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10-02-2012, 09:50 AM #1
To panini with love i beg you for an answer
Dear Panini :
As many member's in this great Forum Know I have been working religiously to put together the complete Panini Private signings set , and to date I have almost 300 different autographs from the set And My dream which I am so close to accomplish is to finish this great (correction the Greatest auto set ever known to Man) . but hold On lets go back to the part that says so Close ... yes not there but so close, and the reason I say that , is the two cards that I have been on the search for , the two cards that i have not seen in over a year , The Daniel Alfredson (DA1) and the Steve Ott (SO) . there has been only one copy of each ever seen by me or anyone else , when the two cards first hit eBay hours after 2010-11 pinnacle was released I was Outbid on booth but did not bother to bid higher and start a bidding war , I said to my self no big deal I will get the next one , but guess what BIG MISTAKE, big ??? now that is an understatement for sure HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGE mistake , what i did not know at the time is that i will not see another one of either cards ever again , but wait maybe I am looking in the wrong places , Am I ???? lets see ,
1- I have checked on eBay daily for over a year 3 or 4 time a day active and completed listings.
2- I have searched in every sports cards selling and trading websites like SCF daily for over a year.
3- I have used every web Search Engine known to man Kind daily for over a year.
4- I have visited every Online store and sports card shop to date over 250 places.
5- I have been to every sports card and Memorabilia show locally (Windsor,Ontario) and Provincially and even Internationally Gibraltar Trade Center over 30 shows , Chicago Expo , Toronto Expo ( 4 Times ) and many other Shows as far as 800 miles away
6- I have Paid a guy ( in Alcohol and lots of Food ) to filter the web and be notified if the word private Signings Or Pinnacle comes in the same Sentence as any of the two players names . should have left Pinnacle alone because it resulted in 1000's of notifications .
7- and the saddest thing I have done is I was Parked for hours next to the Panini booth at the expo while people were cracking case after Case after Case of Pinnacle so they would get the Promotional Packs , hoping that one of them would pull one of the two cards so I would make him an offer he can't refuse in Cash or trade , almost every private signings card was Pulled that day multiple times but not the Alfredson or the Ott .
Now please I have Run out of Idea's for places and ways to look , is there only one copy of each signed ?? if that is the case please tell me so i would stop looking , looking for them is costing me so much time and Effort and of course lots of Gas ,and traveling Expenses . or is there more than one but somehow they are still sitting in unopened boxes and case of pinnacle , I have even asked for one unsigned copy of each card just to fill the Gap in my set and maybe one day I will meet the two players and have them sign the cards personally
Please Panini I have been a big fan of your company since the very first day you came out ,cracking cases of your products , please , I am Begging you to help me find thew or at least the truth about the two cards , look at my Private signings progress in my Photo Bucket , it is a shame that this work of art will not be complete .
Firas ( potvinzcat)
10-02-2012, 11:05 AM #2
10-02-2012, 12:07 PM #3
10-02-2012, 01:02 PM #4
I thought that I have a passion, but you have a mission!
I had to say that you deserve answer to your question at least. It's fantastic set, hope you can put it to the bed someday.
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10-02-2012, 01:31 PM #5
I'll see what I can find out. Many of these were packed out before I started here, but I'll look into it.
10-02-2012, 02:12 PM #6
10-02-2012, 02:15 PM #7
Here is the information I found.
Both the Ott and the Alfredsson were packed out in 2011-12 Pinnacle hockey. They are SSP (25 or less). As you know, there is a LOT of unopened Pinnacle on the market in the form of hobby boxes, retail boxes and blasters. Hopefully someone pulls one for you.
10-02-2012, 05:33 PM #8
Thank you very much Chris I really Appreciate the help as much as I am sad to know that there is only 25 or less out there but at the same time I am so happy to know that there is hope of finding one of them one day ( hopefully soon ) thanks again for taking the time to answer my question
10-02-2012, 05:54 PM #9
10-03-2012, 12:29 AM #10
There was this one in August? Is this what you were looking for?
I'll look like crazy for you at the expo in November!