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Forum: BASEBALL Today, 05:08 PM
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Posted By auctionjmm
Me too. I know that eBay began as an online...

Me too. I know that eBay began as an online garage sale, but it's just not that way anymore. eBay is now dominated by legitimate businesses running for-profit operations, paying taxes, and abiding by...
Forum: FOOTBALL Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,364
Posted By auctionjmm
Except the Rev acknowledged that his Walmart was...

Except the Rev acknowledged that his Walmart was picked over and he STILL made the purchase, hoping to hit some basic relic autos (which he did). So not everyone is running around just to search the...
Forum: FOOTBALL Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,364
Posted By auctionjmm
Gambler's mentality. There is a casino on the way...

Gambler's mentality. There is a casino on the way home from where I work. I've hit $50 in 5 minutes and I've lost $50 in five minutes. You win some, you lose some. Lots of people paid $18 and hit...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
Yes we've known about Series 2 for a few days...

Yes we've known about Series 2 for a few days now. I was proactive and addressed this in the other thread where we first started talking about KB. I was obviously wrong. This is definitely an...
Forum: FOOTBALL Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,364
Posted By auctionjmm
If you buy from Blowout, the mini boxes are only...

If you buy from Blowout, the mini boxes are only $35.97 (cheaper if you purchase by the case) which is the equivalent of around $12 per "blister", and a virtual guarantee that they have not been...
Forum: BASEBALL Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,226
Posted By auctionjmm
If you are counting all Topps products then Kris...

If you are counting all Topps products then Kris Bryant actually has closer to a dozen cards! He is in Platinum, Sterling, Bowman, Bowman Chrome, and Bowman Draft. I do think a player's first ROOKIE...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By auctionjmm
Is this the same Trouty who got in a fight with...

Is this the same Trouty who got in a fight with Byron Buxton??? That thread was a freaking Blowout classic!
Forum: BASEBALL 04-17-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,690
Posted By auctionjmm
It looks like I am eating crow on this one guys....

It looks like I am eating crow on this one guys. Topps announced today that Bryant WILL have an SP rookie in Finest, along with an auto, plus cards in Archives, Tier One, and Series 2. Clearly this...
Forum: FOOTBALL 04-14-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,771
Posted By auctionjmm
Why is anyone surprised? Panini has ALWAYS...

Why is anyone surprised?

Panini has ALWAYS had collation issues. I can think of dozens of products where certain types of hits and certain players were only showing up in one region of the...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-14-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,978
Posted By auctionjmm
This will get interesting. I've heard from A LOT...

This will get interesting. I've heard from A LOT of sellers who say they are done after April 30th, but the buyers sure as heck aren't going anywhere. It will be interesting to see how everyone...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-13-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
You'll have to elaborate on your numbers. I'm...

You'll have to elaborate on your numbers. I'm confused. How could production go up 28% if there is not a 28% increase in auto subjects? What would have to change in 2015? Rookie autos becoming common...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,190
Posted By auctionjmm
And Topps has shocked the world!

And Topps has shocked the world!
Forum: BASEBALL 04-13-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
I would bet on the Waves though. Why do the hot...

I would bet on the Waves though. Why do the hot packs if there is nothing really "hot" about them? Just my intuition here.

In any case, this is the first year in awhile that I am not stressed at...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-13-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
The waves are on the sell sheet. Right under...

The waves are on the sell sheet. Right under Sirius XM. Odd placement, but they are there.

I didn't realize the Purple were in a different spot now. That would suck. The purple autos finally...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-13-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
Now that it's official I expect Pink Ponies and...

Now that it's official I expect Pink Ponies and Butterflies in this thread from here on in. Everyone who thought 80-90 prospect names can relax now.

I wouldn't worry too much about duplicated...
Forum: BASEBALL BOX BREAKS 04-11-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By auctionjmm
You are missing BOTH case hits. I would run back...

You are missing BOTH case hits. I would run back for the last two if I were you.
Forum: BASEBALL 04-08-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By auctionjmm
Only established brick-and-mortars can buy...

Only established brick-and-mortars can buy Direct. I could use my Tax ID to buy from a distributor at a discount, but distributors are tough to deal with due to some products being allocated and then...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-08-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By auctionjmm
This is very true. The IRS needs to believe that...

This is very true. The IRS needs to believe that you are legitimately in this for business. The "3 of 5 rule" is a good one to follow, which is that a business should show a profit in 3 out of every...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-07-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
I expect Michael Jordan to be announced anytime...

I expect Michael Jordan to be announced anytime now...

All kidding aside, we already knew who was and wasn't eligible to be in this product, and I'm pretty sure we're getting what we expected, so...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-07-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By auctionjmm
Well we saw one great case and one brutal case...

Well we saw one great case and one brutal case opened today, so it's hard to say if I'm excited. The overall checklist doesn't appear to be that much different than previous years, and yet the amount...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-07-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,092
Posted By auctionjmm
That second case would have made me cry if it...

That second case would have made me cry if it were my money. By my estimate production is only up about 8% this year so hopefully this is not the norm. Museum has not disappointed in year's past and...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-07-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,540
Posted By auctionjmm
They are pulling some sick stuff. I wonder if...

