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This blog is about sports and sports cards. Which both I love to talk about. My teams are as follows - MLB - Chicago White Sox, NCAA - Michigan Wolverines & NFL - Indianapolis Colts. Although I post my Michigan stuff to another site now - check it out at http://toomanymarios.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Cheap LCS Pickups

My cousin was in town and I took him to the only decent LCS that’s not really an LCS.  Don’t know what I’m talking about, read here.  Anyways, we caught it at a good time.  They had out a 5/$1 box, a $1 box, and labeled prices box.  We searched them all and this is what I found.  I can’t tell you what I found where but I’ll tell you my cost at the end of the post.

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2 Awesome Jordan’s.  Very shiny.  One is gold, one is silver.  Both are cards created from promotions by companies I have never heard of before.  One is a promo for a company that was going to be at the national that year.  The guy in charge of cards threw those in because he didn’t know what to charge.  2 Frank Thomas cards I didn’t have.

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Bought all these for my set completions.  As you can tell they are all Hall of Famers but I think I paid a good price for them.  You’ll see these again on my 1973 and 1981 posts.

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Another 1960 for the White Sox Collection.  The Michigan card doesn’t really fit with my collection because I only collect them in Michigan uniforms but I made an exception for that card because it has the block M’s.  You’ll see that in a later post on “Too Many Manninghams” where I’ll go more into detail.  I’m waiting on a couple of cards from Ebay before I throw that post up over there.

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Picked both these up for my player collections of Tom Seaver and Billy Williams.  Really like both cards since they share them with Nolan Ryan, Johnny Bench and Tony Perez.

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And finally, 2 auto’s and a relic.  I know somebody who probably likes the Getz auto but it’s staying with me since he’s in a Sox uniform.  Although technically all those card aren’t it.  I did pick up a card for Dennis as well .  So add up all the above cards plus an additional relic card not pictured and the total cost to me was $12.  Not too bad, I must say.

1 comment:

  1. Nice pickups for the price! No worries, I have that Getz anyway, so you enjoy it. I really like the Alumni Association card, but those are some excellent Frank Thomas inserts.

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