Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 1978 Topps ‘Three’s Company’ wax pack (Hour 9)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … and this is Hour 9.

12in12-logo-smallerThe pack: 1978 Topps Three’s Company
The cost: 
$2

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 3)

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

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but breaks today … and they’re all a bit mysterious.

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Adam West’s TV legacy goes far beyond Batman — and he’s got a variety of autos for fans to covet

The man behind the mask and the mayor of Quahog has died.

Adam West, best-known as television’s Batman in the 1960s but recently found among those on the Family Guy cast for the last 17 years, had been battling leukemia. He was 88.

“Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans’ lives,” his family said in a statement. “He was and always will be our hero.”

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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2015 Panini Americana hobby box (Hour 6)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 6.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2015 Panini Americana trading cards (hobby box)
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Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 1978 Topps Three’s Company wax pack (Hour 11)

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Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … and this is Hour 11.

12in12-logo-smallerThe pack: 1978 Topps Three’s Company wax pack
The cost now: 
$2
The cost then: 20 cents

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Prime Time Trashy TV (blaster)

2016-topps-garbage-pail-kids-prime-time-trashy-tvFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

gpk-kimThe box: 2016 Topps Garbage Pail Kids Prime Time Trashy TV
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 4 (plus one three-card Gross Bears pack)
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 43
Base set completion: 
36 of 220 (16 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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Topps creates Doctor Who Widevision set as online exclusive

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Fans of the long-running Doctor Who series have a chance to focus on a single season of the show via the latest online-exclusive brand from Topps.

It’s Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Widevision and each boxed set will only initially be found on Topps.com and each of them includes two autographs.

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Buzz Break: 2015 Panini Americana trading cards (hobby box)

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From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

eliza-dushkuThe box: 2015 Panini Americana trading cards (hobby box)
Where to buy:
Shop around online.

Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 53
Base set completion: 
33 of 73 (45 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Al Pacino, Shannon Elizabeth, Molly Ringwald, Sylvester Stallone, Paula Abdul, James Earl Jones, Eliza Dushku, Danica McKellar, Katrina Bowden, John C. McGinley, Vanilla Ice, Kelly Rowland, Nick Cannon

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Sept. 25)

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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: Collectors react to Jose Fernandez, “Pitch,” Trey Mancini and impressive breaks.

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FOX series “Pitch” follows fictional first woman to pitch in MLB

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Ginny Baker does not exist, but the big-league world that she lives in does.

We’ll get the shot to watch her story unfold in Pitch, a forthcoming series from FOX created in conjunction with MLB that’s dubbed “A true story on the verge … of happening.”  Continue reading

They Tweeted It … Antonio Brown

 

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown will be trading in his cleats for Dancing With the Stars soon and that’s perhaps what prompted this tweet on Thursday.

Or maybe he’s just taking over the Skittles beat from the retired Marshawn Lynch?

Sorta legit collecting question: What might something like this sell for at auction if “show-used”?

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