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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap, Week 29, 2014

It’s been an intense week of breaks. We started off the week with some special All-Star Game Triple Threads Special Breaks with giveaways and some fantastic hits. One of those hits was really appropriate for the All-Star Game. We’ve also completed our last batch of 2014 Heroes of Sport – Pre-War. A truly intriguing product with some incredible vintage cards and items. We also got a Beckett Submission back with some fantastic grades. And the newly released and extremely short-printed 2013-14 Panini Spectra Basketball gave us some really beautiful hits. So do not miss this weekly hit recap. Enjoy!

First out we got some football cards for you all. Two cards of the same player, the same parallel and the same amazing grade! 2014 Leaf Valiant – Derek Carr times two, gold parallel autos times two and BGS 10/10 grades times two! Wow! We also got one of the most wanted hits from 2012 Panini National Treasures. Russell Wilson – Rookie Signature Materials Gold! Fantastic!
2014 Leaf Valiant - Derek Carr & Derek Carr - Dual Gold Autos - BGS 10/10 2012 Panini National Treasures - Russell Wislon - Rookie Signature Materials Gold

We also had the fortune of getting our hands on three cases of the newly released and limited 2013-14 Panini Spectra. One of the many low numbered hits from those cases was this beautiful looking Kris Bryant – Patch Gold 10/10. The mixers have been really popular the last couple of weeks and the reason why is kinda obvious. Especially when we get hits like this one: 2013 Topps Museum Collection – Roberto Clemente, Framed Oversized Canvas Collection Boxloader!
2013-14 Panini Spectra - Kris Bryant - Patch Gold 10/10 2013 Topps Museum Collection - Roberto Clemente - Framed Oversized Canvas Collection Boxloader

From the earlier mentioned beckett Submission we also had a great card with an even better grade. How about a 2014 Panini Prizm – Jose Abreu, Prizms Rookie Auto – BGS 10/10! We also had another awesome boxloader redemption this past week in 2013 Bowman Sterling: Clint Frazier, Austin Meadows, Hunter Renfroe, Billy McKinney. Phil Ervin & Aaron Judge – Oversized Autographed Boxloader!
2014 Panini Prizm - Jose Abreu - Prizms Rookie Auto - BGS 10/10 2013 Bowman Sterling - Clint Frazier, Austin Meadows, Hunter Renfroe, Billy McKinney. Phil Ervin & Aaron Judge - Oversized Autographed Boxloader

Lets move on to one of our mostly opened products. 2013 Topps Triple Threads. Just look at the insanity below! Two booklets! First a Cal Ripken Jr – Letter Booklet 1/3 and then, during the All-Star Game, we pulled this sickness: Gio Gonzalez – All-Star Patches Trifold Booklet 1/1. Insane!
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Cal Ripken Jr - Letter Booklet 1/3 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Gio Gonzalez - All-Star Patches Trifold Booklet 1/1

Did I just say we had two booklets from Triple Threads? I mean’t to say three! but first we got a clean, beautiful and just stunning Yoenis Cespedes – White Whale Patch Auto 1/1! The third booklet was a real jawdropper. Just like the Gio All-Star Patches Booklet. Just look at it! Peewee Reese & Duke Snider – Dual Cut Auto Bat Relic Booklet 1/1! What?! Fantastic!
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Yoenis Cespedes - White Whale Patch Auto 1/1 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Peewee Reese & Duke Snider - Dual Cut Auto Bat Relic Booklet 1/1

The last item in this glorious Hit Recap fro week 29 came to us in a case of 2014 Heroes of Sport – Pre-War. Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Dual Signed Baseball! You heard me. Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Dual Signed Baseball!
2014 Heroes of Sport Pre-War - Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Dual Signed Baseball

What an intense and crazy week of breaks. Fantastic work all around from you guys. This was truly a week to remember for a long, long time. Don’t miss out on the upcoming week of breaks. We have many more hits to come so make sure you don’t miss anything. Go to the Group Break Store for more information on available and upcoming breaks.

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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap, 2014 Topps Tier One Release and More – June 4-6, 2014

How about rounding off the week with a fantastic Hit Recap from the 2014 Topps Tier One release night? With eight cases opened we found ourselves in a heap of hits. Booklets, Batknobs, 1/1’s and a bunch of fantastic acetate autos, also known as Tier One Autographs. And since we missed out on giving you hit recaps from June the 4th & 5th, lets throw in a couple of those aswell.

