2010 Bowman Chrome Baseball is proof positive that prospector’s paradise does indeed exist. Part II in this year’s Bowman trilogy delivers one of the most intriguing prospect auto checklists in the product’s storied history.
2010-11 Certified is a thoroughly enjoyable product from top to bottom, it usually takes until Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey to have this much fun. Certified delivers one of the best early season rookie autograph lineups in years highlighted by Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Paajarvi, Seguin, Skinner, Kadri and Subban!
2011 Topps Heritage returns for another season of old school fun this March. The latest installment of Heritage pays homage to the wood bordered 1962 Topps set. Each 24-pack box of 2011 Topps Heritage will deliver 1 relic or auto and plenty of intriguing inserts, parallels and short prints.
Pictures from routing table at Panini gives collectors a glimpse of what trading cards look like before they receive an autograph, relic or fresh coat of gloss.
Antonio Gates ability to the stretch the field and dominate the red zone forever changed the NFL. In the world of football cards, the Tight End has yet to see a major stretch in terms of card value.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.