They are pulling some sick stuff. I wonder if Topps loaded this case on purpose. I doubt every case will look this way, but I've been quite impressed so far.
Forum: BASKETBALL 04-04-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By auctionjmm
I loved Prizm the first year (new, exciting, huge...

I loved Prizm the first year (new, exciting, huge chase cards) but Select is taking the cake as the prominent "chrome" rookie to have IMO. The rookie autos are on-card which makes a huge difference,...
Forum: BASKETBALL 04-03-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By auctionjmm
EXCEPT, exact selling prices are transferred to...

EXCEPT, exact selling prices are transferred to that site on a delay. Somewhere between 12-24 hours...so if the auction is within the last day, it still shows the total asking price and NOT the best...
Forum: BASKETBALL 04-03-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,946
Posted By auctionjmm
Are you genuinely curious or are you just being...

Are you genuinely curious or are you just being sarcastic regarding my optimism towards the product? I will say this...I am 4 boxes into my case and already have a GOLD Kevin Love Auto, GOLD Hakeem...
Forum: BASKETBALL 04-03-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,946
Posted By auctionjmm
Select is far from garbage. I've been watching...

Select is far from garbage. I've been watching group breaks this morning while I wait for my case to arrive and the stuff is loaded! As a shop owner you should know that a single box or two out of a...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 04-03-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By auctionjmm
UD Inscriptions was released prior to this, so...

UD Inscriptions was released prior to this, so there is definitely some indication of what similar Winston autos sell for. In the event that no other products exist, I price my cards based on what...
Forum: BASEBALL 04-02-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By auctionjmm
Production is only up 8% this year based on the #...

Production is only up 8% this year based on the # of Framed Autos in the product. I did notice though that Jumbo Lumbers are gone completely and Momentous Materials Jumbos only increased by 10...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 04-02-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,639
Posted By auctionjmm
The market decides the value of a 1st round...

The market decides the value of a 1st round autograph, not the seller. Sellers don't ruin markets. Buyers simply say "yay" or "nay" and that's that.

Most of us who open new product just let...
Forum: BASKETBALL 04-02-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,946
Posted By auctionjmm
I'm guessing neither of you have ever bought or...

I'm guessing neither of you have ever bought or tried to sell Prizm/Select/Crusade before. There is a reason people buy this stuff, and it's not because they are "chumps". The number of cards that...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 04-02-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By auctionjmm
2015 Upper Deck Football - 2 CASE BREAK

SINCE PEOPLE CAN'T READ I'M GOING TO POST THIS TWICE...***ALL CARDS ARE EITHER LISTED TO EBAY, SOLD ALREADY, OR WILL BE HEADING TO EBAY TODAY. PLEASE DO NOT ASK IF I HAVE CARDS FOR SALE***

Here is...
Forum: BASKETBALL 04-01-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By auctionjmm
You mean when?? In all seriousness, I may be from...

You mean when?? In all seriousness, I may be from Cleveland but my homer eyes can't dispute the 27-7 or whatever record since the trade. And if Windhorst is correct, that's about the same time period...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 04-01-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By auctionjmm
I am most impressed by the fact that you got it...

I am most impressed by the fact that you got it all listed already! I opened a case last night and am no where close to finishing my listings. Definitely loving the product this year. Upper Deck is...
Forum: FOOTBALL BOX BREAKS 03-31-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By auctionjmm
Nice break. I just locked in a case, so hoping...

Nice break. I just locked in a case, so hoping the extra autos are rampant!

This product flies under the radar every year, and yet every year it sells extremely well. With all the complaining...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-30-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
Yeah I honestly don't know. I went back as far as...

Yeah I honestly don't know. I went back as far as 2010 and the Prospect Paper/Parallels are specifically mentioned on every sell sheet except for this year. Could be an oversight, or could be part of...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-30-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,224
Posted By auctionjmm
I think this was glossed over in another thread...

I think this was glossed over in another thread and nobody paid much attention, but did anyone else notice on the sell sheet that Prospect Paper and parallels are gone? The new configuration suggests...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,690
Posted By auctionjmm
Anything is possible. This is Topps after all. I...

Anything is possible. This is Topps after all. I am basing my opinion simply on precedence though. We've done this dance before with other major rookies who Topps did not capitalize on until months...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,690
Posted By auctionjmm
Both of you must have glanced over my earlier...

Both of you must have glanced over my earlier comment and either didn't read it or won't believe it. KRIS BRYANT WILL NOT BE IN FINEST. Finest is already completed. In fact, everything through Series...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-26-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,690
Posted By auctionjmm
I don't think you guys realize how far in advance...

I don't think you guys realize how far in advance Topps needs to design and print this stuff, along with getting the cards signed (Finest has on-card autos). My guess is that every product through...
Forum: BASEBALL 03-22-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By auctionjmm
Did you sell 100% of your inventory? Keep...

Did you sell 100% of your inventory? Keep anything for yourself? Anything left to sell?

Now is the fun part...and that is evaluating your methods and seeing what small adjustments you can make to...
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