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Old 12-20-2017, 12:34 AM
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Default Very good collecting year!

After having a down year in 2016, 2017 started out with a bang for me. I had a very solid collecting year for 2017.

In January, I added a large photo of Claude Berry, which originated from his estate. The photo was the source photo used in his 1912 Home Run Kisses card.

I added a couple of colored S74 silks in January and February of Red Dooin and Bill Bergen, respectively. I have been slowly working on a project showing all of the catchers that have both a colored S74s silk and a T205. Need just a couple of S74 silks to complete my run of catchers in the colored S74 set, namely Peaches Graham and Admiral Schlei. They are on my 2018 wantlist.

In March, I picked up a Peaches Graham E90-1 for an incredible price.

In April, I picked up an Ade Thoss T210-6 to complete my run of catchers "wearing chest protectors" in the T210 Old Mill set.

May's highlight was picking up a Chief Meyers art photo.

Picked up quite a few of the catchers in the P2 pin set this year, and also added a bunch of T205.

In addition, I added a super nice BF2 of Chief Meyers in November.

Modest goals for 2018:

Looking to add a few S74 catcher silks, a few T202 Chief Meyers Triple Folders, perhaps a T207 Irving Lewis.

Patrick
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:09 AM
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In 2016 I hoped to get at least two of my 7 "B List" Old Judge players in 2017.

Through great fortune I managed to land an "A List" player (Jordan) and two "B List" players (Sowders and Davis) as well as a bonus HOFer (Duffy).

There are still 10 players on my "A List" and 5 players on my "B List," but almost all of them now are pipe dreams. I'll consider myself extremely lucky in 2018 to knock off two "B List" players in the coming 12 months, but I'll even settle for a couple of nice commons these days.
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:23 AM
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2017 Highlights:

HONUS WAGNER 1906 FAN CRAZE - PSA-8.jpg

CHRISTY MATHEWSON 1911 M116 Sporting Life PSA-8.jpg WALTER JOHNSON 1911 M116 SPORTING LIFE PSA-8.jpg

2018 Goals:

Finishing 1953 Topps set and finding a M116 Smoky Joe in PSA-5 or 6
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245,251,252,255,257,258,260,266,276,277,
278, & 280
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Old 12-20-2017, 09:59 AM
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Those are some sharp highlights...congrats!
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Old 12-20-2017, 11:04 AM
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I didn't partake in last years thread. This year was a slow one for me after burning myself out in 2016.

2017 Accomplishments
  • Finished my OJ Columbus Set with a Spud Johnson (won't receive until after the new year)
  • Dabbled in boxing cards with an E76 Blue Backs set
  • Added 2 to by Bob Meusel Master Set
  • Started a 1957 Topps set

2018 Goals
  • Finish my 1957 Topps Set
  • Add 4 to 5 Meusel Cards
  • Add 10 to 12 R312s
  • Complete my 1941 Skybirds PSA 5+ set
  • Add a 1903 to 1908 Photo to my Yankees/Highlanders Uniform project
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Old 12-20-2017, 11:13 AM
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2017 Highlights

- picked up a Hal Chase game used glove
- picked up my last 2 T206 Cobbs for my set
- picked up 3 more T206 player game used bats
- picked up 2 Type 1 photos used to create the T206 cards for Mullin and Killian
- picked up some great Type 1 photos

2018 Goals

- finish my T206 set. Need like 12 more...
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Old 12-20-2017, 11:18 AM
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My highlights were finally getting a nice '51 Mantle, my first Wagner and nearly completing my D381 Yankees subset.

Another highlight was all of the great transactions with board members.

For 2018:
Complete my T206 HOF portrait run
Complete my run of 1934-36 HOFers
Pick up a 1934 Goudey Gehrig #37
Start a run of 1949 Bowman HOFers
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Old 12-20-2017, 01:37 PM
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It was another great year with many additions and a few new hobby friends made. Best pickup to me was the T210-4 Dougherty I needed to finish off that Series set.

As far as 2018 goals I dont think I will cross off any major goals or finish off another Series. Unless a big lot becomes available at the right time. Im content just plugging along another year
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Originally Posted by ullmandds View Post
its tough to find an e91 that actually looks like the named player!!!!
Pete is indulging in a little old-school thinking...check out this thread and decide for yourself.

http://www.net54baseball.com/showthr...85#post1692785

Brian

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Old 12-20-2017, 02:58 PM
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Default 1952 signed set

2017 Goals for 1952 topps signed set

*I'd like to add two new signed HOF'ers, and add 10 or so others
was not able to add any HOF cards
sell the duplicates and cards that dont fit my goals!

sold a few, but bought a ton

I did add about 15 more, all tough names, including zoldak who passed in 66 and is very tough. 1/2 graded though mine is badly trimmed.

I'm Down to just 31 cards for completion


2018 goals

Add 5 new cards including one hofer

Sell duplicates and others in my sell pile

Down to just 2 low numbers to finish 1-310 but prices have been astronomical. I'll take adding any new 5 examples as a win!
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