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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:25:19 PM
I used to do it so much more I'd get like 9-10 boxes a year plus go to shows and what not trying to get more cards.

Now I just get Auto Photos and Mini Helmets mainly
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:25:54 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by powerade:

Manram and I used to go "pack feeling" 

There is skill and way to feel the packs at places like Target and Walmart that let you touch the packs. Feel for jerseys and such.

I pulled a sweet card once with Jim Thome and Jim Schmidt double sided with pieces of their bats. Didn't sell it right away and then Thome was traded from the Phillies. . I imagine now its useless.


But now they put the cardboard in there. And to get the more valuable cards...you gotta go to a shop to get those brands.

And look to trade that card once he reaches the hall of fame. Nothing is better than a hot topic. Either death or hall of fame gets a guy in the news.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:27:30 PM
Last weekend when i was doing payments for the league i gave the info to my wife so she could send the check out for me. Thought it was weird how i havent head back so i said to her Saturday man this guy still hasnt got his check and she looks and says to me " o garbage im sorry dont be mad at me ". Ill tell ya. So now i just have to grab a stamp to send it out. You guys need to get paypal. Err had his the second the season ended.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:27:45 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by PennStateMan077:

Powerade,

its always a crap shoot..

I guess that whats makes it so much fun. If you hit a monster you can make 3x on your money on just one card.

My Cam Newton alone is worth 120.. The Gabbert is worth 50.

for the 3 boxes total i paid 115 + 10 to ship. 

haha yeah, we pulled Jersey cards all the time but for every Kobe-Lebron we got we would get like 4 Luke Waltons.

We always said why in the world are they even making a Luke Walton jersey card hahaha

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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:28:27 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by PennStateMan077:

in 5th grade I made the deal of a lifetime.

traded a pokemon card to a kid for a Tim Duncan Signed serial rookie /25 I believe.

I felt so bad a few days later I gave the kid like 15-20 more cards to try and make up for it.

The duncan was worth like 150 at the time

Pokemon. Ahhhh...the good ole' days. I "grew up" in that era and then it turned to Yugioh when I was in 5th/6th grade. 
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:29:10 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Sparky10191:


But now they put the cardboard in there. And to get the more valuable cards...you gotta go to a shop to get those brands.

And look to trade that card once he reaches the hall of fame. Nothing is better than a hot topic. Either death or hall of fame gets a guy in the news.

They had them in when we did it. They make it harder and we would get fooled sometimes but it's still doable.

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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:29:50 PM
Ebay is great for boxes. Can get some stellar Deals.

Going to Sports Shows works great too.

I'm going to this one http://mab-celebrity.com/c-1978-return-to-glory.aspx

My Dad's First Cousin is Rocky Colavito so we're going up to see him. 
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:30:16 PM
garbage i remember being at the card store and a guy came in a bought a box and it was no ordinary box. It was a "hot box". I guess sometimes the companies make these boxes and you never know where they are. Every single pack had MULTIPLE game used jerseys and autos. Was crazy to watch.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:33:47 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by powerade:

haha yeah, we pulled Jersey cards all the time but for every Kobe-Lebron we got we would get like 4 Luke Waltons.

We always said why in the world are they even making a Luke Walton jersey card hahaha


hell ya man it would piss you off when u buy a box that guarneteed 5 autos.. and the first 4 packs had garbage guys 
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:34:01 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by ManRam24:

garbage i remember being at the card store and a guy came in a bought a box and it was no ordinary box. It was a "hot box". I guess sometimes the companies make these boxes and you never know where they are. Every single pack had MULTIPLE game used jerseys and autos. Was crazy to watch.

Yea...I've seen them. $50 a pack for the one I saw because that set had a LeBron James rookie autograph out of 5. If you get it...that's a few grand. But that's if you get it.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:34:28 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by ManRam24:

garbage i remember being at the card store and a guy came in a bought a box and it was no ordinary box. It was a "hot box". I guess sometimes the companies make these boxes and you never know where they are. Every single pack had MULTIPLE game used jerseys and autos. Was crazy to watch.

those are ridic priced... but you have like 75% shot to make double your money easily
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:34:36 PM
You guys are making me want to bust out my collection and sell my garbage. Haven't looked through my cards in years.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:36:01 PM
my prized possession from all the garbage i have

is my Ted Williams Auto photo.. Certified and all.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:37:18 PM
Thanks for giving my Josh Smith, philly. Preciate it. 
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:37:28 PM
Sparky:

every few months I go find a box of cards from the storage room and i take whatever I think is valuable and throw em on ebay
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:41:06 PM
Best cards i ever pulled.

Micky Mantle piece of jersey out of SPX. Yellow tint to the jersey with a pin stripe in it. Ted Williams piece of Korean War jersey out of Topps Heritage. I had tons more but those were the ones that stuck out. 


This is the Ted Williams card but has Whitey Ford on it. Couldnt find Ted Williams

http://www.kaboodle.com/robz07/robz-cardz/2001-topps-heritage-time-capsule-whitey-ford-korean-war-uniform


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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:41:41 PM
ManRam,

that is sick
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:42:20 PM
No no you guys dont understand. This was a NORMALLY priced box. Something we were buying out of for $10 a pack. Guaranteed 1 jersey per box. This guy had MULTIPLE PER PACK.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:42:32 PM
I mainly bought the 3 presspass..

i figured Id have 15 shots at an AJGreen or Dalton Auto/Jersey Card.

Plan failed big time as i barely got any of either guy
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quote#670
Posted: 1/9/2012 9:44:00 PM

PSM -this card is a 10/10, 2004 Playoff Honors Tandem bat and Jersey card. Schmidt/Thome

I'm searching online for one but no lukc yet, think this still has value?

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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:44:47 PM
ill get you the value right now 
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:45:18 PM
Watched my buddy pull a Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett game used jersey/auto card. Got $500 on the spot for it. 
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:46:43 PM
http://www.beckett.com/baseball/2004/playoff-honors-tandem-material-combo/40-mschmidtjthome10-4791945

is this the card
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:46:44 PM
There are only 10 of those cards so what are the chances one of those other 9 people posted it on the internet. Kind of crazy if you think about it. Jim lets hit up the card shack this weekend.
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Posted: 1/9/2012 9:47:06 PM
ManRam,

thats sick.. I hope someone gives me a good deal for that Newton
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