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entry Apr 5 2014, 05:08 AM
On Friday 04 April 2014: (My birthday BTW) I got an Ebay package. For $1.99 + $3.50 shipping I got 1973 Topps Baseball NNO Baltimore Orioles Team Checklist in Ex condition UNMARKED. In addition to that the seller included some BONUS Cards:
1991 O-Pee-Chee Premier Baseball:
105 Benny Santiago Padres
106 Pete Schourek Mets
107 Gary Scott Cubs
108 Terry Shumpert Royals
109 Ruben Sierra Rangers
110 Doug Simons Mets
111 Dave Smith Cubs
113 Cory Snyder White Sox
114 Luis Sojo Angels
115 Dave Stewart Athletics
116 Dave Stieb Blue Jays
117 Darryl Strawberry Dodgers
118 Pat Tabler Blue Jays
119 Wade Taylor Yankees
129 Willie Wilson Athletics
132 Checklist (Unmarked) Cards 1-132

Oh plus while I was at the home of my friends who back in July of last year (wow it was that long ago?) I had gotten a small box and 3 binders of cards from when their son collected cards in the mid-1990s (A Collection Acquisition) they gave me two more boxes of cards. I think this might be the last of the collection I've looked at one of the boxes and like the previous haul is a mix of the 4 major sports (Baseball, Football, Basketball and even Hockey this time) plus some multi-sport "Sports Illustrated for Kids" cards and a handful of Superhero cards.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 3 2014, 11:21 PM
On Thursday 03 APR 2014: I got a lone package with a lone card that I should have already had ages ago. From The Bay for $3.95 + $2.25 shipping I got 1968 Topps Baseball 103 Don Sutton Dodgers for my Don Sutton PC

entry Apr 2 2014, 10:43 PM
ON Wednesday 02 Apr 2014: I got two bubble packages.

Package 1:
One card well really paper memorabilia from a card manufacturer. From Ebay for $1.09 + $1.18 shipping I got 1970 Topps Baseball Story Booklet 12 Mike Epstein Senators. It's in OK condition, need to upgrade though the "spine" is partly torn and there is a crease in the back page.

Package 2: A trade package from Troy at TCZ
I had sent some Cincy Reds and Bay Rays his way and he sent a dozen roses er real perty cards:

BASEBALL:
2008 Upper Deck Masterpieces Baseball: Black Framed 93 Frank Robinson Orioles
2009 Topps Allen & Ginters 64 Jordan Zimmermann Nationals
2011 Topps Heritage Baseball: Clubhouse Collection GU Memorbilia Relic CCR-JW1 (or is it "I"?) Josh Willingham Nationals Bat
2011 Bowman Platinum Baseball Auto BPP60 Drew Vettleson Rays - black sharpie on-card
2011 Topps Baseball: Diamond Anniversary Parallel 183 Stephen Strasburg Nationals
2013 Pinnacle Baseball 141 Bryce Harper Nationals
2013 Topps Tier One: On The Rise Autographs ORA-DS Drew Storen Nationals blue sharpie on card 248/299
2013 Topps Archives Baseball 26 Jayson Werth Nationals

FOOTBALL:
2010 Panini Crown Royale All-Pros 4 Chris Cooley Redskins
2010 Panini Crown Royale Majestic 32 Sammy Baugh Redskins
2012 Sage Hit: Authentic Autographs A2 Chris Givens Rams Blue Sharpie (tricky sneaky "on-sticker" Auto. Very well done looks like its on card.)
2013 Sage Hit Authentic Autographs A135 Brandon Jenkins Redskins Blue Sharpie (another tricky dicky sneaky sticker)

 | Category: Baseball
entry Apr 1 2014, 09:25 PM
On Tuesday 01 APR 2014: One card one envelope mailday. From Ebay $5.00 Free Shipping: 1973 Topps Baseball: NNO Montreal Expos Team Checklist (blue border) Unmarked.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Mar 31 2014, 08:46 PM
On Monday 31 Mar 2014: I received a few packages/envelopes.

Got the TCC Chain Package back. This chain is now complete. The cards I'm keeping from it are:
2008-09 Collector's Choice Hockey 172 Sergei Fedorov Capitals
2001-02 Topps Chrome Basketball 40 Chris Webber Kings
2009-10 Topps Basketball: Roundball Remnants RR-CBU Caron Butler Wizards GU all blue incorporated into basketball design of card. Cool looking.
Also the included "2014 Rackrs Autograph Card" The Chipster Bravesfan09 1/1 biggrin.gif

Then from Ebay:
2004 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Baseball: Sweet Lineups 221 Jose Vidro and Nick Johnson Expos Gold 94/99 $3.00 + $3.00 shipping

Also from Ebay:
1978 Topps Baseball 36 Eddie Murray RC Orioles $3.25 + $1.50 shipping

And from SCF a Sale of 4 dumb 1965 Yankees: $25 Delivered
1965 Topps Baseball:
13 Pedro Ramos
30 Jim Bouton
65 Tony Kubek
137 Bouton Wins Again 1964 World Series Game 6

I think I overpaid for those 4 but I jumped at the chance. Someone on a forum actually had some they were willing to sell. The only real pain is I had to send a money order the guy doesn't do Paypal. He would have taken a check but the wait would have been longer since he would wait for the check to clear first. As it is it took about a week and a half from the date I mailed the MO to today the receiving date. I almost thought the guy wasn't going to send, even though it was an official transaction on that forum.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Mar 29 2014, 08:08 PM
On Saturday 29 Mar 2014: I only got one package in the mail from an Ebay purchase: $4.25 + $7.95 shipping. Unopened 36 pack box of 1988 Donruss Baseball

