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    2016 Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball hobby Box for review


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    First and foremost, I'd like to thank our sponsors at Topps for providing us with this box.

    This product has a feel of the old cigarette packs from where baseball cards originated. It has brought an aspect of today's technology with booklets and parallels galore. Talk about a fun product to open, as you're guaranteed 4 hits per box, with those consisting of two relics and 2 autographs. The fun only starts there as there are so many ways to go for set collectors.

    With the base set consisting of 350 cards and 50 of them being short prints, there's a challenge to put the set together. Then add the challenge of getting the base card image variations and the challenge gets harder. Topping that off, the minis have the same challenge, as well, which could provide a very challenging master set to put together for any collector.

    Moving onto the relics and autographs, you have a paradise of sweet looking options that will leave thrill seekers looking for their next box to open. The artwork and design of the cards are just awesome in my opinion. With all the various options from bat barrels, mini autographs, booklets, ancient era remnants, laces around the league, mini patch booklets, and the list goes on and on.

    This product is awesome in my opinion but some collectors might say it has too much going on. I disagree that the old feel of this product with the value of outstanding hits is worth grabbing a box and seeing for yourself.

    Current Retail Price (online): $90 - $113 a box

    Product Configuration:
    10 cards per pack
    24 packs per box
    2 Autograph Cards
    2 Relic Cards
    1 Mini Card Box (10 Cards)

    Here the various parallel that can be pulled:
    Frame Blue not numbered
    Frame Purple (#'ed to 250)
    Frame Green (#'ed to 99)
    Black Frame (1of1)
    Printing Plates (1of1)

    Mini parallels
    Purple (#'ed 250)
    Gold (#'ed to 50)
    Red (#'ed to5)
    Leather (1 of 1)
    Clear (1 of 1)

    Autographs
    Green (#'ed to 99)
    Gold (#''ed to 50)
    Red (#'ed to 5)
    Black (1 of 1)
    Mini Autographs
    (#'ed to 25)
    Black ( 1 of 1)

    Autographed Relics
    Base version (#'ed to 50)
    Red (#'ed to 5)
    Black (1 of 1)

    Mini Auto Patch Book Cards
    Base version (#'ed to 20)
    Black (1 of 1)

    Basic Relics & Mini Relics include game-used jersey and bat pieces
    Gold (#'ed to 50)
    Red (#'ed to 5)
    Black Button 1 of 1)

    Jumbo Patch Relics
    Base (#'ed to 10)
    Black (1 of 1)

    Inserts
    Printing Plates (1 of 1)

    and many more.!

    What we pulled:
    Relics - (2)


    Autographs - (2)


    Base


    Inserts:
    Walk Off Winners - (4)

    Power Alley - (6)

    Glove Stories - (4)

    Purple Framed Base - (1)

    Mini's - (14)

    Mini's - 3 purple and 3 MVP's








    FINAL THOUGHTS
    Base - 5/5
    Design - 5/5
    Fun - 5/5
    Value -4.5/5
    Rebuy - 4.5/5
    Overall 24/25 (96%)

    No Purchase Necessary (NPN) and stated odds per pack

    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.

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    Did this product always have 2 game used and 2 autographs a box? If not then they improved it.

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    Did this product always have 2 game used and 2 autographs a box? If not then they improved it.

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    That last few years has always had the 4 hits 2autos 2 relics etc. Not sure if the initial release did!

    Don

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