When it comes to the most valuable football rookie cards, National Treasures is at or near the top of the list for modern players. Combining autographs and high-end memorabilia pieces (and a big per-box price tag), the cards have few rivals. 2012 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie Signature Materials are no exception.
With one of the strong rookie classes ever, 2012 Panini National Treasures Football was met with a lot of anticipation. It was an early sellout at the factory level. Boxes were selling for around $600 a pop on release day. And while the likes of Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson lead the way on the secondary market, even the lesser players are going for high amounts.
The 2012 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie Signature Materials checklist has 35 players. All were participants at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere before the season started.
Cards have both an on-card autograph and a large prime jersey piece. Most memorabilia swatches have multiple covers. Standard Silver versions of the highly sought after rookie cards are numbered to 99. Parallels include Gold (#/49), Platinum (#/5), Shield Red (1/1) and Printing Plates.
The 2012 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie Signature Materials does have four redemptions. The most notable is Russell Wilson.
Historically, National Treasures rookie cards have been some of the most impressive on the secondary market. Like a lot of things, many simply want the best. Spending hundreds on a National Treasures rookie card is a risk, but it's also one that can come with some of the best rewards. As players break out and get hot in the hobby, this is one set that high-end collectors look to for price benchmarks.
Below is a 2012 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie Signature Materials visual guide. It includes a full checklist and team details. Redemptions are also noted. Click on the tab at the top of the page to get a real-time hot list. that shows the most-watched cards currently listed on eBay.
2012 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie Signature Materials Visual Checklist
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305 Justin Blackmon, Jacksonville Jaguars - Redemption
316 Mohamed Sanu, Cincinnati Bengals - Redemption
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325 Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks - Redemption
328 Joe Adams, Carolina Panthers - Redemption
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2012 Panini National Treasures Football Rookie Signature Materials Hot List
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