Saturday, March 7, 2020

$25 A Week Challenge Week 14:Not Much To Show

Well, this weeks edition doesn't have a lot to show in terms of cards.

There is a reason for this, my wife's birthday is coming up on the 15th and I needed to make sure I had something for her. You know, not be selfish (especially when my birthday is four days after hers), so I wasn't and used up some leftovers from past funds and some from this one.

So this weeks funds were not as much but I was still able to snag a couple decent deals.

I haven't had the time or space on the blogging calendar to come up with a post on this but I am currently collecting the 2019 Optic football set. I am roughly 30 cards away from completion and this is the first new age set I have tried to collect in 6 years as I don't care about modern day set collecting much. But, since I picked up a ton of Optic, I figured, hey why not.

I had a lot of the big guns left to pick up for the set including Daniel Jones (was in last weeks $25 a week), Dwayne Haskins, Kyler Murray, Drew Lock and Josh Jacobs.

This week, I was able to knock a couple of those names down.

First up, Dwayne Haskins.

that came paired with Hunter Renfrow for $3 plus $2.99 shipping. Which can't go wrong with a Haskins for $1.50 when you break it down looking at his single prices.

Then came the Kyler Murray. Usually going for about $10+ but the fact that this one was off-centered, I managed to land it for $3.25 plus $4 shipping. Who gives a hoot that the player is off from his silhouette some? I don't.

My biggest worry was how the seller shipped the card. NO TOPLOADER. For the $4 shipping I was hoping for at least a Toploader. I know he was thinking it was safe between two pieces of cardboard but not when someone is trying to break into it to get the card out. So I did my best Tom Cruise and Mission Impossibled the  packaging and got Murray out safely.

This weeks total, $13.24

I am now a bit closer to my set , so even though I didn't get much this week, I was still happy with my overall finds including my gift.

4 comments:

  1. Glad Kyler was unharmed. Hope you and your wife enjoy your birthdays!

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  2. Shouldn't you have spent many weeks worth of gift cards on your wife?

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    1. Yes sadly. But I did get her some pretty cool stuff with some of the remains.

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