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I preordered a box and only want the set of autos that leaves me with prefect collation 18 extra autos and 30 numbered base cards and 30 numbered inserts i think i can move the extras and recoup a nice chunk of what i am paying for the box

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The only issue with these is the base set (or lack of). A box for cards only differs from a premium pack in that you don't get a base set. I like the idea of these packs but I do like my base set. Perhaps an additional 100 base set's could be sold seperately (unnumbered) as well.
 
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I preorder a box and only want the set of autos that leaves me with prefect collation 18 extra autos and 30 numbered base cards and 30 numbered inserts i think i can move the extras and recoup a nice chunk of what i am paying for the box


that is the only thing i am really hopeing for is prefect collation i would like to make a set of each and just sell the rest.
 
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Is there a list of UK & US dealers who will be buying this product?

As I might be interested
 
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I am hoping for perfect collation as well, as I decided to go ahead with the full box instead of just 10 packs. I figure the extra autographs can be sold off and I will be more than happy to have a master set of this great series since I am afraid the base sets will be fairly hard to put together. Single cards will probably sell for more than most other full base sets. I hope that all the autographs are inserted at the same rate because I would hate to still need 3 or 4 autographs after opening the box. Hopefully Rittenhouse will have forthcoming news of who all 12 of the signers will be. I am definitely excited about this set, even more than before after watching the last 2 episodes of the season today.
 
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That is the only thing i am really hopeing for is prefect collation i would like to make a set of each and just sell the rest.


It sounds like a good idea for you guys. I don't think that an average collector can do this however.

The biggest problem is that you have to make a large payment all at once, its the equivalent of buying a case afterall. The second problem is that only certain collectors ever try to sell their cards, trading doubles is as far as it goes for some people.

I like these cards but if I can only afford 2 or 3 packs, which is my budget, I'm not going to purchase packs with blind items and maybe get none of the autographs I want. I will wait to see the single cards at auction and pick them up eventually.

Premium packs seem to be shaping up as all or nothing thing for me. You take a whole box or you buy individual cards, and I can't do a box. Wink
 
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ditto to everything bacall1 said i have been thinking the same thing the base cards are actually alot more rare then the autos but i know most ppl dont cards about that. i would love to see all the signer do the same amount of card my ultimate fear would be there being one auto that falls one every three boxes or something and dealers getting them and want the price of a box at least for it.

raven i understand where you are comeing from to i have passed on alot of sets lately and thankfully i never got into lost or heroes. the large payment at once does suck but thats what CC are for jk i try to sell alot of my stuff but it seems like no one ever wants to buy it unless you are giveing it away if it cost me as much to ship a card as it does to sell it what is the point. i will have at least 17 doubles so hit me up when the time comes. this is the first premium pack format that i recall have a box also all the other premium packs that i can think of were sketch card releated.
 
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This format could promote more trading of cards than before. It will for sure save dealers a lot of time when it comes to opening packs. I hope they find away to put the packs in the boxes randomly so that packs cant be cherry picked.

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idk how they can cherry pick since there are 2 autos in each pack and there are no costume cards.
 
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idk how they can cherry pick since there are 2 autos in each pack and there are no costume cards.


I as saying that lets say the 3rd pack from the back always contains the best autograph, people can open a box and pick out that pack every time. they not open the rest and sell them off.

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i guess there is a chance of that. but i am hopeing that there is not a really rare card which is the best auto, spartacus, there are still a lot of other great autos, and to find that out if all the cards are in the same spot you would have to open multiple boxes. i have faith in RA its not there first time around the block for them. if there were prop or swatch cards it maybe a different story. i might just be too trusting.
i cant wait for this set
 
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I would say there is good chances that Lawless and Whitfield will be rarer.

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I would say there is good chances that Lawless and Whitfield will be rarer.

If this is so it might make me regret the decision to go for a whole box. I really want the master set of this and without Andy Whitfield's autograph in my set it doesn't hold as much meaning for me. I hate to have to spend the money for a box and still end up chasing extra autographs when I will already have at least 18 duplicates myself. Based on the breakdown of 200 boxes and 15 packs per box with 2 autographs per pack and 12 signers this would give us 500 of each signer if they all sign at the same rate. If this is so it will be funny that there would be more autograph sets and more chase sets than there would be base sets. The base set will become the chase set for this release. I don't think I will be throwing away my duplicate base cards for this release. Definitely will promote some trading. I can't wait to get more details for this set and hopefully Steve will get us a binder for this set. It definite needs one to store the set in if it is going to be that hard to obtain one.
 
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even if they are rare i hope there is at least one per box they could each do 200 and it would still make one per box. i guess only time will tell a binder would be awesome too put a cool blood splatter effect on it.
 
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Here is the message Steve just added to the Rittenhouse website:

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No guarantees in any one box, BUT...you will almost certainly get a full set out of a box. The are more than 200 of each autograph, and there are only 200 boxes.

Hopefully the message I am getting is not all boxes will contain the same exact cards but all will have a master set in them. Anyone have any other interpretations?
 
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I read that most boxes should have at least 1 master set of autographs per box, possibly 2. But if you don't get one of each autograph, you cannot complain! Big Grin
 
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i think this set will be great and hoping that there will be a follow up set for the prequel especially as Jamie murray is in the new series! Big Grin
 
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Unfortunatly Jamie Murray is not known for signing trading cards, re- Dexter.

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I read that most boxes should have at least 1 master set of autographs per box, possibly 2. But if you don't get one of each autograph, you cannot complain! Big Grin


you cant get 2 mastersets since the base set is 26 cards and you will only get 30 base cards in a box
 
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Lets hope these are the last 2 autos



Peter Mensah Doctore
Craig Parker Claudius Glaber

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