There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand

For those of you who are in the know, the new season of Arrested Development is coming back tomorrow, after an 8 year haitus on Netflix, and I couldn't be more excited.  The title of this blog is an homage to a famous quote from the show, but it has a double meaning.  Keep reading for more ... A few weeks back, I mentioned I had purchased a 400,000 card collection.  I have since been able to climb into the black with the collection, and have a whole ton of good stuff left over!  Half the fun is sharing my

When is a Topps Certified Autograph NOT a Certified Autograph?

Before I get to my story, I'd like to update you all on my 400,000 card collection haul.  I have gone through the majority of it, after hours of hard work (poor me, lol!)  I will be fulfilling an order very soon for someone, and the majority of the collection will be a part of it.  Thank goodness too ... we need the space!  A friend of mine will be loading me up with another 200,000 cards soon to fulfill the upcoming over.  Working through all this cardboard is time consuming, but sure is fun.  It is nice to be

400,000 Card Haul!

So, this past weekend, a good dealer friend of mine contacted me asking if I was interested in seeing someone's collection.  He said he was not going to be able to make it because he was having some car issues.  Anytime he makes a suggestion, I listen, so I called up the guy to hear what he had.  On the phone, it sounded like the typically over inflated common lot from someone who wanted way too much for everything.  I wanted to try it anyway though, because my dealer friend mentioned something about some 60's cards.  It was hearsay from