Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Once a Cub Loot

A while back Matt at Once a Cub hosted a 2012 Topps Series 2 Box Break I which I happily participated. I was able to grab the Yankees and the Tigers. In addition, Matt threw in some cool extras, which were very much appreciated !! I will keep the series 2 overview short, as I guess everybody has seen plenty of those in recent months, and jump quickly to the extras. Here we go!

First up a cool Verlander card, one of the new A Cut Above insert series which I think look pretty neat.


Career Day was also present, here's Mickey ! Not a big fan of these inserts to be honest.


The new Mound Dominance inserts I do like, here's a nice Nolan Ryan !

In addition to the above I received a pile of Topps 2012 Series 2 so if anyone is in need of any series 2 let me know ! So let's have a look at the extras that came in through a semi-trade !

Matt recently showed off two cool cards on his blog and I showed interest in them. Matt was great and set them aside for me. A cool Archives Rizzuto auto card and a GQ 2012 Pettitte relic !


Matt also send me a few "gold" 2012 Archives, I had never seen those and didn't realize there was a "gold" variation so this was a cool surprise !!


There was also some light in the package !


Let's end with my favourite Yankees pitcher, Mariano Rivera. A numbered blue variation of the 2011 Topps Opening Day set !

Thanks Matt for a nice box break and the awesome extras !!!

6 comments:

  1. Glad they made the trip safely!

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  2. Night Owl was collecting those Stadium Lights cards. They are some nice night game shots.

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  3. that gold parallel looks green to me

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  4. That Rizzuto autograph is awesome! Always great to add a Hall of Fame autograph to your collection!

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