2010-11 Artifacts Hockey is essentially the same early season hockey card offering as in season’s past, the only difference is that this year it faces off against Panini’s 2010-11 Certified Hockey, which is a better product.
Sister Virginia Muller of the Baltimore-based School Sisters of Notre Dame receives a cardboard donation from a deceased Sister’s deceased Brother, as it turns out, the small rectangular piece of cardboard is one of the world’s most valuable baseball cards.
Crown Royale makes it’s triumphant return to the hobby this March packing plenty of hockey’s biggest names past, present and future into each pack. Crown Royale features a classy and somewhat fancy card design that is sure to please the eye. Each box of 2010-11 Crown Royale will deliver 4 hits and a host of intriguing die-cuts, rookies, relics, and autographs!
Fictional Madden Cover silk posters worthy of wall space randomly show up on eBay. The variety ranges from respectable coaches like Rex Ryan, to sarcastic silks like JaMarcus Russell, to hobby heavy hitters like like Jahvid Best, to fictional scenario silks where Mark Ingram gets drafted by the 49ers, to tributes to fallen players like Sean Taylor and beyond
2010 Panini Century Collection is a high-end trading card tour of American History featuring legends from the world of sports, space, cinema and beyond. Every card in Century Collection is either an autograph or memorabilia card.
The yearly gridiron right of passage known as “Contenders” returns for another season of high-quality rookie autographs! 2010 Playoff Contenders promises plenty of short print chasing, set building madness come early January. Each 24-pack hobby box delivers 4-5 autographs and a short stack of parallels and inserts.
Rookies & Stars returns this November with a fresh crop of rookie autographs including John Wall, Evan Turner, Derrick Favors, Wesley Johnson, and DeMarcus Cousins. 2010-11 Rookies & Stars will deliver 4-hits per $80 hobby box and is set to hit the hobby hardwood this November.
2011 Topps Opening Day is a low-end baseball card offering geared toward kids and collectors looking to get a jump on the 2011 baseball card season. New in 2011 are intentional errors, glow-in-the-dark cards, and 3-D cards.
Vikings 6th Round Pick and all-world athlete Joe Webb tops the list of the top football card sleepers from the 2010 NFL Rookie Class. The Vikings originally drafted the UAB Quarterback to play Wide Reciever, but as soon as he arrived at camp, the Vikings reallized that the
1/2 Last Name, 1/2 Arachnid nickname leads to one of NBA’s coolest officially licensed NBA Replica Jerseys. Currently on the NBA Store website, fans of Kevin Durant can purchase a unique fashion replica jersey featuring the Oklahoma City superstar’s nickname on the nameplate.
Panini’s Limited is a high-end hockey card offering that cuts straight to the hits! Each single pack hobby box will deliver 1 auto, 1 relic, and 1 additional relic or auto. 2010-11 Panini Limited is set to release on December 15th with a box price of around $100.
Panini’s Donruss Basketball will mark the first time the legendary brand makes an appearance on the hardwood as well as provide basketball card collectors with a welcome change of pace from Panini’s typical futuristic styled card offerings. Donruss will deliver 3 hits, 20 die-cut parallels, and plenty of intriguing Rated Rookies per box. 2010-11 Donruss is set to release December 22nd, 2010.
Each 2010 Topps USA Baseball boxed set delivers a complete 65-card base set, 5 autographed cards, 2 autographed relic cards, and 3 additional relics for around $80. USA Baseball features a handful of the nation’s premier high school and collegiate baseball stars and is slated to hit hobby store shelves this December.
Learn the Refractology of 2010 Topps Chrome Baseball. Pictures, info, and numbering for every base card refractor, rookie autograph refractor, and T-206 & National Chicle insert refractors!
Topps Five Star is a new high-end $400 per pack gridiron offering with aspirations of becoming the king of the football rookie card. This upcoming February, Five Star will attempt to become Football’s version of Upper Deck’s The Cup Hockey and Panini’s National Treasures Basketball.
Rookies & Stars Longevity is an abreviated version of regular 2010-11 Rookies & Stars Basketball. Each $50 hobby box delivers 10 packs and 2 autographed or memorabilia cards. 2010-11 Rookies & Stars Longevity is expected to release on December 8th, a month after the regular version.
Rare Topps Chrome Tim Tebow Auto makes appearance on eBay. The card will probably fetch a couple thousand, but is not expected to reach the $16,000 Stephen Strasburg’s Bowman Chrome Superfractor commanded during the summer of 2010.
2010 Topps Chrome is an above average football card offering that feels one hit shy of being an excellent product. That said, this season’s Topps Chrome is an upgrade over last season’s in nearly every possible way. I would recommend this product to set builders, but not collectors who are all about the hits.