And the winners are…

Here are the results from the 8 auctions we have run to date.

First Ever Silent Auction ($10,000+ BV from sidelinecardz)
Jag @ $1,530.00

$7,000+ BV, Primarily Football Cards from GridironHerosAndGreats
JoelsHitShow @ $700.60

Nearly $3,000 BV Baseball Cards from DKSchultz
EELindy @ $284.00

$2,500+ BV Basketball Cards from DKSchultz
adam2033 @ $210.00

$7,000+ BV Football Cards from DKSchultz
manning99 @ $587.88

Nearly $3,000 BV Hockey Cards from DKSchultz
ScoreboardEh @ $307.03

$6,000 BV, 11 different 2006 Topps Rookie of the Week Baseball Cards
johnhungerford @ $313.01

$1,200+ BV Sports Cards from DKSchultz
phleagles112 @ $101.00

5 Auctions starting at 95% off

We are continuing to experiment with the best way to run auctions. We just posted 5 new auctions from DKSchultz. They all have extremely low minimum bids, and they are broken out by sport so that you can bid on just the sports you are interested in.

Also, this is the last day to bid on $7,000+ BV, Primarily Football Cards from GridironHerosAndGreats. The minimum bid is more than 90% off.

Top Sellers & Flipping Cards
In the next week we plan to push an update to the site that will change the Top Sellers list so that it incorporates cards that you purchase from the site instead of only reflecting the cards that you have sent us on consignment. If you want to move your way up the Top Sellers list, winning an auction will be a great way to make a quick jump up the list.

Cards_For_Alzheimers UPDATE

COMC, and Dave Elmore in particular, would like to thank everyone who has purchased from or donated to the Cards_For_Alzheimers account in recent weeks. Special kudos to donors dawgfan72, DKSchultz, laburgher, odiegoat (who actually dropped off cards here Monday while on vacation from Minnesota!) and SteveSC.

Just one quick clarification, however: as stated in the original post, offers are not accepted on this account. Dave has been flooded with them, and unfortunately he’s had to reject them all. That’s because he’s committing to getting the most for each and every card, with the understanding that he’ll drop the prices by 10 percent on a weekly basis. (For instance, the majority of the cards with book prices are currently at 47-48% of BV.)

Hope this helps. Thanks again!

Record Setting Week

SteveSC is one of our top sellers, and when mentioned that this was the first month where he made more money off sales from CheckOutMyCards.com than he did from the card shows he does on weekends, I decided to see exactly how we were doing…

Wow! The site is definitely back up and working smoothly. This week we have been setting records for number of orders and size of orders. Several people have been placing 100+ card orders.

Yesterday we set another record for most sellers in one purchase. Someone from New South Wales, Australia placed an order for 139 cards from 30 different sellers and only had to pay $20 for shipping to Australia. That is absolutely amazing!

All of the cards were Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, or David Robinson cards.
1993-94 Fleer Living Legends #4 - Michael Jordan - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com
2003-04 Upper Deck Finite Elements Warmups #FE25 - David Robinson Speedy Claxton - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com
2004-05 SkyBox Premium Hometown Shout Outs Jerseys #TD - Tim Duncan - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

Here were the sellers involved with the sale.

alexc5150 Dpietrack LowPriceCards
cardboardcollectibles eaglescards MintcardInvestments
CardMan EELindy NATSCHAAP
cardshark gooddeal prestongillespie
cardsinlimbo jasonsch serf77
cardtrader johnhungerford steve7563
crahawk jpenque SteveSC
DavesCards justinu13 timgetsch
DKSchultz KDavvy Trackman54
doubleplay lhpepsi yelmerekim

7 Sellers Surpass $1,000 in Sales

CheckOutMyCards.com is really taking off. We keep getting calls from people that are really excited about the site, and our sellers are starting to enjoy the success.

There are now 7 accounts that have earned more than $1,000 in store credit by selling cards through our consignment program, and there are many more sellers that are getting close.

SteveSC was the first consignment seller to pass $1,000 in sales.
1982 Topps #21 - Cal Ripken RC (Rookie Card) Bob Bonner RC (Rookie Card) Jeff Schneider RC (Rookie Card) - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

PrestonGillespie was the not only the fastest seller to pass $1,000 in sales, he was also the first seller to have $1,000 deposited in his PayPal account. Preston had more than $1,000 in sales in less than a month.
2007 Artifacts #158 - Brady Quinn RC (Rookie Card) - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

GoodDeal was the second fastest seller to pass $1,000 in sales. It took him just under 2 months, but he would have done so faster if we had the man power to process his cards fast enough. He has been very patient with us as we are experiencing growing pains.
2003-04 SP Signature Edition Signatures Gold #ST - John Stockton/50 - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

DKSchultz was only a hair slower than GoodDeal in his race to $1,000. He hasn’t sent us as much inventory as GoodDeal, but with prices that are almost as good as PrestonGillespie, DKSchultz has seen a lot of success.
1998 SkyBox Thunder Rave #222 - Emmitt Smith/150 - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

EaglesCards just passed $1,000 in the last few days. He is another seller that you should keep a close eye on. He currently has less than 2,000 cards on the site, but we are in the middle of processing almost 5,000 more cards for him.
1995-96 Finest Mystery Borderless Refractors/Gold #M9 - Jason Kidd - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com 1995-96 Finest Mystery Borderless Refractors/Gold #M22 - Shaquille O'Neal - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

LowPriceCards has a strong lead in total sales. This is the account used for all the cards that were being sold on my previous website, LowPriceCards.com. That site evolved into CheckOutMyCards.com almost exactly a year ago. It was technically the first account to have more than $1,000 in sales, but it isn’t really a consignment seller since the inventory is technically owned by CheckOutMyCards.com.
1995-96 Collector's Choice Player's Club Platinum #45 - Michael Jordan - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

TimGetsch is primarily my childhood collection. Though it did have $1,000 in sales before any other consignment account, it kind of had an unfair advantage with a 6 month head start before we opened up the system for other sellers.
1994 Upper Deck All-Time Heroes 1954 Archives #1 - Ted Williams - Courtesy of CheckOutMyCards.com

Some other accounts that are approaching $1,000 in sales include the following.
BFarbman
DavesCards
RobertPeele
Serf77