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#2016549 - 04/09/13 09:55 AM How many took advantage of this month's special?
oneofthree67
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Just wondering...
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#2016550 - 04/09/13 10:53 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: oneofthree67]
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I have not but I had a talk with SGC yesterday and they have been overloaded with subs from it. They even sounded pleasantly surprised at the success of this months vs last months which I felt were a lot better too.
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#2016551 - 04/09/13 10:56 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: oneofthree67]
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I sent a few in for the 50's/60's special.
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#2016554 - 04/10/13 02:34 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: mattbojo]
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Yep got 10 cards sent in for crossover and/or grading......
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#2016575 - 04/12/13 10:14 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: Toledo Mudhen]
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i sent my 3 cards in, but no specials. Should arrive at SGC on the 15th.
They are on a 20 day turnaround.
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#2016635 - 04/16/13 09:22 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: KRB]
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I just sent out all my 1950 Bowman BB HOF
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#2016636 - 04/16/13 09:46 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: rcp1936]
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Welcome rcp!!
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#2016641 - 04/16/13 10:14 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: rcp1936]
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 Originally Posted By: rcp1936
I just sent out all my 1950 Bowman BB HOF


Would sure like to see those when they come back. Please post scans when you get 'em.
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#2016646 - 04/16/13 11:31 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: bbo]
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Welcome to the boards RCP!
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#2016658 - 04/16/13 05:35 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: SMtJoy]
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Welcome aboard rcp. Is 1936 the year you were born?
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#2016670 - 04/16/13 07:52 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: brick]
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Dude. That's cold. How would a 77-year old ever know how to log onto the internet?

Oh, never mind. I just noticed, it's you, brick.
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#2016711 - 04/19/13 08:16 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: KRB]
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 Originally Posted By: KRB
i sent my 3 cards in, but no specials. Should arrive at SGC on the 15th.
They are on a 20 day turnaround.



Got a submission status report email today!!!
#1. The 1960 Post Cereal Mickey Mantle
Expected just to receive a 'A' for authentic since it is a hand-cut card.
But to be amazed it got a SGC 10... 1 of 2 highest graded Whooooooo!

#2. The 1929 Shoew Japanese Babe Ruth Postcard
It is coming back labeled as a 1928 Shonen Kulubu
instead and graded a SGC 40

#3. The Joe Namath RC tallboy
Fell way below expectations, further than most here predicted. maybe it was that pen mark.
It is coming back as a SGC 30. Thought for sure a 4 or 5. \:\(

THANKS SGC, for such a QUICK UPDATE, was not epecting it so fast.!!

Estimated delivery :
Tues 4/23/2013 Now thats is QUICK!!!!!


Edited by KRB (04/19/13 08:54 AM)
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#2016712 - 04/19/13 08:32 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: KRB]
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Still want the Namath at some point KRB
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#2016762 - 04/23/13 09:15 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: oneofthree67]
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I sent in my complete 50 BB Baseball HOF last week


My complete set of NON HOF 51 Bowman BB (296 cards) go in this week--HOF ( complete set )were graded several years ago at a show in Reading PA

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#2016763 - 04/23/13 09:18 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: brick]
rcp1936
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Yeah that is my birth year
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#2016764 - 04/23/13 09:21 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: bbo]
rcp1936
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 Originally Posted By: bbo
Dude. That's cold. How would a 77-year old ever know how to log onto the internet?



This soon to be 77 year old even has his own web site
Bob and Betsy's

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#2016766 - 04/23/13 11:14 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: rcp1936]
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Welcome Bob and very cool website, well done! Good luck with the sub!
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#2016771 - 04/23/13 12:49 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: KRB]
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 Originally Posted By: KRB
 Originally Posted By: KRB
i sent my 3 cards in, but no specials. Should arrive at SGC on the 15th.
They are on a 20 day turnaround.



Got a submission status report email today!!!
#1. The 1960 Post Cereal Mickey Mantle
Expected just to receive a 'A' for authentic since it is a hand-cut card.
But to be amazed it got a SGC 10... 1 of 2 highest graded Whooooooo!

