In 1991, Jack Palance won the Oscar for best supporting actor for his role as “Curly” in the movie City Slickers, Jack Morris pitched his way into baseball history in Game 7 of the World Series and a new brand called Stadium Club forever changed the way we look at cards. Get out the screw cases, it’s time to rip open a box of the year 1991!
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2010-11 Crown Royale Hockey’s corny regal themes and card design offer collectors a refreshing departure from the cookie cutter cards of today. After a seven year absence from the ice, Crown feels right at home in the hockey card section.
Following yesterday’s announcement of the final six cards, we take a look at all 60 fan voted cards from Topps’ 60 Greatest Cards of All-Time countdown. We also look at a handful of cards we thought should have made the list. What cards do you think were snubbed?
2007 PBA, Battlefield Earth, Scooby Doo 2, The Blair Witch Project and other premium trading card product previews from years that are no longer with us. Plus a bonus proposition you’d be hard pressed to turn down from recovering rip-aholic and peddler of fake Pro Bowl Memorabilia, the one and only Cornelius.
If we were talking about a product that carried a box price of around $180, this would be an excellent product. Seeing as how the actual box price is between $275-$325, Tribute simply doesn’t deliver enough bang for your buck for a high-end product.
The code entering phase of Topps’ Diamond Giveaway promotion officially begins. Each Diamond Giveaway code card unlocks one 1952-2009 Topps card and gives collectors one “dig point”, which is used to search for buried prizes on a virtual baseball field. Code cards are seeded in packs of 2011 Topps Series 1 Baseball.
Bowman Sterling best tells the story of the top 10 recent eBay card sales for Philadelphia Phillies rookie of the year contender Dom Brown, whom many scouts have compared to Darryl Strawberry. Dom’s 2010 Bowman Sterling red refractor auto tops the list with a sale price of $1,200!
2010-11 SPx Hockey returns with simpler card design and unlike past years, isn’t the first product of the year to deliver rookie autographs. Overall, it’s an above average offering that will appeal to hardcore SPx fans.
Does it live up live up to the hype? Probably not, but it’s still a really good product that will most certainly appeal to hardcore Topps fans, set builders, kids and baseball fans with an itch to rip and are counting the days until opening day (hopefully not the product “Opening Day”, but the actual start to the 2011 MLB Season).
Buster Posey, Miguel Sano, Mike Moustakas and Jackie Bradley Jr. autographs highlight the first batch of wrapper redemption cards from 2010 Bowman Chrome Baseball to hit eBay. The promotion runs until July 11th, 2011, giving collectors plenty of time to dumpster dive.
2010 Topps Supreme Football features a solid checklist, intriguing card design and the potential for high quality hits, but falls short when it comes to delivery – each $80-$90 box delivers a total of four cards, of which only one is a hit. I would recommend seeking singles over buying a box, but if you have an itch to rip, you could do far worse than Topps Supreme.
Barry Sanders, Sam Bradford, Brett Favre, Joe Montana, one-of-ones, book cards, octographs, laundry tag relics, printing plate patch autos, NFL shield relics and 102 of the craziest 2010 football cards to find their way onto eBay over the last month!
Ten question basketball card quiz revolving around 2009-10 Blake Griffin cards. Are you a pristine sports card mind? Take our quick quiz and find out!
Stephen Strasburg, John Singleton, Domonic Brown, Danny Valencia, Buster Posey, Red Refractors, Bryce Harper 60th Anniversary Autos highlight the top 100 first week card sales from 2010 Bowman Sterling Baseball.
2010 Bowman Sterling loses you with craftsmanship, then buys you back with an insanely deep autograph checklist and overwhelming amount of hits per box. If you have the money and are a prospector, I would recommend giving a box of Sterling a shot, just be advised that it isn’t a perfect product, it just features the perfect checklist.
Bryce Harper’s 60th Anniversary Auto, Stephen Strasburg Redemption Auto, Ichiro/Pujols Red Refractor Box Topper highlights the top 50 eBay sales from the recently released 2010 Bowman Sterling Baseball.
The Dream Set Series presents a modern take on 1981 Topps Football featuring a handful of 2010′s biggest rookies including Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, Jahvid Best, Ndamukong Suh, Colt McCoy and Jacoby Ford. 1981 Topps Football featured one of the most iconic football cards of all-time, that card being Joe Montana’s rookie card.
Starlin Castro, Dustin Ackley, Wil Myers, Miguel Sano, Gary Sanchez, Manny Machado, Jameson Taillon highlight our rankings of all 102 chrome prospect autographs from 2010 Bowman, 2010 Bowman Chrome and 2010 Bowman Draft.