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TanksAndSpartans 04-04-2015 05:54 PM

Nice card Larry! - I think you got a good deal. RC in that condition for one of the all-time greats - I doubt that price would be possible on the baseball side of the hobby.

LuckyLarry 04-05-2015 05:38 AM

Thanks guys always fun to find that last card! I've been chasing that Nitschke on Ebay for awhile, it's not a rare card, but I guess it's popular among collectors:) For a price guide, I use the 2012 "Standard Catalog of Vintage Football" and it values this card at $80 in NM condition. I was looking for a "collector grade" example for about 20% of book and I think this dealers price was fair.
I'm experiencing the same thing as I try to complete my 1962 set, the cards aren't rare, but dealers don't have a problem selling them with a little "mark-up":) These last four 1962 Topps "black beauties" will complete my 1960s Topps run:
#17 Ditka RC
#36 Ernie Davis RC
#88 Roman Gabriel RC
#90 Fran Tarkenton RC

Larry

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Originally Posted by DezHood (Post 1398209)
Nice card Larry! - I think you got a good deal. RC in that condition for one of the all-time greats - I doubt that price would be possible on the baseball side of the hobby.


jefferyepayne 04-05-2015 08:04 AM

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Originally Posted by LuckyLarry (Post 1398311)
Thanks guys always fun to find that last card! I've been chasing that Nitschke on Ebay for awhile, it's not a rare card, but I guess it's popular among collectors:) For a price guide, I use the 2012 "Standard Catalog of Vintage Football" and it values this card at $80 in NM condition. I was looking for a "collector grade" example for about 20% of book and I think this dealers price was fair.
I'm experiencing the same thing as I try to complete my 1962 set, the cards aren't rare, but dealers don't have a problem selling them with a little "mark-up":) These last four 1962 Topps "black beauties" will complete my 1960s Topps run:
#17 Ditka RC
#36 Ernie Davis RC
#88 Roman Gabriel RC
#90 Fran Tarkenton RC

Larry

Let me see if I have doubles of any of these cards, Larry. Not sure if I do but will check for you. What price point are you looking at for these if in collectors grade?

jeff

jthorst75 04-05-2015 08:40 AM

1950 Bowmans
 
Just picked up some more 1950 Bowman's.
The Rote is a proof, which is pretty unique.
http://www.net54baseball.com/picture...ictureid=18035http://www.net54baseball.com/picture...ictureid=18033
http://www.net54baseball.com/picture...ictureid=18034http://www.net54baseball.com/picture...ictureid=18032

LuckyLarry 04-05-2015 08:57 AM

Jeff:

#17 Ditka $60 "ish"
#36 Johnson $35 "ish"
#88 Gabriel $20 "ish"
#90 Tarkenton $60 "ish"

Larry




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Originally Posted by jefferyepayne (Post 1398353)
Let me see if I have doubles of any of these cards, Larry. Not sure if I do but will check for you. What price point are you looking at for these if in collectors grade?

jeff


ksfarmboy 04-05-2015 10:31 AM

Larry that's pretty crazy Nitschke had already played for 6 years before he got his first card. That would have been great if he had made the 57 set with all of the other rookies.

LuckyLarry 04-05-2015 03:06 PM

Clint: The standard catalog calls it his RC. Although "1st Topps card" might be a more accurate description:) I know about all the rookies in the 1957 Toops set, and I need two of them to complete my set #119 Starr and #151 Hornung.
Larry

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Originally Posted by ksfarmboy (Post 1398409)
Larry that's pretty crazy Nitschke had already played for 6 years before he got his first card. That would have been great if he had made the 57 set with all of the other rookies.


TanksAndSpartans 04-05-2015 07:06 PM

Nearmint is showing a pre-rookie Nitschke - 61 Packers Lake to Lake. It seems so common for even star defensive players and OL to have their first major card several years later, I don't think about it that much anymore - lots of examples. Probably doesn't help that the football sets always seem to be relatively smaller the their baseball counterparts.

jefferyepayne 04-05-2015 07:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DezHood (Post 1398577)
Nearmint is showing a pre-rookie Nitschke - 61 Packers Lake to Lake. It seems so common for even star defensive players and OL to have their first major card several years later, I don't think about it that much anymore - lots of examples. Probably doesn't help that the football sets always seem to be relatively smaller the their baseball counterparts.

+1

And that Lake to Lake Nitschke is pretty tough to get!

jeff

sockwell123 04-06-2015 02:00 PM

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Way to go Lucky Larry. Would like to build that set one day.

I picked this '59 McGee up today.. couple of dents more than i like.. only 15 more to finish...

