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12-01-2012, 10:27 AM #1
New guy from Wisconsin
New guy here from Wisconsin. My father pasted away in July and my brother and I (mainly me since I live in the town near the collection) have inherited a large collection of cards. I came across the site while looking on information about storing some of the valuable cards from his PC, and decided to sign up for the forums.
Not sure what I will do with his collection of cards there is a ton of them. It would take me the rest of my life to go through them all. But as soon as I can get some of the house cleared up I plan on finding out just what he really had. My father was somewhat of a hoarder.
I know there is a lot of junk cards but there is also a lot of cool stuff in his collection. Years ago I got him started on the internet hoping he would sell some of his stuff. It may have been the worst mistake or the greatest thing thing to ever happen. All I know is my father never sold a single thing. He just bought things off of Ebay. At least 10 years of boxes showing up everyday on my family's porch. I honestly cannot wait to get into his collection to see what is there. Being a Packer fan I know there is a lot of cool packer stuff waiting for my brother and I.
Well that's enough rambling for me now. I am more of a lurker than a poster but I do plan on being around for a while, and I am sure I will have plenty of questions when I start going through his cards and memorabilia.
12-01-2012, 03:25 PM #2
Welcmeto SCF, Mike. Sorry about the loss of your father. I can't wait to hear what you find. Keep us posted on your great adventure.
12-01-2012, 03:59 PM #3
Thanks, I just wish I had more time to go through it, I guess I am just impatient. So far all I have gathered is most of his Farve collection. It seems like every time I turn around I find another box of Favre cards.
12-01-2012, 09:51 PM #4
Sorry to hear about your Dad. I lost my Mom in August. I hear you on going through a house clearing things up. Welcome to the site, I'm sure you will enjoy it here.
12-02-2012, 04:12 AM #5
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12-02-2012, 07:10 AM #7
Welcome to SCF and enjoy the cards you've inherited. Hopefully some goodies you can move around on here and get stuff you would prefer.Cards and other items available on my Google + page
12-05-2012, 08:42 AM #8
welcome to the site.
12-08-2012, 08:17 PM #9
12-12-2012, 09:19 PM #10