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Monday, May 22, 2017
30-Day Baseball Card Challenge: Day 24
" A favorite oddball card from the 1960s." I don't own many 1960s oddballs, just these three 1968 Topps game cards. I couldn...
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Wallet Card with another Bell Telephone artifact
Here is something that is not unique to New York, and you can look for where you live. Bell Telephone used to put bell-shaped metal tags on ...
Saturday, May 20, 2017
30-Day Baseball Card Challenge: Day 23
"A favorite oddball card from the 1950s." I don't have any 1950s oddballs, and don't really know much about the cards fro...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Wallet Card at two presidential birthplaces
Two US presidents were born in New York City. The first was Theodore Roosevelt, who was born at 28 E. 20th Street in 1858. The house was to...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
30-Day Baseball Card Challenge: Day 22
" A card of a common player that always seemed to elude you." The first set I ever collected was 1987 Topps; both 1987 and 1988 To...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
More street trade parallels
This time some Pettittes went Al's way. In return: Some gold parallels And others (red, chrome, and what i think is an x-fractor? A...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
30-Day Baseball Card Challenge: Day 21
" A card of a rookie you thought you were 'investing' in." I never really collected cards thinking I would sell them, so t...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Wallet Card with a Bell Telphone sign on the Stella Tower
Here's another Bell Telephone sign still visible in New York. Architect Ralph Walker is considered the "father of the modern teleph...
30-Day Baseball Card Challenge: Day 20
" Your favorite parallel card based on the parallel, not the player." I definitely have to go with the sparkly Summit variations -...
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Al had a guy looking for some Griffeys, so he asked me for one of every Griffey I had. That came out to 26 cards, so I traded them for 26 ca...
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