Panini Unveils World's Longest Trading Card

Panini Unveils World’s Longest Trading Card

Since Panini announced their initial plans for 2011 National Treasures Football, they've mentioned a massive trading card that would trump anything collectors had seen before. The world's longest trading card has finally been unveiled.

The book card includes autographs and jumbo jersey patch pieces from all 36 players who participated in the 2011 NFL Players Rookie Premiere prior to last season. On some of the cards, each player signed directly on the patch piece. They also inscribed their signature with a cheer for their team. For example, Cam Newton wrote, "Go Panthers!"

Measuring more than eight-feet long, the card is like 36 separate cards connected with hinges. The result is a behemoth.

Understandably, the card was distributed via redemption. Five redemption cards were randomly inserted in 2011 National Treasures Football boxes.

Here is a Panini-produced video showing the card's size:

The following players participated in the Rookie Premiere and appear on the massive card:

A.J. Green
Alex Green
Andy Dalton
Austin Pettis
Bilal Powell
Blaine Gabbert
Cam Newton
Christian Ponder
Colin Kaepernick
Daniel Thomas
Delone Carter
DeMarco Murray
Edmund Gates
Greg Little
Jake Locker
Jamie Harper
Jerrel Jernigan
Jon Baldwin
Jordan Todman
Julio Jones
Kendall Hunter
Kyle Rudolph
Leonard Hankerson
Marcell Dareus
Mark Ingram
Mikel LeShoure
Randall Cobb
Ryan Mallett
Ryan Williams
Shane Vereen
Stevan Ridley
Taiwan Jones
Titus Young
Torrey Smith
Vincent Brown
Von Miller

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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

User Comments

  1. If I pulled it, I send it in to get graded!! WFT would they do with it?

  2. Ryan VanLanen (ID 39909) » It’s doubtful you’d be able to. Grading companies state the dimensions of items they’re able to grade.

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