I wrote this post up before Christmas but didn't get it up before now. Right before I was about to post I got a surprise package from my friend Angus at Dawg Day Cards. It was a Christmas gift and although he mailed it more than 10 days before Christmas it just arrived. The vagueness of international shipping, I suppose! I will get a proper thank you post up as soon as I can, but it'll not be until 2017 because I not only have a full slate of posts in the lineup already, but there's a lot of great cards here and it's going to take me time to make proper scans to show in the post. It's worth the wait though! I also got the trade I was waiting for that I mentioned in yesterday's post, but I've decided to save them and open them tomorrow- so I can get some cards on the last day of the year and the first day of the year, which will be the first time that has ever happened for me. You'll see them in my December trade recap but I have so much in the queue that I probably won't publish that until the 5th or 6th of January at this rate!
My first Elton printing Plate! (I have some of other players) It's my second 1/1 of Elton. It is my favorite new addition of 2016 and though Christmas has not gotten here yet, it's going to be very tough to top this one!
I love printing plates. This is the first one I've ever seen for sale for Elton, and even though it took up literally more than 1/4th of my Black Friday COMC budget I knew I had to have it. It's only my second card from 2009-10 National Treasures, also.
Although this one is great, and my favorite without doubt, I did get other new Eltons!
With these, and three Hometown Shoutouts shown in Peekskill Pride, Elton knocked Gary Payton out of the top 10 in most cards in my collection according to the Trading Card Database. I keep my collection totals differently so the actual numbers aren't quite known to me yet. The Database shows 511 cards of him in my collection...but my records, which for Elton are totally complete, show him at only 486. The Database tags cards he shares with other people, team cards, college, etc. to his number, where for me team cards and multi-player cards get their own count, and college cards don't count at all. But even though that's a pretty big difference, the other guys he's around for the top 10 spot are also probably in the same situation, I won't know for sure until I finish scanning my entire collection, which is still years away.
Just gotta post this one again!
- About Me
- How to make your scans look like the cards in hand
- My Completed Sets
- My 1 of 1s
- 2015 Elton Brand Chart
- Card Sets Missing from my collection
- People Missing from my collection
- Sets In My Collection
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- A Pack to Be Named Later Contributions
- Complete List of People in my Card Collection