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 | Category: Non Sports
entry Dec 9 2013, 09:34 PM
Monday 09 December 2013: got an Ebay order, well 2 orders same seller. It was a bit late, but the seller had explained they had been computer-less for several weeks. I am glad it finally came. Shipping was FREE. The final item from my big "Free Shipping Spree" a few weeks back.

2004 Inkworks Charmed Connections: Promo Card CC-P2 (Non-Sport Update) - $3.00
2005 Inkworks Charmed Conversations Promo Card Pi (Inkworks Website Exclusive Promo)- $5.00

 | Category: Baseball
entry Dec 6 2013, 08:26 PM
A one card sportlots Friday 06 December 2013:
1959 Topps Baseball 540 Willy Miranda Orioles 0.25¢ + $2.50 Shipping (of course sent in a dang PWE but at least it had a penny sleeve & Toploader)

entry Dec 5 2013, 10:06 PM
Thursday 05 DEC 2013: a 3 card Day.

From Sportlots
1960 Topps Baseball 297 Reno Bertoia Senators 0.75
1969 Topps Football 85 Norm Snead Eagles 0.25
Shipping 0.46

From a sale on TCC Forum:
2013 Topps Platinum: Black Rookie Auto A-BR Bacarri Rambo Redskins on-card blue sharpie $5 delivered

entry Nov 29 2013, 11:11 PM
On Friday 29 November 2013: I got two packages one regular sized which had my booty from the TCZ Official bi-monthly Football Group Break.

My regular teams Rams and part of the Redskins.
2013 Panini Certified Football:
20 Andre Johnson Texans
22 Owen Daniels Texans
127 Pierre Garcon Redskins
147 Chris Givens Rams
148 Isaiah Pead Rams

2011 Panini Gold Standard
156 Aldrick RC Robinson #d 060/299
Rookie On-Sticker Auto 158 Anthony Allen RC Ravens on-sticker blue sharpie auto #d 141/499
Rookie Materials Sliver Auto 275 Austin Pettis RC Rams on card auto in silver on black background with 3 color patch w/stitching (glod/white/blue) #d 416/525

2013 Panini Absolute Football: Rookie Premiere Materials: NFC Prime 235 Tavon Austin RC Rams N gold/white/blue F white/gold C gold/white #d 07/25

EDIT:
Oh I forgot to mention the other package was a larger flat rate envelope that held a card box from my sportlots auction order of 300+ (about 333) 1980 Topps Baseball cards, mostly commons a few stars mixed in and a few dupes obviously.

 | Category: Non Sports
entry Nov 24 2013, 02:57 AM
On Saturday 23 November, 2013: got a single card from an Ebay purchase. Total was $3.50 the shipping was free.
2013 Rittenhouse Warehouse 13 Season 4 Promo P2

entry Nov 22 2013, 12:32 AM
On Thursday 21 November 2013: I got two cards from Ebay the first is:

1970 Topps Baseball 599 Senators 1970 Rookie Stars: Dick Stelmaszek, Gene Martin and Dick Such for it for .99¢ + .99¢ Shipping

Also got a very very nice looking ACEO (Art Cards Editions and Originals) sketch card from artist Javier Gonzalez at Blackhilt Studios it is a color portrait of Joanne Kelly as Myka Bering from Warehouse 13. I actually sniped this card in the last minute before the auction ended. The bidding was at $15.50 with 5 or 6 bids for a day or two up til the final day. I had "watched" the auction since I first saw it either the day it started or shortly after, then as the auction end time got closer I checked it periodically for any increase and then returned a few minutes before it was scheduled to end. For about 40 seconds I was worried my bid wouldn't be the winner due to other snipers, the ones that use automatic programs so they don't have to actually be watching the auction like I was. I only do that when I absolutely really really want a card or other item. Usually I just bid the final day. Anyway I was afraid that my maximum of $35 would not be enough, but I won the card for $21.50 my final bid was the 7th bid. Shipping was free at first I think it was $3.50 shipping but maybe after the bidding reached a certain price it switched to free? I am soooooooooooo glad I won this one.

entry Nov 18 2013, 10:50 PM
On Monday 18 November 2013: I got an ebay purchase that I'm a little disappointed in, I was expecting more but realize it was described as what it is. Sigh I paid $9.99 for it (Free shipping) it was the Price Guide part of the Non Sport Update Vol 20 No. 2 with Doctor Who on the cover. I thought I was getting the magazine not the price guide part. Oddly the Doctor Who articles were in the magazine which apparently has The Terminator Salvation on its cover but the promo cards were supposedly a Star Trek card and a James Bond Archives card. I might not had rushed to get this thing, I had been watching it for a couple of weeks I should have noticed then. In 20/20 hindsight I would only have paid no more than $5 bucks for it. OH Well.

