Sleeper Football Cards: 2011 Upper Deck Football Stripe Redemptions
A few of the more intriguing cards seeded in 2011 Upper Deck Football are without a doubt the ever tempting 100, 25 and 15 stripe redemption cards. Pulling one of these stripe cards will entitle you to either 100, 25 or 15 of that player's base card. While tempting to redeem, the history of stripe cards suggests that it's the collector who resists the urge to cash in that ultimately wins in the end.
The answer to the stripe dilemma is found in 1991 Wild Card Football. The set featured a similar stripe system, only Wild Card's was an inflated 90's version - featuring 1,000, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 stripe parallels. Those who didn't cash in ended up winning big. Below is a quick glimpse at the value of Brett Favre's un-redeemed 1991 Wild Card Stripe cards.
- 1991 Wild Card Draft 5 Stripe #119 - $40
- 1991 Wild Card Draft 10 Stripe #119 - $80
- 1991 Wild Card Draft 20 Stripe #119 - $120
- 1991 Wild Card Draft 50 Stripe #119 - $250
- 1991 Wild Card Draft 100 Stripe #119 - $300
- 1991 Wild Card Draft 1000 Stipe #119 - $1,500
Here's the best ways to think of a stripe card - how many times have you wished you could trade a stack of regular cards for one bigger and better card? The stripe card asks each collector who pulls one that very question. What will your answer be should you get your hands on one of Upper Deck Football's finite finds?