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Old 11-14-2012, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Five Star 1 Box Break.....Famine

Feast or famine.....

Base card:
Roberto Clemente 6/10

Active Auto:
Anthony Rizzo /150

Legend Auto:
Vida Blue /208

Active Relic Auto:
Adrian Gonzalez /97

Retired Silver Sig:
Edgar Martinez /99

Jumbo Relic:
Roy Halladay /92

All are for sale...lots of chipping.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You know whats sad? A base card /10 is the most expensive out of the whole box
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You know whats sad? A base card /10 is the most expensive out of the whole box


I would argue its the Edgar Auto...with the Chipped border design.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Man, those cards are beat to death. Tough break.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Total sale value is $250
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:20 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I would argue its the Edgar Auto...with the Chipped border design.
agree, although the point is definitely made... you can definitely get killed with solitary/loose boxes.
Redeeming thing about hand packed stuff like Exquisite/Cup is that usually you get at least 1 'premium' card per box.
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Really sorry man....the cards look nice, then you see the chipping.........ugh come one topps figure out a way to pack these better!!
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I would argue its the Edgar Auto...with the Chipped border design.
lol.. chipped border design
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:07 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Total sale value is $250
I was going to say the same thing. Not trying to be rude, but that was a rough box... and you still made 50-60% of your money back. Not trying to sugar coat it, but I don't think this stuff is nearly as bad as some people make it out to be. I've gone from super excited about it, to terrified after seeing the silver ink autos and all the chipping problems, to it's not bad/pretty good imo.
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:22 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The condition on these is terrible. I can't believe how bad they are.
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I was going to say the same thing. Not trying to be rude, but that was a rough box... and you still made 50-60% of your money back. Not trying to sugar coat it, but I don't think this stuff is nearly as bad as some people make it out to be. I've gone from super excited about it, to terrified after seeing the silver ink autos and all the chipping problems, to it's not bad/pretty good imo.
Agreed. If an awful high end break makes back 50%+ that's pretty damn good IMO.
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:33 PM   #13 (permalink)
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OUCH chipped edges and mediorcre hits... lmk if that halladay is ft
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OUCHY! Hit and miss
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OUCH chipped edges and mediorcre hits... lmk if that halladay is ft
It is FS right now.
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You know whats sad? A base card /10 is the most expensive out of the whole box
whats even more sad is that a $500 box produces every card chipped, its pretty crazy that such an expensive product has so many chipped cards
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id say the chipping is from all the handling with on card autos being handles by topps and the player and players agent. gotta take the good with the bad i guess. sticker or chipping? hmmm
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whats even more sad is that a $500 box produces every card chipped, its pretty crazy that such an expensive product has so many chipped cards
Thick cards are easily chipped. Either during production, transit to and from the player and when packed out.

I personally think i will take over Topps' design bureau and fire who ever thought the negative wash look is a good idea. It's in Magic, Gypsy Queen and a host of other Topps prodcuts, it's fugly!
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Worst high end product in a long...long...time...

Good god topps wtf....
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