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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Topps Throws Me A Base Card Bone

I got a Julio Urias redemption in the mail from Topps a while back and as is their recent custom they included an extra card as their way of apologizing for taking time to fulfill the redemption.


Here's the Julio, a 2017 Topps Inception auto numbered 17/99 (the Magenta parallel). Now, Topps didn't actually take that long to get me the card, as it was probably no more than 4 weeks. I've waited much longer and I think the extra they tossed in was unnecessary. That being said.....


It did and still does make me chuckle that the extra that found its way to me is a base card of Mike Trout. Unless I'm missing something and this is actually the super duper rare version of this Stadium Club Beam Team insert.

3 comments:

  1. WTF???? I waited months for an Altuve autograph and they didn't send me a bonus. Maybe they don't appreciate my negative comments towards them flooding the hobby with lame inserts and excessive parallels. Oh well... at least you got hooked up with a cool insert card.

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    1. It's been a more recent thing but they are inconsistent even now with sending and not sending extras. If you ever call them with an issue, ask for Minerva.

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  2. I'm still waiting on the Topps Now World Series autograph sets I ordered intending them to be Xmas gifts for my sons. I get an apology email every couple of weeks.

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