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Cardsmiths Group Breaks Hit Recap – April 3rd, 2014

Another awesome hit-packed night of breaks came to an end on the third day of april. With eight cases there was most certainly going to be alot of sweet looking hits. Especially when the cases were from such fantastic products as 2014 Heroes of Sport – Iconic Heroes Chapter 1, 2013 Topps Chrome, 2013 Topps Finest, 2013-14 Panini Court Kings, 2013-14 Panini Totally Certified, 2013 Topps Triple Threads and 2013 Panini National Treasures. Let’s get cooking!

But first we just got to show these fantastic grades we got back from the BGS Submission. Both of these two were graded 9.5/10 and both were from 2013 Topps Museum Collection Baseball: Andrew Luck – Dual Relic Auto 7/25 and Joe Montana – Framed Autograph Silver #/20:
Beckett Grading Submission Reveal - 2013 Topps Museum Collection - Andrew Luck - Auto Dual Patch - BGS 9.5/10 Beckett Grading Submission Reveal - 2013 Topps Museum Collection - Joe Montana - Framed Auto - BGS 9.5/10

Another fantastic looking card we got back from BGS with a 9.5/10 grade was this 2014 Leaf Metal Draft – Johnny Manziel, State Pride Autograph Red Parallel #/5. Next to it we have a sweet looking RPA Gold Parallel of Jurickson Profar numbered 28/50 that we pulled from 2013 Topps Finest during the nights breaks:
Beckett Grading Submission Reveal - Johnny Manziel - State Pride Auto - 9.5/10 2013 Topps Finest - Jurickson Profar - Auto Patch Gold Parallel 28/50

2013 Panini National Treasures is hot right now. Just look at these sweet hits we pulled. First we have a Tavon Austin – RPA Gold Parallel 28/49 and next to it we got the Keenan Allen – NFL Gear Triple Patch w/ Nike Swoosh and Laundry Tags, and yes, it’s a 1/1!
2013 Panini National Treasures - Tavon Austin - RPA - 28/49 2013 Panini National Treasures - Keenan Allen - NFL Gear Triple Patch - Swoosh & Laundry Tags 1/1

Last, but certainly not least, we got to these two 1/1’s from the same case of 2013 Topps Triple Threads. Just to make it clear, we had two more 1/1’s in the exact same case! They just didn’t make the cut in this awesome hit recap. Enough rambling, here you go. Mike Napoli – All-Star Laundry Tag Booklet and, wait for it, Sandy Koufax, Hank Aaron, Stan Musial, Ken Griffey Jr, Cal Ripken Jr & Nolan Ryan – Auto Relic Double Combo Ruby Parallel! Read that again! Wow!
2013 Topps Triple Threads - Mike Napoli - All-Star Laundry Tag Booklet 1/1 2013 Topps Triple Threads - Sandy Koufaz, Hank Aaron, Stan Musial, Ken Griffey Jr, Cal Ripken Jr & Nolan Ryan - Auto Relic Double Combo Ruby Parallel 1/1 - Redemption

This night sure was a crazy one. An insane amount of fantastic hits, awesome grades from Beckett and the week is far from over! Tomorrow we got a calendar just slammed with case breaks. 2014 Press Pass Total Memorabilia Racing, 2013 Bowman Sterling Baseball “OWS”, 2013 Bowman Chrome Mini Set Baseball “OWS”, 2013 Bowman Inception Baseball “OWS”, 2013 Topps Five Star Baseball and maybe even another half case of 2014 Topps Museum Collection Baseball. And who knows? Maybe even another case of 2013 Panini National Treasures! There will also be another case of 2014 Heroes of Sport – Iconic Heroes Chapter 1 posted on the site early friday that will break if it’s filled. If it fills, we might have the time to do a second one aswell. You know the drill by now, go to the Group Break Store for more information and to purchase slots. Don’t miss out on Cardsmiths Breaks Fantastic Fridays!

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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 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!