1996-97 Topps Chrome Revisited

1996-97 Topps Chrome Revisited

1996-97 Topps Chrome basketball ushered in a new era for sports cards. Although the mystery "chrome" formula debuted earlier in 1996 Topps Chrome Baseball, it was 96-97 Topps Chrome Basketball that ultimately marked the birth of the "chromie". A "chromie" is a collector that is drawn to the shiny allure that is Topps and Bowman Chrome, no matter the sport. From refractor and rookie collectors to set builders, Chrome has been providing collectors with great cards at a great price for nearly 15 years. Below we look back at some of the best base cards and refractors from the product that forever changed card world, 1996-97 Topps Chrome.

Top 10 Base Cards

  1. #138 Kobe Bryant RC - $275
  2. #182 Steve Nash RC - $60
  3. #171 Allen Iverson RC - $40
  4. #217 Ray Allen RC - $40
  5. #139 Michael Jordan - $20
  6. #177 Stephon Marbury - $25
  7. #191 Jermaine O'Neal RC - $30
  8. #206 Derek Fisher RC - $20
  9. #128 Shareef Abdur-Rahim RC - $30
  10. #146 Antoine Walker RC - $20

Top 5 Refractors

  1. #138 Kobe Bryant RC - $1,800
  2. #182 Steve Nash RC - $350
  3. #171 Allen Iverson RC - $300
  4. #139 Michael Jordan - $250
  5. #217 Ray Allen - $160

Complete Base Set Value = $700
Complete Refractor Set Value = $4,500
Best Card:#138 Kobe Bryant Refractor RC ($1,800)
Overrated Card:#128 Shareef Abdur-Rahim RC ($30)
Underrated Card: #182 Steve Nash RC ($60)

Top eBay Listings




1996 Topps Chrome Youthquake Kobe Bryant Rookie and Hoops PSA 9 RC Lot
$89.95

1996 Topps Chrome Kobe Bryant RC PSA Graded MINT 9
$203.50

1996-97 TOPPS FOIL (NOT CHROME) NBA AT 50 KOBE BRYANT ROOKIE CARD RC BGS 9.5 GEM
$250.00

1996-97 Topps Chrome Refractor #138 Kobe Bryant RC Rookie PSA 8 NM-MT
$2,000.00

1996-97 KOBE BRYANT RC TOPPS FOIL (NOT CHROME) #138 NBA AT 50 ROOKIE LAKERS
$11.50

Kobe Bryant 1996-97 Topps Chrome RC Refractor PSA 9 - a Black Mamba Diamond
$10,000.00

Topps Chrome 96-97 NBA Pack New Kobe Bryant Iverson RC?
$11.50

1996 TOPPS CHROME KOBE BRYANT AUTO SIGNED RC # 138 PSA DNA SLAB COA PANINI
$9,500.00



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Top eBay Listings




1996 Topps Chrome #182 STEVE NASH RC PSA 9
$8.50

1996-97 Topps Chrome #182 Steve Nash RC BGS 9.5 GEM MINT Rookie Card Lakers
$121.00

Steve Nash 1996-97 Topps Chrome RC Nm-Mint Look! READ!!
$2.99

1996-97 TOPPS CHROME BASKETBALL STEVE NASH RC #182 - PHOENIX SUNS
$45.00

1996-97 Topps Chrome STEVE NASH RC FUTURE HOF PSA 10 GEM MINT
$0.99

1996-97 96 Topps Chrome Steve Nash #182 Rookie RC BGS 9.5
$139.99

1996-97 Topps Chrome Steve Nash Rookie RC BGS 9.5 Quad 9.5 x 4
$119.99

1996 97 steve nash topps chrome rookie rc bgs 9
$35.00



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