles 70
37 Walter Johnson Senators 50

Package 3: 1 card at 18 $1.25 shipping was supposed to be 2 cards but the other card was "missing" out of stock. It was a variant/parallel version.
2005 Bowman Heritage Baseball: 17 Chad Cordero Nationals

Package 4: 2 cards 25 shipping $2.84 plus 5 bonus cards.
1991 O-Pee-Chee Premier Baseball: 3 Moises Alou Expos
1992 Donruss Triple Play Baseball: 138 The Famous Chicken Previously San Diego Padres Mascot
1989 Donruss Baseball: MVP: BC-17 Alan Trammell Tigers
1990 Fleer Baseball: 6 Dennis Eckersley Athletics
1990 Score Baseball: 1990 Rookie 639 Mark Gardner Expos
1991 Fleer Baseball: 499 Craig Biggio Astros
1991 Topps Baseball: 600 Bo Jackson Royals

Package 5: 3 cards all 18 shipping $4.00
1976 Topps Baseball: 564 Bubble Gum Blowing Champ Kurt Bevacque Brewers
1991 Bowman Baseball: 307 Kurt Stillwell Royals
2001 Upper Deck Top Tier Football: 53 Mike Anderson Broncos

Package 6: 5 vintage cards shipping $2.87 this package came from Georgia the seller messaged me apologizing for the possibility of shipping out late, he normally ships next day but couldn't because of losing power due to hurricane Irma. I still got to me quicker than some of the other sellers who marked their cards as order processed the day after I ordered.

1954 Topps Baeball: Heinie Manush Senators $2.89
1971-72 Topps Basketball: All 4 Baltimore Bullets
7 Kevin Loughery $1.25
37 John Tresvant 55
95 Wes Unseld $1.85
112 Jack Marin 85

Tuesday 19 Sep 17: 2 packages

Package 1: 4 cards $1.75 shipping
1993 Cardtoons Baseball: Parody cards
1 Hey Abbott Crankies 18
56 Rob Quibble Dreds 18
59 Budge Rodriguez Strangers 50
90 Checklist 18

Pakage 2: 22 vintage cards from auctions shipping was $8.52 robbery since they are auctions and Sportlots doesn't usually combine shipping for auctions. It is better to buy from the stores. The two 1965 cards were 75 the rest of the cards including the two lots of eight 1967 Topps cards were all 25 I think the 1965 cards were upped by the same buyer it might have been a shill but I have bought from this seller before so might have just been a coincidence that the same buyer attempted to get the two cards for 50
1960 Topps Football: 112 St. Louis Cardinals Team Card checklist on back unmarked.
1961 Topps Football: 53 Art Hunter Rams back rub-off cartoon might have been unscratched can barely see it reads "Hunter gets his prey"

1960 Topps Baseball: 53 Jackie Brandt Orioles wearing Giants cap
1961 Topps Baseball: 463 Milwaukee Braves Team Card
1965 Topps Baseball:
89 Mike Hershberger White Sox
98 Bob Miller Dodgers
1967 Topps Baseball:
67 Ken Berry White Sox
83 Ollie Brown Giants
94 Ron Fairly Dodgers
116 Herman Franks Giants MGR
138 Dick Kelly Braves
182 Ed Charles Athletics
189 Chuck Hinton Indians
190 Turk Farrell Astros
231 John Bateman Astros
248 Gene Mauch Phillies MGR
270 Zoilo Versalles Twins
279 Frank Linzy Giants
291 Jim Hannan Senators
293 Ed Kirkpatrik Angels
325 Chico Cardenas Reds
332 Jesus Alou Giants

entry Sep 12 2017, 10:38 PM
On Friday 08 Sep 2017 I got a single small Priority Mail bulk box from Jacob the Jets/Giants guy in the SCF Football Team Traders Group. He sent 64 cards = 30 Redskins, 29 Rams and 5 Expos (1 dupe)

So here is what I got this batch:

1989 Topps Traded Football: 96T A.J. Johnson Redskins
1990 Pro Set Football: Super Bowl Supermen All-Time Team 49 Ricky Sanders Redskins
1990 Score Football: 192 Tom Newberry Rams
1994 Score Football: 49 Rookie: 276 Heath Shuler Redskins - Tennessee Uniform
1996 Fleer Football: FACT Fleer Shell: Thank goodness for TCDB I thought this was just a parallel set but it is a special smaller set for kids to stay in school. The card backs have facts on them instead of standard stats. It looks like it is some kind of trivia card game.
27 Isaac Bruce Rams
32 Terry Allen Redskins
96 Heath Shuler Redskins
1997 Pinnacle Football: 33 Eddie Kennison Rams
1997 Fleer Ultra Football:
23 Lawrence Phillips Rams
71 Brian Mitchell Redskins
295 Cris Dishman Redskins
315 Jeff Hostetler Redskins
1999 Fleer Mystique Football: 22 Skip Hicks Redskins
1999 Fleer Ultra Football: 110 Amp Lee Rams
2000 Bowman Chrome Football: Shattering Performers: SP9 Marshall Faulk Rams
2000 Rookies & Stars Football: 96 Brad Johnson Redskins
2012 Absolute Football:
93 Pierre Garcon Redskins
95 Roy Helu Jr. Redskins
2014 Topps Football:
35 Johnny Hekker All-Pro Rams
64 Jake Long Rams
66 Brian Orakpo Redskins
71 Robert Quinn All-Pro Rams
72 Perry Riley Jr. Redskins
74 Chris Givens Rams
96 Zac Stacy Rams
100 Daryl Richardson Rams
116 Washington Redskins Team Card - Man these modern "team cards" are hard to tell if they are a dang team card now days.
124 Leonard Hankerson Redskins
152 Pierre Garcon Redskins
158 St. Louis Rams Team Card
199 Janoris Jenkins Rams
208 James Laurinaitis Rams
303 Alec Ogletree Rams
312 Alfred Morris Redskins
338 Lahe Seastrunk RC Redskins
349 Trent Murphy RC Redskins
351 Silas Redd RC Redskins
357 Cody HoffmanvRC Redskins
362 Marcus Roberson RC Rams
389 Michael Sam RC Rams
417 Greg Robinson RC Rams
422 Tre Mason RC Rams
424 Aaron Donald RC Rams
440 Ryan Grant RC Redskins
2016 Donruss Football:
158 Aaron Donald Rams
293 Matt Jones Redskins
297 Ryan Kerrigan Redskins
2016 Score Football:
292 Nick Foles Rams
297 Jarod Cook Rams
299 Mark Barron Rams
300 Robert Quinn Rams
301 Trumaine Johnson Rams
323 Matt Jones Redskins
324 Alfred Morris Redskins
327 Jamison Crowder Redskins
367 Pharoh Cooper RC Rams South Carolina Uniform - the Rookies for this set are in college uniforms with NO Mention of who drafted them. I hate that.
378 Nelson Spruce RC Rams Colorado Uniform
422 Keith Marshall RC Redskins Georgia Uniform
2017 Score Football: No Fly Zone: 1 Josh Norman Redskins