LuckyLarry 04-11-2015 05:47 PM

These two cards arrived today via an ebay purchase. I bought a 1935 Goudy baseball card from the seller, and as we often do, after we win a card we take a look to see what else they might have to offer. 1952 Bowman small #1 and #2 cards in the set. The seller had them listed "buy it now, or make an offer" so I made an offer:) The Van Brocklin in collector grade cost me $25 of course being the #1 card in the set adds a premium. The Otto Graham again in collector grade dealer accepted my offer of $18. Real glad to knock these off my list!
Larry
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Footballdude 04-17-2015 07:15 PM

I don't know anything about this card, other than what it was advertised as. It was advertised as a 1932 Sanella Margerine Rugby card. It was only a few dollars, so I thought what the heck!. It sure looks more like American football rather than Rugby however. Even though it's probably just a generic illustration, I love the colors. It's about the size of the larger size Topps and Bowman cards of the 50's, but on thin card stock.
http://rbwoodenpuzzles.com/1963/sanella.jpg
http://rbwoodenpuzzles.com/1963/sanella2.jpg

TanksAndSpartans 04-17-2015 07:23 PM

Interesting! I agree - the brown pants, vertical striped jerseys, and helmets all look like football in the 30s. Also, the brown ball (Rugby is a white ball at least in modern times). Another giveaway would be blocking. You can't block in Rugby and it could be argued that it looks like some blocking occurred. I do see "Rugby" on the back of the card though and given that our football isn't popular in any other country even in 2015 makes it seem more likely to be Rugby than American football. Anyone know what language that is?

Footballdude 04-17-2015 07:28 PM

I believe these cards are from Germany, but I cannot read German.

jefferyepayne 04-18-2015 06:19 AM

That is definitely American Football. A lot of sports sets show sports from around the world and often don't classify the players or sports they depict correctly. Here's a Spanish Grange card that says on the back he plays baseball.

http://photos.imageevent.com/ltsgall...bsize/scan.jpg

http://photos.imageevent.com/ltsgall...e/scan0018.jpg

I have a foreign card that depicts Jim Thorpe and calls him "Jom Thorpe" as well.

jeff

Angyale 04-20-2015 08:01 AM

When Case School of Applied Science regularly beat OSU
 
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Not a card, but a pretty neat 16" x 20" photo when Case permanently took possession of the Ohio Cup in 1908.

Eric

LuckyLarry 04-22-2015 10:01 AM

This 1961 Fleer card arrived this morning via ebay purchase. Cost the opening bid $4.99 plus some shipping. Despite the paper loss on the front I consider it a beauty and welcomed addition to my set, just six more to go!
Larry
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sockwell123 04-22-2015 07:55 PM

way to go. How many cards are in that set?

CowboysGuide 04-23-2015 06:47 AM

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Originally Posted by sockwell123 (Post 1404228)
way to go. How many cards are in that set?

1961 Fleer - 220 cards

sockwell123 04-23-2015 06:25 PM

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cool beans. Thanks!

just swapped out '64 Philadelphia Herb Adderly without the big SF on the front

KrenBats 04-28-2015 06:12 AM

1935 Chicle
 
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Another great B/S/T transaction. Thanks Ray! Down to 5 for the set.

TanksAndSpartans 04-28-2015 08:54 AM

Nice to see another Chicle collector. Which 5 do you need?

KrenBats 04-28-2015 09:28 AM

Down to Hinkle, Isola, Tosi, Johnston and of course the big one - Nagurski.

TanksAndSpartans 04-28-2015 01:54 PM

Cool - I feel like a lot of Nagurski cards have been coming around recently - every auction seems to have one, no cheap ones though :). I also need Hinkle and Isola as well as Clark, Montgomery, Kelly, Burnett, and Ernie Smith.

jefferyepayne 04-28-2015 09:09 PM

I have some doubles of some of these cards for those interested. Monty EX/NM, Kelly Ex/NM OC, Hinkle PSA 6, Burnett PSA 3, Isola PSA 2 and a bunch of others.

jeff

pawpawdiv9 05-04-2015 12:11 PM

There a Nag currently in auction. Its a beater tho. Psa 1
I had thought about it myself.

sockwell123 05-06-2015 10:05 PM

59 gb
 
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just picked this up.. 1959 Packer Team Card...7 more to finish the set.

KrenBats 05-07-2015 06:46 AM

Bull Tosi
 
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Still not sure how I feel about this pick up. On one hand, Tosi is real tough, the card has good eye appeal, and the price was reasonable. However, the hole does bug me. I guess I can use this as a filler and look to upgrade in the future.

While on the topic of this card, I understand it's rare since it's a high number, but the price seem really high. When I looked at the pop reports (PSA, SGC and BGS) a year or so ago, it was the rarest, but not by much - maybe 2-3 less graded than Kostka and only 10-15 less than the other high numbers. Also, it's not like Tosi was a HOF type player. Any insight on why this card has a premium?

