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One Card Post - I'm a Sucker

What: 2012 Leaf Memories - 1990 Buyback Silver #183 - Rob Murphy (#'d /20) Where: COMCHow Much?: $1.52Why?: 1990 Leaf was a pretty sweet set back when I was collecting as a kid. So much so that even though I know this foil stamped buyback from 2012 Leaf Memories is a total scam, I couldn't help myself. Show More Summary

All the Ex's on Cards

Players change teams, but sports cards are forever. Postage fees are getting out of control to send stuff out of the country, but Sportscards From The Dollar Store always makes sending stuff to Canada worthwhile. Of the cards I picked...Show More Summary

Card Show Cards - Part 1

Last weekend I was able to hit up the semi-frequent card show that takes place at a Holiday Inn about half an hour from where I live. My haul wasn't exactly epic, as I spent only about $25-$30 on myself, and about the same amount onShow More Summary

Collecting topics - nations

2007 Bowman’s Best Masumi Kuwata #67 - serial #’d 391/799; he had a very good career in Japan but he seemed too old to do anything in his lone season with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2007. 2008 Bowman Chrome Kazuo Fukumori #214 - refractor...Show More Summary

Stickers, Scratch-Offs & More - A Package from Tony

I could go on about how work and my personal life prevented me from doing much of anything when it came to sports cards this past week, but you didn't come here to read a bunch of complaints. You came to see cards! On this beautifulShow More Summary

March Radness VIII:

Be the right combination of smart and lucky and you could win some free cards. For the eighth straight year, I am holding a NCAA bracket contest. If you're new, curious or just didn't get an invite for some reason, this is just another reminder that the contest is open to all Cards on Cards readers, passers-by and lookie-loos. Show More Summary

TTM autograph received: Don Mossi

I sent a 1960 Topps card to Mossi to be autographed - it came back in about a month signed in blue ink around his neck and really through the darkest part of the card. I think the scan ended up a little lighter than what the card actually...Show More Summary

A Canadian and a Gentleman

Treasures of the North. It's not every day that someone contacts me about a low level minor league team set from 1988, but I'd be a fool to send that email straight to the trash, right? The Cardinals had a short season class A team in...Show More Summary

One Card Post - Floridian Jagr

What: 2014-15 Upper Deck (Update) #512 - Jaromir Jagr Where: SportlotsHow Much?: $5Why?: How can you not be impressed with what Jaromir Jagr has been able to do this season with the Panthers at his age? He's approaching a 50-point season,...Show More Summary

2016 Topps Heritage 35-card hanger box

I'm not exactly a fan of Topps Heritage because it's a played out card product to me - it's not like I don't appreciate 'old school' elements in baseball cards, but Heritage is just kind of bland and lacks imagination. The images used...Show More Summary

Team Heroes & Tea Men

In lieu of Signature Sundays this week I've gotta start catching up on all the incoming trade packages that I'm dreadfully behind on. In the lead-off spot is one of my more frequent trading partners, Joe of The Shlabotnik Report. His latest PWE contained a quintet of Red Sox cards from the 2003 Donruss Team Heroes set. Show More Summary

February's Loot

My @thelootlocker box from February. It had stuff. It seems like it was only a few days ago that I was posting about my first box from The Loot Locker. I had fun with that first one, so I decided to snag one again after seeing which packs were selected this time around. Show More Summary

Airbrushed Fridays: Farewell to Photoshop

Making Their Mark, indeed. My fatigue with Topps and their flagship product is spilling over into my long-running "Airbrushed Fridays" series, which I'm effectively ending with this post. I introduced Photoshopped cards into the series long ago because it was kind of fun to look at how photos are doctored on modern cards in modern times. Show More Summary

Collecting topics - awesome action

Even more cards from an 87-card mix I put together at a card show for $20 - I don't think I'll end up stretching out this one-time purchase, though maybe I'll be able to get at least several posts out of it.While I'm not hunting forShow More Summary

10 from COMC

As seems to always be the case these days, I'm behind on a few trade packages that I need to thank some generous folks for. Since I haven't had the time this week to scan in any of those goods though, you're getting ten randomly selected...Show More Summary

An Intellectual Curiosity

"We treat all stakeholders with a vested interest in the site with the same intellectual curiosity, which means we interact with and learn from local populations, dealers, collectors, looters, government employees, archaeologists, museum...Show More Summary

2016 Topps Series I 36-card rack pack

Top section #216 Logan Forsythe #8 Michael Brantley #336 Mark Melancon #72 Chris Young #187 AL Wins Leaders - feat. Keuchel, McHugh and Price #80 Carson Smith #BB-32 Tony Gwynn - Berger’s Best insert #119 Sean Doolittle - Rainbow Foil...Show More Summary

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