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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Topps Diamond Card Giveaway

It looks like Topps has launched their Diamond Giveaway site today. While there isn't much of a clear description of what it all entails, it appears to be just like the Million Card Giveaway from last year, with a few bonuses added in. With 11 codes in my possession, let's see what I have.

Code 1: 2007 Topps Rocco Baldelli


Code 2: 2007 Topps Rob Mackowiak






Code 3: 1992 Topps Charlie Liebrandt


Code 4: 1974 Topps Jim Beauchamp



Code 5: 1975 Topps Enos Cabell





Code 6: 2007 Topps Phillies Team Card





Code 7: 1995 Topps Greg Harris





Code 8: 1973 Topps John Strohmayer





Code 9: 1990 Topps Mike Brumley





Code 10: 1963 Topps Bob Bolin





Code 11: 1986 Topps Milt Wilcox





Not too bad. Let's face it, most of what you'll cash in on these is commons anyway, but it was nice to have one-third of the cards coming from the 70s or before. Now, in addition to redeeming the cards, you also have the option to "dig" for other prizes. I have 11, but Topps apparently is still working on this feature. It isn't quite working properly, so I'll have to try later and see what happens. I guess you can't expect for it to work properly the day of launch. You SHOULD expect for it to work properly, but I guess you can't expect that. Oh well, more on this later.

3 comments:

  1. Cool, this is the first I've seen of these. Although there does seem to be a little bit too much post 90's stuff in your first haul for my taste.

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  2. Yeah. Three cards out of eleven is WAY too many for that HIDEOUS 2007 set.

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  3. I sent this message to Topps Customer service and did not receive a response. Hello,

    I purchased 3, $7.99 (4 packs plus a topps Diamond Giveaway code card ) 2011 Topps Baseball packages. When I tried to unlock the codes, I received an error message stating that the code had already been unlocked. Prior to this experience I had successfully unlocked over 50 code cards with no problem. After opening the first two packages, with bad results, I looked under the clear plastic packaging and realized the codes could be seen without opening the package. It appears that someone has devised a way to steal the codes from this type of product. I purchased the 3, packs from a Target store in Northridge, California. (Los Angeles County). The store is located on Corbin Avenue.

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