Combining one of the modern hobby’s longest running brands and the loaded rookie class, 2012 Certified Football looks to both its history and the future. Autographs, memorabilia, multiple levels of parallels and a challenging set structure give 2012 Certified Football broad collector appeal. Hobby boxes include a total of four hits.
1988 Topps Traded Baseball might not make anybody rich, but the set has an excellent cast of rookies. Roberto Alomar, Mark Grace, Jay Buhner and Tino Martinez lead a large crop of fan-favorites.
What are the best rookie cards in the history of Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball? We count down the 10 best.
2011-12 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball marks the return of one of the most popular high-end hardcourt brands in hobby history. Every box promises a total of five autographs.
2012-13 Panini Titanium Hockey returns as a hit-per-pack product. Hobby exclusive rookie cards numbered to the player’s jersey number are also back.
A largely overlooked set thanks to its seemingly endless supply, 1988 Topps Baseball could be considered an overlooked release by set-building purists. Rookies include Tom Glavine and Ken Caminiti.
1964 Topps Beatles Color offers a much brighter look at the iconic band than the company’s three black and white sets. Card backs also offer insightful details from John, Paul, George and Ringo.
Details on 2012 Bowman Chrome Baseball redemptions for game-worn Futures Game hats. Includes a full checklist of all 39 players.
Catering to a wide mix of collectors, 2012 Topps Platinum Football really pushes the rookie content with two on-card autographs and one autographed patch card per hobby box.
Andew Luck is the first football player to join the Panini Authentic stable. Get full details on the deal that gives Panini exclusive rights to Andrew Luck autographed memorabilia.
1989 Topps Traded Baseball may be dominated by the Ken Griffey Jr. rookie, but that doesn’t make it a bad set. A nice design and several second-tier rookies like Omar Vizquel and Deion Sanders also help it stand out.
2012 Leaf Ultimate Golf is another all-autograph set from the links. Besides all-time legends like Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, the set has the first certified signatures of Greg Norman. Every box comes with three on-card autographs.
1964 Topps Beatles Black and White 3rd Series is the final set in the line from Topps. Featuring 50 cards, they combine candid and promotional photos.
A clean, memorable design highlights 1989 Topps Baseball. Key rookies in the set include Randy Johnson and Gary Sheffield. This is the first Topps base set to have Draft Pick cards.
2012 Breygent Dexter Season 4 comes as a premium box set. Each includes two costume or prop cards, nine inserts and a 72-card base set. Random bonus autographs are also included.
Want to know how to tell 2012 Topps Prime Football retail rookie card variations from hobby rookies? Our visual guide makes it easy. See all 50 of the retail versions and know what you’re looking for.
The court has ordered Panini and musician Mark Durante to try and settle their lawsuit, possibly before Christmas. Durante sued the card maker over the use of the trademark Durantula.
1971 Topps Brady Bunch trading cards highlight TV’s most famous blended family. The 88-card set mixes stills from the show with promotional shots.