Tuesday, February 9, 2016

KILMERing It! Another Psych Autograph Pickup!

In one of my most glorious additions to my Psych autograph collection yet, I have been biting at the nails to show this one off as I bought it awhile ago.

My Psych autograph collection now welcomes it's newest member, Val Kilmer.

The best thing about this purchase was the price. Most list for about $40, I bid on it and managed to wrangle it out for only $16! A steal for sure!

I have been a fan of Kilmers for awhile. I mean anyone who suits up as Batman (Kilmer took Keaton's spot who turned down the role in Batman Forever), how can I not be? (as I type this I am using the Batman trademark voice)

But he has put out many great films over his lengthy career and made plenty of TV appearances as well. He played a detective in his episode appearance on Psych.

So now gotta ask, what is your favorite film or TV appearance by Val Kilmer?

Monday, February 8, 2016

FACEMASK!!! Number 80, Gain Of One Card

Jeremy Shockey was simply one of those guys who didn't want to see come across the middle of the field if you were a defender. Cause if that ball got in his hands, he would simply take you face mask off with his bullying style run after the catch.

In my latest pickup, it seems Leaf took the face mask off of him.

 

I miss when companies would do more with helmet pieces in memorabilia cards. There are only so many times you can see a plain colored jersey swatch in a box. What about mixing it up a bit??!!!

Recently in 2014, Panini brought back helmet pieces to their Absolute product and I believe it carried out to a few others as well. It was a nice add in and something I was happy to see and pull in that product. There is so much you can do with a helmet. You have the facemask, the numbers, stripes, buttons, straps and so on. Those would make great pieces. I would love to get a prime swatch with some NY on it!

What are your thoughts on helmet pieces?

Sunday, February 7, 2016

NEW HAMPTON CARDBOARD CRAZE POST! It's A Precision Cut!

Unlike this blog that seems to be slipping a little the last few months dropping 10 blog followers and slipping some in views, Hampton Cardboard Craze has grown! That makes me happy but at the same time makes me wonder what I am doing wrong on here.

Anyways, if you are still blog following and reading, I hope you check out the newest Hampton Cardboard Craze post. It involves a card that is 1:45 packs of finding!

Follow the link to see today's brand new spankin post!
1995 Pro Line Classic Series II Precision Cuts

90's Niche Football Card Blog Trade Part 2:90's Insert Goodness

I posted Part 1 of my trade with 90's Niche Football Card Blog yesterday, today is Part 2. This one is all about the 90's!

So sit back and enjoy!

Up first, this Digital Replays MotionVision. These things are really cool. Companies don't make anything like this anymore. This is the front cover, it's a CD case.

When you open it up, you find a card. These cards when tipped the right way make the player run a play. Really cool. This is of Kerry Collins who was one of my favorite 90's quarterbacks. 

Speaking of Collins, even more additions. 

More 90's inserts. You have gotta truly appreciate their beauty.

Two of my favorite Broncos. A 90's UD hologram to. Those were always rocking!

Randy Moss! What a beast he was.  Not that Seau wasn't too.

Some of the coolest base cards ever made. Acetate surrounded by cardboard. 

Another one of my favorite 90's QB, Mark Brunell. Loved the year that he led the Jags to the AFC Championship game while upsetting Buffalo and Denver along the way. I thought they would had taken down the Patriots, but sadly couldn't. Probably the last chance the Jags had to make a run like that it seems lol.


And finally, Mirror Image. 4 interesting players on this card. Not really sure I would have called them mirror images of each other lol. 

Overall, another great mail day. A big thanks goes out to 90's Niche football card blog for the trade and I am looking forward to our next which is already in the process. If you haven't checked out his blog yet, please do so!

Random Card On My Desk:2002-2003 Topps Jersey Edition Brian Grant

Saturday, February 6, 2016

NEW POST ALERT! Autograph On Hampton's Cardboard Craze!

I thought it was about time I posted an autograph on the Hampton Cardboard Craze.

So here it is! Just follow the link to view
1995 Pro Line Classic Autograph

Also, once again, please add this blog to your read list :) I have plenty more to post about!
http://hamptoncardboard.blogspot.com/ 

Thanks for reading and have a great weekend!

90's Niche Football Card Blog Trade: GIANT Trade Mail Day!

As I posted on Hampton Cardboard Craze this morning, I recently pulled off a big trade with 90's Niche Football Card Blog and acquired not only some new Hamptons, but some other wants as well.

Today's Part 1 of the mail day focuses on the NY Giants portion. Tomorrow is some 90's insert goodness and the Hampton part you can only find on Hampton Cardboard Craze. So I guess you better get to following that blog.

Let's get to looking what I got.

Some great Giants here from a variety of brands. I love the Charles Way Brilliants.

Eli Manning and Michael Strahan inserts and more Dave Browns. I still have nightmares sometimes about him haha.

New pickups for Shane Vereen, some Valor I didn't have and adding new Tiki Barbers is never a bad thing. 

Cruz "bulleted" insert, Nassib and Collins rookies here among other great cards. 

Tyrone Wheatley Action Packed rookie and silver rookie parallel. Couldn't believe I didn't have these after all of the Action Packed I bought back in the 90's. I wished Panini would give these a go. 

ODELL! 

McCaffrey rookie. 

And the biggest surprise of the mail day, this LT jersey card. I had seen him post it on Twitter but he claimed he was holding onto it for awhile. I had no idea this was coming to me. Crazy awesome! 
I will be posting the rest of the trade mail day tomorrow so stay tuned especially if you are a fan of 90's or shiny cardboard.

Reminiscing 90's:1992 Disney Megavolt Kellogg’s PVC

Key notes for March 12th 1992:
March 12th 1992 was a Thursday
George H.W.Bush was President
Most Popular Movie released in March of 1992 was The Lawnmower Man
Most Popular Book around this time was Rising Sun by Michael Crichton
Billboard Hot 100 number-one single on March 12th 1992 was To Be With You by Mr. Big.
SPORTS N/A

FEATURED TOY:
Megavolt. Darkwing Duck's most common enemy when it came to power outages or anything electrical seeming out of whack. He wasn't my favorite criminal of the group, but still kinda cool.


FEATURED CARDS:
They came in like a lightning bolt! Speaking of electrifying, here are some definite 90's cards that electrified cardboard!





Big time electrifying cards! Hope you were not blinded!

This was the final Darkwing Duck character in the series. Something strange may be in my neighborhood up next.....