Jim Kelly – 1984 USFL Rookie Card

I’ve been looking for a Jim Kelly 1984 USFL card for a very long time.  I’ve found some at prices that were a little out of what I was comfortable paying.  I’ve seen some graded ones on eBay going for upwards of 150 bucks.  That’s a little bit more than I’m willing to pay, especially since they seem to be pretty common.  I’ve seen a few ungraded ones in card shops going for $75-$100.  Again they seem a little too common to be at that price.  Then a few weeks ago while cruising through eBay I found a listing that I kept my eye on.  It was a lot of two cards.  The 1984 Jim Kelly USFL Rookie card and the 1985 Jim Kelly USFL card.  Starting bid was $39.99. I watched hoping it wouldn’t raise much higher.  Put in my last second bid of 60 bucks and surprisingly won the auction at $56 for both cards delivered.  Not a bad price at all.  And I’ve got the true Jim Kelly rookie card from his first season in professional football. At the time of this post, I’ve cataloged over 290 different Jim Kelly cards.  I’ve now got cards numbered as […]

The Loot Locker – September Edition

Here we go again….The September Loot Locker came in the mail today and while it’s a little late this month, it was nice to have it arrive on a day I’m off from work. So let’s just dive into this month’s box. As usual it contained some card sleeves and top holders along with the a few pieces of candy. I’m still waiting on one of those bonus boxes. Three packs 2015 Panini Contenders 2016 Panini Certified 2016 Donruss Elite 2015 Panini Contenders Andre Johnson Tavon Austin Travis Benjamin Russell Wilson Charles Woodson      2016 Panini Certified 2016 Panini Certified #19 Sam Bradford 2016 Panini Certified #49 Ben Roethlisberger 2016 Panini Certified #61 Jimmy Graham 2016 Panini Certified #6 Le’Veon Bell Sunday Certified 2016 Panini Certified Mirror Orange #11 Immortals – Edgerrin James 043/225 2016 Donruss Elite 2016 Donruss Elite #6 Carson Palmer 2016 Donruss Elite #23 Cam Newton 2016 Donruss Elite #31 Matt Forte 2016 Donruss Elite #96 Troy Aikman 2016 Donruss Elite Throwback Threads #TT-DC Dallas Clark 44/49 Kind of disappointing getting a base pack for the Contenders but the Elite Dallas Clark 4-color jersey numbered to 49 made up for it. It’s also one of the […]