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Old 01-25-2021, 07:47 PM
deweyinthehall deweyinthehall is offline
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Default 1992 Donruss Elites

So I just bought 4 boxes of 1992 Donruss to build a set, 2 of each series.

Would you believe I pulled an Elite card from not one but TWO of them?

What are the odds? (not literally - please, no math). These are the only 4 boxes of this product I've ever opened, apart from maybe a couple back in 1992.
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Old 01-25-2021, 08:00 PM
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Sounds like amazing luck.
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Old 01-27-2021, 01:35 PM
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Haha, that is AMAZING. I have opened a LOT of early 90's Donruss...with the sole intent of having the experience of pulling an Elite card. I definitely could have bought one or two Elite cards on Ebay for the same amount I spent on wax packs

I didn't pull an Elite, but I did find an "instant win" wrapper once (they had a contest on the wrapper that gave away a trip as a grand prize, and then random prizes as consolation. I think it was baseball card binder or something...unfortunately it was about 20 years past the expiration )

Enjoy those Elites!
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Old 01-28-2021, 01:06 AM
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Now that is some luck! I'm still trying to pull one occasionally just for fun
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Old 02-01-2021, 07:25 PM
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Would you like to sell?

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Old 02-02-2021, 06:49 AM
deweyinthehall deweyinthehall is offline
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Would you like to sell?

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Nope - trying to put together the set.
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Old 02-04-2021, 10:17 AM
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I have a Maddux from the set if you're interested. Congrats on the pulls, 90s inserts were so darn special.
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Old 02-05-2021, 11:24 AM
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You've got some nice ones there.

Look like candidates for grading.

The 92's are by far the most condition sensitive Elite series. Its tough to get anything above an 8 and those are at least 9's all day long.
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Old 02-06-2021, 10:43 AM
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Originally Posted by deweyinthehall View Post
Nope - trying to put together the set.
Very cool. Just curious, are you going for the run from 1991-1998 or only 1992? I had checked out of collecting for a while by this time so I missed these. I am rediscovering them due to this thread.
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Old 02-07-2021, 12:10 PM
deweyinthehall deweyinthehall is offline
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Nope - only 91 and 92, as part of my master sets of each of those years. A few years ago when new stuff became boring and it felt like I was buying the Topps set each year more out of habit or sense of obligation than for enjoyment, I cut off the new stuff cold turkey, and went back to fill in 81-92 Donruss, Fleer, Score and Upper Deck masters - I more or less collected these sets back in the day but sold them off by the mid-90s.
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