Now I also got some cards:
Also from Ebay 1968 Topps Baseball 341 Jim Lemon MGR Senators

Finally I got a package from a group box break at TCZ Pwolantern's (Ken) Bi-Monthly Baseball Break. My teams were my standard Nationals and Orioles. Here is the Booty:

2012 Onyx Platinum Prospects PP10 Dylan Bundy Orioles 009/500

2013 Bowman Platinum:
39 Bryce Harper Nationals
42 Manny Machado RC Orioles
BPP25 Anthony Rendon Nationals
BPP47 Brian Goodwin Nationals
BPP74 Lucas Giolito Nationals
Cutting Edge Stars die cut CES-BH Bryce Harper Nationals
Top Prospects TP-AR Anthony Rendon Nationals

2013 Topps Finest:
20 Stephen Strasburg Nationals
64 Anthony Rendon RC Nationals
86 Adam Jones Orioles
100 Bryce Harper Nationals

2013 Topps Triple Threads: Purple (Amethyst actually) Parallel 12 Ryan Zimmerman Nationals #d 151/650

And since I didn't get a "HIT" from the Nationals or Orioles I was given a card from a unclaimed team that had been randomized to the break host but he gave it to me
2013 Bowman Inception: Prospect Autograph PA-CH Courtney Hawkins White Sox blue on-card sharpie

 | Category: Baseball
entry Nov 17 2013, 03:35 PM
On Saturday 16 November 2013: I got two card packages. The first was an Ebay order that had FREE Shipping. One seller two cards:
1952 Topps Baseball 212 Ned Garver Browns $9.75
1966 Topps Baseball 90 Luis Aparicio Orioles $1.25

I also got a package of some cards from a Group Box Break held by Andrew of the Andrews Baseball Cards Blog. He was breaking a Jumbo box of 2013 Topps Baseball Update Series For 10 bucks a chosen team and one random team. My Nationals and My O's were already taken when I found out about the break and the Rangers were also taken I decided to go with the Twins for my chosen team and got the Diamondbacks as my random team. I needed the base cards anyway I guess if I'm going to go for an update set. Here is my booty from the break:

BASE:
US27 Eric Hinske D'Backs
US34 A.J. Pollick D'Backs
US37 Cliff Pennington D'Backs
US48 Vance Worley Twins
US70 Joe Mauer AS Twins
US95 Eric Chavez D'Backs
US113 Samuel Dedund Twins
US117 Willie Bloomquist D'Backs
US146 Didi Gregorius D'Backs
US154 Kyle Gibson RC Twins
US167 Randall Delgado D'Backs
US197 Josh Collmenter D'Backs
US204 Mike Pelfrey Twins
US209 Anthony Swarzak Twins
US240 Paul Goldschmidt AS D'Backs
US244 Glen Perkins AS Twins
US289 Kevin Correia Twins
US304 Partick Corbin AS D'Backs
US317 Oswaldo Arcia RC Twins
US324 Chris Colabello RC Twins
1971 Style Mini TM-8 Joe Mauer Twins
Gold Parallel US70 Joe Mauer Twins #d 0794/2013
Making Their Mark
MM-35 Aaron Hicks Twins
MM-50 Patrick Corbin Diamondbacks

entry Nov 16 2013, 01:21 AM
On Friday 15 November 2013: I got a bunch of stuff from ebay I had ordered all of it with FREE Shipping. Some of this stuff I had been watching for a long time.

I was going to list this stuff by orders but I realized with everything FREE Shipping I can do my normal listing chronologically.

BASEBALL:
1933 Goudey 122 Alvin Crowder Senators (this is now my oldest Curly W Card) $14.00
1950 Bowman:
18 Eddie Robinson Senators $6.75
162 Eddie Yost Senators $6.75
1952 Bowman: 87 Mickey Vernon Senators $7.00 (I have a reprint of this I had gotten a few years back from sportlots for $12-$15 from a seller who didn't know if was an original or not. Ironically I paid more for the reprint than the original)
1952 Topps:
64 Roy Sievers Browns Red Back $8.00
64 Roy Sievers Browns Black Back $9.00
1954 Topps:
73 Wayne Terwilliger Senators $5.95
114 Dean Stone Senators $6.00
1965 Topps: 473 Oriioles Rookie Stars Paul Blair and Dave Johnson $5.00
1968 Topps 560 Paul Casanova Senators $2.75
1975 Topps Mini: 57 Dave Johnson Braves $2.00

FOOTBALL:
2004 Donruss Classics Football: Classic Singles (Bronze?) CS-16 John Riggins Jets - $4.00

NON-SPORTS:
I also got the latest issue of the Non-Sports "The Wrapper" Magazine #279 Nov 15. 2013 - January 1, 2014 (I've got to reorder this was my "last" issue) the cover feature set is Davy Crockett.

 | Category: Baseball
entry Nov 16 2013, 12:21 AM
On Thursday 14 November 2013: I got a sportlots order a set of 22 cards. 1987 Topps Baseball Glossy All-Star Set 1- 22. Got it for only 25 +$3.50 shipping. These cards were packed in the rack-packs only during the mid 1980s. I know I already had/have some of these cards and at one time I thought I had all of them as well as the AS sets from the previous year and the following year, but I guess not. The seller who I have ordered from at least once before included as the cardboard sandwich two 3 piece cards for the 1990 Donruss: Diamond King Carl Yastrzemski Puzzle #19, 20, 21 card and 22, 23, 24 card

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