So what does a $1,000+ per box football card product look like? And how is it faring on the secondary market? 2014 Panini Flawless Football is here and it's time to find out.
After a pair of Flawless Basketball releases, the first gridiron set for the brand boasts many of the same elements. No individual card has more than 25 copies. Outside of the gem-embedded base cards, everything else is either an autograph or memorabilia card.
What sets Flawless apart from other products (besides the four-figure box price) is the level to which the cards are. Outside of some older players, most of the memorabilia is in the form of over-sized patches. Sticker autographs are nowhere to be found either, adding a premium element to the signed cards.
Because it's coming out so early, rookie memorabilia cards come with swatches from the Rookie Premiere and aren't game-used like veterans. Although clearly marked as such and boasting some very attractive patch designs, it does take away some of the overall prestige of these cards.
2014 Panini Flawless Football Hot List
The following is a real-time list of the most-watched 2014 Panini Flawless Football currently up for auction on eBay. It's intended to show how cards are performing on the secondary market at this very moment. It updates automatically so you can check back to see new cards and top hits as they surface.
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E-Mail Author | Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff.
His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.
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