LuckyLarry 05-18-2015 03:38 PM

eBay purchase 1965 Philadelphia #81 Bart Starr completed my set!
Larry
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jb67 05-18-2015 07:36 PM

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Originally Posted by LuckyLarry (Post 1412456)
eBay purchase 1965 Philadelphia #81 Bart Starr completed my set!
Larry
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Congrats on completing the set! What is the next project?

LuckyLarry 05-19-2015 05:20 AM

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Originally Posted by jb67 (Post 1412536)
Congrats on completing the set! What is the next project?

Many collectors start one set at a time. I started all the vintage Topps Bowman Fleer and Philadelphia sets at the same time:) And if it wasn't for the 48 50 and 52 Bowman cards I might be looking for a new project:)
Larry

LuckyLarry 05-21-2015 11:44 AM

eBay purchase arrives today 1955 Bowman Tom Landry completes my set!
Larry
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jefferyepayne 05-21-2015 03:33 PM

You are marching through these sets now, Larry! Congrats.

jeff

LuckyLarry 05-23-2015 04:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jefferyepayne (Post 1413558)
You are marching through these sets now, Larry! Congrats.

jeff

Thanks Jeff! Other sets I'm close to:
1954 Bowman need #23 Blanda RC
1961 Fleer need six cards
1962 Fleer need four cards
1966 Philly need #31 Butkus RC and one other
1967 Philly need #28 Butkus
1962 Post need #93 Baker and one other
1951 Topps need six cards
1957 Topps need #119 Starr RC and #151 Horning RC
1962 Topps need #17 Ditka RC #36 Davis RC #90 Tarkenton RC
Larry

LuckyLarry 05-23-2015 04:32 PM

Good day at the mailbox with some eBay wins coming in. First a three pack 1952 Bowman Large. I've got a long way to go on this set:
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LuckyLarry 05-23-2015 04:40 PM

Also in the mail today via eBay pickups: Three hits 1963 Fleer, and it looks like I still need 29 more cards to complete. This set is pretty difficult, and I'm lucky to find hits for less than $5 each! Finally a '62 Topps Roman Gabriel (short print) RC FINALLY won an auction for this card!
Happy Collecting Everyone!
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Robextend 05-30-2015 12:34 PM

http://photos.imageevent.com/vanslyk...cific%20RC.jpg

KrenBats 06-04-2015 07:17 AM

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Thanks Ray, two more to go!

TanksAndSpartans 06-04-2015 03:52 PM

Nice high numbered Chicle! What are the last two?

KrenBats 06-04-2015 05:25 PM

Isola and Nagurski. Looking to stay in the PSA 1-2 range.

jefferyepayne 06-04-2015 06:43 PM

Nice pickups, all! It's great to see iconic sets like Chicles, 63 Fleers, Bowmans, etc. being completed by members.

Awesome job, everybody! Those are great sets.

jeff

sb1 06-04-2015 07:48 PM

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Picked up these three earlier this week. All 1964's.

jefferyepayne 06-04-2015 08:11 PM

Ok, now you are just rubbing it in, Scott :)

jeff

finalscore 06-05-2015 08:54 AM

Great pick-ups everyone - really like those Fairmont Dairy cards!

TanksAndSpartans 06-05-2015 03:28 PM

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Originally Posted by KrenBats (Post 1418060)
Isola and Nagurski. Looking to stay in the PSA 1-2 range.

I need the Isola as well - don't see a lot of those. I think you have to watch all the auction houses for Nags - not many sell in 99 cent eBay auctions even in low grades.... Keep us posted.

pawpawdiv9 06-05-2015 04:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by KrenBats (Post 1418060)
Isola and Nagurski. Looking to stay in the PSA 1-2 range.

You didnt like that Nag beater i mentioned last month. I bidded on it, just to have one that was presentable.
I didnt want to 'out' it, but it was at MemoryLane, and yes it was a beater that sold for 855.00
http://www.memorylaneinc.com/site/bi...c-b8343a9e875f
http://www.memorylaneinc.com/site/im...em_35400_1.jpg

KrenBats 06-06-2015 08:27 AM

I completely missed it. That is the type of Nagurski I'd be looking for.

LuckyLarry 06-06-2015 02:35 PM

Just returned home from our local monthly show. I picked up four hits to my 1950 Bowman set, one hit to my 1952 Bowman Small set, and this hit to my 1952 Bowman Large set: #46 Art Donovan RC (SP) except for the writing on the front of the card, it's a beauty!
Larry
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sockwell123 06-08-2015 08:11 PM

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just scooped this up... 1 card left to go for '59 topps

CowboysGuide 06-09-2015 05:19 PM

1959 Starr
 
That '59 Topps Bart Starr is really nice!


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