A few weeks back I came across a seller who was liquidating a large Brian Giles collection. The majority were Giles featured as a Padre, but he had a couple of rare Pirate heavy hitters that I had not seen before. I only came away with 5 cards, but the last one packs a good punch.
2005 Diamond Kings Bat Relic /200
2005 Diamond Kings Jersey Relic /200
2005 Diamond Kings Bat/Jersey Relic /100
The mid 2000's Diamond Kings sets were great for Pirate collectors. The checklist was vast in which I'm still discovering some variations to this day.
2005 Fleer Classic Clippings Patch
I usually don't buy cards featuring players in their non Bucco uniform, but with combined shipping and a nice low price I figured why not. At the very least I could flip this to Gavin or the Underdog.
Now for the big one....
2005 Prime Patches Giles/Kendall/Wilson Triple Laundry Tag /10
I had no idea that the laundry tag variation of this card even existed. I knew several variations existed, but thought they were all jersey/logo patch based. Needless to say I was all in trying to buy this card. I spent way more then I normally would for a non auto card, but I didn't care. I'm happy to give it a nice home.
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