Well ladies and gentlemen, it is time for a brand new game called “Sell or Hold”!
This episode will take a look at one of the hottest young quarterbacks in the National Football League and a card of epic proportions! Well not totally epic as there are definitely some higher end cards out there, but it is a card that I have in my possession. Okay, basically I’m looking for cheap advice. But if it goes over well maybe I’ll do a few more of these when I have a wee bit of time.
SO! The question is… SELL OR HOLD!
The finer details of the card: 2012 Panini Super Bowl Black Box Russell Wilson 3 Color Patch/Autograph #d/15.
What do you think? Someone offered to buy it off of me around the time of the release of this card, but he wanted a little below what I thought was the asking value. I also decided to hold onto it due to Wilson’s success and the possibility of a long Seahawks run in the playoffs. Do I wait again to see how the Seahawks fare in getting to a Super Bowl? Do I sell it ahead of time?
With a wild week 3 of games, some for better reasons than others, there were a ton of standouts on both offense and defense this week. With solid play from a ton of rookies, it was a difficult pick for our NFL Rookie of the Week.
Our pick had to be T.Y. Hilton of the Indianapolis Colts. The wide receiver had a great performance in the loss to the Jaguars. He was able to haul in four passes for 113 yards and a touchdown. Despite the team not being able to pull out a victory, he stepped up with the loss of Austin Collie and should be getting more targets the rest of the season.
This is his 2012 Topps Platinum autographed rookie card. After a big game like that, his card prices have jumped a bit, and there should be a little more ceiling in his cards if he puts up another big week. The Austin Collie situation also gives this more room to move up, so grab them up now in case he has another big week.
Redemption # 1 Starling Marte, Pirates
Redemption # 2 Brett Jackson, Cubs
Redemption # 3 Mike Trout, Angels
Redemption # 4 Josh Rutledge, Rockies
Redemption # 5 Jean Segura, Brewers
The final of the 5 autographed rookie redemptions in 2012 Topps Finest has been released by Topps. Jean Segura of the Milwaukee Brewers will round out the list for the season. Make sure you get your redemptions in by the deadline to get your autographed rookie cards, especially if you have #3 on this list!
I know this is a long time coming, but I’ve finally been able to sit down and randomize everyone for the MojoBreak.com promotion contest. The names have been entered, they have been jumbled and randomized, and a winner has been spit out.
The winner of these magnificent cards is no other than Sports Card Collectors!
A big congratulations goes out to Sports Card Collectors who receives a Ryan Bryoles Prestige rookie autograph and an Andrew Luck rookie card.
Make sure to check out MojoBreak.com for all of your group break needs and keep stopping by here for more contests and all the sports card information you need.
You can’t deny the usefulness of eBay when it comes to selling sports cards. It’s a great site and reaches the most possible buyers of whatever you are auctioning away.
However, sometimes I just hate eBay. And it’s not even the fees either. I recently sold my 2011 Topps Finest Finest Moments Cam Newton Auto RC /25 BGS 9.5 on eBay for what I thought was a completely fair price of $199.99. In fact, he may have gotten a deal with a couple recent sales of $220+.
I send the invoice and I’m waiting, and waiting, and waiting for a payment. I send him messages, no answer. Finally, I had to file a report on him for non-payment and had to wait 4 more days for something…anything to happen. In the meantime, I have a card I’m trying to sell to help pay for my wedding and honeymoon.
Needless to say, today was the last day to receive payment and nothing was received, so I was able to cancel the transaction and get my fees back.
I hate the times I’ve sold things on eBay only to get someone buying it who doesn’t pay. It doesn’t even have to be immediately, just within a couple of days. I rarely sell on eBay and it’s not even the first time this has happened.
Now I have to put the card back up on eBay again and try and get some action on it. So if there is anyone out there interested in a 2011 Topps Finest Finest Moments Cam Newton RC Auto /25 BGS 9.5, I have it up on eBay right now. And please, if you win it, at least have the money and the decency to actually pay for it.