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Forum: The National Sports Collectors Convention 07-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 317
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Posted By auctionjmm
Funny enough, the best day of the show is always...

Funny enough, the best day of the show is always Tuesday but only dealers can go. Some guys setup first thing in the morning and sell cards to other dealers all day. We are allowed to hang around...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-25-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,720
Posted By auctionjmm
I like Jenny Dell. The fact that she risked her...

I like Jenny Dell. The fact that she risked her job to date the person she really liked was bad ass. She knew she was hot enough to find another gig, and now she's getting married so apparently it...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-25-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 998
Posted By auctionjmm
I'm probably in the minority (again) but all 7 of...

I'm probably in the minority (again) but all 7 of my cases were awesome. The collation on autographs was the best I've ever seen as far as mixing the scrubs with the good ones, and in my final two...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-25-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
I will say this...Collation is horrendous. That...

I will say this...Collation is horrendous. That can either be very good or very bad. For me it was great. I actually hit 5 Marcus Mariota photo variations in 2 cases. I think statistically I had an...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
Yeah of course. I don't think Emmitt Smith...

Yeah of course. I don't think Emmitt Smith inserts will sell for $12-$15 forever, but as DalliLlama11 added, you really only need to average $3 a card. That gets easier when the variations and...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-25-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
eBay sales have been strong on these, and we are...

eBay sales have been strong on these, and we are talking just the inserts, parallels, and variations. There is so much value here it's really hard to argue otherwise, but I guess you guys would...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 07-24-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,409
Posted By auctionjmm
I just opened my first of 9 master cases and it...

I just opened my first of 9 master cases and it looked nothing like this. I hit two nice emerald /5 (one was Abdullah!), Barry Sanders gold /10, both autos were solid (Dez Bryant and Matthew...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-24-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,530
Posted By auctionjmm
Is anyone pre-selling this yet or has anyone...

Is anyone pre-selling this yet or has anyone heard anything regarding cost? This has to be quite expensive. Looks to be a small checklist (I know they said "over 30 signers" but that's a low number...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-24-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
The upper 10% of the product is still thousands...

The upper 10% of the product is still thousands of cards and thousands of sellers. You will NEVER control that market. In the first 24-72 hrs you have a wide variety of listings, from auction, to...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-24-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
So you expect everyone in the country who opens...

So you expect everyone in the country who opens product to all conspire to list specific cards at specific BIN/BO just to test if the market might bite, and if ONE seller goes too low the entire gig...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-23-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Brent's auction closed at $128.38 so I tend to...

Brent's auction closed at $128.38 so I tend to think the real market is established right there. Early BINs on release date always happen, for better or for worse, but one bad listing doesn't impact...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-23-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Sales update for anyone who is interested: ...

Sales update for anyone who is interested:

In my five cases I pulled a total of 31 autographs. So far I've sold 26 of them for an AVERAGE sale of $28.67. If you eliminate my best and worst sales...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-23-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By auctionjmm
You should refresh yourself on the forum rules...

You should refresh yourself on the forum rules first, considering you have 5 posts in three years.

Secondly, the Kilmer auto is going for $50-$75 on eBay so you should probably also do some...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-23-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Funny, but in the long run it will drive sales....

Funny, but in the long run it will drive sales. Now people know that rare cards like Codebreakers and test proofs are out there, and it will make folks wonder what else is there. Whether intentional...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-22-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Just finished my five cases. It was an overall...

Just finished my five cases. It was an overall solid break, but I must admit I REALLY miss the retired RIP cards. So much value lost in that, and I've pulled some awesome rips in my life.
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Forum: BASEBALL 07-22-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
I hope well, because I have an NNO which is the...

I hope well, because I have an NNO which is the next step down!
Forum: BASEBALL 07-22-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
My first RIP card felt like a brick so I did the...

My first RIP card felt like a brick so I did the magnet test and we tested positive! Good thing too, cause it's Nick Swisher /75. EASY decision to rip, but have to wait for my buddies to get here.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-22-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
You might be the first member I actually block. I...

You might be the first member I actually block. I can't read 15 pages of you bashing a product and criticizing the rest of us for wasting our money, and then come here on release date to find this....
Forum: BASEBALL 07-22-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Does Topps take care of you on missing rips? Sell...

Does Topps take care of you on missing rips? Sell sheet still said 1 per case.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-22-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
I got 5 Topps direct cases coming today. We'll...

I got 5 Topps direct cases coming today. We'll see what they provide. Last year and 2012 were incredible. 2013 was above average but not quite as loaded.
Forum: BASEBALL 07-22-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Happy Allen & Ginter Day everyone!!! The holiday...

