SWCCG Booster box population - numbers produced?

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mingtown wrote:
June 19th, 2020, 3:42 pm
I found this ticket in my box of Unlimited Premier:

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I noticed the ticket sticking out of the box in my still-sealed unlimited Prem box. Shook the box a bit and got it out - 000375. Even for an over-printed product like WB Prem it feels cool to have an early run box like that.



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AdmiralMotti89 wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 1:09 pm
Some more datums
Is that Tatooine box for real? 110k? or you mean 11k?

Also, some other side learnings from this data...
  • Endor onward is scarce compared to pre-special edition
  • Episode 1 is really scarce compared to pre-special edition (Theed and Coruscant for sure, maybe Tatooine, maybe not)
  • Foils are very scarce in production compared to their non-foil counterpart cards.
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muttzen wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 5:16 pm
AdmiralMotti89 wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 1:09 pm
Some more datums
Is that Tatooine box for real? 110k? or you mean 11k?

Also, some other side learnings from this data...
  • Endor onward is scarce compared to pre-special edition
  • Episode 1 is really scarce compared to pre-special edition (Theed and Coruscant for sure, maybe Tatooine, maybe not)
  • Foils are very scarce in production compared to their non-foil counterpart cards.
Yes some incredibly interesting stuff here. Granted, I don't think our sample size is large enough but still....

Foils were a lot cheaper up until recently and I do think they are much rarer than people originally thought.

People also really thought that Tattooine was far more common than Theed and coruscant, but I don't think that's the case. I think it has a slightly larger print run, but I think it's a lot rarer than most people think.

Very glad we're doing this! It'll be interesting to see how numbers go up as more people contribute their numbers.
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muttzen wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 5:16 pm
AdmiralMotti89 wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 1:09 pm
Some more datums
Is that Tatooine box for real? 110k? or you mean 11k?

Yeah, I double checked and it is 6 digits!
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AdmiralMotti89 wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 5:27 pm
muttzen wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 5:16 pm
AdmiralMotti89 wrote:
June 20th, 2020, 1:09 pm
Some more datums
Is that Tatooine box for real? 110k? or you mean 11k?

Yeah, I double checked and it is 6 digits!
ConnorPsh wrote:
June 21st, 2020, 5:26 pm
People also really thought that Tattooine was far more common than Theed and coruscant, but I don't think that's the case. I think it has a slightly larger print run, but I think it's a lot rarer than most people think.
ok I take it all back
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Here's quick a dirty plot of the 3 I had the most data for (DS2, Tatooine, and Ref 1 using data here, personal , ebay, etc. That's Eric's tat box way up there XD

https://imgur.com/Ryhztyj
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Decipher published printing quantity data for Premiere Limited/Unlimited.

Apparently there were 101,077 limited Darth Vaders printed.

https://web.archive.org/web/19970607124 ... stats.html

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Elrood wrote:
September 2nd, 2020, 5:36 pm
Decipher published printing quantity data for Premiere Limited/Unlimited.

Apparently there were 101,077 limited Darth Vaders printed.

https://web.archive.org/web/19970607124 ... stats.html
Wow, good find!

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Great information! If there were 11,448,000 booster packs made, that comes out to 318,000 booster boxes of limited premiere (or 53,000 cases).

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ZapR wrote:
September 2nd, 2020, 6:38 pm
Great information! If there were 11,448,000 booster packs made, that comes out to 318,000 booster boxes of limited premiere (or 53,000 cases).
...which however puts the whole exercise in the OP into question
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Weyoun9846135 wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 8:33 am
ZapR wrote:
September 2nd, 2020, 6:38 pm
Great information! If there were 11,448,000 booster packs made, that comes out to 318,000 booster boxes of limited premiere (or 53,000 cases).
...which however puts the whole exercise in the OP into question
It is not uncommon for serial number counting system to appear semi-random or start from a higher number to make it seem like they made more than they actually did.

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Elrood wrote:
September 2nd, 2020, 5:36 pm
Decipher published printing quantity data for Premiere Limited/Unlimited.

Apparently there were 101,077 limited Darth Vaders printed.

https://web.archive.org/web/19970607124 ... stats.html
Whoa so according to this WB Vader is more rare than BB Vader? :shock:
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First print run was less it says. It then did a zillion print runs after that for Anthologies and EPPs. :)

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SWCrazy wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 9:58 am
First print run was less it says. It then did a zillion print runs after that for Anthologies and EPPs. :)
I thought the anthologies/EPPs/reflections were all leftover cards/packs, not reprints. They don't have later copyright dates on the cards either.
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quickdraw3457 wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 10:23 am
SWCrazy wrote:
September 3rd, 2020, 9:58 am
First print run was less it says. It then did a zillion print runs after that for Anthologies and EPPs. :)
I thought the anthologies/EPPs/reflections were all leftover cards/packs, not reprints. They don't have later copyright dates on the cards either.
I think they were additionally ordered print runs from the beginning. Like print run 1 of WB premiere was x. They then did y number of additional print runs for WB premiere. Then they realized they over printed and threw it all in EPPs/anthologies.
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I have a box of Dagobah Revised with number 09850.
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Hi,

I haven't been on here in a long time, and had to re-register. Been looking to complete my collection so I went through old boxes and I remembered seeing this thread a while back. I wrote down most, but not all numbers once I remembered.

All are Ltd

Premiere (booster?) 112894
Premiere booster 365791

Hoth 008883

Dagobah 146712

Endor 86083
Endor 86303
Endor 61207

SE 039577 all boosters
SE 071665
SE 074317
SE 089339

DS II 56576

Tatooine 11038 (Almost kind of a cool number)

Ref I 13621

Theed 008883

There are several others I didn't write down for whatever reason, plus some others I haven't looked at yet.
If interested, I'm sure I'll be going through these again. If anyone is interested, I'll post those once I go/rego through them.

Premiere Ltd Starter
Hoth
Dagobah
CCity
Jabbas Palace
Jabbas Palace EPP
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Ref I
Ref II
There are others like JPSD, Anth II and III maybe some others.

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I have a (empty) Theed box with even 15000. Another in 149xx. I can check my other empty boxes. I should have at least Dagobah Unlimited and Tatooine.
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Just curious about the premiere lt. estimates here (750k boxes)..
As per https://web.archive.org/web/19970607124 ... ml#PREMIER it looks like there was a run of 160,000 starter packs and 11,448,000 booster packs (which I think is less than half that number, no?

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That’s really interesting! Perhaps the tickets in the box don’t correspond to absolute numbers then? Would love more feedback from those in the know here. Because there are definitely tickets in limited boxes that say 6XXXXX. But your source seems very definitive.
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