Friday, August 30, 2019

Jim Thome Allen & Ginters

Today I received an Ebay purchase of two signed Jim Thome Allen & Ginter cards from his time with the Twins.

I never had the opportunity to see Thome during his time here in Minnesota and now his paid signings are at least $80 per card.  I was able to pick both of these up for less than that combined, from a seller that also holds signings, so I'm confident in their authenticity.

Thome was a pretty good signer through the mail earlier in his career.  He signed his 2003 Topps Heritage for me back in 2006.

I didn't realize it when I bought it, but this card completes my Twins set for 2010, not including the "This Day in History" cards.

Here are the other cards:

Monday, August 26, 2019

A Couple 1955 Topps - Bolger and Oldis

I sent both of these cards out on the same day and received both of them back today.  Each of them signed and returned these cards in just seven days.

Both Jim Bolger and Bob Oldis signed their 1955 Topps.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Kasko and Ferrarese

I received a couple returns over the last few days.

Don Ferrarese signed his 1957, 1959 and 1962 Topps.

And Eddie Kasko signed his 1957 Topps, 1961 Post and 1973 Topps manager card.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Ray Herbert and Bob Malkmus

Two more returns over the last couple of days.

Ray Herbert signed his 1960 and 1962 Topps in about a month.

And Bob Malkmus signed his 1959 and 1960 Topps, and also included a small, card-sized picture which he signed.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

A Three Return Day

I can't remember the last time I received three returns in one day.  It's been quite a while.

Today I received a nice mix of old and new.

Billy Gardner signed his 1957, 1961 and 1983 Topps.

Paul Konerko signed his 2003 Topps Heritage and 2008 Goudey.

And J. W. Porter signed his 1953, 1955 and 1959 Topps.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Gary Bell Return

Gary Bell signed three cards for me in 11 days, including his 1962, 1968 and 1969 Topps.

Friday, August 09, 2019

Hector Lopez

Today I received four cards back from Hector Lopez, who signed his 1956, 1957, 1960 and 1962 Topps.

Monday, August 05, 2019

Chuck Cottier and Tom Satriano

I received two nice returns today:

Chuck Cottier signed his 1962 Post, 1962 Topps and 1969 Topps.

And Tom Satriano signed four cards for me including his 1966, 1967, 1969 and 1971 Topps.

Sunday, August 04, 2019

Ted Bowsfield

I was out of town for the weekend and cam back to one return in my mailbox.

Ted Bowsfield signed his 1959 and 1960 Topps for my collection.

I've been pretty good about sending out a few requests each week, so I should have some steady returns for a while.