Card of the Day: Harrison Barnes 12-13 Panini Preferred Crown Royale Rookie Silhouettes Patch Auto

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Crown Royale 3-Color Patch Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Hockeyisboss on being the lucky winner of the Dwayne Bowe 2012 Crown Royale – Crowing Glory 3-Color Patch #’ed/49.  Once Hockeyisboss sends me their mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

Crown Royale 3-Color Patch Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Dwayne Bowe 2012 Crown Royale – Crowing Glory 3-Color Patch #’ed/49.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, February 8, 2013 @ 8:00 p.m. EST
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post
  • You can enter once per day
  • The winner will be selected at random
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

2012 Crown Royale Football Box Break & Review

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Crown Royale is one of the most overly designed products out on the market.  Each card seems to be going in about a million different directions.  I don’t mind the die-cut design, in fact I prefer it, but there is just too much going on.

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The silhouette cards this year don’t look as nice as the ones from 2011.  They feature white boxes and some of them have sticker autographs.

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The 2011 silhouette cards don’t have an encased autographed.  I believe these look a lot better.

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I’m all for anything die-cut.  When I first saw these I thought someone had taken a bite out of it.

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Boxes are currently selling for $100.00.

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Inside each box you should find at least (4) “hits”.

I pulled the following:

Auto/Relic

  • Russell Wilson Rookie Silhouette Redemption

Autos

  • Rishard Matthews Rookie Auto #’ed/245
  • Brandon Bolden Rookie Auto #’ed/99

Relic

  • Dwayne Bowe Crowing Glory 3-Color Patch #’ed/49

Rookies

  • Brandon Bolden #’ed/49
  • James Hanna #’ed/99
  • Whitney Mercilus #’ed/149
  • Jeff Fuller #’ed/399
  • Chris Rainey #’ed/399
  • Chris Rainey #167

Majestic Motion

  • Marques Colston #20

Field Force

  • Elvis Dumervil #11

NFL Regime

  • Eli Manning #24

Pivotal Players

  • Greg Little #3

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Overall, I give 2012 Crown Royale Football a very generous 3 crowns out of 5 (1=poor & 5=perfect).  My main beef I have with it is the overly complicated design.  The silhouette cards were designed much better last year.  The Crown Royale brand was a major part of Pacific when they produced cards.  Pacific made a lot of popular inserts back in the 90’s.  I’d like to see Panini use the Crown Royale brand as a launching pad to bring some of those inserts back.

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Royale Joseph Jersey Contest Winner Announced

Congrats to Michael C on being the lucky winner of the Curtis Joseph 11-12 Crown Royale Mythology Jersey.  Once Michael C sends me his mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

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Royale Joseph Jersey Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest will be for a Curtis Joseph 11-12 Crown Royale Mythology Jersey.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, June 29, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m. EST
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post
  • You can enter once per day
  • The winner will be selected at random
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

A Preferred Grizzlies Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest will be for a Xavier Henry 11-12 Panini Preferred Crown Royale silhouette jersey/auto #’ed/99.  I think Panini did an excellent job with the look of these cards.  You would think by covering up the jersey piece a little would hurt the overall design, but collectors seem to really enjoy these.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, March 30, 2012 @ 8:00 p.m. EST
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post
  • You can enter once per day
  • The winner will be selected at random
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!