Friday, September 9, 2016

Box Breaks: 2015 WWE Topps Heritage Hobby Box

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Sold some stuff on Ebay last week and had some Paypal to use to buy some boxes. I wanted Free Shipping so added this to my cart. Figured at $35 wouldn't be too bad of a break. Here's the results

NWO Tribute
Miss Elizabeth
Bret Hart
Big Bubba Rogers
Scott Hall

Black Border Parallel
Booker T
Papa Shango
Paige
Doink

Silver Border Parallel
Finn Balor

WWE 2K16
Stone Cold Steve Austin (Cards 1 and 8 though both have the same exact picture)
Daniel Bryan
Wade Barrett
Paige
Paul Heyman


Shirt Relic

Jimmy Uso


Printing Plate

Sheamus Cyan Printing Plate #1/1

Overall Thoughts: Well...I just haven't had good luck with Wrestling products. This is my 3rd box and none of the pulls have been that great. Luckily this was a low price gamble so I'm not too upset. I like the 1985 Topps Baseball design used. There are 3 inserts that you get 1 per pack (wasn't gonna list them all because you get 72 cards of them) the Then & Now set, which has a pic of a WWE Superstar in their early days and current, Rookie Of The Year (I like this insert set) which starting from 1983 picks a standout "rookie" for the WWE that year, and NXT Callups, which just seems like an Alumni set for wrestlers who started in NXT. The only other inserts besides the Parallels are the NWO Tribute set. Again, I wish there were harder to find different inserts, only the parallels can be tough, but I've come to accept that's how WWE Topps Products work. I did pull a Finn Balor Silver Parallel (silvers are 1 per box) so not a bad guy to pull as the first ever WWE Universal Champion. My hits were bla, a Sheamus 1/1 Printing Plate (3rd ever 1/1 pull but two of them have been printing plates) and Jimmy Uso Relic card. Don't like that the Printing Plate counts as a "hit/relic", but oh well. All in all, fun at the very least. Here's pics of some of the cards!

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Look at the base card design, borrowed from 1985 Topps Baseball 

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Black Border Parallel 

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Rookie Of The Year Insert Set

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NXT Called Up Insert Set

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Then And Now Insert Set

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NWO Tribute Set

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2K16 Insert Set

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Finn Balor Silver Parallel

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Jimmy Uso Shirt Relic

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Front of Sheamus Printing Plate #1/1

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Back of Printing Plate


Top 5 Pulls of 2016
#1- 2016 Topps Tribute Superfractor Autograph Alex Gordon (#1/1)
#2- 2015-16 Panini Prizms Rookie Signatures Silver Prizms Kristaps Porzingis (#25/25)
#3- 2016 Topps Tribute Milestone Relic Game Used Ball Kris Bryant (#5/10)
#4-2016 Donruss Signature Marks Gold Terry Bradshaw (#1/5)
    #5-15-16 Limited Gold Spotlight Dual Signatures Kristaps Porzingis/Jerian   Grant   (#8/10)


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