2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball CardsBrand: Diamond Icons
Continuing the high-end MLB brand for another year, 2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball maintains the four-figure box cost and ten hits per box.
The expensive set first released in 2017, and it again sticks to on-card autographs and low-numbered cards. In fact, every card is limited to 25 copies or less.
2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Autographs
Hard-signed cards occupy most of the 2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball checklist, with seven autographed cards per box. This includes the base Autograph, Diamond Autograph and Red Ink Autograph sets. Each option is numbered to 25 or less and features Purple (#/10), Red (#/5) and Gold (1/1) parallels, as well.
Falling in every other box, the Cut Signatures lineup is numbered to four copies apiece with a one-of-one Gold parallel. There are also Immortal Cut Signature cards.
2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Autograph Relics
Occupying the other two signed cards in each box, the autograph relics boast an on-card signature and memorabilia swatch. Coming in at 25 copies or less, 2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball includes Autographed Authenticated Jumbo Patches. These have Purple (#/10), Red (#/5) and Gold (1/1) parallels.
Limited to 10 copies or less, collectors can pull Single-Player Autograph Relic, Single-Player Dual Autograph Relic, Single-Player Dual Team Autograph Relic, and Dual-Player Dual Autograph Relic cards. Each card also has Red (#/5) and Gold (1/1) editions.
2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Relics
Finally, at one per box, are the unsigned relics. However, these don't skimp on the quality one would expect from 2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball. In addition to the Single-Player Relics (#/10) and Dual-Player Dual Relic Books (#/10), the Diamond Relic cards put four diamonds into the design for 12 top players. Each of these sets adds Red (#/5) and Gold (1/1) parallels.
Working with more unique items are the Preeminent Pieces (#/10 or less) and MLB Silhouetted Batter Logo Patch (1/1) cards. Preeminent Pieces also has a one-of-one Spikes parallel.
Estimated Release Date: 07/11/2018
Product Configuration: 10 cards per pack, 1 pack per box, 4 boxes per case
2018 Topps Diamond Icons Baseball Hobby Box Break
- 7 Autographs
- 2 Autograph Relics
- 1 Relic
These are mock-up images and not final cards. Contents and designs are subject to change.