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First Look: 2012 Topps Heritage High Number

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor

If you wanted more Topps Heritage, you’re getting Topps Heritage — and it’s coming in just 15 days.

Topps announced Tuesday that it will release a 100-card 2012 Topps Heritage High Number boxed set exclusively via ShopTopps.com.

The set will include the players who missed the checklist for the early season release — Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper for starters — and every set will include one on-card autograph. It also will include another of Ichiro Suzuki‘s first cards as a member of the New York Yankees.

Among the rookies slated to sign for the release include Harper, Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes, Texas ace Yu Darvish and Boston’s Will Middlebrooks among others.

The release is the second online-only exclusive this year as it released 2012 Topps Mini — a shrunken version of its flagship set — in August.

Heritage High Number will arrive on Oct. 17.

Chris Olds is the editor of Beckett Baseball magazine. Have a comment, question or idea? Send an email to him at colds@beckett.com. Follow him on Twitter by clicking here.

 

 

15 Comments

deeez

is there a checklist for the autos ?
and any idea on srp?

Posted October 2, 2012 at 6:30 pm | Permalink
chrisolds

I’ll probably have additional info on this one later this week.

Posted October 2, 2012 at 6:32 pm | Permalink
lefou66

Nice..cant wait to buy one.So the only place we can buy this is on topps.com???Do you know if Canadian collectors will be able to buy that?

Posted October 2, 2012 at 7:11 pm | Permalink
Mitchell McGuire

I suggested this on Twitter a few months ago. Wheather I did or not, I am going to assume I played a key role in this becoming a reality. lol.

Posted October 2, 2012 at 7:45 pm | Permalink
Rob mazetta

Oh wow.. thats awesome! I ony have a few more SP’s left so this is definatly tempting. I wonder this: Will it be card # 501-600? Also i’m assuming the set is already wrapped up and such. Can’t wait for more on this. Wonder how bad my wallet will hate me…

Posted October 2, 2012 at 8:24 pm | Permalink
RJ

How much is it? I love it … reminds me of the days when the update set came in a little box …

Posted October 2, 2012 at 9:53 pm | Permalink
JR

Will there be a limit on how many a person can buy and what is the price per set

Posted October 3, 2012 at 6:32 am | Permalink
chrisolds

I’ll have more details on this one this week.

Posted October 3, 2012 at 11:19 am | Permalink
JR

Chris
any news on the release and cost

Posted October 10, 2012 at 7:34 am | Permalink

Agree with JR, any more details, Chris?
Thanks!

Posted October 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm | Permalink
mobster

Any new info on this? Comes out tomorrow.

Posted October 16, 2012 at 2:17 am | Permalink
JR

Chris
any news on the Heritage High Number set and what it will cost. News break was over 14 days ago.
thanks

Posted October 16, 2012 at 5:27 pm | Permalink
lefou66

Cant see anything yet on topps.com

Posted October 16, 2012 at 5:32 pm | Permalink
chrisolds

They had intended to give me more info that week. Apparently, not the case just yet.

Posted October 16, 2012 at 5:35 pm | Permalink
JR

FYI
I called Topps today and was told that the set is going to be delayed until early November at best. They are waiting on autographs. I also asked how much the set would be and was told that the price has not be set yet.

Posted October 17, 2012 at 2:17 pm | Permalink

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