Tanner is Growing Wax Stache … errr … Stash!

Last year, my wife heavily hinted that the waxed stache needed to go, so I've decided grow another wax stash instead ... wax boxes that were released during my childhood.   I'll be periodically posting my newest pickups with memories, perhaps some customs based upon that specific year, video reviews, etc.  It should be good fun and I hope you enjoy going down memory lane with me! Why am I doing this? When I began collecting again as an adult, I (like many here) wanted to rekindle that childhood spark of collecting.  I did this by attempting to assemble a run of

2017 Leaf Q Memorabilia Autographs Jose Canseco Rainbow Complete!

I've talked a lot about how impressed I've been with 2017 Leaf Q over the past few months.  For Jose Canseco, they come in three flavors: 2015 Flashback - My favorite by far - simply perfect. Patch Perfect - Nice large patches, tons of beautiful foil, but no picture. Memorabilia Autographs - Nice large swatches with on card autographs and lots of beautiful foil, but no patches. Months before the release, a friend texted me some pictures of Canseco signing several of these before anyone else had ever seen them, and I instantly fell in love. Those are beautiful, but

1999 Skybox Premium Star Rubies Extreme Bankruptcy Archive Jose Canseco

1999 Skybox Premium Star Rubies Extreme Bankruptcy Archive About 2 1/2 years ago, a slew of '99 Skybox Premium Star Rubies Extreme blank back cards hit eBay.  When Canseco came up, I wasn't quick enough to grab it.  I was preoccupied with getting an A&G Boxloader auto #/15 and missed the SRE. Limited to just 50 serial numbered copies, I hadn't seen another go up for sale, let alone a blank back version.  A little over a year later, this card was part of a much larger deal I did with another supercollector. The beauty of this card is definitely something to behold,