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Enigma
07-05-2012, 06:47 PM
First and foremost, I'd like to thank our sponsors at Topps (http://www.topps.com)for providing us with this box.

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5 packs per box
5 cards per pack
Current Retail Price (online): $149.99 - $199.99

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Chrome Refractor Rookie Autographs
Featuring up to 40 of the most collectible rookies from the 2012 NFL Draft Class on Chrome Refractor technology with ON-CARD signatures.
- Red Parallel featuring red ink autographs, limited to 15 - HOBBY ONLY

Dual Autographs
Featuring up to 15 different cards with 2 autographs from a combination of NFL veteran and rookie subjects. Seq #'d to 25
- Gold Parallel. Seq #'d to 5 - HOBBY ONLY

Triple Autographs
Featuring up to 10 different cards with 3 autographs from a combination of NFL veteran and rookie subjects. Seq #'d to 25
- Gold Parallel. Seq #'d to 5 - HOBBY ONLY


AUTOGRAPHED RELIC CARDS
Inside The Numbers Autographed Relics: Featuring up to 20 NFL Veteran stars with an authentic relic swatch.

Inside The Numbers Autographed Patch: A parallel featuring an authentic patch swatch. Seq #'d to 10 HOBBY ONLY

Inside The Numbers Autographed JUMBO Relic: Featuring up to 30 NFL Veteran stars with an authentic jumbo relic swatch. Seq #'d to 5 HOBBY ONLY

Inside The Numbers Autographed JUMBO Patch: A parallel featuring an authentic jumbo patch swatch. #'d 1 of 1 HOBBY ONLY


INSERTS

Inside The Numbers
40 NFL veterans, featuring playmaking action photography, commemorating their achievements on the field.

Combine Competition
(15 different cards) Features combinations of the best QBs/RBs/WRs/TEs/Defensive players from the 2012 NFL Draft Class and the past.


BASE CARDS
(200 subjects) Featuring 100 of the most collectible rookies and 100 of the best superstar veterans.


ROOKIE CARD PARALLELS
- Silver Parallel #'d to 99
- Green Parallel #'d to 25
- Red Parallel #'d 1 of 1 HOBBY ONLY
- Printing Plates #'d 1 of 1 HOBBY ONLY


AUTOGRAPHS
Rookie Autographs
Featuring up to 60 of the most talented 2012 NFL Draft Picks on beautifully designed 32-pt cards! HOBBY ONLY
- Red Parallel featuring red ink SIGNATURES, limited to 15 HOBBY ONLY

Inside The Numbers Autographs
Featuring up to 30 NFL Veteran superstars.

WHAT WE PULLED

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mpEYaeDNS0

Base - 8/100
Rookies - 6/100

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Inside The Numbers (1)
Combine Combos (1)

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Nick Foles Autograph

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Janoris Jenkins Autograph

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Juron Criner Autograph

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Bowman Chrome Chris Givens Rookie Autograph (on card)

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Bowman Chrome Lamar Miller Rookie Autograph (on card)

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FINAL THOUGHTS


Base - 4/5
Design - 3/5
Fun - 4.5/5
Value - 2.5/5
Rebuy - 2.5/5

Overall - 16.5/25 (66%)

Pros:
Five hits per box/1 per pack
Bowman Chrome cards use on card signatures

Cons:
No serial numbered/parallels in many boxes
Use of sticker autos on Bowman cards while Bowman Chrome is on card
Rookies in non-descript uniforms look awful
Way overpriced

NPN Information:

NPN 2012 Bowman Football
PO Box 785
Pittston, PA 18640

Limit 1 per household

Postmarked: 8/29/12
Received: 9/4/12

Canada Skills: 4 + 3 x 11 - 6 = ?

Once again, I'd like to thank our wonderful sponsors at Topps for giving us the opportunity to open and review this release. For more information on all of their products, visit them today at www.topps.com.

Base and inserts are available as always. Please view the video to see all of the cards that were pulled. PM me with the card or cards you are interested in. For the first 48 hours of the posting of this review, only VIPs can make card requests.

Aknot
07-27-2012, 11:57 AM
This set appears to be atrocious (in looks).

I picked up a Ugly Jacory Harris Auto for $5 at a local show. I think the seller should have paid me to take it off his hands.... :D