Thursday, November 19, 2015

Customs with Premium Relic Pieces

This past week has been quite eventful! I was asked to write my second article for Sports Collectors Daily. I wrote about how to break down and sell a large collection of cards before your wife kills you.

I was also asked to play a part in a commercial! The commercial was for an entry in Crash the Super Bowl for Doritos. I wrote about it and put it in some "Off Topic" forums, but figured I'd post it in this blog posting as well.


You can check it out here:

Needless to say, I'm not going to be quitting my day job anytime soon, lol!

The video guy who created this posted it on the Doritos site, and so I had my family check it out. I decided to view some of the other entries... guess who is in another entry also?

Jose Canseco!

I thought that was really ironic. I mean, what are the odds?

Speaking of Jose, I ended up doing a few customs for my collection. After doing some 1976 customs, I figured I'd try one out of him.


Then, I thought - hey! Why not do one of a picture my wife took of him when we were at his house? Here is the back side of it ... so much more interesting than boring old stats :)


A few days ago, I saw a video of someone's collection, and as he was flipping through his cards, he showed a dual patch 2007 Ultra Dual Materials. I thought that it looked awesome, so I figured I'd cook up one of my own using this jersey:


So, here it is:


While I was making it, I kept thinking about how Ultra had Gold and Platinum Medallion parallels. I figured I'd cook up a new one myself. How about an Atomic Medallion?


If only 2007 Ultra made it for real, but since it is for my personal collection, I guess this will more than suffice :)

As for premium pieces, I was able to put together a few nice pieces of some Hall of Famers, like Bert Blyleven, Dave Winfield and Paul Molitor. Here they are:





I realize this isn't nearly as wordy as what I normally post, but I just figured I'd post some of these pics up before the dinner bell rings. Thanks for reading/looking!

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