|03-16-2013, 10:34 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Napa, CA
My Afternoon at the LCS
Hi guys. I stopped by the LCS today and bought various boxes of Football and Basketball. Here's the summary (hits only):
So the place didn't have any new new product, so I decided to start cheap, with a box of Panini's entry level stuff.
12-13 Panini BK (1 box) -
RC Auto: Kendall Marshall, Darius Morris Redemption
POY: LeBron James
Kobe Anthology Jersey (of 24): 50
The autos were poor, but got the case hit insert in the LeBron and a rare Kobe jersey from the Anthology packs. Moving right along...
12 Playoff Contenders FB (1 box) -
Playoff Ticket (of 99): Darius Heyward-Bey
RC Ticket Auto: Trumaine Johnson, Rishard Matthews, Bobby Rainey, Russell Wilson Redemption
RC Ticket Variation: Nick Foles Variation
I pulled the Foles in the first pack, so I assumed the box was dead. Was a nice surprise to pull the Wilson, but a question for you all: Is the "Variation" the on-card while the regular rookie ticket is sticker?
12-13 Panini Elite BK (1 box) -
RC (of 599): Jeff Taylor, Tristan Thompson
Aspirations Die-Cut (of 75): Al Jefferson
Back to the Future Jersey: Antawn Jamison
Prime Numbers Gold (of 24): Elvin Hayes
Rookie Inscriptions Auto: Kenneth Faried. Donatas Motiejunas, Jan Vesely
The Elite box was just so-so. Faried is a nice player, but the card sells for only $15 or so. Donatae is OK, but Vesely is horrible.
12-13 Panini Absolute Memorabilia BK (1 box) -
RC Auto (of 399): Quincy Acy, Malcolm Lee, Darius Morris, Dion Waiters Redemption
Gold Spectrum (of 25): Daniel Gibson
Pulled another all rookie box with a Kyrie redemption, but Dion is no Kyrie. Pretty disappointing, as the other 3 rookies are of the less than $5 ilk.
12 Panini Prime Signatures FB (5 box case) -
Box 1: RPS Jumbo Patch (of 25): A.J. Jenkins
Box 2: RPS: Kendall Wright Redemption
Box 3: RC Auto (of 99): Morris Claiborne
Box 4: RC Auto (of 199): Travis Benjamin
Box 5: Auto (of 15): John Elway
Really good sealed mini-case of this product. I was looking for an on-card RC auto of someone I like, but I feel the Jenkins and Wrights are case hits. The Claiborne was decent and the Elway seems the hit of the day. I went to a second card shop and bought the following 3 packs:
12-13 Panini Absolute BK (2 packs) -
Pack 1: RC Auto (of 399): DeAndre Liggins
Pack 2: Marks of Fame Auto (of 1000): Bill Walton
12 Fleer Retro FB (1 pack) -
Pack 1: PMG Red (of 100): George Rogers
The Absolute was pretty bad as the Walton is a sell (big sticker). Meanwhile, not a fan of Rogers, and not sure how the common PMG's sell for.
Altogether I spent about $900. It was fun, and although I think I did above average, I think I will be able to recoup only $500 or thereabouts. Will put these cards up on eBay in the next 2 months or so. Nothing is for trade or sale right now. Thanks for the look.
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|03-16-2013, 10:39 AM||#2 (permalink)|
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Join Date: Jan 2009
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Thanks for posting. Absolute IMO is crap this year. Way too many autos of rookie scrubs. That Elway sounds sweet.
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|04-17-2013, 08:25 AM||#6 (permalink)|
Join Date: Mar 2013
let me know if theres anything i could trade for the Travis Benjamin....
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|04-17-2013, 11:01 AM||#7 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2012
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