1991 Donruss Baseball: Rated Rookie: 38 Moises Alou Expos
2003 Topps Opening Day Baseball: 62 Brad Wilkerson Expos (2)
2004 Topps Opening Day Baseball: 47 Orlando Cabrera Expos
2004 Topps Total Baseball: 213 Ron Calloway Expos

entry Sep 6 2017, 10:34 PM
ON Tuesday 05 Sep 2017: I got 3 envelopes/packages all from Sportlots auctions So I don't need to mention where they came from. Most were the standard opening 25 bid. Even though at least one package was a PWE for simplicity I will call all 3 a "package" even if none of them actually were a true package. Actually I think one was a cardboard envelope like you would mail CDs or "floppy discs" in a small square "photograph" envelope I guess.

Package 1: 7 cards 2 auctions 1 single football and 1 lot of 6 baseball cards. Both auctions bid was the standard 25 bid Shipping for all was $3.54

1968 Topps Football: 110 Norm Snead Eagles shown in Skins uniform
1974 Topps Baseball: 6 card White Sox lot
46 Pat Kelly
357 Buddy Bradford
440 Jim Kaat
462 Luis Alvarado
519 Bill Sharp
NNO Chicago White Sox Team Checklist unmarked miscut next card can start to be seen at bottom edge, from back it appears it was the Cardinals Team Checklist

Package 2: 3 card lot $5.50 plus $3.50 shipping
Kirk Cousins Rookie Cards Redskins
2012 Limited Football: 180 Phenom #230/299
2012 Topps Platinum Football: 104
2012 Topps Turkey Red Football: 63

The Turkey Red card was the card I got the lot of 3 for. I wasn't sure if I had the other two or not, and didn't care that much so long as I got the Turkey Red

BONUS CARD Used as safety padding (along with a blank white decoy on the other end of the card "sandwich")
2017 Panini Donruss Elite Football: 139 Cales Brantley RC Browns #498/499

Package 3: Known PWE 1 item 25 Plus $2.55 shipping
1 pack of 1992 O-Pee-Chee Premier Baseball: contains 8 cards.

entry Sep 5 2017, 02:37 PM
Special Edition: 3 card Mail Day plus an in person 4 binder collection Haul

ON Friday 01 Sep 2017:
I got a special haul of cards. To back up slightly For a few years now on the First Friday of each month I get together with some friends at their house and a mutual friend joins us. Their oldest son, one of two, who is in his early to mid 30s now used to collect trading cards. Not sure if the other son collected or not. So what seems like just a couple of years ago, is actually 4 years ago, they gave me the bulk of their son's cards from around the typical junk wax years Mostly early 1990s. I blogged about it here. I don't know if the son has even thought about his old hobby, or as I said back in that post if he is even aware that his old collection is gone, now completely gone. Anyway with that first haul I was told there might be some more cards, but they weren't sure, about 2 years ago a binder or two showed up, and to my surprise a few weeks ago the "final" batch was uncovered and given to me over this Labor Day weekend. A healthy mix of baseball and football cards were in three 3 inch binders. Plus there was a thinner binder. I originally thought of it as a "Trapper Keeper", but this thing is just a 1 inch binder with a Velcro flap. This smaller binder held some non-sport cards. To be exact it has an incomplete set of 1994 Fleer Ultrra Beavis and Butthead cards. Hahahahahaha. I didn't do a complete count, but they are organized by number and there was even a "Cards Needed" checklist on a piece of notebook paper. Not sure if I've going to try to complete the set or not. Over the years I have thought about it.

One time I used to have a nine-card promo sheet of the set from one of the Non-Sport Card Magazines (I think it was Card Collector's Price Guide) that would often include those 9 card promo sheets I ended up selling it on Ebay some years ago. That would have been a nice compliment to the set if I had ever pursued it.

Also there was a 25 sheet pack of 9 pocket binder pages from Mega Cards with the free Conlon Collection card in it. This one has a 1992 colorized #12 Carl Hubbell card. Moving on.

Saturday 02 Sep 2017:
Mail Day: 1 PWE 3 cards Sportlots auction all three for 25 each plus $3.37 shipping
1957 Topps Baseball: 158 Curt Simmons Phillies
1959 Topps Baseball: 498 Dick Hyde Senators
1965 Topps Baseball: 180 Bob Allison Twins

Hey that is one card for my Strive For '65 Set Build

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