Topps hasn’t always been about traditional baseball cards. In the final installment of our look at oddball baseball cards, we delve deep into Topps’ baseball past to uncover their first inserts, premiums and test issues.
Leaf has halted the sale of some of the first licensed Andrew Luck cards after a pair of spelling errors were discovered. We’ve got the details as well as Leaf’s plans for corrected versions.
Never before has there been a hockey card set like 2011-12 In the Game Enforcers Hockey. With hard-hitting content that focuses entirely on the NHL’s tough guys, boxes promise five autographs and two game-used memorabilia cards.
Following Topps’ announcement that they’re not offering any new eTopps cards, we look at the confusion caused by the announcement as well as why the sudden program end might leave some unhappy.
Some of the hottest basketball cards on the market have nothing to do with Michael Jordan. 2010-11 Panini Totally Certified Green parallels are going for huge sums in recent weeks. We look at the top sales as well as the affect they’ve had on box prices.
2011 Topps Magic Rookies sees the return of the brand as an online exclusive. Mini boxes promise ten rookie cards as well as one rookie autograph. A total of 68 different players have autographs in the set.
Another collecting tool just became widely available to collectors as PSA is now offering their population reports free online. They’ve also started offering their in-house PSA price guide available.
Every card in 2011 Panini Limited Football, from base cards to inserts, is numbered to 499 or less. Highlights include draft day memorabilia from top 2011 rookies and Material Phenoms rookies with on-card signatures and prime swatches.
One of the first high-end sets of the new season, 2011-12 Panini Limited Hockey promises three hits in every single-pack box. Highlights include autographed Phenoms rookie cards and High Numbers base cards limited to 99 copies.
Cryptozoic has launched its first set of Vampire Diaries trading cards. The release features an expansive autograph lineup that includes Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder.
Get an in-depth look at McFarlane NHL 30 and its stellar lineup that includes a Stanley Cup-hoisting Mario Lemieux, Pavel Datsyuk, Daniel Sedin and more.
In the second part of our extensive look at oddball baseball cards, Rob Bertrand breaks down some of the retail oddities found at stores like K-Mart, Denny’s, Toy “R” Us and more.
2012 Famous Fabrics Ink 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW is a high-end set that celebrates US Presidents. Each box comes with two cut signature cards and four base cards, which are limited to ten copies.
2012 Just Minors Mystery Gamers Baseball offers collectors a full game-used piece of memorabilia, such as a jersey, fielding glove, cleats and hats. Players include Eric Hosmer, Justin Verlander, Buster Posey, Evan Longoria and many more.
Check out some of the autographed patch card highlights from 2011 Topps Supreme Football. The autographs are paired with dual, triple, quad and jumbo patch swatches.
Topps is the latest company to get Tim Tebow fever, adding Tim Tebow Precision Comeback Autographs to the 2011 Topps Precision Football lineup. Each of the cards, which spotlight his late-game victories, is limited to 9 copies or less.
2011 Bowman Sterling Baseball is an all about the rookies, prospects and hits. Each box promises 13 autographs and seven relics, including a variety of refractors. Don’t expect any veterans and legends because you won’t find them.
Tebowing is all the craze. But multiple trademark applications for the iconic sideline prayer might mean legal battles for Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow.