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 | Category: Nationals
entry Sep 12 2014, 11:18 PM
ON Thursday 11 Sep 2014: I got two cards from an Ebay seller Shipping was combined $2.25 for both cards and both were only .90 each 1 bid (they had BINS of $1.20 or $1.25 something like that I decided to be cheap because I didn't want to spend too much at least on the RC)

2014 Topps Baseball: Red Border: (Target Exclusive)
332 Stephen Strasburg Nationals
337 Zach Walters Nationals (Now With Indians)

 | Category: Redskins
entry Sep 12 2014, 11:08 PM
ON Wednesday 10 Sep 2014: I got a package of 50 Redskins cards from a collector who had contacted me via email I guess a reader of my blog? There were some 2000 Donruss Quantum Leaf a couple of years of Leaf Rookies and Stars some 2008 Score, 2011 Score, 2013 Score, and a few different Leaf Certified even a few Topps mini stickers, UGH. Players like Michael Westbrook, LaVar Arrington, a Darrell Green, Antwaan Randle El, RGIII, Brian Mitchell, Brad Johnson, Champ Bailey and others.

In return I'm supposed to send out some modern Topps Baseball. At first he wanted only 1984 and 85 Topps but I don't have a whole lot of those years or doubles of them, there are other years he will accept and in the last email he mentioned 1995 to present will be OK. I'm assuming only Topps Flagship though which makes it a little difficult since I have tons of Upper Deck and Donruss and Topps Chrome or Topps Archives or Heritage or Bowman. It will take a while to recipricate this one. So far I have gathered 50 some Topps from 2011-current mostly 2013 Updates. I might gather some other stuff but it is slow going with my lack of motivation (Lazy) and procrastination. I wasn't really thrilled with the "trade" to begin with I tried to avoid it. Maybe I'm just being a jerk about it right now. I don't like to disappoint people though. I feel bad if I feel I have gypped them eventually the feeling goes away but it lingers while I'm filling my end of the deal plus a week or two after sending the package off.

 | Category: Redskins
entry Sep 11 2014, 09:03 PM
On Monday 08 Sep 2014: Got some Redskins cards from a member over at TCZ he's a Cowboys fan so he was glad to get rid of the Redskins infestation. smile.gif

The Goodies:
2013 Topps Bowman Football: 99 Alfred Morris
2013 Score Football:
216 Santana Moss
373 Jawan Jamison RC
2013 Topps Football: Future Legends: FL-AM Alfred Morris
2014 Bowman Football: Rookies Purple Parallel 71 Silas Redd RC
2012 Topps Holiday Mega Football TFHM-RG Robert Griffin III - still sealed in clear wrapper with Game Time Giveaway contest card showing in back. Not sure if I'll keep it sealed or not.

 | Category: Hockey
entry Sep 2 2014, 07:31 PM
ON Friday 29 August 2014 I got my lot from the TCC Monthly Hockey Group Box Break. My homie team Capitals and draft team Kings.

2012-13 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey
78 Mike Richards Kings
81 Simon Gagne Kings (2)
84 Dustin Brown Kings
187 Karl Alzner Capitals
189 John Carlson Capitals
190 Brooks Laich Capitals
192 Marcus Johansson Capitals
UD Canvas C40 Jeff Carter Kings

2013-14 Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey
178 Jarret Stoll Kings
179 Matt Greene Kings
181 Kyle Clifford Kings
182 Jonathan Quick Kings

2013-14 Panini Select Hockey
31 Jonathan Quick Kings
50 Brooks Laich Capitals

2012-13 Panini Certified Hockey
23 Dustin Brown Kings
52 Mike Green Capitals
86 Wojtek Wolski Capitals

2012-13 Panini Rookie Anthology
30 Anze Kopitar Kings
38 Alex Ovechkin Capitals
HIT: Rookie Rivalry 14 Cody Eakin Capitals (all white) Erik Gudbranson Panthers (all dark blue)

2012-13 Panini Classics Signatures
11 Marchel Dionne Kings
74 Bernie Nicholls Kings
83 Marty McSorley Kings
85 Craig Berube Capitals
152 Mike Gartner Capitals

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Aug 22 2014, 10:31 PM
ON Friday 22 Aug 2014: I got a lone package. A small priority mail box from Ebay for $39.95 + $5.00 (a deal for this particular set which I've seen often start at twice as much)
2012 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13: Season 3 26 card Base Set.
My beefs with these Warehouse 13 sets from Season 2 on is the base set is only 26 cards (2 card per episode it seems) that are limited to only 250 or so they say.

At first I was disappointed at least for the Season 3 set that they printed the back of the card upside down from the front but actually come to think of it when they are in an album oriented so that the top of the card is on the left of the page they will flip correctly.

Now I need to get Seasons 2 and 4 part one they haven't printed a part 2 yet that I know of or a Season 5 (the final season) yet.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Aug 14 2014, 08:25 PM
Thursday 14 August 2014: Got the latest issue of The Wrapper #285 cover 1950 Bowman Wild West.

 | Category: Football
entry Aug 14 2014, 12:02 PM
On Wednesday 13 August 2014: I again got one lone package/card from Ebay .99 +$2.75 shipping
2009 UD Heroes Football: Orange Parallel 216 Merlin Olsen Rams #d 16/35

 | Category: Football
entry Aug 12 2014, 09:15 PM
On Monday 11 August 2014: I got one lone card from an Ebay auction for $6.99 Free Shipping.
2009 Upper Deck Heroes Football: Purple Parallel 216 Merlin Olsen Rams #d 10/10

I have an orange parallel #d/35 of this card incoming. Should get here in a day or two. Thought it would be here today Tuesday. It is coming from CA and left there on the 9th according to the tracking #.

The odd thing about this Purple one is the listing was a little confusing: The Auction title said it was the purple parallel and the picture agreed but the description mentioned it was an Orange #d/35 parallel. I gambled that it was a case of the seller using the same generic description for all his cards and only changing the title and maybe the picture. I was right this time. Not a gamble I want to take too often but in this case I felt pretty good about it.

entry Aug 9 2014, 09:43 PM
ON Friday 08 August 2014: I had a 3 card mailday from sportlots. 1-2-3 Auction at $1.75 + $2.49 shipping
1967 Topps Baseball
73 Rusty Staub Astros
182 Ed Charles Athletics
415 Sonny Jackson Astros

On Saturday 09 August 2014:
I got my cards from the TCZ Football Group Break hosted by Chad Baker my team the Redskins
2014 Panini Score Football
281 Alfred Morris Hot 100 Rookies
AIRMAIL AM10 DeSean Jackson pictured in Eagles but card marked Redskins
2013 Topps Museum Collection 86 Jordan Reed RC

Then during the afternoon/evening I had an in person trade with Juan (AKA: Hankerson85 on TCZ and some other sites). We exchanged some Redskins cards. The last time I had traded cards in person I think I was 12 or 13. Here is what I came out with in no particular order. I surprised myself with the number of Clinton Portis cards I came out with.

2007 Topps Triple Threads Football 38 Clinton Portis Ruby Red #d 0035/1449 (OK so this might be the "Base" card I forget how they designated this set)
2005 Donruss Gridiron Kings Football GK-7 Clinton Portis Green framed #d 43/50
2002 Pacific Exclusive Football Maximum Overdrive 11 Clinton Portis Broncos
2011 Panini Playoff Contenders (marked 2012 on back) Rookie Ticket 172 Roy Helu Jr. blue sharpie auto on-sticker
2007 UD SP Chirography Football Rookie Chirography 127 Jordan Palmer blue sharpie on-sticker auto #d 378/699
2007 UD SP Rookie Threads Football Signing Day Autograph SDA-JP Jordan Palmer blue sharpie on-sticker
2012 Fleer Retro Football Augographics 00AU-KC Kirk Cousins in Michigan State Uniform blue sharpie on-sticker Auto

entry Aug 5 2014, 12:03 AM
On Monday 04 August 2014: I had a three package mailday (one TCC Group Box Break winnings, 1 sportlots auction win (2 auctions one seller) and one Ebay card)

I made a video for each package as I opened them and posted on youtube (my ID there is klandersen42) each video title starts with "mailday04aug2014..."

SPORTLOTS PACKAGE:
This was from one seller 2 auction wins both were .25¢ only real complaint was it was sent in a PWE and they charged $5.00 for something that cost them .49¢ to mail. UGH. At least they were sandwiched in card board in a penny sleeve (which was taped shut but fortunately they had paper between the cards and tape.) Anyway the cards:

1969 Topps Baseball:
297 Deron Johnson Phillies
395 Chris Shot Phillies
477 Jeff James Phillies
576 Phillies 1969 Rookie Stars: Ron Stone and Bill Wilson

1970 Topps Baseball:
128 2nd Series Checklist cards 133-263 (miscut at bottom) Unmarked
244 3rd Series Checklist cards 264-372 Unmarked

TCC JULY 2014 HOCKEY GROUP BOX BREAK PACKAGE:
Bought team Capitals Draft teams Sabres and Devils

2012-13 Artifacts Hockey:
2 Alex Ovechkin Capitals

2012-13 Rookie Anthology Hockey:
25 Ryan Miller Sabres
83 Adam Henrique Devils

2012-13 Black Diamond Hockey:
10 Alex Ovechkin Capitals (2)
11 Nicklas Backstrom Capitals
18 Thomas Vanek Sabres
25 Jason Pominville Sabres (3)
51 Steve Ott Sabres
53 Cody Hodgeson Sabres (3)
61 Mike Ribbeiro Capitals - in Stars Uni (2)
79 Tyler Myers Sabres
96 Patrik Elias Devils (3)
98 Nathan Gerbe Sabres
137 Gilbert Perreault Sabres
143 David Clarkson Devils (2)
150 Adam Henrique Devils
155 Dominik Hasek Sabres
163 Mike Gartner Capitals

2012-13 Certified Hockey:
26 Patrik Elias Devils
36 Patrick Kaleta Sabres
52 Mike Green Capitals
74 John Carlson Capitals

2013-14 Panini Contenders Hockey:
7 Jaroslav Halak Sabres in Blues uni
51 Alex Ovechkin Capitals
52 Nicklas Backstrom Capitals
64 Patrik Elias Devils
65 Martin Brodeur Devils
66 Cory Schneider Devils
67 Jaromir Jagr Devils
100 Cody Hodgson Sabres

2013-14 Panini Prizm Hockey:
8 Thomas Vanek Sabres
9 Ryan Miller Sabres
10 Cody Hodgson Sabres
11 Steve Ott Sabres
12 Drew Stafford Sabres
13 Tyler Myers Sabres
48 Ilya Kovalchuk Devils
49 Adam Henrique Devils
50 Travis Zajac Devils
51 Dainius Zubrus Devils
52 Adam Larsson Devils
106 Brooks Laich Capitals
107 Mike Green Capitals
108 John Carlson Capitals
209 ROOKIE Brian Flynn RC Sabres
211 ROOKIE Johan Larsson RC Sabres
212 ROOKIE Mark Pysyk RC Sabres
213 ROOKIE Mikhail Grigorenko RC Sabres
296 ROOKIE Steve Oleksy RC Capitals
295 ROOKIE Philipp Grubauer RC Capitals
NET DEFENDERS ND-14 Martin Brodeur Devils

EBAY PACKAGE:
One card from Ebay $4.99 + $3.00 Shipping
2001 Inkworks Andromeda Autograph A1 Kevin Sorbo as Captain Dylan Hunt black sharpie on-card auto


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