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Old 03-22-2013, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2013 Topps Heritage Hobby Box = My biggest hit

Hit my LCS (Heaven Sent in Tualatin, Oregon--great store, btw) this afternoon to buy supplies. Wasn't going to buy any cards, but broke down and grabbed a box of Heritage in hopes of completing my set. I am glad I did.

Besides a disappointing ad panel and the usual inserts, chrome and SP's (finally hit the Trout base card), I hit this:



Which wasn't that exciting, until I hit this:



Not bad. First color swap variant. Got to the end of the box, and no Venezuelans, no autos, no refractors. A dud of a box, until I realized what this card was:












Awesome. I read they're 1:52,232 packs and only 15 or so made. A year into the hobby and I finally hit a monster.

Just excited to share a great break. Thanks for looking!
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There was a Ross Detwiler that sold for 750, so yeah, I'd say that's a pretty nice hit!
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Nice hit with the Zimmerman. One sold on FeeBay for 1k
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That's a 1K card. Nice hit!
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thank you, guys! I'm pretty stoked, obviously. Until you hit something big, it's kind of hard to believe that it's even possible.

I haven't decided if that's exciting or scary, btw...
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Insane pull! Very nice.
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:53 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Damn nice hit Greg. Congrats. You gonna show it off at the draft?
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I still find it amazing that a non-auto, non-relic, base card looking piece of cardboard sold for $1,000.

Gotta love this hobby lol.
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I still find it amazing that a non-auto, non-relic, base card looking piece of cardboard sold for $1,000.

Gotta love this hobby lol.
Supply and demand at its finest!
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:25 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Awesome break! Glad you can share a monster break, too...we all deserve one every once in a while. Congrats!
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Sweet hit!!!!
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SELL IT NOW SELL IT NOW SELL IT NOW! SICK HIT!

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It might just be me and my lack of knowledge with this product, but what is significant about the Zimmerman? I don't really see what the big deal is with the card. Thank you in advance for filling me in.
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i bet Homerun doesnt think that the Zimmerman was the best pull of the box
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It might just be me and my lack of knowledge with this product, but what is significant about the Zimmerman? I don't really see what the big deal is with the card. Thank you in advance for filling me in.
Its a Super Short Print, a few Nationals (Harper, Zim, Detwiler, Desmond) have cards in a washington senators uniform. they sell for big $$
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I still find it amazing that a non-auto, non-relic, base card looking piece of cardboard sold for $1,000.

Gotta love this hobby lol.
Well I think Mickey Mantle and Honus Wagner have something to say about that .

Congrats on the nice pull.
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I still find it amazing that a non-auto, non-relic, base card looking piece of cardboard sold for $1,000.

Gotta love this hobby lol.
I hear this. and an autograph of some high school kid who is still in 12th grade and hasnt played in college or the pros sells more than an Eddie Murray RC, its nuts dude
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Well I think Mickey Mantle and Honus Wagner have something to say about that .

Congrats on the nice pull.
Well, I can obviously see why those cards go for so much haha, but with the market flooded with GU, autos, patches, booklets, etc etc, it's just mind-blowing how much these prints can go for. 1K is like a weeks worth of work for some people.
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Well, I can obviously see why those cards go for so much haha, but with the market flooded with GU, autos, patches, booklets, etc etc, it's just mind-blowing how much these prints can go for. 1K is like a weeks worth of work for some people.
1k is a couple weeks work for some people.
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Not trying to burst your bubble bro...but thats 150-200 maybe lil more but definatly not 1k..still sweet hit
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1k is a couple weeks work for some people.
Three weeks...?
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Not trying to burst your bubble bro...but thats 150-200 maybe lil more but definatly not 1k..still sweet hit
you should do research before posting
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Ryan Zimmerman 2013 Topps Heritage Washington Senators SSP Variation RARE | eBay
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sweet pull!
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Not trying to burst your bubble bro...but thats 150-200 maybe lil more but definatly not 1k..still sweet hit
Donny, you are out of your element!
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