With the latest installment of the legendary Contenders Football brand burning up the collecting marketplace right now, we found the timing of an email we received earlier this week from Charlie DiPietro, the longtime owner of Sports Cards Plus in San Antonio, to be absolutely impeccable. It came late Monday night, well past closing time, and detailed the mission-completed accomplishment of loyal customer Benjamin Breckheimer.
But as you’re about to discover, overcoming tough odds — in this case assembling a master set of 2010 Contenders Football — is nothing new for Breckheimer, a veteran U.S. Army Cavalry Scout. Thanks to the deft journalistic abilities of DiPietro, you can read Breckheimer’s story and see some of his sweet cards after the jump.
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