The 35th National Sports Collectors Convention kicks off this week. Along with that annual tradition is the debut of many new product releases that will be showcased at the Super Bowl of the collecting community. Even if you aren’t attending there will be a lot of buzz from all the happenings and events. Numerous group breakers will be participating in the National’s first ever, breaker’s pavilion where collectors around the world will be able to follow the events live over the Internet. Here is a look at what will be hot on the show floor and Hot in the Shop – New Product Talk Releasing the Week of 7/28/2014.
2014 ONYX Authenticated Clubhouse Collection – (7/29/2014) Packaged memorabilia with a blind element is one of the hottest things to happen in the sports collectibles market and ONYX is excellent at delivering this new product concept. Each box delivers (1) Pair of Game Used Batting Gloves Per Box! For the first time ever, collector’s will find Game Used Gear from 2014 First Round Draft Picks! The product Checklist includes: Mike Trout, Giancarlo Stanton, Hot Rookie Gregory Polanco, plus Top Prospects Joey Gallo, Miguel Sano & Jose Peraza; 2014 Draft Picks Nick Gordon (#5), Max Pentacost (#11), Michael Chavis & many more!
2014 Bowman Platinum Baseball – (7/30/2014) Bowman has been and always will be the “Home of the Rookie Card” and the Platinum edition provides collectors a higher-end experience without the high-end price. Each box Guarantees (2) Autographed Prospect Refractor Cards and (1) Refractor Autographed Prospect Relic Card in Every Box – featuring larger-than-life prospects from the 2014 Draft Class! Look for New! Platinum Cut Autographed Refractor Relics and NEW Toolsy Die-Cut Insert Cards; as well as a total of (18) Different Hobby Only Autograph, Autograph Relic, Bat Plate Relic & Parallel Cards!
2014 Leaf Best of Baseball Unopened Edition – (7/30/2014) Leaf finds the best unopened products of the last decades and repurposes them in an all new format that provides a “thrill of the chase” element that collectors love. 2014 Leaf Best of Baseball – Unopened Edition delivers (1) Buyback Baseball Box plus (1) Autographed Pete Rose Buyback Card in Every Display Box! GTS Customers will have an opportunity to receive additional Pete Rose On-Card Autograph Cards!
2014 Historic Autographs Originals 1934-1936 – (7/30/2014) A new 2014 product with early 20th Century baseball cards and autographs, what’s not to like? features (1) Original 1934-36 Gum Card with the Matching Player’s Autograph – in Every Box!
2014 Benchwarmer National Edition – (7/30/2014) delivers (10) Auto, Relic, or Auto/Relic Hits in Every Box! Featuring over (10) New Benchwarmer Models with their first ever Rookie Cards!
2014 Leaf Pop Century Signatures – (7/30/2014) delivers (4) Autograph Cards in Every Box! One of the industry’s most popular celebrity driven products again brings an unparalleled Celebrity Signature Checklist to collectors worldwide! Every Autograph Subset includes multiple parallel levels #’d as low as 1 of 1! Collectors will also have an opportunity to pull a rare 8-Celebrity Card signed by stars from the Sons of Anarchy Cast; as well as an Autographed Memorabilia Card from James Gandolfini.
Ender’s Game Trading Cards and Album – (7/30/2014) based on the best-selling, award-winning novel Ender’s Game – now an epic movie adventure starring Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, with Abigail Breslin & Harrison Ford. Hobby boxes will include randomly inserted Autograph Cards (1:Box), Wardrobe or Prop Cards (1:Box) & Replica Army Patch Cards (1:144 packs).
2014 Garbage Pail Kids CHROME – (7/30/2014) delivers (8) Standard Refractors inEvery Box! This new Garbage Pail Kids release brings new content & added value hits; and also incorporates top selling Topps Sports Card Technology Collectors can find Black & Gold Refractors (both Hobby Exclusive) – as well as Prizm Refractors, Superfractors, Artist Autographs, Printing Plates, Chrome Concept Sketches and Redemption Cards for rare Uncut Sheetsof GPK Chrome Refractors!
2013-14 Upper Deck AHL Hockey Box Sets – (7/29/2014) will deliver (5) Autographed Cards in Every Box Set – as well as a Complete Set of (100) AHL Prospects! Featured players include Detroit Playmaker Tomas Jurco, Blues’ Future Goalie Jake Allen, & Kings’ Tender Martin Jones! Configuration: 16 box sets per case/ 105 cards per box set.
2013-14 Prime Hockey by Panini – (7/30/2014) will deliver (1) Rookie Quad Autograph plus (4) other Autograph or Memorabilia Cards in Every Pack! Collectors will also find Prime Colors Patches – with logo, number& patch variations; 1 of 1 NHL Shield Parallels; as well as Jumbo Patch and 1/1 NHL Shield Variations of the Rookie Quad Autograph Cards – and many more new & unique memorabilia cards!
2014 Upper Deck Exquisite Golf – (7/29/2014) delivers (5) Autograph Cards and (1) Rookie Card in Every Tin/Box!! Look for some of the sports biggest names including; Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods and more! Also find rare Exquisite Dimensions – featuring Shadowbox-style cards SIGNED by the game’s top stars.
2014 Topps MLS Team Sets – (7/30/2014) 10 cards approx. per team specific $9.99 MSRP peggable blister pack – Star player will be featured as the top card – (1) Game-Used Relic Card Per Set – Team checklist on back of each blister – All 19 MLS teams are available.