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2021 Topps Gold Label Baseball Hobby Box Break & Review

Collector Type: Set/Autograph

The base set consists of (100) players. Those (100) players are spread across three different classes – Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3. Class 1 being the easiest cards to pull, and Class 3 being the most difficult. Each Class has the same (100) subjects. The only difference are the photos. If you put the entire set together it would technically be (300) cards.

Class 1 Parallels:

  • Black 1:2
  • Blue #’ed/150
  • Purple #’ed/99
  • Red #’ed/75
  • Gold #’ed 1/1

Class 2 Parallels:

  • Black 1:6
  • Blue #’ed/99
  • Purple #’ed/75
  • Red #’ed/50
  • Gold #’ed 1/1

Class 3 Parallels:

  • Black 1:20
  • Blue #’ed/50
  • Purple #’ed/35
  • Red #’ed/25
  • Gold #’ed 1/1

Autographs include Framed Autographs, Framed Dual Autographs, and Auric Framed Autographs.

Autographed/Relics come in the form of Golden Greats Framed Autograph Jumbo Relics.

Relics include Gold Prospect Relics, and MLB Legends Relics.

Lots of foil and on-card autographs. The metal-framed cards which have been a staple to this brand for some time continue to look great. Every hobby box should contain at least (1) autograph.

One thing I noticed is that the Black parallels seem to be losing their ink. Its really noticeable on the Class 1 Black parallels. Not so much on Class 2 and Class 3. The ink on the front seems to easily leak on to the back of the other cards. Perhaps the ink wasn’t dry enough before the pack out. If picking up singles (especially online) be sure to see all sides of the cards.

Checklist

Here is what I pulled:

Auto:

  • Joey Bart RC Framed Auto

Parallels:

  • Ichiro Class 1 Blue #’ed/150
  • Alex Bregman Class 1 Black
  • Pete Alonso Class 1 Black
  • Trevor Bauer Class 1 Black
  • Chipper Jones Class 2 Black
  • David Ortiz Class 2 Black

Base:

  • Shane Bieber Class 1 #16
  • Yordan Alvarez Class 1 #45
  • Brady Singer RC Class 1 #58
  • Xander Bogaerts Class 1 #62
  • Bo Bichette Class 1 #27
  • Joey Bart RC Class 1 #98
  • Nolan Arenado Class 1 #71
  • Andrew Vaughn RC Class 1 #4
  • George Springer Class 1 #77
  • Anthony Rendon Class 1 #100
  • Juan Soto Class 1 #30
  • Yadier Molina Class 1 #50
  • Kyle Lewis Class 1 #35
  • Joey Gallo Class 1 #18
  • David Ortiz Class 1 #93
  • Austin Meadows Class 1 #23
  • Mike Trout Class 2 #52
  • Ronald Acuña Jr. Class 2 #55
  • Javier Baez Class 2 #83
  • Roberto Clemente Class 2 #42
  • Freddie Freeman Class 2 #92
  • Tony Gwynn Class 2 #12
  • Xander Bogaerts Class 3 #62
  • Tarik Skubal RC Class 3 #79
  • Cal Ripken Jr. Class 3 #32
  • Casey Mize RC Class 3 #68

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