09182009, 09:33 PM  #1 (permalink) 
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2009 Topps Tribute
Submit payments to pskell02@yahoo.com. Please mark as goods and include your board name in the notes section.
Release is set for 11/11 as of right now. Breakdown 48 hits (GU or Auto @ 6 per/box) 1 base (8 Boxes) 2 parallel/insert (24 per/slot @ 4 boxes per/slot) Total of 51 slots @ $38. View Checklist View Sell Sheet Info Configuration: 6 packs per box. 5 cards per pack. Topps Tribute returns bringing the great names of baseball's future, present and past to today's collector on the most striking technology in the industry. Topps Tribute makes a triumphant return to the Topps Baseball lineup with 3 Autographed Relic AND 3 Relic Cards Numbered to 99 or Less Per Box! PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS  3 Autographed Relic Cards Per Box  3 Relic Cards Per Box  6 Parallel Cards Numbered to 199 or less Per Box  Hobby Exclusive  1 Autographed Relic or Relic Card Per Pack! PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Insertion rates are based on estimated production levels, which may vary from the actual insertion rates to be published on product packaging. BASE CARDS  100 Subjects  3 per pack Topps pays homage to the 100 best rookie, veteran, and legendary baseball stars on hobbypopular "Tribute" technology.  Rookies (3 subjects)  Veterans (14 subjects)  Retired Legends (83 subjects) REFRACTOR PARALLEL CARDS  900 card variations  3 PER BOX/1 PER PACK The 100 base cards subjects are Refracted and numbered.  Red (100 subjects)  Numbered 1/1  Framed Printing Plates (100 subjects/400 cards)  Numbered 1/1  Gold (100 subjects)  Numbered to 50  Black (100 subjects)  Numbered to 99  Blue (100 subjects)  Numbered to 199 AUTOGRAPHED RELIC CARDS  375 card variations  3 PER BOX /1 IN EVERY OTHER PACK  Variation Cards (47 subjects)  Fortyseven players from the base set on autograph relic variation cards, numbered to 99.  Variation Cards Dual (15 subjects)  Fifteen players from the base set with their signature and 2 relics, numbered to 99.  Variation Cards Triple (5 subjects)  5 outstanding subjects appear with an autograph and 3 relics, numbered to 99. *Variation Refractor Parallel Cards Red w/ Patch Piece (67 subjects)  Numbered 1/1 and featuring a patch piece Gold (67 subjects)  Numbered to 25 Black (67 subjects)  Numbered to 50 Blue (67 subjects)  Numbered to 75  Franchise Tributes Dual (10 cards/20 subjects)  These book cards spotlight 2 teammates with 2 autographs and 2 relic pieces from each player and are numbered to 25.  Franchise Tributes Quad (5 Cards/20 subjects)  Popular book cards, featuring 4 players representing the same team franchise, highlighted with 4 autographs and 4 relic pieces and numbered to 25. *Franchise Tributes Parallel (15 Cards/20 subjects)  Topps Franchise Tributes Dual and Quad cards are paralleled in Red Numbered 1/1 versions.  Cut Above the Rest (10 subjects)  Cut Signatures  Ten 1/1 cards with an actual signature from a MLB® Legend. RELIC CARDS  365 card variations  3 PER BOX /1 IN EVERY OTHER PACK  Variation Cards (47 subjects)  Fortyseven players from the base set on relic variation cards, numbered to 99.  Variation Cards Dual (15 subjects)  Fifteen players from the base set with 2 relics, numbered to 99.  Variation Cards Triple (5 subjects)  5 notable subjects appear with 3 relics, numbered to 99. *Variation Refractor Parallel Cards  All Relic variation cards are available in the following Refracted and Numbered parallels: Red w/ Patch Piece (67 subjects)  Numbered 1/1 and featuring a patch piece Gold (67 subjects)  Numbered to 25 Black (67 subjects)  Numbered to 50 Blue (67 subjects)  Numbered to 75  Jumbo Dual (10 cards/20 subjects)  Top players from the same franchise are presented on 10 book cards distinguished with 2 relic pieces and numbered to 25.  Quads (5 Cards/20 subjects)  Four players with four relics on these numbered to 25 book cards. *Jumbo and Quads Parallel (15 Cards/20 subjects)  Jumbo Dual and Quad cards are paralleled in Red Numbered 1/1 versions. Case (51/51) bigsmoot2  4 (Paid $152) guru  8 (Paid $304) Vintage Collector  4 (Paid $152) caltek3  2 (Paid $76) kelleys1  2 (Paid $76) bubbyande  1 (Paid $38) Straw44  2 (Paid $76) gregsta  1 (Paid $38) lexus2903  2 (Paid $76) Canucksfan1812  1 (Paid $38) joestyl  2 (Paid $76) dholt30  1 (Paid $38) wyomedia  4 (Paid $152) FINS4LIFE  1 (Paid $38) GardnerMotors  2 (Paid $76) babootsna  2 (Paid $76) papajim  2 (Paid $76) Petey2424  4 (Paid $152) bamaman 35670  2 (Paid $76) edmovieman  2 (Paid $76) pduce  2 (Paid $76) Waiting list/Case 2 (51/51) pduce  4 (Paid $152) lexus2903  2 (Paid $76) RSNARIZONA  3 (Paid $114) revil41  2 (Paid $76) signal_fifty  4 (Paid $152) mitchell goosen  3 (Paid $114) legacyny99  2 (Paid $76) jortiz1012  4 (Paid $152) mgugs46  4 (Paid $152) 112862raymond  2 (Paid $76) justinj31  2 (Paid $76) 12bizzles  2 (Paid $76) FINS4LIFE  2 (Paid $76) Straw44  1 (Paid $38) Ricx  3 (Paid $114) Vintage Collector  4 (Paid $152) papajim  2 (Paid $76) thebear29  5 (Paid $190) Case 1
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09242009, 11:47 PM  #8 (permalink) 
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After doing alot of cheaper Group Breaks (these things are addictive), I have decided to cash in all my chips and spend a little more.
Please put me down for (drumroll please).........3 Not sure where will get the money but should be able to save up by November. 
09252009, 03:57 AM  #11 (permalink) 
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please help..........never done a group break.........
I understand the 48 slots for the GU or auto's (6 per box multiply by 8 box case) but the base and inserts/parallel making up 3 of the 51 slots? If you hit the base or insert slot of the group break what and how many do you receive? Thanks.
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Currently interested in the following highend TED WILLIAMS cards: patches, multirelics, and oversized relics. Also, interested in the following highend GREG MADDUX cards: autos, patches and auto/patches. 
09252009, 09:27 AM  #14 (permalink)  
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The insert/parallel slot will get 4 boxes worth of them. They are 6 per box, so each of those 2 slots will get 24 cards /199 or less. So in the end, these 3 slots may turn out to be very good if we can hit some low numbered parallels and/or complete the base set.
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09252009, 05:07 PM  #15 (permalink)  
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09252009, 06:44 PM  #19 (permalink) 
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Sometimes base sets are even more valuable than some of the hits...I remember I was one of the person that got a base set from Patrick's 09 Topps Finest Baseball GB. At first I was really bummed out...but I sold the base set for $45 which paid for both of my slots from that break!

09252009, 06:47 PM  #20 (permalink)  
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09252009, 07:01 PM  #21 (permalink) 
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that's very true...hey I might move to the States in the future...I'm have permanent residentship of the U.S.took me so long to get accepted...and I'm not even using it....
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09252009, 10:30 PM  #25 (permalink)  
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Deadline is going to be 11/1. That gives me a couple days to play with if we need to find an emergency slot pickup.
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