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Goalsandwickets



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:55 pm 
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Hi Pete.

Great new site - love the search function at the top.

My only question is as to how the ordering / payment process works?

Does a buyer fill up his shopping basket and then send you a request, after which presumably, you e-mail people back with confirmation?

Then, how would the buyer pay?

Hope you generate lots of sales from near and far.

Even before people buy, the site is a marvellous visual archive in its own right.

Best wishes,

Mark
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:53 am 
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Goalsandwickets wrote:
Hi Pete.

Great new site - love the search function at the top.

My only question is as to how the ordering / payment process works?

Does a buyer fill up his shopping basket and then send you a request, after which presumably, you e-mail people back with confirmation?

Then, how would the buyer pay?

Hope you generate lots of sales from near and far.

Even before people buy, the site is a marvellous visual archive in its own right.

Best wishes,

Mark


My only question is as to how the ordering / payment process works?

Does a buyer fill up his shopping basket and then send you a request, after which presumably, you e-mail people back with confirmation?


Basically, yes. The website sends me their order electronically, to which I reply.

And they pay me either by Paypal, bank transfer, cheque, and (rarely) cash, and sometimes in exchanges.

Thank you for your interest and comments. I try to make it as interesting and varied as possible, and treat every club the same.
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Goalsandwickets



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:11 pm 
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Great Pete.

Good luck.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:28 am 
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Site update tonight, chaps.

Been a bit of a slog since Xmas, continually outbid at auctions which is frustrating but hey - that's life.

Also contending with a spate of similar "Bob Thomas" photos appearing at 5 or 6 auctions across the country within a couple of months of each other. Most of which ended up on EBay courtesy of one or two buyers who ended up selling (or not!) the same photos simultaneously.

I, of course, ended up with some of them and a few of them are in this update but I don't think you'll find these on EBay. But I may be wrong on that.

Anyway, here's a few in the new batch

A real legend - Cliff Bastin, until Wrighty came along the record goalscorer at Highbury.



Mansfield Town circa 1961 - some good players in there and also one or two caught up in the betting scandal of the time and subsequently imprisoned &/or banned for life. A sad story really. The main culprit here is Brian Phillips, back row, 2nd right, with a bit of a tear going through his head. Nothing sinister in that, I assure you.



Bob Ledger of Oldham - a man to send a shiver down the spine of many a Palace fan. There were Palace, top of Div 3, last day of the 63/4 season, home to Oldham, and 1 point needed to be champions. Up stepped Bob and the balding winger grabbed a hat-trick - not to say he was goal-shy but 37 goals in 222 league games isn't exactly Ronaldo, is it? And he pooped on our party, Palace losing 1-3 and Coventry ending as champions. Cheers, Bobby!



Sampdoria 1982 and they've just signed two superstars of English football - how very dare they? And here they are, milking it after their new team beat Juve. Brady & Francis.



Brighton v Charlton, probably 1928. Addicks centre half Jack Pugsley hacks it clear under pressure from Albions' Dan Kirkwood (probably). A 90-year-old photo in amazing condition.



And here's Jock Stein taking a cheque from Barrs' soft drinks firm who are sponsoring the European Youth League which Celtic are hosting, Easter 1973.

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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 2:46 am 
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If anyone's still interested in original press photos, one-off mementos of our football history, I've updated the website again tonight with a further 223 images taking my stock to 7800. Here are one or two examples:-

Arsenal v Aston Villa FA Cup 6th round, 1934. A spectator is in trouble and he's hauled out of the massive crowd. The faces, expressions and headgear are priceless.



1982 Southampton and Kevin Keegan and Alan Ball wallow in the mud



Kilmarnock v Hibernian 1977 Ally McLeod scores past Killie keeper Jim Stewart



Talking of Scottish keepers, this is the legendary Stewart Kennedy playing for Forfar Athletic v Hamilton in 1988



The last Wanderers to win the FA Cup. 1960 and Wolves lift the famous trophy. Scorer of 2 goals, Norman Deeley, is furthest right.



All 7800 unique images are on straight sale on Pete's Picture Palace. And all new photos in this batch are displayed here in my Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Petes-Picture-Palace-431574396909262/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1706088156124540

Thank you all for looking and your support. Sometimes I feel I'm fighting a losing battle in trying to keep press photos at the forefront of collectors' and historians' minds. But then at auctions there is so much interest and competition, and that encourages me to plough on regardless. Thumbs Up
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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2018 8:59 am 
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Some great photos Pete. Ball and Keegan, saw a lot of their early games at Goodison and Anfield. Ball cost a fortune and keegan a relatively small amount, but both of them were special players. I think one of Keegan’s first games for the Reds was away pre-season at New Brighton? He was relatively unknown . I wonder was he named in the programme? I had a look at the Wolves v Blackburn 1960 Final ( the full game is on youtube) . Pretty dire stuff, like watching modern day Everton Shocked Only Broadbent and Deeley stood out.The Doog didn’t look interested for Blackburn. Perhaps the lad was carrying an injury? Wolves looked one hell of a hard team though! That Wheelan bloke broke his leg in that game, but he keeps that one quiet.😀
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