The Card Beat: Sports Collectibles News for August 26, 2014
We've traveled to the far corners of the World Wide Web to track down the top sports card and memorabilia stories for today, August 26, 2014. Here are the headlines, as reported by The Cardboard Connection and other leading news publications and blogs:
From The Cardboard Connection:
- 2015 Topps Heritage Baseball Cards - 2015 Topps Heritage Baseball brings the hobby back to 1966. Other than design, not much changes from previous years. Hobby boxes have one autograph or memorabilia card.
- 2014 Panini Immaculate Baseball Cards - 2014 Panini Immaculate Baseball marks the ultra high-end brand's diamond debut. Boxes deliver five total autographs and memorabilia cards. No card in the product is serial numbered higher than 99.
- 2014 Topps UFC Champions Trading Cards - The full checklist for the upcoming MMA set is now available.
- 1987 Topps WWF Trading Cards - 1987 Topps WWF trading cards came out at the peak of the '80s wrestling boom. Besides basic superstar cards, the set includes highlights from Wrestlemania III, which was headlined by Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant.
- Law of Cards: Trademark Office Rejects Topps Trademark App for -- Topps - In a strange turn of trademark events, Topps had an application rejected for the word "Topps," at least with regards to clothing. Paul Lesko has the details in another installment of Law of Cards.
- Law of Cards: Pokemon v. Pokellector Case Might End Soon - The ongoing case between Pokemon and the Pokellector app could soon be coming to an end. Attorney Paul Lesko breaks down why this might be the case.
- 2014 Funko Pop Guardians of the Galaxy Vinyl Figures - 2014 Funko Pop Guardians of the Galaxy put a collectible spin on one of the summer's biggest blockbusters. Besides the major leads like Star Lord and Rocket Raccoon, additions include Dancing Groot and Howard the Duck.
- 2014 Funko Science Fiction Mystery Minis - 2014 Funko Science Fiction Mystery Minis include a mix of famous aliens and robots from several films and shows like ET, Alien, Mars Attacks, Robocop, Tron and Star Trek.
- Baltimore Orioles Collecting and Fan Guide - With three World Series titles, a roster of Hall of Fame players and plenty of young talent, the Baltimore Orioles are worthy of collecting consideration. View our complete guide to collecting the Orioles, including top players, cards, autographs and more.
Sports Collectibles News From Around the Internet:
- Games NHL Rookies Play with Upper Deck Hockey Cards, Upper Deck Blog
- 2014 Super Star Korean Baseball Series 2 , Japanese Baseball Cards
- Upper Deck Goodwin Champions through the years, Capewood's Collections