But the card fun doesn't end there because I went to my LCS and got some supplies (3 medium "monster" boxes the 4 row 3,200 count, a 100ct box of 15 pocket binder sheets and a 100ct box of 8 pocket binder sheets)

a plain "Senators" excuse me "Nationals" mini batting helmet $12.95 A cool circa 1961 Senators "Caricature" Logo for $5 I've seen the same thing up on Ebay for a min of $10 probably up to $20. OK I was wrong the one I saw is at $7.95

Plus 8 Senators Cards
1965 Topps Baseball 21 Don Blasingame - to upgrade the one I have $2
1960 Topps Baseball 470 Washington Senators Coaches: Ellis Clary, Sam Mele and Bob Swift $4
1969 Topps Baseball
199 Jim French $2
461 Mike Epstein (Name in Yellow) $2
1971 Topps Baseball
93 Senators 1971 Rookie Stars: Norm McRae and Denny Riddleberger $2 (didn't realize I had it already, oh well that means one for the '71 set binder and one for the Senators team binder)
559 AL 1971 Rookie Stars: Terry Cox Angels, Bill Gogolewski Senators and Gary Jones Yankees $3
1970 Kellogg's Baseball24 Mike Epstein - ugh has paper residue glued to the back that I didn't notice till I got home need to upgrade $2
1971 Kellogg's Baseball 34 Mike Epstein $6

entry Mar 29 2014, 12:34 AM
On Friday 28 Mar 2014: got two packages an envelope (the envelope and one of the packages was from Ebay purchases)

Package 1:
Ebay purchase: For $1.99 + $3.95 shipping. I got a 3 "junk years" rack packs lot:
1989 Bowman Baseball 3 sections (packs) 38 cards. I already have the full set from when I got it back a few months from a sportlots auction. Front cards showing: 469 Kirk Manwarring, 399 Steve Lake, Reprint 11 Ted Williams (Original was 1954) Back cards: 70 Daryl Boston, 93 Jack Morris, and 295 Jerome Walton. Even though I need some of the reprints I am saving this pack as part of a blog giveaway later this year.

1989 Score Baseball 3 sections (packs) 48 cards. I'm going to open this one as with many of the sets from these years I still need to build the set believe it or not. Front Cards showing: 2 Andre Dawson (top section can barely read name through grafics), 11 Pat Borders Young Superstar Glossy Card and 90 Tony Gwynn. Back cards: 584 Chuck Jackson, 629 Felix Jose and 556 Rick Dempsey.

1990 Donruss Baseball 3 sections (packs) 48 cards (9 Puzzle Pieces) Front cards Showing: 272 Cory Snyder, 531 Carlos Martinez, and 617 Don August. Back Cards Showing: Carl Yastrzemski Diamond King Puzzle pieces face and shoulder pieces 22-24, 31-33 and 40-42. Another pack to be busted.

Package 2: PWE
The other Ebay purchase 1 card $2.99 Free Shipping. 2013 Rittenhouse Continuum Promo Card SD1

Package 3:
My Strive For '65 splurge from Just Commons 42 cards total of $61.45 Shipping was free since I bought more than $10 worth (most for $1-$2) 1965 Topps Baseball:
14, 18, 28, 33, 39, 42, 43, 44, 45, 51, 66, 68, 71, 76, 77, 80, 81, 87, 90, 94, 95, 102, 109, 113, 122, 146, 149, 186, 190, 221, 239, 241, 246, 256, 264, 274, 279, 346, 558, 559, 585, 594

Set Total now at: 156/599

 | 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: Baseball
entry Mar 27 2014, 10:29 PM
ON Wednesday 26 Mar 2014: got one card package from Ebay 7 cards for $5.00 Free Shipping.

2004 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Sweet Lineups
207 Luis Gonzalez and Richie Sexson Diamondbacks Blue 267/399 FT/FS
209 Javy Lopez and Miguel Tejada Orioles Gold 18/99
209 Javy Lopez and Miguel Tejada Orioles Blue 380/399
212 Frank Thomas and Magglio Ordonez White Sox Blue 244/399 FT/FS
218 Lyle Overbay and Geoff Jenkins Brewers Gold 96/99 FT/FS
218 Lyle Overbay and Geoff Jenkins Brewers Blue 053/399 FT/FS
225 Jim Thome and Pat Burrell Phillies Blue 262/399 FT/FS

 | Category: Baseball
entry Mar 25 2014, 10:33 PM
On Tuesday 25 Mar 2014: I got two card packages both from Ebay purchases.

1st Package: 4 cards $3.00 Shpping. Three of these cards help with my Strive for '65 Goal the other was just a snack for the PC. They could be considered a little pricey, but considering their age and condition they are a pretty good deal.

1965 Topps Baseball
273 Checklist 4th Series cards 265-352 UNMARKED listed as EX-MT $7.00
361 Checklist 5th Series cards 353-429 Front UNMARKED Back has 9 pen-marked checked cards. Listed VG-EX $4.00
443 Checklist 6th Series cards 430-506 UNMARKED listed as NM $9.00
1977 Hostess Baseball (Hand Cut) 70 Don Sutton Dodgers $2.50

2nd Package: 1 card @ $7.49 Free Shipping.
1982 Fleer Baseball176 Cal Ripken Jr. RC Orioles. Completes my Cal Jr. Rookie Cards Trifecta or rather Quatfecta of 1982 Donruss which I think I pulled originally in 82, 1982 Fleer, 1982 Topps and 1982 Topps Traded (the prized White Whale of the school)

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