Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Topps 206 Box Break

Already a few months ago I had the opportunity to open a box of Topps 206. I didn't really know Topps 206 so for me this was a first. I scored some nice cards for my player collections and I will add the "hits" of the break to my Trade Bait List, so if you have any interest let me know !

First up, some base cards, Sabathia and Verlander. The base cards look oke overall but not a huge fan I must admit.


The set also contains multiple colour variations like these multiple Mantles, they look the same but they are not.

Here you can see the colour difference a bit better....

Lincecum was also present and here you see an example of one of the red, thicker, variation cards.



The box also contained minis !! I always like minis !!! Some of the minis are numbered and some are just a "simple" mini. They look oke-ish but they didn't blow me away like some of the A&G and GQ ones sometimes do.


The "hit" of the box was a framed mini Oakland Athletics autograph card of Vin Mazzaro, currently playing for the Kansas City Royals (although I admit, I had to look that one up !).

That's it, I now have plenty of Topps 206 for trade so if you are looking for any just let me know !

5 comments:

  1. I never cared for 206 either so I wasn't heart broken when Topps decided to replace it w/ Gypsy Queen.

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  2. I never knew Mantle was so colorful.

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  3. honestly don't care much for the 206s. don't turn any Phillies down, mind you, but they just don't do much for me...

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  4. t206 seem a little bland to me but thats just me

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