Random eBay Goodness, 1964 Style
November 29th, 2010 by slangon

It seems that my new modus operandi when it comes to buying cards is finding specific cards that I want / need for one of my various want lists, be it on eBay or Sportlots. Then look over whatever seller’s other inventory for other cards I need, or cards that I don’t necessarily need, but […]

No Gold for Ike, But Some Orange for Me.
November 12th, 2010 by slangon

The other day, Major League Baseball and Rawlings announced the winners of the 2010 Gold Glove awards. By now most folks know that the the National League award for first base went to Albert Pujols.¬†Although Ike Davis did not win, I was pretty happy that people were at least mentioning his name in connection to […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 9, And That’s It, For Now (I Think)
September 3rd, 2010 by slangon

So here’s the last of the pile of cards that I had gotten off of eBay over the last month or two. As promised, it is the oldest of the bunch, as well as being the oldest card in my entire collection. 1888 N2 Allen & Ginter Celebrated American Indian Chiefs Chief Striker When I […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 8
September 2nd, 2010 by slangon

This was the second old school boxing card that I got off of eBay from the same seller as that Jack O’Brien. It’ too is from the T220 Mecca Champion Athlete and Prize Fighter set as well. 1910 Mecca Champion Athlete and Prize Fighter Series Young Erne As cool looking as the Philadelphia Jack O’Brien […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 7
August 29th, 2010 by slangon

On we go with this very long series of posts dedicated to all of teh cards that I’ve gotten off of eBay over the last few months but haven’t had time to write about before. If you recall, in the last post from this series, I mentioned that I was down to just a few […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 6
August 26th, 2010 by slangon

Man, I always feel oddly worn out whenever I finish running a contest. I don’t know why. I mean, it’s not like it’s any more involved than writing any other post. Weird. Anyway, congrats to Travis of Punk Rock Paint fame on winning a complete set of the recently finished 2010 SlangKo Heroes of the […]

Penny Cards? What is This? 1951?
August 18th, 2010 by slangon

Or Recent eBay Scores, Part 5. When you’re cruising around eBay, do ever come across those auctions where the starting bid is only $0.01 and you say to yourself, “Yeah, right. Like that’s going to sell for only a penny.”? Well, a few weeks ago I came across a couple of cards that were starting […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 4
August 14th, 2010 by slangon

Don’t worry, we’re almost done with the recent eBay scores, for now. Also, don’t forget that there’s only another day or two to sign up for the Offical Condition: Poor First Anniversary Giveaway Contest. So here’s the deal with this particular eBay purchase. It’s actually one of the stranger eBay experiences that I’ve had so […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 3
August 12th, 2010 by slangon

One again, please sign up for the Offical Condition: Poor First Anniversary Giveaway Contest. It’s a hoot. So today recent eBay pickup is just one card and it’s not even old. Imagine that. A card from the last 10 years on this blog. Ha! This is card #242 from the 2001 Topps Traded set. As […]

Recent eBay Scores, Part 2
August 9th, 2010 by slangon

Before we get on with the main event, if you haven’t already done so you should think about signing up for the Offical Condition: Poor First Anniversary Giveaway Contest. It involves fun guessing games and you could even win something. Do it. Okay. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s move on. This particular […]