We hope you had a great weekend! All of the conference finals are now set in both the NBA and NHL. The right to play for a Championship in both leagues will cause some renewed interest from casual collectors and fans for player and team collectibles. Is your shop ready?
With the Houston Rockets’ Game 7 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers yesterday, they’ve earned the dubious challenge of facing MVP Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. In the East, LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers will face off with the Atlanta Hawks.
The NHL conference final match-ups got underway this weekend with the New York Rangers taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the East and the Anaheim Ducks and the Chicago Blackhawks facing off in the West.
Contrary to last week’s busy release schedule, this week is much lighter in terms of the quantity of products hitting store shelves. So let’s take a look at what will be Hot in the Shop – New Product Talk Releasing the Week of 5/18/2015.
2015 Leaf Clear Football (5/19/2015) – delivers (5) Acetate Autographed Cards in Every Box! VERY LIMITED PRODUCTION RUN of just 199 Cases! Loaded with Elite Prospects including; Marcus Mariota, Jameis Winston, T.J. Yeldon, DeVante Parker, Todd Gurley, Amari Cooper and MANY more! (Click on the sell sheet images below to get a better look at the card images.)
2015 Topps Tier One Baseball (5/20/2015) – delivers (2) Autographed Cards and (1) Relic Card in Every Box! Every 4th box/pack will contain an additional Relic Card. Every single and dual signed Autographed Card is signed On-Card!
2015 Panini Contenders Draft Picks Football (5/20/2015) – delivers, on average, (6) Autographs and, a combination of (48) Parallels/Inserts. Drawing inspiration from its 15-plus year hobby heritage, Contended Draft Picks incorporates all its iconic and legendary subsets and inserts into this spin-off collegiate brand.
Entertainment Trading Cards
Legends of Star Trek 2015 Expansion Set (5/22/2015) – 2015 Legends of Star Trek by Rittenhouse Archives delivers (36) cards in the ever-expanding series, Legends of Star Trek, including two NEW characters, Kes and Neelix. Each will be depicted on 9 cards apiece.
Three other characters — Tasha Yar, Wesley Crusher and Geordi La Forge, each of whom were depicted on 3 cards in the past, will now have 6 expansion cards apiece, bringing their individual totals to 9 cards.