As mentioned in my previous post, today will be the start of a new weekly series that will focus solely on items obtained from COMC. For the time being these items will be from last year's 200+ cards that I have fallen woefully behind in showing.
Since I've had all of this stuff for over six months now, I don't imagine that I'll have a ton to say about most of it, so most of these are probably going to be light on words (not this one though).
Before getting started, I also wanted to remind everyone that everything you'll be seeing in these posts was paid for with earned credit from doing the challenges. I mention this because I don't want anyone to see anything here -- especially some of the expensive stuff -- and think "yeah it must be nice Mr. Moneybags", which of course... couldn't be further from the truth. In actuality, I don't have much of a life, so I have plenty of time to do challenges and earn credit, so much so, that I haven't had to add any out of pocket money to my account since they started 3 or 4 years ago now. Sometimes it pays to not have a social life!
If you've ever read my blog before, you shouldn't be too surprised to find out that were quite a few cards from the various years of Golden Age in last year's accumulation. And you also shouldn't be too surprised to hear that that's what I'll be kicking off the series with:
As a quick aside, I can't remember where it was that I read it (probably Twitter), but I saw someone recently complaining about pulling a Jim Palmer auto. They were going on and on about how disappointed they were, which I thought was odd, because I was always under the impression that Jim Palmer was kind of a big deal, but apparently not to this person, or to some of the people that commented on his lament. So I guess it might be an unpopular opinion to the modern collector, but getting this Jim Palmer auto was still considered a pretty big deal to me.
These first couple of Golden Age posts were going to have some of the memorabilia cards in them as well, but with my recent financial woes, I decided to stop working on that part of the sets. I have already started selling some of them, so it doesn't make much sense to me to show something that has already been sold or is destined for sale. The decision to sell them and focus more on the autographs, wasn't as difficult as I thought it would be, probably because a) The autograph's are much more important to me, and b) I always knew that I wasn't going to be able to complete the 2012 and 2013 memorabilia sets thanks to the Titanic and Hindenburg cards (the last Titanic that came up sold for over $800), and this is one of those sets for me that's either all or nothing.
Looking ahead to next week: 2013 Panini Golden Age Historic Signatures.
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