Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 5)


The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Reactions to 2016 Topps Transcendent Collection, a loaded USA Baseball case, an oldschool National Treasures NFL case, the WWE Slam Crate and scouting the Black November deals.

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Just because it’s old doesn’t mean the historic gems aren’t in there

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Plenty has changed in the sports card world in the last decade and BlowoutTV had a group break on Monday afternoon that proved it.

The break was a case of 2006 National Treasures football cards — a case that was made by a company that no longer exists but a lineage that continues today with Panini America.

Getting in on the break wasn’t bad — a four-box case ran just over $100 for two teams per spot — and it reinforced the notion that old wax can still pack surprises no matter what changes in the hobby.

In fact, the final card in the final box was of a Hall of Famer — a 1/1 autograph of a Super Bowl-winning quarterback.

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