SCA UD SPx Relic Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Justin Munoz on being the lucky winner of the Justin Hunter/Keenan Allen 2013 UD SPx Winning Materials Combos Jersey #’ed/225.  Once Justin Munoz sends me his mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Sports Card Album is the premiere site collectors should be using to keep track of their collection.

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SCA UD SPx Relic Contest! – NOW CLOSED

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We have another contest sponsored by Sports Card Album this week.  This contest is for a Justin Hunter/Keenan Allen 2013 Upper Deck SPx Winning Materials Combos Dual Jersey #’ed/225.  Good luck!!!

Contest Details:

  • You must be following both Sports Card Info @sportscardinfo and Sports Card Album @sportscardalbum on Twitter.
  • Leave a comment to this post (you can enter once per day).
  • One of your comments must contain your e-mail and Twitter handle.
  • This contest will end 8/2/13 at 8:00 p.m. EST.

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Card of the Day: John Elway / Jerry Rice 2013 UD SPx Shadow Box Duos

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Card of the Day: Brandon Duckworth 2001 Upper Deck SPx Prospect Jersey Auto

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Card of the Day: Mark Prior 2001 Upper Deck SPx Rookies / Young Stars Auto

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Card of the Day: Adam Dunn 2003 UD SPx Young Stars Auto Jersey

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Card of the Day: Troy Aikman 1998 UD SPx Finite Auto

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Interchangeable Shadow Box Cards Coming To 2012 SPx Football

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Upper Deck introduced the Shadow Box insert to collectors back in 2009.  Collectors gladly welcomed them into the hobby and consider them to be some of the nicest looking insert cards to date.  In most cases they are case hits and quite difficult to pull.  The autographed Shadow Box cards are even harder to find.  The Shadow Box card is a perfect example of the type of innovation Upper Deck can bring to the table.  Cards like this beat out any card that might contain built in video or anything along that line.  The other week I got my first look at a Shadow Box card in person.  I’ve seen them online before.  It was of Tim Tebow and it looked really cool.

This June, Upper Deck will release 2012 SPx Football.  Collectors can look forward to finding more Shadow Box cards, except this time they will be a little different.  Upper Deck is introducing interchangeable acetate slots (that sounds scientific) so you can create your own Shadow Box cards. There will be all kinds of different rarity levels and autographs.  I think its a decent upgrade.  At least they didn’t try to include video in them.

When something becomes popular in today’s hobby, its usually overproduced to the max.  One day jersey cards are found (1) per case and the next you start finding them in every pack.  That’s just how things go.  With the popularity of the Shadow Box card, I’m surprised a product hasn’t been released where you find one per box or one per pack.  Upper Deck has kept the production of Shadow Box cards low from product to product helping them to retain their value.  Creating a non-autograph/relic insert and having it become popular is something almost unheard of today.

As for the rest of 2012 SPx Football, you will find (4) autographs or memorabilia cards on average inside each box.

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Card of the Day: Tiger Woods 2011 UD World of Sports SPx Shadow Box

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Card of the Day: Eric Crouch 2002 UD SPx RC Auto/Jersey

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