Friday, May 6, 2016

Some classic set hockey cards

Before getting to a Santa Lot 20 - a lesson learned...

So I came across an auction on Listia which showed a picture of 3 hockey cards and was, winner chooses one or use the GIN option and get all three. One was a Potvin card, so I did the GIN option given the price was low enough. Wasn't until after getting the cards which were...

That I read the description again and the three cards listed there were not the three pictured. Definitely my fault for not reading, but regardless found it a bit unfair the picture wasn't of the actual cards being auctioned. Oh well, lesson learned!

Another day, and a quick Santa Lot 20 today....


A couple more Legend Classics cards is exciting, as well as the couple 1991-92 O Pee Chee inserts (even if the Sharks insert looks like a class photo...

The rest

Ok, say maybe just me, but my first reaction to pulling this cards - how long would it take someone to remember how to spell Nieuwendyk? That is one tough name to remember - let alone as a kid trying to learn how to spell your name...


The Shannon Sharpe upper deck card is quite shiny and I like best of these - hadn't heard of the Encore set until this...

Summary (through 2080 cards):
Specific Accomplishments:
- Completed 2007-08 Upper Deck McDonald's Checklist Subset (6 cards)
Hockey Baseball Basketball Football Austin Powers ET Star Wars Rocky KISS Clue
Toronto 40 4
Inserts / Var Kept 84 3
Error 9 1
Keep 580 71
Doubles/Sell 192 12 419 351 226 8 5 2 3 1
Doubles Inserts / Var 16 19 34

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