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Which parallel, refractor sports cards are overrated?

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In a recent episode of our podcast Cards To The Moon, we debated which popular sports card parallels or refractors are overrated and which ones are underrated?

You can listen to the episode here (on Apple Podcasts or on Spotify here) but in a nutshell, we looked at the Tiger Stripe parallels found in the Panini Select Courtside basketball sets and the Panini Select Field Level football sets.

There’s also the Cracked Ice or Atomic Refractor parallels that also have a distinct look and seem to be a fan favorite.

Then we talked about the Tie Dye cards numbered to 25. And we rounded off the discussion by talking about the Printing Plate parallels numbered “1/1.”

What do y’all think? Check below for some examples of each parallel and how much the highly desired ones are currently listed for!

  1. Tiger Stripe Parallels

2. Cracked Ice


3. Tie-Dye


4. Printing Plates


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