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Thread: 2008-09 Topps Signature
01-21-2013, 08:15 PM #1
2008-09 Topps Signature
Had an Amazon gift card, so got a box of Topps Signature.
Going in, I knew that I was at least getting one of their "Group A" signatures, so there was about an 80% chance I was getting something super-sweet...I wouldn't have been so stoked with a Vince Carter, Brandon Roy, or OJ Mayo...but a chance at a Bill Russell, Shaq, or Larry Bird? Count me in.
It was heavy on vet & retired player autos, which I love
So, eight packs, eight autos (any marks are from scanner), and the parallels are pretty sweet. Got 6 red and two black auto facsimiles (highlights were a Bill Russell black and the Westbrook red RC below), a few rookies, and the below spoils:
Derrick Rose RC #1608/2325:
Russell Westbrook RC red parallel #446/869:
Jo Jo White #408/989
Maurice Lucas #510/999
Nick Young #4030/6225
Reggie Theus #446/940
Ricky Pierce #670/999
Spencer Hawes #756/999
My Group A auto was a home run, except that I hit two Group A autos! I was stoked with the first, but the second was huge.
Dwyane Wade #223/649
Jerry West #619/649
01-21-2013, 09:09 PM #2
Great pulls! This set was widely panned when it came out, but it sure seems a lot better now compared to Panini's overindulgent rookie autograph releases these days.Collecting Acie Law, Adam Morrison, Anthony Tolliver, Antoine Walker, and OKC Thunder (logo/name/uni somewhere on card; no Durant, please) - have lists: Hidden Content ; Hidden Content ; and Hidden Content
Current Cavs players welcome, too
Also collecting NBA UNI ONLY versions of Atomic Refractors, Essential Credentials, Legacies, Star Rubies
BKB sets working on: 95-96 SP Holoviews; 00-01 Fleer Futures; 12-13 Prizm Downtown Bound Silver Prizms
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01-21-2013, 10:44 PM #6
Excellent break, Wade/West Autos plus Rose and Westbrook RCs! I think the 2 RCs are better than my entire box when I broke this stuff!
-BenCollecting LeBron James base, inserts, parallels, and GU!
Also: Irving, Love, Thompson, Ilgauskas, Gibson, Varejao, and all Autos in Cavs uni (in that order).
Also interested in Nowitzki Patch/GU/Low #d and anything in an Ohio State Uniform
01-21-2013, 10:47 PM #7
CMB or PM me PLEASE on the Jerry West!
01-22-2013, 12:47 AM #8
Nice break! /6225 Auto made me laugh hahaha
01-22-2013, 12:49 AM #9
I miss these breaks! Congrats on the two A group signatures.Andrew Nicholson collector
Stolen cards: Hidden Content
01-22-2013, 10:16 AM #10