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View Poll Results: Which Gretzky to keep?
2013-14 Trilogy Retro Puck Auto #/13 20 25.97%
2011-12 Ultimate Col 1997 Legends Auto 57 74.03%
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My last 2 Upper Deck purchases have been very kind. Having never pulled a Great One auto in 8 years, I now pull 2 in consecutive boxes.

What say the masses of BO... if you had to choose... I am trying to decide which one to keep.

Choice A:
Pros: low # /13
Cons: Kings Uni


Choice B:
Cons: no #, but still a SP
Pros: Oilers Uni
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's a toughie. The only thing that keeps me from saying the Kings Gretzky hands down is the logo they used on the puck because he never wore the purple and gold.
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That's a toughie. The only thing that keeps me from saying the Kings Gretzky hands down is the logo they used on the puck because he never wore the purple and gold.
Ahh.. see I didn't even think of that.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Not even a question in my mind, keep the Legends. Oilers, nice bold sig that won't smear/smudge/fade like the Trilogy puck autos.

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Old 07-30-2013, 01:56 AM   #5 (permalink)
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B all day !!

From a well known set ... He is in Oilers uni ... And is worth more than the trilogy puck
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:29 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Wow, congrats on the amazing pulls. I'm with everyone else, keep the UD Legends AUTO. That set design becomes more and more legendary every year thanks to the 1997 UD Legends Football set (what does the Walter Payton sell for these days?). As far as modern set designs are concerned across all sports, the 1997 UD legends AUTO design is becoming the 1952 Topps baseball design of modern cards (with respect to 2003-04 Exquisite Basketball Rookie patches design).

Nice dilemma to have there.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:08 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Oilers uni over Kings every single day for me.
Easy choice IMO!
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Dean was never produced - some of the cards made it out of the back door and were signed and PSA/DNA authenticated like this one was.

Not really a part of the set but if a purist wanted it to complete the set then that is what they go for.

Keep the Legends Gretzky - not even close
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Not a fan of the puck autos. The pen used made the auto too thick in my opinion. If go with the other.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Not even close. Legends all the way!
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Oilers. Much nicer auto.
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i would keepthe puck auto its much better looking.
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i would keepthe puck auto its much better looking.
Sell the puck auto to Mortuus and keep the Oilers - problem solved!
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Gretzky will NEVER be thought of or remembered as an LA King, keep the Edmonton Auto and sell the other!
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Gretzky will NEVER be thought of or remembered as an LA King, keep the Edmonton Auto and sell the other!
blah that hurts for me he should have stayed in the kings as the king he was.
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Gretzky will NEVER be thought of or remembered as an LA King, keep the Edmonton Auto and sell the other!
Okay, I made my vote. So after 50 votes, and at a clear 4 to 1 ratio, it looks like the 1997 Legends is the clear winner and the one I was leaning towards, and besides the wife actually likes it better....

...maybe I will hold out for one with him in a St. Louis Blues Uni
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for some reason i really like those puck autographs.
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Okay, I made my vote. So after 50 votes, and at a clear 4 to 1 ratio, it looks like the 1997 Legends is the clear winner and the one I was leaning towards, and besides the wife actually likes it better....

...maybe I will hold out for one with him in a St. Louis Blues Uni
Your wife is a very wise woman!! Great choice that's a beautiful Auto of the Great One
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Is there anything out there the Great One signed in a Blues uni?
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Is there anything out there the Great One signed in a Blues uni?
Not sure, it was kind of a joke because the other post said that no one will remember him as a King.

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Your wife is a very wise woman!! Great choice that's a beautiful Auto of the Great One
Yeah, my wife doesn't really like my collecting, she just thinks it takes up space, when I pulled the Legends Auto, I told her what it can roughly sell for, and that I would like to have a Gretzky auto in my collection she actually said "keep it". I was shocked.
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I would keep the Oilers auto. Old school and very clean auto.

The gold auto is bunched up and kinda unattractive. Don't get me wrong, I'd love it, but if I had to choose, I like the Legends.
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just not a fan of the retro kings logo
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Is there anything out there the Great One signed in a Blues uni?
only a few actual cards has been produed in blues.
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I'd keep the Oilers one. That Kings logo is fugly.
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