Thursday, February 15, 2018

A reminder of late 90s Pacific


So when I first saw this card, I thought is was a base card, then saw the Pacific moniker, and thought maybe not. Pacific was one of the first names I put with multiple insert sets. Low and behold, this is part of an NHL Regime insert set.

In addition to the surprise insert, this 1985 Topps Blue Jay card was icing on the cake for the day. I have one, so this is a second, but the surprise of mid-80 baseball here was good enough for me anyway.

The rest

I am 95% sure that I have the Valenzuela card in a printing error format, so happy to now have a good condition one for the complete set attempt.

Funny, noticed what is not an error, but quite interesting on the Brind'Amour black diamond card - he is in the process of delivering a check to a Flyers' player, and I guess with getting rid of some of the ad names, one of the Flyer player's legs was taken out too - ouch!


I know it is "junk wax", but I still like the 1991-92 Pro Set "Brett Hull - Pro Set Player of the Year" card. A good excuse for getting another Brett Hull card in the set.

Through 10680 cards:
Specific Accomplishments:
- Complete 2003-04 SP Authentic Basketball (90 card pure base)
- Complete 2005 Upper Deck Classics (100 card pure base)
- 3 Complete 2007-08 UD McDonald's Hockey Checklist Subsets (6 cards)
- 1973-74 O-Pee-Chee Hockey #30 Bobby Orr (All-Star)
- 2004-05 Upper Deck Legends Classics Platinum #64 Marcel Dionne Platinum 06/10
- 2007-08 Topps Base (x 4) and 1957-58 Variations Basketball  #112 Kevin Durant (Rookie)
- 2009-10 Topps #321 Stephen Curry (Rookie)
Hockey Baseball Basketball Football Austin Powers Other
Toronto 169 24        
Inserts / Var Kept 352 53        
Error 16 3        
Keep 2094 333        
Doubles/Sell 1786 251 1674 3081 299 41
Doubles Inserts / Var 138 4 146 216    

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