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My personal trading card collection improvements, March 2016

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For more than a month I'm really into the SeReal created 2015-16 Dinamo Riga trading card collecting, I just love to to hunt the autograph cards. For now I have collected 7 of 37 and I love this set simplicity and design while autograph stickers quality isn't so good. If we are used to receive autograph cards where autographs are signed with sharpie then I have seen really thick and terrible autograph cards.
I also have collected the entire base card set which consists of two subsets Home and Away. I'm not a set collector but this is nice to have them. All of the base set cards and autographs are for trade available if you are interested, I have a checklist too.

2015-15 Dinamo Riga #DRG-AUT-JS Jakub Sedlacek /100

2015-15 Dinamo Riga #DRG-AUT-JE Joacim Eriksson /100

2015-15 Dinamo Riga #DRG-AUT-RB Roberts Bukarts /50

Upper Deck e-Pack
In March 21st, 2016 Upper Deck e-Pack launched trading function and since then it has been really great. Well, trading is interesting if you have something to trade so I bought a box of 2015-16 Upper Deck Series 1 two weeks earlier to challenge my luck and I wasn't disappointed, my big hit was 2015-16 Upper Deck Day With The Cup #DC3 Jonathan Toews with Beckett value $60. And at the moment when card trading was launched my first thought was what could I get from this card. I created a wish list and while I was perusing it I saw that there was 2015-16 Upper Deck Young Guns Exclusives Spectrum #225 Ronalds Kenins /10 available I created trade without hesitation. After few hours and long thinking from trade partner the trade was accepted. I think that this trade was a steal for me, because cheapest 2015-16 Upper Deck Young Guns Exclusives Spectrum #225 Ronalds Kenins /10 cards in internet card stores was $90 so I'm very happy with this deal. I would like to call this story an Upper Deck e-Pack success story.

2015-16 Upper Deck Day With The Cup #DC3 Jonathan Toews

2015-16 Upper Deck Young Guns Exclusives Spectrum #225 Ronalds Kenins /10

Upper Deck sure is fun but I would like to throw a huge stone into the e-Pack's garden. The biggest issue with e-Pack is that the user can't choose whether to add or don't add the toploader for cards you would like to ship for yourself. On twitter I asked if this still is an issue, they answered - that toploaders are added for higher end cards. Well sure series one have many "higher end" cards and I asked which are these "higher end" cards and answer from Upper Deck was - some Young Guns, Exclusives all High Gloss and certain jersey cards. Well good job Upper Deck, good job.

P.S. I also have some improvements in my homepage.
If you are regular visitor then maybe you have noticed recent My cards section improvements, if not take a look
what's new:
  • My Cards - more user friendly interface. You won't have to press back to go forward again, now just press the preferred button and you will get where you wanted;
  • For Trade & for Sale available cards - with the same interface concept as My Cards for easier page browsing. Here you can find lists with all for trade and for sale available trading cards;
  • I have added added an icon which indicates that trading card is available for trade or for sale. This icon is placed in upper left corner of scanned trading card picture. These cards you can find in my personal trading card collection or in available cards.

Updated 04-07-2016 at 11:46 AM by OscarsCards



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