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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap – March 27th, 2014

Tonight we had a special kind of night. Case breaks of all four major sports, Baseball, Football, Basketball and Hockey, plus a case of Iconic Heroes! We had some really sweet hits from all of the breaks but not every hit could qualify for the recap, unfortunately. The line-up for the night contained 2013 Bowman Chrome Mini Set, 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects, 2013 Bowman Inception, 2012-13 Panini Prime, 2013-14 Panini Court Kings, 2013 Panini National Treasures and 2014 Heroes of Sport Iconic Heroes Chapter 1.

We started off the night with a rampage of 2013 Bowman products, for the baseball portion, and in one of those cases we got this beautiful Clint Frazier Blue Parallel w/ Auto #/99 from Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects. A couple of breaks later we switched it up to Basketball and the new 2013-14 Panini Court Kings where we saw a bunch of great looking stuff with this sweet Michael Carter-Williams Auto as one of the many highlights:
2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects - Clint Frazier #/99 2013-14 Panini Court Kings - Michael Carter-Williams Auto

Just after our first Bowman break we snugged in a case break of 2014 Heroes of Sport – Iconic Heroes Chapter 1 and got these two really magnificent items. Cy Young Signed Envelope Dated February 11TH, 1947 along with Red Hot Chili Peppers Group Signed Drum Head!
2014 Heroes of Sport - Iconic Heroes Chapter 1 - Cy Young Signed Letter Dated February 11TH, 1947 2014 Heroes of Sport - Iconic Heroes Chapter 1 - Red Hot Chili Peppers Group Signed Drum Head

For hockey we had selected 2012-13 Panini Prime, a choice that rewarded us in a grand scale. These two hits are just the tip of the iceberg. They are both Prime Colors Patches, John Tavares 3/21 and Ryan Malone 7/8. Just look at that lightning bolt!
2012-13 Panini Prime - John Tavares - Prime Colors Patch 3/21 2012-13 Panini Prime - Ryan Malone - Prime Colors Patch 7/8

The night had to be rounded off in some way, and what better way than with a case of the brand new 2013 Panini National Treasures. Booklets, RPA’s and other great stuff aside, this was one of the fancier hits from that case. Roger “Captain Comeback” Staubach – Notable Nicknames 5/10:
2013 Panini National Treasures - Roger Staubach - Notable Nicknames 5/10

An awesome night that covered all of the four major sports, and some iconic heroes, came to an end with the anticipation of friday nights 2014 Topps Museum Collection Baseball case breaks. Make sure you get your team for tomorrows baseball extravaganza of the brand new release from Topps. Visit the Group Break Store for more details and purchasing.

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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap – March 21st, 2014

The night started out with a great Beckett Submission Reveal were we had no less than four pristine 10/10’s! The whole submission had a bunch of 9.5/10 and 9.5’s aswell and gave us a great start to a fantastic night of case breaks.

First of all, check these two bad boys out from the BGS reveal. 2013 Bowman Sterling – Byron Buxton, Autograph and 2013 Panini Prizm – Ryan Tannehill, Prizms Autograph 6/99:
2013 Bowman Sterling - Byron Buxton - BGS 10/10 2013 Panini Prizm - Ryan Tannehill - BGS 10/10

We also got these two beauties back from Beckett. 2013 Select – Zac Stacy, Prizm Autograph 70/499 and 2014 Topps Tribute – Clayton Kershaw, Pink Autograph 9/45:
2013 Select - Zac Stacy - BGS 10/10 2014 Topps Tribute - Clayton Kershaw - BGS 10/10

So the stage was set after the BGS reveal, the night continued with tons of awesome hits. 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects had Black Wave pack, Blue Wave pack, Orange and Purple Ice along with a sweet redemption of Clint Frazier & Austin Meadows Dual Draftee Auto. We also got one of our best cases of 2013 Bowman Inception which contained more than ten redemptions, one of them, Yasiel Puig Blue Parallel Autograph. The same case of inception also contained a beautiful Byron Buxton Gold Signature 2/5 aswell as a Miguel Sano Bowman Black 11/25:
2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects - Clint Frazier & Austin Meadows - Inception-HotCase-Puig-Buxt

Lets head over to the 2013 Topps Triple Threads section for the night. First out we got two sweet football hits, Andre Ellington – Rookie Triple Relic Auto 1/1 and a Cordarrelle Patterson Hand Stamp Autograph Redemption:
2013-Topps-Triple-Threads-A 2013-TTT-Cordarelle-Patters

For the baseball section of 2013 Topps Triple Threads we got this really pretty Manny Machado White Whale 1/1 with sweet patches. In between all the sweet baseball and football hits there strolled in a different type of ballplayer. 2013 Topps Five Star – Pelé Autograph 17/75:
2013-TTT-Manny-Machado-WW 2013-Five-Star-Pele

With four case breaks of 2014 Heroes of Sport Iconic Heroes Chapter 1, we were bound to get some really awesome stuff. In one of the cases we got a Hot Box! Our second one overall and it was themed Black History. The most noticable hit was without a doubt this fantastic Martin Luther King Jr rare & beautiful signed vintage sheet inscribed “Best Wishes” with a PSA/DNA Gem Mint 10 grade on it:
2014 Heroes of Sport Iconic Heroes - Hot Box Hot-Box-MLK

