2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey CardsBrand: Fleer
2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey brings a lot of the ideas from Fleer Retro and turns them down a touch to create a product that's accessible to a broader audience. It's highlighted by plenty of nostalgia-fueled content and a bigger focus on rookies than Fleer Retro did last year. Every box comes with three total autograph and memorabilia cards including an autographed patch rookie.
The 2013-14 Fleer Hot Prospects base set has 100 cards. Veterans have several memorabilia parallels, all of which come with low serial numbers: Red Glow Jersey (#/36), White Hot Patch Tier 1 (#/19) and White Hot Patch Tier 2 (#/9).
The product's rookie content begins with Hot Prospects Auto Patch cards, which are inserted at least one per box. These come in two rarity levels. Tier 1 cards are more common, numbered to 399. Rarer Tier 2 players are limited to 199 numbered copies each. Both have Glove or Strap Red Glow parallels that are numbered to 36 or less. White Hot Patch cards are limited to 3. Collectors can also find Hot Prospects Autos (#/299). These have Red Glow (#/27) and White Hot (#/9) parallels as well.
The Hot Prospects theme continues with Hot Prospects Duos (#/399) and Trio (#/499), which also have Red Glow (#/27) and White Hot (#/9) versions.
Rookies also appear on a couple of retro-themed inserts. SkyBox Premium Prospects are numbered to 499. Parallels are Star Rubies (#/50) and Sparkling Diamond (#/5). Fleer Ultra Rookies (#/999) bring back another familiar brand. Red Medallion parallels (#/99) are new but Platinum Medallion (#/25) cards should bring back some memories for long-time collectors. Both SkyBox Premium and Fleer Ultra have veteran versions as well.
Every box of 2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey has a pair of Metal Universe cards. With that comes Precious Metal Gems parallels. These come in three colors: Red (#/100), Gold (#/50) and Green (#/10).
Another popular set from the 1990s (and 2012-13 Fleer Retro Hockey) is back. Jambalaya inserts are once again extremely tough, landing 1:180 packs.
Additional memorabilia cards include Stitches (1:24 packs) and Uniformity (1:20 packs), which is a dual memorabilia set. Both stick with parallels from other memorabilia sets with Red Glow and White Hot versions. White Hot Stitches and Uniformity cards have jersey tags.
Estimated Release Date: 3/14
Product Configuration: 15 packs per box, 5 cards per pack
Price Point: Mid-End Hockey Card
Target Audience: Nostalgic Collectors, Autograph Collectors, Memorabilia Card Collectors
2013-14 Fleer Showcase Hockey Box Break
- 1 Hot Prospects Autographed Patch Card
- 2 Additional Autograph and Memorabilia Cards
- 3 Hot Prospects Dual or Triple, SkyBox Premium Prospects or Ultra Rookie Inserts
- 1 Hot Prospects Dual or Triple, SkyBox Premium Prospects or Ultra Rookies Parallel or Jambalaya Insert
- 2 Metal Universe Cards
- 6 SkyBox Premium or Ultra Inserts
- 75 Total Cards
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