Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Shiny Red 'Hawks

In my buyback post I mentioned that I found a few things at a show last weekend.  The other lot of cards I picked up was five 2013-14 Prizm Red Pulsar Chicago Blackhawks.

I asked the seller what he wanted for the cards (they were in a binder and unpriced) and he said he could do $6 a card.  I know they aren't easy to come by, but I wasn't paying that much.  I told him I could find these online for $2 a card and he said he would do that.  Haggling is something I hate in the hobby and he was either going to say okay, or I was going to pass.

I love any Blackhawks cards with red or black borders.  Black is my first choice, but these are still some good-looking cards!

2013-14 Panini Prizm Red Pulsar Prizms #124 Duncan Keith
I actually picked up one of these on Sportlots recently but at $2 a card, I wasn't going to pass on another.  I figure it'll go into a box and someday I'll find someone that needs it.  These aren't easy to come by and Keith will be in the Hall of Fame.  I felt good with it.

2013-14 Panini Prizm Red Pulsar Prizms #125 Marian Hossa

2013-14 Panini Prizm Red Pulsar Prizms #126 Corey Crawford

2013-14 Panini Prizm Red Pulsar Prizms #127 Patrick Sharp

2013-14 Panini Prizm Red Pulsar Prizms #223 Ryan Stanton
I haven't looked at the checklist but I know I still need the Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane cards.  I believe there was another rookie in the set as well.  I believe it's just those three that I need to snag to complete the team set.  Some day, it'll happen.

If you shop online and haven't signed up and used ebates yet, you're missing out.  I also use it on eBay to get money back from purchases there.  Between referrals and cash back, I've gotten over $100 in about seven months.  FREE CARDS!  If you're on Twitter, please give me a follow.  Happy collecting!

7 comments:

  1. Man those are indeed beautiful, nice haul!

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  2. Those are awesome! I really can't say I remember Ryan Stanton, though.

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    1. He's certainly one of the many unmemorable rookies from the last handful of seasons. The manufacturers are going to get any Hawks rookie in that they can! I do love the image and that he has the Cup. Think of all the men that have played and never had the chance.

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  3. Red parallels are the best parallels... at least for Blackhawks cards, anyway!

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    1. The best, other than black parallels :-)

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  4. Those red parallels look sweet! They work really well with the white uniforms.

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