#2. The 1929 Shoew Japanese Babe Ruth Postcard
It is coming back labeled as a 1928 Shonen Kulubu
instead and graded a SGC 40

#3. The Joe Namath RC tallboy
Fell way below expectations, further than most here predicted. maybe it was that pen mark.
It is coming back as a SGC 30. Thought for sure a 4 or 5. \:\(

THANKS SGC, for such a QUICK UPDATE, was not epecting it so fast.!!

Estimated delivery :
Tues 4/23/2013 Now thats is QUICK!!!!!




THE SUBS MADE IT HERE TODAY!!!!!
The FexEd service...was horrible..The condition of the package was all torn up.
Almost where the popcorn would come out, and on 2 corners. What the heck do these carriers do???? I expect better service.
Thankful SGC securely bubblewrap their holders, but did notice a minor crack towards the upper mid side(backside) and the bottom, where heated or whatever together, looked kind of crappy to me...needless to say it looks good.


And the other 2 cards i sent it.
Keeping in mind, they changed the description on the Babe Ruth.
and got a lower than expected grade on the Namath RC
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#2016773 - 04/23/13 03:04 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: KRB]
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LOVE the Namath!
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#2016774 - 04/23/13 03:28 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: rcp1936]
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 Originally Posted By: rcp1936
 Originally Posted By: bbo
Dude. That's cold. How would a 77-year old ever know how to log onto the internet?



This soon to be 77 year old even has his own web site
Bob and Betsy's


Bob, that is one cool site. I know it's not card related, but I'm going to start putting my airline pics up on my own site. Check it out in a bit. And welcome.
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#2016775 - 04/23/13 03:50 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: trex]
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Nice site.
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#2016776 - 04/23/13 03:56 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: brick]
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I agree very nice site
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#2016792 - 04/23/13 06:36 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: Blackie]
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Thanks much for all the welcomes and good words about my site


BTW I am not a current card collector but as I explain on my card site they are all from my early teen years but I enjoy the card forums and reading what current collectors are about

Wish I had waited one more year before giving up collecting so that I would have had a 52 Toops collection
Funny thing once I stopped I completely lost touch with the hobby and never even knew that Topps existed until the late 80s
I was amazed how it was the Holy Grail of the post war cards and never even noticed when they came out

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#2016794 - 04/23/13 06:38 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: rcp1936]
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Your sites wonderful and welcome to the boards. Are you wanting to start collecting again? Never too late or early to start.
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#2016831 - 04/24/13 03:16 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: Blackie]
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Welcome Bob

Cool web Site and the 1950 Bowman Football set is fantastic! Hope to see it again after you get it back.

John
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#2016832 - 04/24/13 03:27 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: KRB]
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 Originally Posted By: KRB
 Originally Posted By: KRB
 Originally Posted By: KRB
i sent my 3 cards in, but no specials. Should arrive at SGC on the 15th.
They are on a 20 day turnaround.



Got a submission status report email today!!!
#1. The 1960 Post Cereal Mickey Mantle
Expected just to receive a 'A' for authentic since it is a hand-cut card.
But to be amazed it got a SGC 10... 1 of 2 highest graded Whooooooo!

#2. The 1929 Shoew Japanese Babe Ruth Postcard
It is coming back labeled as a 1928 Shonen Kulubu
instead and graded a SGC 40

#3. The Joe Namath RC tallboy
Fell way below expectations, further than most here predicted. maybe it was that pen mark.
It is coming back as a SGC 30. Thought for sure a 4 or 5. \:\(

THANKS SGC, for such a QUICK UPDATE, was not epecting it so fast.!!

Estimated delivery :
Tues 4/23/2013 Now thats is QUICK!!!!!




THE SUBS MADE IT HERE TODAY!!!!!
The FexEd service...was horrible..The condition of the package was all torn up.
Almost where the popcorn would come out, and on 2 corners. What the heck do these carriers do???? I expect better service.
Thankful SGC securely bubblewrap their holders, but did notice a minor crack towards the upper mid side(backside) and the bottom, where heated or whatever together, looked kind of crappy to me...needless to say it looks good.


