2002 Ultimate Collection Brian Giles Auto /220
2002 Ultimate Collection Jason Kendall Auto /220
Man, I bet the person that pulled these was pissed. Ultimate Collection was one of the first ultra premium sets to hit the market. If I recall you got 3 or 4 packs a box with the retail price being close to a $100. That is pretty standard today, but in 2002 that was mind blowing. From the looks of the checklist the rookies were weak, but the set packed star power. You name the player in 2002 and he was featured in this set.
The black and gold trim is a nice touch and the autos are sharp looking. When this set came out UD was on top of their game. I never busted a box, but I would put the Ultimate Collection singles up against any high end Topps set.
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