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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap – March 20th, 2014

Once again Cardsmiths Breaks delivers a quick snap summary of thursday nights box breaks. But before the box break hits were released upon us, we just had to tear into two cases of 2014 Heroes of Sport Iconic Heroes Chapter 1. And they sure did deliver some sweet hits. Just look at these two,  Salvador Dali Signed Postcard and Jimmy Hoffa cut signature:

2014-Heroes-of-Sport-Iconic-Heroes-Chapter-1-Salvador-Dali 2014-Heroes-of-Sports-Iconic-Heroes-Chapter-1-Jimmy-Hoffa-Cut-Signature

With 18 box breaks there is alot of sweet hits to choose from. One of the products that truly showed up with some big hits was 2013 Topps Supreme with Andy Dalton – Letter Patch 1/1 and Eric Dickerson – Auto 4/5. Just look at them:

2013 Topps Supreme -  Andy Dalton - Letter Patch 1 of 1 2013 Topps Supreme - Eric Dickerson - Auto 4 of 5

We also pulled one of our sweetest hits out of 2013 Bowman Inception in the Dylan Bundy/Wil Myers/Jurickson Profar Triple Auto Patch, this far. Next to it we got a sick Patch Auto Booklet #/50 of Nick Toon from 2012 National Treasures!

2013 Bowman Inception - Dylan Bundy/Wil Myers/Jurickson Profar - Triple Auto Patch 2012 National Treasures - Nick Toon - Patch Auto Booklet 49/50

At the end of the night the box breaks had been heating up. This sweet 2012 Five Star Football Emmitt Smith & DeMarco Murray – Superstar Combos Auto Redemption, had a hard time getting into the recap. Especially when this beast showed up as the last card of the night! 2012 Panini National Treasures – Andrew Luck RPA 83/99!

2012 Five Star - Emmitt Smith & DeMarco Murray - Superstar Combos Auto 2012 Panini National Treasures - Andrew Luck - RPA 83/99

What a way to end a marvelous night of Heroes and box breaks! Make sure to check in tomorrow for more sweet hits and don’t forget to grab a slot in tomorrows case breaks for a chance at a 2014 Panini Black Box!

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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap – March 14th, 2014

Check out some of the awesome hits from March 14th’s case breaks!

First out we have the mysterious and highly sought after 2013 Topps Triple Threads Singular Swatch Redemption (only ten of them in the entire product) alongside a sweet 2013 Topps Supreme Geno Smith Autographed Red Parallel 1/1.

2013 Topps Triple Threads - Singular Swatch - Only Ten In Product 2013 Topps Supreme - Geno Smith - Red Autograph - 1/1

In the same case of 2013 Topps Supreme we also got these two awesome hits. Cordarrelle Patterson Quad Patches Autograph 1/5 and EJ Manuel & Marquise Goodwin Dual Patch Autographed Booklet 6/15.

2013 Topps Supreme - Cordarrelle Patterson - Quad Patches Auto - 1/5 2013 Topps Supreme - EJ Manuel & Marquise Goodwin - Dual Patch Autograph Booklet - 6/15

And how about these sweet hits? Another one from the previously mentioned 2013 Topps Supreme case, Geno Smith & Curtis Martin Dual Autograph 6/20, and an infectious Teddy Bridgewater 1/1 from 2014 Leaf Metal Draft.

2013 Topps Supreme - Geno Smith & Curtis Martin - 6/20 2014 Leaf Metal Draft - Teddy Bridgewater - 1/1

We got alot of sweet hits from 2013 Topps Five Star but we chose these two fabulous cards. Tom Glavine Quotables Autograph #/10 with the inscription “95 WS MVP” alongside Mike Trout Silver Signatures Red Parallel 9/20.

2013 Topps Five Star - Tom - Glavine - Quotable Autographs - '95 WS MVP - #/10 2013 Topps Five Star - Mike Trout - Silver Signatures Red - 9/20

Finally we got a sweet box topper from the brand new 2014 Topps Heritage, Jarrod Parker 1965 Giant Baseball Players Box Loader 12/25, and the hit that pretty much opened up this crazy night of hits, 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Reese McGuire Red Wave 16/25.

2014 Topps Heritage - Jarrod Parker - 1965 Giant Baseball Players Box Loader - 12/25 2013 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects - Reese McGuire - Red Wave - 16/25

Thanks for watching and stay tuned for more group breaks and more hit recaps of beautiful baseball cards, football cards and more!

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2013 Topps Tier One Baseball Case 1-5 Hit Recaps!

Here are all the hits from the first five cases of 2013 Topps Tier One Baseball.  We had the Hunter Pence bat knob 1/1, two Mike Trout autographs, including the dual with Rickey Henderson, Nolan Ryan patch auto, two Ryan Braun autographs, and Yu Darvish auto redemption, and more!  The pictures are in order from case 1 to 5 from autographs to relics in each case.