Happy Allen & Ginter Day everyone!!! The holiday is finally here. Let's go have some fun!
Forum: The National Sports Collectors Convention 07-21-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By auctionjmm
We are buying almost anything as long as we can...

We are buying almost anything as long as we can pay 60-75% of eBay. Lower for lower end stuff, higher for higher end. We are 437p-439p
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Now this is interesting. Not my card, but posted...

Now this is interesting. Not my card, but posted to Twitter. Ginter code???

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CKd3anMUsAA7xfN.jpg
Forum: BASEBALL 07-21-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
And there is your retired player!! Everyone happy...

And there is your retired player!! Everyone happy now?
Forum: The National Sports Collectors Convention 07-21-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By auctionjmm
Bring cash. There are always a certain percentage...

Bring cash. There are always a certain percentage of new dealers in the room who will come with nothing more than boxes of singles and maybe some change. You'll meet guys who didn't even know Paypal...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-20-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
I don't even play cards. I used an analogy of...

I don't even play cards. I used an analogy of cards to compare to case breaking and you ran crazy with it.

It's not that I don't believe cheats can't/won't happen. It's the fact that life is full...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-20-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
How much money do you think Las Vegas casinos...

How much money do you think Las Vegas casinos make in a given year? Do you believe any of them are cheating to get ahead?

The fact is that the house always has the statistical advantage, and...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-20-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
You and Paul might as well go looking for aliens...

You and Paul might as well go looking for aliens tonight while you're at it. I'm pretty sure you are in the minority here.
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-20-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
You keep changing your story as this thread goes...

You keep changing your story as this thread goes on. You started by accusing the poker sites themselves of cheating you, and now you are showing us articles regarding third party cheaters. Yes, third...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-20-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By auctionjmm
Read it again. Fanatics serves as an "agent"...

Read it again. Fanatics serves as an "agent" between the player and card company when negotiating certified auto deals. If you click the link in the article, an entire list of Fanatics clients is...
Forum: The National Sports Collectors Convention 07-20-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By auctionjmm
It's funny, but I think NSCC keeps using the same...

It's funny, but I think NSCC keeps using the same photo of some line from years ago. There are no lines anymore. Even the wrapper redemptions don't have long lines. You can do quite a bit at the show...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-19-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
You could probably say the exact same thing about...

You could probably say the exact same thing about Poker players. Back when the online component was legal, everyone tried to become a pro and 99% failed. I said this earlier, but it's all about...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-19-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
Good questions. Speaking for myself, this is...

Good questions. Speaking for myself, this is strictly a part-time thing for me. I have a full time career with health benefits, 401k, and life insurance, so I have far less to worry about or factor...
Forum: BASKETBALL 07-19-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,305
Posted By auctionjmm
The bolded part above is THE most interesting...

The bolded part above is THE most interesting comment in this entire thread. If it's accurate, it makes perfect sense why a U.S. distributor or even an LCS would make deals with Hong Kong so...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Well here's SOME good news...I asked Brent...

Well here's SOME good news...I asked Brent privately and I'm sure he won't mind if I share, but the framed autograph odds are still roughly the same this year as last despite higher production and...
Forum: FOOTBALL 07-18-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
You hit the nail on the head. I am not a...

You hit the nail on the head. I am not a collector. I sell 100% of what I open and I do work hard getting the product opened and listed on day 1. I've never once said that this is a reasonable...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
What do you care? You didn't order any and you...

What do you care? You didn't order any and you aren't opening any. There's nothing worse than a Monday morning quarterback pouring salt in the wound while the real players are out trying to game...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
So the mini buybacks at 1 per box are all framed?...

So the mini buybacks at 1 per box are all framed? I suppose even in this whirlwind of bad news, framed mini buybacks is a nice surprise. If they pick the right players, that certainly adds value.
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Forum: FOOTBALL 07-18-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 8,067
Posted By auctionjmm
That's because you (and many others here) are...

That's because you (and many others here) are looking at it from the hobby/gambling perspective that we all know so well. We all know SOMEONE who takes their paycheck to the LCS, buys whatever is new...
Forum: BASEBALL 07-18-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 33,927
Posted By auctionjmm
Yeah I'd say baseball has survived 2015 quite...

Yeah I'd say baseball has survived 2015 quite well so far.

I did well on: Series 1, Heritage, Pro Debut, Series 2, Stadium Club. Even my one lowly case of Gypsy Queen produced a small profit...
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