And the other 2 cards i sent it.
Keeping in mind, they changed the description on the Babe Ruth.
and got a lower than expected grade on the Namath RC


KRB

I hate the Fedex Service and will never use them.

I don't understand?
"looked kind of crappy to me...needless to say it looks good.

Its crappy and good?

Is the slab cracked on the surface? Or is the seal between the two pieces coming apart?

Please post scan of damage.

I believe if you contact SGC they will replace the damaged slab at no cost.


BTW Nice Namath

John
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#2016834 - 04/24/13 04:25 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: BigRedOne]
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You have me worried as SGC stated that because of the high volume ( 296 cards) of this weeks submission they will use Fedex
I only live 80 miles away
I think I will call and say I will pick up at their site

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#2016835 - 04/24/13 04:35 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: Blackie]
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 Originally Posted By: Blackie
Your sites wonderful and welcome to the boards. Are you wanting to start collecting again? Never too late or early to start.

Not really that interested in today's game as the salaries and long term guaranteed contracts have taken a lot of the fun out of watching (for me anyway )
I remember as a part time counter and order delivering boy at a local drug store during my HS years delivering ice cream and soda to Joe Coleman of the A's ( he had just pitched a 3 hit shutout against the Yankees the week before)and his wife in an apartment
right around the corner from the store

BUT I have ordered reprint sets of Cracker Jack--Goudey--48 Bowman( first cards I collected but didn't keep ) and a book on the T206 cards featuring pics of all of them
I am debating about getting a reprint set of 41 Playball

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#2016836 - 04/24/13 04:46 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: BigRedOne]
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 Originally Posted By: BigRedOne
Welcome Bob

Cool web Site and the 1950 Bowman Football set is fantastic! Hope to see it again after you get it back.

John
I had the FB done several years ago
The 50 BB are at SGC now
You can see the 50 FB here
50 HOF Bowman FB http://bandb3536.com/hof50fb/hof50fb.htm

Nothing really great grading wise as they were well looked at as a teen

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#2016840 - 04/24/13 05:44 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: rcp1936]
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 Originally Posted By: rcp1936
 Originally Posted By: Blackie
Your sites wonderful and welcome to the boards. Are you wanting to start collecting again? Never too late or early to start.

Not really that interested in today's game as the salaries and long term guaranteed contracts have taken a lot of the fun out of watching (for me anyway )


I couldn't agree more. That and about 10,000 other issues with today's pro sports. Sure not what it used to be. But then I could go on and on about this subject.
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#2016873 - 04/25/13 10:52 AM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: BigRedOne]
KRB
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 Originally Posted By: BigRedOne
[quote=KRB][quote=KRB][quote=KRB]

KRB

I hate the Fedex Service and will never use them.

I don't understand?
"looked kind of crappy to me...needless to say it looks good.

Its crappy and good?

Is the slab cracked on the surface? Or is the seal between the two pieces coming apart?

Please post scan of damage.

I believe if you contact SGC they will replace the damaged slab at no cost.


BTW Nice Namath

John



The crack....it near the side edge, towards left middle. Looks like something might of fell on it maybe, but it didnt go to the edge, maybe just a 1/4 inch crack. The bottom is what looked odd, where they melted the seams together or something, looks rough looking.
Of course this is on the back side.
As for "looking good"..i was referring to it had nice eye appeal in a SGC holder. I know i could try again and have it re-holdered.
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#2016874 - 04/25/13 12:18 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: KRB]
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i did 87 autos sent i think, i 3 diff subs,
i suck, i soulda sent in about 500 lol
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#2016875 - 04/25/13 12:38 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: rube26105]
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were they all cards Randy or were some post cards, pics etc?
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#2016965 - 05/08/13 12:53 PM Re: How many took advantage of this month's special? [Re: Blackie]
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Sent an invoice of 1959 baseball in late last month. All commons. About 2/3 raw pickups, and 1/3 PSA cross-in-slab candidates. Should pop before Memorial Day whereupon I shall post results, Clint Eastwood style: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Hoping for more "Blondie" than "Tuco" and "Angel Eyes."
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