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Old 07-01-2012, 01:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
StayingWarm
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Default One Box of Past & Present

Picked up a box at this weekend's Sun-Times show in Chicago. Despite the "hits" being absolutely valueless, I had a TON of fun with this break.

I really like the design of the relics. Big piece of jersey without dominating the look of the card. I see why the patch versions are going for some serious coin.

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From a value standpoint, this baby saved the break from being a total disaster:

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Throw in some visually stunning inserts (the Raining 3s and Fireworks sets are amazing, and the Changing Times set features some wicked afros) and this was a ton of fun for $80.

Scan of inserts not working, but here they are:

Raining 3s - Lebron, Dirk, Nash
Fireworks - Garnett (gash in back of card), Rondo
Changing Times - Dr J, Thompson, Haywood, Love
Breakout - T Evans, Gallinari, Cousins, DeRozen

And the Breads:
Life - Laimbeer, Schayes
Energy - Brewer, Garnett, Terry, Evans
Health - Nash, Deng, Bynum

I'll be breaking more!
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After eight years I finally completed my 2005 Upper Deck Legends Legendary Signatures set. Well, unless the Steve Young card was made. If you know anything about this card or by some chance know where one exists, please PM me. Thanks!!
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