Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Some of that Indians magnetism!

I recently bought a random assortment of Indians items, and these were among the finds:


These are "Jacobs Field Era Champs" magnets. They are not-quite baseball card sized, but they're close enough to put in 9-pocket pages!

Above, we see Omar Vizquel, Kenny Lofton, and Jaret Wright. They feature very colorful photos! I don't know who actually produced them, but they were distributed by Pepsi and its brands. I received the Mountain Dew ones above, and the Pepsi One magnets below:


There, we see Manny (before he was "Being Manny" and all that now may stand for) Ramirez, Roberto Alomar, and Charles Nagy.

As many of you know, I loves me some oddballs! And, this magnetically-charged six-pack fits the bill quite nicely!

4 comments:

  1. Quick question - where do you get those storage "shelves" for your cards? You pictured them back around your 12 Days giveaway or Halloween... you know, the ones with rows and separate pull-out boxes? My collection needs some serious organizing, and separating by team seems to be the most logical way of doing it.

    I'm hoping Michael's has them, otherwise I suppose I can just order them online... baseball card shops are few and far between out here in San Diego!

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  2. I got them from BCW (bcwsupplies.com). The individual boxes are the SKU: 802 and the storage shelves are SKU: HOUSE (storage house). Each HOUSE holds 12 of the 802's. I bought four HOUSES and enough 802's to fill them (so I'd have enough for all teams plus extras).

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  3. Thanks! Do you, by any chance, organize your cards electronically as well? This would make searching for older cards for through-the-mail- autograph attempts much easier!! I've started on Beckett, but the process is painstakingly tedious! Nice to be able to search through the inventory quickly, though...

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  4. Yeap, I use TheCardCollector and have written about it before: here

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