The show today wasn't a total disaster but I was expecting better. Dan got things going with a purchase of a group 1976 Topps baseball. Dan also bought a box of Girl Scout cookies. I'm selling cookies for the next month or so for my daughter's Girl Scout troop. Thanks Dan! A regular customer purchased some 1978 and 1979 Topps baseball. Steve purchased a 1948 Leaf Charlie Trippi and a George McAffee along with some 1940 Play Ball. Jim G. picked up some cards he purchased from me earlier in the week on eBay.
A regular customer purchased some 1971 Topps baseball. Chuck made the trek down to Orland and purchased a 1957 Topps Yankees team along with a Dodgers combo card that has Hodges and Campanella and a couple of other guys. Chris found some 1972 Topps football high numbers. A regular customer purchased a 1956 Topps football Bill George and a Joe Schmidt rookie.
Rick picked up my 1959 Topps Ernie Banks All Star along with a 1961-62 Fleer Johnny Kerr. Gil picked up a nice pile of 1970 Topps baseball and a box of Girl Scout cookies. Thanks Gil! Joe, who collects autographs, bought a case of Thin Mints -- the best Girl Scout cookies in my opinion. Chuck T. also bought some cookies. Thanks Joe and Chuck! A regular customer bought some 1974-75 Topps basketball.
Another regular bought some 1960 Topps football. Joel bought some 1960 Fleer Greats of the Game and some 1960 Topps White Sox. A regular customer bought some 1970 Topps Super baseball. A new customer bought some 1968 Topps baseball. Dennis rounded out my day with some 1972 Topps Packers.
I've probably said this before, but there is an old saying among baseball card dealers... if you're having a bad show, buy your way out. So, with things slow, I bought some cards. The dealer across from me is an older guy with interesting odd ball items on his table. He had a pile of old photo postcards that he wanted $2.50 a piece on. I thought the price was a little high but the photos were cool so I picked up a bunch. There is a picture posted below. I then bought a nice pile of 1952 Topps baseball. I also picked up a box of commons from various years in the 1960s. Lastly, I picked up a T206 Snodgrass.
There's not much to say about this show. There wasn't a whole lot of activity by my table today. Though, I did take a little bit of video, which is posted below. It's already Saturday, March 2, as I write this blog. Tomorrow, I'm off to the show at Serb Hall. I'm hoping for a better show than this past Orland Show. Coming up is a double bill weekend with Orland on Saturday, March 9, and Gonzaga on Sunday March 10. As usual, I've been feverishly trying to reload my binders of cards. This week I reloaded 1976-77 Topps basketball and 1952 Topps baseball. For next week, I plan on working on 1972-73 Topps Hockey and 1978 Topps baseball. I should have many new cards out, so come on out to Serb tomorrow and Orland and Gonzaga next weekend.
A big thank you to everybody who bought cards and cookies at Orland. Take care!