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2 box Five Star Break - cmccart8 - 11-14-2012 09:06 PM

I got 4 cases in my shop, sold one case and broke two boxes. The case I sold was pretty bad, probably a 4 out of 10. This was my first box...

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I was going to stop there but opted for one more a few hours later. The first box had some pretty rough cards as far as edges and corners. The second box was a lot better condition wise.

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Having seen these and the other case, and after messaging with Chris today and then seeing all those cases he broke on youtube I would say that 1:5 boxes or so is REALLY good and the rest are a little disappointing. If you hit one of the good ones like my second one they are worth it. The product info WAS a little misleading though...a lot of semi stars and higher numbered stuff that they never mentioned.


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - jdberia - 11-14-2012 09:09 PM

Nice hits! But you are right, I think there are way too many "lesser" players for such a high-end product, from what I have seen.


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - nyyankeesfan28 - 11-14-2012 09:32 PM

Very nice! That Hamilton/Darvish is insane! I think there are too many lesser players, too. I also think for $500 a box the cards need to be in much better shape.


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - phreakyq - 11-14-2012 10:05 PM

i'd be interesed in the freese base if its FT.


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - Variooo - 11-14-2012 11:49 PM

Some very nice card but for the money this is how it should be (read below)

This is getting ridiculous topps should have all of these cards in protective cases like they have in tribute. They're should be NO base cards and NO KINER! KINGMAN! OR Players like that. Some of the cards are nice but they are #/d to high. It should be cream of the crop. The booklets would be a little tuff to encase but there has to be a better way.

You own a shop so you got a direct price on the cases since you have the vendors license with . So at least you didn't have to pay retail. And I bet the prices will sky rocket by 3 to 400 a case very soon.

I think we can all boo topps for this.


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - johnnysbench - 11-15-2012 09:08 AM

The second box was great but if you had to pay even closer to retail would it pay for BOTH you busted? That's the question. Add the fact that I have seen many of these thick cards chipped online, make me stay away from this one....


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - kbfullerr - 11-15-2012 01:11 PM

i would be interested in that braun


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - mgruber2 - 11-15-2012 02:08 PM

Not impressed with the design and the fact that Topps can't do any better with quality control is ridiculous. Especially for the price.

We need more diversity. The Topps monopoly is really bringing down the quality of cards.


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - gotopes - 11-15-2012 03:55 PM

The condition these cards are showing up in is ridiculous. I can't watch box break videos of these anymore...


RE: 2 box Five Star Break - alstott9adams - 11-15-2012 05:21 PM

Nice matt moore rc auto