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.
2010 Panini Plates & Patches is a freshman high-end football card offering based on the popular “Plates & Patches” insert sets from Panini’s Gridiron Gear Football. Plates & Patches is set to release in December and offers collectors 4-hits per one pack hobby box.
Rock & Roll trading card tribute featuring The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bob Dylan and other legendary names from the 60’s & 70’s rock scene.
An amazing Rookie Class and slightly improved card design combine to make 2010 Topps Chrome a substantial upgrade over last seasons. 2010 Topps Chrome is an excellent product that delivers 2 Autographs and a handful of refractors and numbered inserts per $60-$80 box.
It’s not good, it’s not bad, it’s Prestige. If you’re excited to get the 2010-11 NBA rookie class and LeBron wearing a Heat jersey in your hands ASAP, then by all means grab a box of Prestige. 2010-11 Prestige is far from a terrible product, just don’t expect it to re-invent the basketball card.
Simply put, the best Elite Extra Edition of all-time and one of the most polished prospecting products in recent memory. Each $80-$100 hobby box delivers 6+ autographs and several low numbered die-cuts.
Finest Football is among the finest products of the early 2010 football card season. The hits are high quality, the refractors plentiful, and the 60-card box total strikes a perfect balance between too many and too few cards.
2010 Topps Pro Debut Series 2 is a medicore prospect product that lacks the electricity of products like 2010 Donruss Elite Extra Edition. Series 2 lacks direction and the novelty has worn off since Series 1 released this past summer.