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    2012 Press Pass FanFare

    2012 Press Pass FanFare

    Per Box Items:

    8 packs per box
    5 cards per pack
    4 autographs per box
    4 memorabilia cards per box

    Press Pass sell sheet

    The standard sized base set cards have a color picture of the driver. The picture is framed in gold foil embossed with the driver's name and set name. A grey bottom border has the logo the the series the driver races in. (ie, Sprint, Nationwide or Camping world) The card backs have a color picture of the driver's car. The card backs also list moderate career highlights.

    What I pulled:
    44 unique cards
    16 base set cards = 16/100 = 16% of the base set
    8 Power Rankings inserts (one per pack)
    8 die-cut parallels (one per pack)
    3 Showtime inserts
    1 HOF insert
    4 memorabilia cards
    4 autograph cards

    Base card front and back:



    The inserts:
    (not all scanned)
    8 Die-cut parallels
    Power Rankings 1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15
    Showtime 1, 5, 9
    1 Class of 2012


    The Hits:
    Trevor Bayne dual relic 3-color patch #/50
    Marc Martin relic #/99
    Michael McDowell 3-color tire relic #/125
    Timothy Peters 3-color tire relic #/250
    Clint Bowyer auto #/150
    Peter Kligerman auto #/299
    Joey Coulter auto auto #/299
    Michael Waltrip auto #/10




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    2012 Press Pass Fan Fare left me with mixed feelings. The base set design looks good, but maybe not quite as good as a high end product should look? The drivers are listed in alphabetical order in the series that they drive in so sorting should be easy. 2012 Fan Fare is quite comprehensive and through with representing top drivers form the Sprint, Nationwide and Camping World series'. As one would expect with a high end product, the hits are where it is at! The overall design of the hits is good, but again I felt like there could have been more. Larger swatches, flashier graphics? One thing that I do not like to see in a high end product with a limited number of cards per box is the numbers of inserts and parallels. 16 base set cards and 20 inserts and parallels? For my money I would much rather have had an additional 10 base set cards. Buy the singles you want, you will be further ahead. One last thing to mention, several of the cards had chipping and denting along the top edge of the gold foil.

    The Bottom Line:
    Even with the awesome hits, I give 2012 Press Pass Fan Fare a shop around rating. Not a set product for set collectors as you will have an expensive time completing the base set. The inserts sets will be fun to chase. If you buy a box trade your Dale Jr.cards to me!

    The Final Score:

    Final Ratings (Out of 10):
    Base set collect-ability: 2/10
    Big-hit Hunter: 9/10
    Prospector Hunter: NA
    Value: 7/10
    Overall Quality: 8/10

    Overall: 32/50 (64% = D)
    The biggest drawback being that set collectors will need multiple boxes for a complete set.

    Press Pass sent me this box to review for Full Spectrum Baseball. As always I am offering base and insert cards to members here for a SASE.

    Thanks to Press Pass for making this review possible!
    Last edited by Taliasen; 09-29-2012 at 04:08 PM.
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  2. #2
    Any Jamie McMurrays?
    I collect Jamie McMurray. I do not deal outside of the USA. I do not do Paypal, I only send cash. I only receive cash or money orders. Only ship in bubble mailers unless I have permission to send in a PWE.

  3. #3
    Howdy, guess that Jr is yours so ill ask for any Gordons & any Danicas i can acquire
    Thanks
    Howdy, I coll. Jeff Gordon, Dale Jr, Danica & Walter Payton, Peace from Jupiter !!

    If you're going to bring up ebay, dont bother responding

    I collect cards with a US flag on them or US flag themed, cards in my PC of drivers & players that I don't collect will have a flag somewhere on it

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  4. #4
    Quote Originally Posted by Pmurdick25 View Post
    Any Jamie McMurrays?
    Nope sorry

    Quote Originally Posted by TyrantsASupremeBeing View Post
    Howdy, guess that Jr is yours so ill ask for any Gordons & any Danicas i can acquire
    Thanks
    1 Gordon for a SASE
    Rickey Henderson stats. 1753/5479 = 32% 158 GU, 4 Auto
    Sean Casey stats. 1068/2633 = 41% 119 GU, 52 AutoHidden Content

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    OK, Thanks, post it please
    Howdy, I coll. Jeff Gordon, Dale Jr, Danica & Walter Payton, Peace from Jupiter !!

    If you're going to bring up ebay, dont bother responding

    I collect cards with a US flag on them or US flag themed, cards in my PC of drivers & players that I don't collect will have a flag somewhere on it

    My Space Coll., Spiderman & Wolverines, & My Creations can be seen here:



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    Quote Originally Posted by TyrantsASupremeBeing View Post
    OK, Thanks, post it please
    Posted
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    Sean Casey stats. 1068/2633 = 41% 119 GU, 52 AutoHidden Content

  7. #7
    Did you get any Elliott Sadler?
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  8. #8
    just an average box-nice review
    Carl Edwards Supercollector!!!
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