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A little Al Kaufman to go with my big Al Kaufman. Is it common for T225's to not have factory numbers?
T225 has about ten back variations (brand, address, factory #s). You have one of them.
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Just added a Jeffries stat back.
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T225 has about ten back variations (brand, address, factory #s). You have one of them.
Cool thanks for the info.
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A quartet of 1950s Mirior-Sprint PC sized photographic cards from France. The name is handwritten on the two.
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A couple more came in recently. I really like these boxing version of the Big Heads. The colors are great.



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Picked this up on a best offer for $78. Not the deal of the century, but a relatively tough card.
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Hey, a 1910 E-Unc Johnson is a nice pick regardless of grade. my SGC 50 went for over $300 before the plague-boom so a quarter of that sounds good to me.

This was catnip to me:



I've not seen a Louis piece like this before and it fits my collection perfectly.
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Adam - That Louis piece is a real piece of art

Just to keep this thread lively, I'll post a 6'7" giant recently picked up. 1934 Galaher.
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I got it today and was surprised, pleasantly, to find out that it is a bit smaller than a tall boy card and will fit into a 4 pocket sheet nicely.
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Just picked up the complete 1993 WCW magazine with Cactus Jack and Steve Austin rookie card page attached off eBay



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Here’s n acquisition from this week an Anglo Gum wax Wrapper of The Brown Bomber
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Nice one.
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I just couldn't (IMO) massively overpay for his RC, so instead I massively overpaid for this.
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Eric, now you need the no-name variation on the Carnera card.
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halfway there... 25/50 I like the new SGC holders. The large numbers are easier for me to see.
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So which one of you gentlemen ran up the price on me? Johnson makes 45/50 Miner's Extra backs for my T219 "mini-master-what-is-a-Red-Cross?-150-card-set", with 5 of the commons remaining to finish (Delmont, Kaufman, Klaus, Neil, Jack Sullivan). Cracked it out of the holder first thing, pleasantly surprised to find it isn't trimmed and is even oversized a little. Not sure why it would be sent to GMA now that I have it in hand
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Old 12-21-2020, 12:27 AM
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More silver borders from the last few weeks, my favorite boxing issue. Still looking for a James J. Corbett, have to come across one eventually
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Part the second. Jackson was an upgrade for my set, he's not tougher but people seem to chase his card more than any of the other 23 commons and he is resold less often it seems.
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Old 12-21-2020, 05:24 PM
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Bought a second copy of one of my favorite cards, the rookie card of the vastly underappreciated Alexander Karelin.
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Some early 1950 French photo cards of Sugar Ray Robinson:



Here's wishing all of the fine folks in our little boxing/wrestling forum a happy, healthy and prosperous new year! Keep your hands up and your ass off the canvas!
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Happy to add this as my type card for the set.
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Snagged another T back :-)

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So here's how you know you spend too much time on this stuff. eBay seller listed this snapshot as a pair of boxers ca. 1910.



I knew immediately:

--The shot is from a professional photographer: he was standing on the ring apron

--The shirtless boxer is Jack Dempsey

--The big guy in the wife-beater is 6'6" tall Big Bill Tate, Dempsey's sparring partner.

--The location is Toledo, Ohio.

--The date is June or July 1919.

--The event was Dempsey training to fight Jess Willard.

The snapshot has a matte finish and nice silvering.
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My recents, with more "the back is better" cards. Tippett (I believe this came from a regular poster here but via eBay) makes 24/50 T218 Tolstoi's. The Jackson I already have but this is a nice upgrade and I was surprised my low bid won it. Trudenbach is the tougher spelling error with an M30 back, $4.99 shipped is a good buy I think.

2 more silvers because I can't get enough, and a modern Fury for a change of pace. Not much to collect from in contemporary boxing, but this was a great fight and I believe Fury only has Topps Now cards among anything recognizable (presumably has some obscure stuff I'm not aware of).

The bottom 3 are for my T218 master run, now 95% complete for the Mecca/Hassan backs with all caption/factory/spelling variants accounted for. Getting close to the end, which of course means I can't find the 30 front/back combos I need.
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do you have the Karelin in PSA 10?

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Started collecting this set in 1985 but I FINALLY got around to finishing off my 1985 O-Pee-Chee WWF Series II Set! Replaced some of the beaters and purchased the 9 cards I was missing... it is now proudly displayed with my Macho Man figures!
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I picked this up the other day.
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I collect the Gibbons brothers, so I was really excited to find these. Also Ring mags may not seem like much, but the early ones can be really tough.
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These Astra brand versions of Sanella cards are tough to find; wanted one for my type card collection for a while. I had one purchased a few years ago but it got 'lost' in the customs house in NY. This one was radio silent for a week in there but eventually showed up at my local post office and landed safely with me last week.

I hear that when you die you find all of the cards that have gotten lost in the mail, with all of the socks that went missing from the dryer.
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One of my favorite cheap sets, my 19th card in this tough issue that still seems to have almost 0 interest outside of the Ty Cobb card, whose pricing baffles me. Erne here and Jack O'Brien are about as good as the checklist gets, an odd selection of fighters after the overall excellent selection in the 1st series. Was only $10
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Pickedup This Mayweather for my son who is a big Mayweather fan
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You're a good dad.
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Back from CSG today:

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Not a new one by any means, but realized I had never scanned it and therefore never could've shared it, so here it is.....

Very nice 3 - I expected a 4-5 from this since there are no creases or back issues at all, but I guess they really didn't like the wear on the corners?? At the current prices, I most assuredly won't be playing any re-sub games - not selling anyway so it doesn't matter!
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Came across this while looking for other things and said hey why not.
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Not a new one by any means, but realized I had never scanned it and therefore never could've shared it, so here it is.....

Very nice 3 - I expected a 4-5 from this since there are no creases or back issues at all, but I guess they really didn't like the wear on the corners?? At the current prices, I most assuredly won't be playing any re-sub games - not selling anyway so it doesn't matter!

TPG's have always been very tough on these. Almost rendering the grades meaningless.

A tiny pinhole is a 1 on these.........and folded 6 times is a 1 on these.

It's all about eye appeal on the T9's. Beautiful card!
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I had to fight it out to win this low grade Don Eagle card which completes my 1950/60 wrestling exhibit set (not counting the checklist)
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Nice, Larry! That's the last one on my list, too.
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