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Old 10-05-2009, 10:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default "Best" Playoff Product long term?

I'm not a fan off Playoff-Donruss-Leaf stuff as it all looks the same to me, but I did enjoy Absolute. As far as rookie cards, which product has the most potential long term? I do like all the patch and material cards in Absolute, but it doesn't look like they hold their value. Are the simple Contenders auto cards the best product long term?
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Old 10-06-2009, 12:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Contenders hold their value better than every product that playoff puts out, except National Treasures. National Treasures is their best product.
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Old 10-06-2009, 12:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd definately have to say Contenders is the best long term value holder for Panini/Donruss/Leaf...all those products. Sometimes even better than National Treasures in my opinion, but only because NT has further to flux as it has a higher overall value.

I'd basically consider Contenders to be Panini's version of SP Authentic...just without the patches. Those two are staples of release every year...and always tend to hold a high value.

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Old 10-06-2009, 08:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Here's my two cents. The only reason NT is valued higher is because it costs more. I mean, you've got to spend like $200+- for a box so you're guaranteed something nice. As for Contenders, $5-$6 pack, 4-5 hits per box and way better resale for what you put in.
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National Treasures or Contenders. That is it.
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Contenders holds the best, perhaps NT but thats only been out for a couple years.

The only sets that anyone really cares about 5 years out: SPA, Contenders, Topps Chrome, Bowman Chrome
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