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Old 09-19-2011, 05:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 5 horrors of war boxes- JFK

So I decided to buy 2 boxes of these last month, I got them in last week and I wasn't particularly thrilled, especially since a week later I had ordered an additional 3. I got those 3 in today...and I pulled the best card I have ever got- a JFK cut auto. Here's a list of all I pulled-

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JFK
Martin B. Mckneally
James Van Fleet
Vincent Rieger
John Gorton

Base cards-
Kim Phuc
Mountbatten
Burning oil fields
Iwo Jima
Bataan death march
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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JACKPOT!!! Sweet auto
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd say you did OK

Very nice HIT...congrats!!!!!
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Wow congrats!
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Old 09-19-2011, 06:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Nice congrats
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Old 09-19-2011, 08:08 PM   #6 (permalink)
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What's the first number on your base cards, xx/40?
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Old 09-19-2011, 08:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks guys.

They are all 6/40
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WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWW!! Sick hit!
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I have a few 06/40, those are from Blowout right? I guess I just missed!
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um...While that is a SICK hit...am I that only one that thinks that doesn't look like any of the other JFK signature I have seen? I could be wrong, I don't know alot about JFK signatures, I just thought it looks like a scribble.







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It looks like a presidential signature from a letter I found on RR auctions that sold for 1600. in july this year! GREAT PULL
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Wow -- fantastic hit - way to go!!
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um...While that is a SICK hit...am I that only one that thinks that doesn't look like any of the other JFK signature I have seen?
It looks a lot like the last one you showed...
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nice job with the cards
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um...While that is a SICK hit...am I that only one that thinks that doesn't look like any of the other JFK signature I have seen? I could be wrong, I don't know alot about JFK signatures, I just thought it looks like a scribble.







Does wheeler know about Sportkings JFK card?
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Does wheeler know about Sportkings JFK card?
You mean one of these?
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This is one way to get you to show off some of your Best sportkings.
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fantastic pull ... congrats
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great pull sick killer
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Just curious... what do some of the history/war buffs (or anyone else for that matter) think of the other autos? The Mckneally and Rieger were the first 2 I got, and I couldn't find much on either-

Rieger, I understand was an ace- Vincent A. RIEGER Obituary: View Vincent RIEGER's Obituary by Denver Post

Mckneally- cant find much about his war career, I guess he was a republican member of of the US house of representatives- Martin B. McKneally - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Gorton- a former Australian Prime Minister, and a member of the Aussie air force in WW2, suffered facial injuries during his time there-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gorton

James Van Fleet- The auto itself interests me, dated D-day from Utah beach, normandy, and he was a very highly decorated general in a string of wars, also a florida gators football coach, and lived to be 100- James Van Fleet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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just curious who authenticated the signatures for these cards?
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:16 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I posted all the autos on ebay (except the JFK, hes sitting in my safe deposit box ha)
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