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Monday, July 14, 2014

2012 Allen & Ginter Auto: Matt Kemp.

Another day, another affordable Matthew Ryan Kemp John Hancock that was had on the cheap and for far, far less than it would have sold for had I purchased it back when it was released (2012). It was found as a redemption in packs of 2012 Allen & Ginter and would have probably run me $25 or more way back when. But in late May of 2014 -- no longer as a redemption, but instead a real-life auto -- $13.49 shipped was all it cost me to add my latest Mattycakes to the ever-expanding PC.


I absolutely love the portrait-style photograph Topps selected for The Bison, and the black-border for these '12 A&G autographs has a very classy feel to it. Kemp's short signature works really well in the confined spaces that come with the Ginter autograph territory, and though it took a couple of years for these to be fulfilled and redeemed, it was well worth the wait. That is especially true since I was able to purchase the card after it went live.

Happy Birthday Mom!

2 comments:

  1. You have been picking up quite a few Kemp autos for nice prices. As a Giants fan, I am obviously not a huge Kemp fan but it is cool that you have been able to add so many nice cards at reasonable prices to your collection.

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  2. Thanks Adam! It has definitely been nice to find so many affordable items and not shell out an arm and a leg as I had to for some time.

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