I mentioned a few weeks ago that I also ventured out to another Knoxville sports card shop. Eddie’s Sports Treasures in Knoxville, Tennessee didn’t disappoint. It was about a 15-20 minute drive from downtown Knoxville and was set in a very strip-mall-like atmosphere. But once I walked in, I was pretty happy with the place. It was big and loaded with all kinds of sports memorabilia. Owner Eddie Barkley had authentic jerseys, signed helmets, signed photos, and a great selection of cards. He also had a bunch of officially licensed products like t-shirts, hats, etc… Eddie’s Sports Treasures has a pretty strong online presence as well! You can visit his website at eddiessportstreasures.com. He’s also on Facebook here and Twitter @sportstreasures VIBE (4 out of 5) While it doesn’t look like much from the outside. The inside is something else. Eddie was helping another customer when I walked in. It was like two in the afternoon so this was already a good sign. I looked around the immense inventory, marveling at a bunch of the stuff. He then took two calls before we had a few moments to chat about the business of cardboard. (And he took another call while […]
So I haven’t posted my Loot Lockers in a while. Life gets busy, but I want to post more often and show of more of the stuff I pull and share with this great hobby community. For the December and January Loot Lockers I’m just hitting the highlights. But I’ll give you the entire breakdown of the February Loot Locker. Check them out. December 2016 Loot Locker 2016 Unparalleled 2016 Classics 2016 Certified 2016 Certified Gold Team #8 Cam Newton 2016 Certified #179 Rico Gathers 993/999 2016 Certified Sunday Certified #14 Eli Manning 2016 Classics Classic Clashes #17 John Elway/Brett Favre 2016 Classics #123 Roger Staubach (Red Back) And the Unparalleled Drew Brees, Jalen Ramsey, Jimmy Garoppolo 2016 Unparalleled World Class Records #WCR-6 Bruce Smith Great addition to the personal collection January 2017 Loot Locker 2016 Clear Vision 2016 Contenders 2016 Donruss Optic 2016 Clear Vision Tony Dorsett 2016 Clear Vision Joe Namath 2016 Clear Vision William Jackson III 304/999 2016 Contenders Jordan Payton Playoff Ticket Auto 25/99 2016 Donruss Optic Legends of the Fall Drew Brees 02/10 #Boom! February 2017 Loot Locker 2016 Clear Vision 2016 Contenders 2016 Donruss Optic […]
Today I got my November Loot Locker. And since it was a rainy afternoon, I cracked it open right away. Here is what I pulled. Three packs 2015 Panini Contenders 2016 Panini Phoenix 2016 Donruss Elite 2015 Panini Contenders 2015 Panini Contenders Season Ticket #61 Matt Forte 2015 Panini Contenders Season Ticket #65 Golden Tate 2015 Panini Contenders Season Ticket #71 Adrian Peterson 2015 Panini Contenders Season Ticket #78 Jarvis Landry 2015 Panini Contenders Rookie Ticket #280 Zach Vigil Autograph 2016 Panini Phoenix 2016 Panini Phoenix #57 Adrian Peterson 2016 Panini Phoenix #120 Joe Namath 2016 Panini Phoenix #132 Steve Young 2016 Panini Phoenix #136 Warren Sapp 2016 Panini Phoenix Streaking Success #SS-LT Lawrence Taylor 2016 Donruss Elite 2016 Donruss Elite #29 Justin Forsett 2016 Donruss Elite #36 Marshawn Lynch 2016 Donruss Elite #79 Aaron Rodgers 2016 Donruss Elite #87 Ben Roethlisberger 2016 Donruss Elite Home Field Advantage #HF-JK While I didn’t get any big hits in this one, it was made worthwhile by getting the Jim Kelly Die Cut. Always a great day when you pull one for the personal collection. Until next month, get your wish lists to Santa Claus and Happy Collecting!
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 […]
Here we go again….The August Loot Locker came in the mail on Friday and I busted it open to find the following. I haven’t had a big hit in a while so I was hoping for something nice. Check out what I pulled. Three packs 2015 Panini Contenders 2016 Panini Certified 2016 Donruss Elite 2015 Panini Contenders 2015 Panini Contenders #195 Rookie Ticket – Dominique Brown Autograph 2016 Donruss Elite 2016 Donruss Elite #53 Matt Ryan 2016 Donruss Elite #55 Sammy Watkins 2016 Donruss Elite #65 Ryan Tannehill 2016 Donruss Elite #70 Latavius Murray 2016 Donruss Elite Etched in Time #ET-MA Marcus Allen 2016 Panini Certified 2016 Panini Certified #21 Carlos Hyde 2016 Panini Certified #26 Rob Gronkowski 2016 Panini Certified #83 Jordan Reed 2016 Panini Certified #26 Ben Roethlisberger Sunday Certified 2016 Panini Certified Mirror Orange #11 Immortals – Michael Strahan 44/225 As always contact me below if you would like to trade for any of these cards. Until next month, now go open one more pack!