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Old 06-12-2013, 12:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Thumbs up official Poverty mail-day thread

I've noticed a lot of high end / high power collectors on all the popular collector sites, but very few low/mid-end collectors. So I'm making this thread to post my poverty mail days, I don't know how successful this will be, but feel free to join in with your own!


I have a mini-Clifford Robinson PC going, so I added this Fleer Traditions 'Crystal' variant. Nothing special about this card, except it has the added 'Crystal' logo and silver foil lettering. I like the 'Tiffany' variants better.

Also added Finite 'Spectrum' variant Shawn Kemp to my collection. This card is gorgeous and if you have seen these in person yourself then I don't need to tell you that. Thanks to Penny1fan for helping me to figure out what the 'Finite' line was all about. The base Finite and the Finite Radiance will be easy pickups to complete this 'Rainbow.'
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hahahaha poverty mail days. I love it.

Currently a college student so I'll be posting here frequently lol.
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poverty is eating well these days I see! haha nice pick ups bro
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I made this same thread a year ago LOLLLLLL I feel your pain. Got to the point I just started collecting 1 dude so I could afford 1/2 way decent cards. Nice pick ups!
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:56 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I post my inexpensive HOF autos that I pick up in the HOF auto discussion. I can post some of my other finds here. Since I am a working man with other financial obligations I don't have the deep pockets that other collectors have but I do enjoy building my collection from trades and the bargin bin. I also do recaps on my youtube page.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:14 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I like this also, so what is the range for Poverty on here? A $20 dollar or less card? 30? Just wondered where your cut off was
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:38 AM   #7 (permalink)
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poverty is eating well these days I see! haha nice pick ups bro
Thank you sir!

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I made this same thread a year ago LOLLLLLL I feel your pain. Got to the point I just started collecting 1 dude so I could afford 1/2 way decent cards. Nice pick ups!
Thank you as well!

As for every one wondering about the cutoff, I don't know. Let's say 30-35 or less on a mail day or a pickup? Obviously a single 50 dollar card isn't a poverty acquisition. Let me know what you guys think.

Glad to hear others in the same situation/having interest, post your poverty stuff whenever you can. 50 cents, 99 cents, a dollar, and up. No mail day / pickup is too small! I'll add some more stuff later today.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:46 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I usaully only check my PO box once or twice per week so my mail day will be a combination of what I got during the week.
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I usaully only check my PO box once or twice per week so my mail day will be a combination of what I got during the week.
That's cool man, looking forward to seeing all the goodies!
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Old 06-12-2013, 01:56 PM   #10 (permalink)
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In terms of collection, I would say that I am somewhere between "poverty" and "middle class". While mainly on certified autographs, recently I have plans to build some low-end non-autograph sets.



The two acetate cards at the bottom...
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Here's my contribution...

Paid about $5 and change for an autograph I really needed for my Lakers PC

2003 2004 UD Legends Legendary Signatures Kurt Rambis | eBay
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I'm going to make a trip to the post office today after work because I have these two items and who know what else waiting for me.

Robert Horry Auto 2012 13 Leaf Metal Basketball on Card Autograph | eBay

2012 13 Panini Past Present Basketball Trading Cards Blaster Box New SEALED | eBay
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I'm going to make a trip to the post office today after work because I have these two items and who know what else waiting for me.

Robert Horry Auto 2012 13 Leaf Metal Basketball on Card Autograph | eBay

2012 13 Panini Past Present Basketball Trading Cards Blaster Box New SEALED | eBay
Veggie, what do you think about my Kurt Rambis? I was thinking about you when I picked this up at such a great price. I love how you find those great deals, and you inspired me to try and snatch one up for cheap. Was going to post it up on the HOF thread, but......
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Platinum Medallion, Legacy Row 1, 2x Refractors and a Ron Mercer Takeit2.net

followed by...

95/96 Collector's Choice Players Club, Players Club Platinum and yet another Player's Club Platinum. Of course I also have the base version of the base card and the autograph version, just need to get the Players Club Platinum of the other Kemp checklist.

Not sure if there is a standard Players Club of the checklists.

That Rambis is a steal!
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I'm going to make a trip to the post office today after work because I have these two items and who know what else waiting for me.

Robert Horry Auto 2012 13 Leaf Metal Basketball on Card Autograph | eBay

2012 13 Panini Past Present Basketball Trading Cards Blaster Box New SEALED | eBay

.99!!!! you can't be serious! wow.
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.99!!!! you can't be serious! wow.


I also got this little beauty for less than a buck:

2008 09 Upper Deck SP Authentic Kobe Bryant 89 Lakers | eBay
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Lol, love the title of this thread! I'm constantly picking up cheapo 90's inserts ($1-15 sv) though I rarely scan them.. May have to start in order to contribute here
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Veggie, what do you think about my Kurt Rambis? I was thinking about you when I picked this up at such a great price. I love how you find those great deals, and you inspired me to try and snatch one up for cheap. Was going to post it up on the HOF thread, but......
I'm loving the Rambis. I have to see if I can cop one on the cheap.
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Lol, love the title of this thread! I'm constantly picking up cheapo 90's inserts ($1-15 sv) though I rarely scan them.. May have to start in order to contribute here
Time to start scanning!
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I'm loving the Rambis. I have to see if I can cop one on the cheap.
It came in.... it's sooo pretty! Best 5 bucks ever spent on a card
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1994 95 Topps Finest 285 Gary Payton Supersonics | eBay

paid 1.79 dlvd for this refractor of payton! its a nice looking card!!
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Old 06-17-2013, 01:10 AM   #22 (permalink)
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1994 95 Topps Finest 285 Gary Payton Supersonics | eBay

paid 1.79 dlvd for this refractor of payton! its a nice looking card!!
LOL - I have one of these as well, gorgeous card in person and I paid 7 bucks for it + plus shipping! You've done well my friend, I'm envious.
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Old 06-17-2013, 05:25 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Amen to this thread!
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Received last week. I love these acetate cards.

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Old 06-17-2013, 06:37 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Nice Kemp!! Congrats
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