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Some things should never be slabbed

Earlier this year I was on a quest to acquire a relic card of one of the hobby’s biggest names: Honus Wagner. During my search I found a relic of Wagner at a fairly decent price, but it maybe because the card was in a Beckett Grading slab, and was stuck with an 8.5 label. 189 more words

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Wrestling cards are bringing the joy back to collecting

So here’s the deal, I’ve been a card collector since I was 7 years old. Baseball has always been my focus, but I’ve ventured into other sports over the years, including professional wrestling. 795 more words

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'16 Stadium Club & '15 Prism box breaks


I won a gift certificate from Blowout Cards earlier this year and it’d been sitting in my account for months.  I decided to use it last week and just a few days ago the boxes arrived. 220 more words

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Two packs of WWE Undisputed 2016

I’ve caught the wrestling bug again in the last few years and along with my enjoyment of sports (entertainment) comes a love for related cardboard. In 2015 I bought a box through an online breaker of Topps’ first “high-end” wrestling product. 231 more words

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2016 Stadium Club Clayton Kershaw is my new favorite card

Being a card collector, new cards releases of my favorite players always bring joy into my life.  Roger Clemens will forever be my favorite player, but Clayton Kershaw is my second favorite. 185 more words

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New Elite Series inserts added; want list updated

As you may or may not know, I’ve been chasing the old school Elite Series baseball inserts.  You know, the ones from the 1990s that helped spark the insert craze. 76 more words

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What's in that box? "Basketball Floor Box" edition

By now if you’re a frequent visitor of the sports card aisle at Target you’ve seen these not-so-fancy looking repack boxes distributed by Fairfield. The boxes show you a piece of wood and boast that the lumber is a piece of game-used floor from the 2011 NBA All-Star Game. 531 more words

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