Hot in the Shop – Week of December 3rd, 2018 – National Hobby Shop Day!! – The BIG DAY is almost here!! This Saturday, December 8th, is the second annual National Hobby Shop Day! Thank you to all 105 stores that signed up here in the United States!! Also thank you to all of our vendor and industry partners who helped to make this year’s a promotion a huge success to date. This includes Baseball Treasure, Cryptozoic, eBay, Leaf Trading Cards, Panini America, Topps, Ultra PRO and Upper Deck!
Retailers, be sure to share your in-store promotions on the official National Hobby Shop Day Facebook Page and to use the #NHSD2018 or #NationalHobbyShopDay hashtags on Twitter. Also feel free to upload your event day photos to the Facebook Page as well. Collectors, here is a complete list of the participating stores.
As would be expected for the first week of December, there are a handful of quality new product releases that are sure to be Hot in the Shop for the Week of December 3rd, 2018.
SPORTS CARDS – Hot in the Shop – Week of December 3rd, 2018 – National Hobby Shop Day!!
2018 Topps Dynasty Baseball Cards (12/7/2018) – 2018 Topps Dynasty Baseball Cards delivers (1) Autographed Patch Card, Cut Signature, Autographed Dual Relic Greats or Cut Signature Dual Relic Legend Card in Every Box! NEW for 2018 – Special Events Baseball Leather Cards!! ALL Autographs are signed ON-CARD and #’d to 10 or less!!
2018 Panini Obsidian NFL Football Cards (12/5/2018) – 2018 Panini Obsidian NFL Football Cards delivers (4) Autographed or Memorabilia Cards plus (2) Base Electric Etch Parallels or Inserts and (1) Base Cards ALL #’d to 100 or less in Every Box! BRAND NEW!! Obsidian Football takes opti-chrome technology to the next level with Electric Etch Parallels and an eruption of sharp, edgy and contemporary designs!
2018-19 Panini Treble Soccer Cards (12/5/2018) – 2018-19 Panini Treble Soccer Cards delivers (1) Autographed Jersey Card, (2) Additional Autographed or Memorabilia Cards plus (2) Inserts, (3) Parallels (#’d to 75 or less) and (1) Panini Premiere Rookie Card in Every Box! This NEW BRAND celebrates club soccer teams throughout the world and marks the first-time collectors can pull TRUE Rookie Cards of up-and-coming players!
2018 Leaf Perfect Game National Showcase Baseball Cards (12/4/2018) – 2018 Leaf Perfect Game National Showcase Baseball Cards delivers (25) Autographed Cards in Every Box! Once again, this ultra-limited run of a mere 99 cases, is LOADED with some of the brightest young high school prospects in America! This is an early chance to prospect some amazing future talent!
NOVELTIES – Hot in the Shop – Week of December 3rd, 2018 – National Hobby Shop Day!!
2018 Topps Hatchimals Trading Cards – This super popular brand sold $300M in the United States in 2017 making it the #8 ranked property of ALL toys. Hatchimals were also the #1 Plush brand in 2017. Now, for the first-time ever, Hatchimals gets a trading card set from Topps!
- 100-Card Base Set – Featuring the top 100 characters from Hatchimals Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4!
- Mini Collector Albums
- Four different 40-Page Mini Albums gives kids a place to store the entire set! – (1) in Every Hanger Box!
- Dog Tags
- Special egg-shaped Hatchimals dog tags, (2) in Every Value Box!
CCGs/TCGs* – Hot in the Shop – Week of December 3rd, 2018 – National Hobby Shop Day!!
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Magic the Gathering CCG: Ultimate Masters Boosters (12/7/2018) – Ultimate Masters (UMA) brings a host of powerful, sought-after cards – including some of the greatest cards from throughout Magic’s history.
It’s the last Masters set for the foreseeable future, and we’re sending the series off with a bang: it’s stuffed with iconic cards, including special box toppers.
- The box topper card has a special frame, and its own custom flowwrap. Box toppers include every mythic rare in the set, many of the rares, and two uncommons. (Kitchen Finks and Eternal Witness.)Set size: 254 cards
- 24 packs per box – 15 randomly inserted cards per booster pack, including 1 premium card in every pack
- 15-card booster packs, one foil per pack Languages: English and Japanese, with global distribution
- One Ultimate Box Topper per box
- MSRP*: $335.76 per box per box (*MSRP applies to United States only)
- Supplies are limited