Lots happening in the hobby this week. Is your shop ready? In addition to some great new product releases, this week marks the celebration of National Hockey Card Day. Canada celebrated their day this past Saturday and American collectors will have their opportunity to partake in the festivities this coming Saturday the 21st of February, 2015.
The NBA All-Star Game festivities concluded yesterday with a win by the Western Conference All-Stars. Russell Westbrook was named MVP for the second straight year so expect a spike in interest for his cards. (One of his key rookie cards can be found in 2008-09 Topps Chrome.)
Here is a look at what will be Hot in the Shop – New Product Talk Releasing the Week of 2/16/2015.
2014 Panini Super Bowl 49 Champions Set (2/18/2015) – The set features photography taken during Super Bowl XLIX and includes 18 player cards (Butler’s first NFL card, Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, Darrelle Revis and more) and seven cards honoring the game’s biggest moments, headlined by Butler’s game-saving interception, all four Patriots touchdowns and a two-card tribute to Brady.
2015 Topps WWE (2/18/2015) – delivers (2) Hit Cards (Autograph, Relic, Printing Plate or Kiss Cards), (5) Parallels and (48) Inserts in Every Box! All New“Hits” include Athletic Tape & Sign Relics, Triple Autograph Parallels and RARE Championship Plate Parallels. NEW Fan Fervor themed insert sets debut based on WWE crowd chants including, “YES! YES! YES!”
2015 Breygent Dexter Seasons 5 & 6 Trading Cards Box Set & Album (2/17/2015) – delivers a total of (2) Hits from the following: Cast Autographs, Wardrobe or Prop Relic Cards plus (6) Insert/Chase Cards and a complete (72) Card Base Set in Every Box!
2014 Panini Immaculate Collection Football 2/18/2015) – delivers a combination of (5) Autograph & Memorabilia Cards in Every Box! Loaded with On-Card Autographs and Multi-Swatch Memorabilia Cards. Find unique Rookie Worn Memorabilia including gloves, hats, helmets and more!
2015 Upper Deck National Hockey Card Day – in America (2/21/2015) Celebrate the sport of hockey and reward your customers at the same time. Great content with randomly added autographs to keep the chase going all day long. While supplies last. Check with you GTS Representative TODAY!! Also, be sure to order the special limited edition card to the base set – Memorable Moments!!
Wilson Super Bowl 49 New England Patriots 4x Champions Leather Footballs(2/20/2015) – Championship panel in full grain leather proudly displays 4X Super Bowl Champions, New England Patriots full color logo as well as past Super Bowls logos won by the Patriots
Only Wilson offers 4X Super Bowl winning Patriots fans the chance to bring home these commemorative Super Bowl 49 Champion footballs. Wilson’s all leather Champion balls are handcrafted with the same care that goes into making every NFL game ball during the season. Display this genuine keepsake with pride!
2015 Onyx Preferred Player’s Collection (2/20/2015 – delivers (1) Autographed MLB Baseball in Every Box! Collectors can also find Game Used Memorabilia Redemptions inserted into random autographed baseball boxes! Players signing for this release include: MLB superstars MVP – Mike Trout, Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano, Giancarlo Stanton, Rookie of the Year – Jose Abreu, MVP and Cy Young – Clayton Kershaw and more!!
THE WALKING DEAD (TV): DELUXE FIGURE – “2015” 10″ RICK GRIMES (2/16/2015) – The McFarlane Toys’ Rick Grimes Deluxe Figure is inspired by The Walking Dead Season 3 key art, as Rick stands watch, ready to defend his family, friends, and new home. This highly detailed 10-inch figure features the exact likeness of the actor, taken from a full 3D scan of the actor himself, Andrew Lincoln. Figure includes pistol, alternate arm, and rifle.The McFarlane Toys’ Rick Grimes Deluxe Figure is inspired by The Walking Dead Season 3 key art, as Rick stands watch, ready to defend his family, friends, and new home. This highly detailed 10-inch figure features the exact likeness of the actor, taken from a full 3D scan of the actor himself, Andrew Lincoln. Figure includes pistol, alternate arm, and rifle.
THE WALKING DEAD (TV): DELUXE BOX – DARYL DIXON WITH CHOPPER 2/16/2015 – Fan Favorite Daryl Dixon, from AMC’s hit television series The Walking Dead, is a lone wolf survivalist who has proven time and again to be a vital sentinel for Rick Grimes and his group in an unpredictable and perilous apocalyptic world.
- Figure features the exact likeness of the actor, Norman Reedus – taken from a full 3D scan of the actor himself
- The ALL-NEW Sculpt features Daryl Dixon in his iconic angel wings stitched biker vest; figure includes @ 20 points of articulation, hunting knife & new crossbow
- Includes the iconic Chopper complete with lightning-bolt insignia on the tank, skull decal & saddlebags – the first vehicle produced for The Walking Dead action figure line