Thursday, March 4, 2010

February 2010 Pull of the Month and Million Card Give Away Dilemma

The dilemma is what should I do with my pull of the month?

It is one of the best cards I could of asked for - It is a Philllies Card. It is aVintage Card. and it is on Phils 1963 Topps Want List - Check, Check, Check.

Unfortunately somebody posted that the shipping is $2.92 per card + 53 cents for each additional card.

As much as I love this card - $3 to Topps is over the limit for me. Mauch is considered a great tactical manager, but he never reached the World Series - He was the Phils skipper who helmed the team during their historic 1964 collapse.

And his cards are basically commons. A quick study found that a 63 Topps Mauch card did recently sell for over $6 shipped on ebay - it was in EX-MT condition though. There were also over 50 commons that sold for under $2 shipped. I consider Mauch a common and can't see the 3 bucks.

For those of you that keep track of such things - my pull of the month came from a Mantle Card:

Meh of the Month

I could of just randomly selected almost any card that I got in my two rack packs of 2010 UD. And honestly the lamest card was probably the one of Target Field featured in my previous post - although I have started to see some better looking stadium cards from this set recently.

Instead I decided on this triumvirate of rather unflattering photos. I know Carlos Lee is a big man, and ditto for Kung Fu Panda - never thought of Marlon Byrd that way. But I think all three of these photos make these guys look a little chunky.

For a look back at January's Phungo Pull of the Month click here.


Jim said...

I say take the plunge and pay the $3. I agree it's too much for "shipping" . . . Years from now you'll forget about the shipping charge but you'll still have a cool '63 Gene Mauch card in your collection.

Play at the Plate said...

You could always trade it to me...then I'll have it shipped with mine (for .53) and mail it to you when I get mine.

deal said...

PatP that sounds like a great idea. I will send you an email.

I think that would be a good idea for all card bloggers to pull all their cards they want into one mailing.

Play at the Plate said...

Sounds good Phungo. I await your electronical mail. :)

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