Let us start out with another awesome Oversized Boxloader Auto from 2013-14 Panini Court Kings. Here we have a real beauty with a Kyrie Irving signature.
2013-14 Panini Court Kings - Kyrie Irving - Oversized Boxloader Auto #/25

On MLB First Year Draft Night we had a bunch of nice baseball breaks in which we found this nice redemption. From 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects: Austin Meadows – Orange Refractor Auto Redemption. We’ve also passed our #100 Case Break of 2013 Topps Triple Threads and have already gotten to #101. In that break we found this insane All-Star Laundry Tag Booklet of Asdrubal Cabrera. Numbered 1/1 of course.
2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects - Austin Meadows - Orange Refractor Auto 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Asdrubal Cabrera - All-Star Laundry Tag Booklet 1/1

Time for some 2014 Topps Tier One hits! We started out the night with a goal of opening up five cases. We ended up cracking eight! And boy did we get rewarded for that effort. Just look at all of these fantastic looking hits!

Bob Gibson – Oversized Clear Reprint Autograph | Josh Hamilton – Autographed Prodigious Patches Platinum Parallel.
2014 Topps Tier One - Bob Gibson - Oversized Clear Reprint Autograph 2014 Topps Tier One - Josh Hamilton - Autographed Prodigious Patches Platinum Parallel

Jose Abreu – New Guard Autograph – 351/399 | Greg Maddux – Tier One Autograph 15/25.
2014 Topps Tier One - Jose Abreu - New Guard Autograph - 351/399 2014 Topps Tier One - Greg Maddux - Tier One Autograph 15/25

Ernie Banks – Tier One Autographs #/99 | Ozzie Smith – Tier One Autograph 44/99.
2014 Topps Tier One - Ernie Banks - Tier One Autographs #/99 2014 Topps Tier One - Ozzie Smith - Tier One Autograph 44/99

David Ortiz & Dustin Pedroia – Dual Auto Relic Booklet 6/10 | Greg Maddux – Dual Patch Auto #/25.
2014 Topps Tier One - David Ortiz & Dustin Pedroia - Dual Auto Relic Booklet 6/10 2014 Topps Tier One - Greg Maddux - Dual Patch Auto #/25

Ken Griffey Jr – Tier One Autograph – 18/30 | Mariano Rivera – Tier One Autograph – 55/69.
2014 Topps Tier One - Ken Griffey Jr - Tier One Autograph - 18/30 2014 Topps Tier One - Mariano Rivera - Tier One Autograph - 55/69

Johnny Cueto – Acclaimed Autographs 1/1 | Ivan Rodriguez – Acclaimed Autographs 1/1.
2014 Topps Tier One - Johnny Cueto - Acclaimed Autographs 1/1 2014 Topps Tier One - Ivan Rodriguez - Acclaimed Autographs 1/1

Todd Frazier – New Guard Autograph 1/1 | Luis Gonzalez – Batknob 1/1.
2014 Topps Tier One - Todd Frazier - New Guard Autograph 1/1 2014 Topps Tier One - Luis Gonzalez - Batknob 1/1

In case you missed it. That last one was a batknob! How awesome is that?! What a great way to end a week filled with breaking events. 2013 Topps Triple Threads #100 Special, MLB First Year Draft Special and release night of 2014 Topps Tier One. Make sure you check the Group Break Store regularly for next weeks breaks. And make sure you grab a spot in time so that you don’t miss out on all the excitement, fun and hits!

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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap, 2013 Topps Triple Threads Case Break #100 Special – June 3rd, 2014

We made it! We friggin’ made it! 100 Case Breaks of 2013 Topps Triple Threads Baseball! That’s just insane! How did we celebrate it? Well by opening three Master Cases of, you guessed it, Triple Threads! Some of the hits we got out of these three cases were just crazy. And imagine, 216 TTT hits in total, all in one night!

Let us start this Hit Recap out kinda easy. Ah, heck with it. Let’s just roll around in all the insane hits already!

