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2019 Allen & Ginter Box Break!

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As soon as I first saw the image of a base card featuring a simple egg, that would be included in the 2019 Allen & Ginter set, I had to have that card. Allen & Ginter often threw in cards of objects or locations into a mixture of current stars, rookies and retired legendary baseball players. Stuff like the Atom, Bigfoot (the monster truck, although the mythical monster has been featured as well) and Area 51 have all been highlighted in a Topps Allen & Ginter set.

Congratulations Topps, you got me. Yet another one of your gimmicks has talked me into parting with my hard earned money on a product I’d been fairly cold on in recent years. But simply printing a card of an egg, sold me on buying some 2019 Allen & Ginter.

I don't even like eggs.

But how could you not love this packaging art?
This wax box was an impulse buy at the LCS a few weeks ago. I wasn’t going to buy any packs that day, but I really wanted an egg. In flat cardboard form. The last time I bought a hobb…