Yoenis Cespedes – Future Phenoms Auto Relic Silver/Black Parallel – #/25 | Shelby Miller – Auto Triple Jersey/Patch Relic Sapphire Parallel 2/3.
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Yoenis Cespedes - Future Phenoms Auto Relic - #/25 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Shelby Miller - Auto Triple Jersey/Patch Relic Sapphire Parallel 2/3

C.J. Wilson – Auto Triple Jersey/Patch Relic Ruby Parallel 1/1 | Tim Hudson – White Whale Auto Jersey/Patch Relic 1/1.
2013 Topps Triple Threads - C.J. Wilson - Auto Triple Jersey/Patch Relic Ruby Parallel 1/1 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Tim Hudson - White Whale Auto Jersey/Patch Relic 1/1

Nolan Ryan, Yu Darvish, Jurickson Profar – Auto Relic Emerald Parallel Redemption | Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Yu Darvish – Auto Relic Combo Redemption.
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Nolan Ryan, Yu Darvish, Jurickson Profar - Auto Relic Emerald Parallel Redemption 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Yu Darvish - Auto Relic Combo Redemption

Mike Trout – Auto Jersey Relic 14/18 | Bob Gibson – Legends Relic Sapphire Parallel 1/3.
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Mike Trout - Auto Jersey Relic 14/18 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Bob Gibson - Legends Relic Sapphire Parallel 1/3

Chipper Jones – All-Star Patches 1/9 | Sandy Koufax – Auto Triple Bat Relic Sapphire Parallel 2/3.
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Chipper Jones - All-Star Patches 1/9 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Sandy Koufax - Auto Triple Bat Relic Sapphire Parallel 2/3

This last one might actually blow your sox off! It’s a Dual Patch Bat Barrel Booklet. Yes, it’s a Dual Patch Bat Barrel Booklet 1/1! It’s Greg Maddux – Dual Patch Bat Barrel Booklet 1/1! Stupendous!
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Greg Maddux - Dual Patch Bat Barrel Booklet 1/1

That’s it folks! An utterly insane recap of 2013 Topps Triple Threads hits from our #100 Case Break Special! Thank you all for making this a fantastic night of breaks and a TTT night to remember!

Check out the Group Break Store for upcoming breaks were you can purchase slots for breaks and maybe get insane hits aswell.

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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap – May 15th & 16th, 2014

This is truly a hit recap to remember. During Thursday the 15th of May we experienced a power outage which occurred during the 2012 & 2013 Panini National Treasures Dual Case Break. Something that made us force to postpone the rest of the Dual Case Break and the rest of the nights breaks until Friday the 16th of May. Let’s just say it like this, good things are worth waiting for.

Little did we know that we had a monster lurking in the power outage darkness. But before the power went out on thursday we had the fortune of seeing Mr. Yasiel Puig pop out from 2013 Topps Triple Threads. This time in the form of a #/9 parallel with a nice looking centerpiece patch just below his somewhat familiar auto. Lets jump past the Dual Case Break monster and skip ahead to another sweet baseball hit that had been forced to move to friday instead of thursday. From 2014 Bowman Baseball: Victor Roache – Purple Ice Refractor Auto #/10!
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Yasiel Puig -Triple Relic Auto 6/9 2014 Bowman Baseball - Victor Roache - Purple Ice Auto #/10

Hold on, don’t peek! We still have a pair of sweet hits to show before revealing what lurked in the dark. The next hit we bring you is from 2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup. A fantastic looking Quad Relic Auto Booklet of Jussi Rynnas. Next to it we have our second Oversized Box Topper Auto ever from 2013-14 Panini Court Kings. This one of legendary Larry Bird!
2012-13 Upper Deck The Cup -Jussi Rynnas Quad Patch Auto Booklet 2013-14 Panini Court Kings - Larry Bird - Oversized Box Topper Auto

Here it is, the monster that lurked in the dark and almost tried to hide from us. A 2012 Panini National Treasures – Andrew Luck, Laundry Tag Rookie Auto 1/10! Absolutely fantastic looking card!
2012 Panini National Treasures - Andrew Luck - Laundry Tag Rookie Auto 1/10

What a hit to wait for! Totally worth the wait and suspense. Hold on once again. We aren’t done for the week. Tomorrow we actually got something fantastic up for breaking. How about 2014 Heroes of Sport Baseball Chapter 2! It’s finally here! And since it’s here, why wait with the carnage? Let’s open up these badboys at 11 AM Pacific Time, Saturday the 17th! If you haven’t had a chance to pick up a spot already, head straight to the Group Break Store and get one!