Monthly Archives: January 2013

Box Busters: 2012 SP Authentic

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2012 SP Authentic from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Try out a Beckett OPG for $5 on Friday only

Try out a Beckett OPG for $5 on Friday only — get your discount codes here.

Topps offers Super Bowl cards at the NFL Experience

Topps is giving away exclusive cards.

BOX BUSTERS: ITG’s 2012-13 Heroes and Prospects

What has Beckett Hockey Editor Susan Lulgjuraj getting dizzy and loving it?! Check out this break of In The Game’s 2012-13 Heroes and Prospects.

Pitchers have fun with Career Chase in 2013 Topps

I showed Oakland A’s pitcher Sean Doolittle his Rookie Card and its Career Chase line that reads “With one save, Doolittle is 607 saves away from Mariano Rivera’s all-time record of 608.”

Panini adds Rookie Redemptions to Limited hockey

Panini recently added Rookie Redemptions for all teams to the product.

Rittenhouse previews Marvel Greatest Battles

Some of Marvel Comics’ most intense battles are coming to cards.

BOX BUSTERS LIVE: 2013 Topps + Watch the replay & WIN A BOX NOW!

Are you ready to rip into some 2013 Topps and chat about it live?

Box Busters: 2013 Topps baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2013 Topps baseball cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

BOX BUSTERS LIVE: 2013 Topps baseball cards (watch the replay)

Join Beckett Media’s Chris Olds and Susan Lulgjuraj as they rip into hobby boxes of 2013 Topps baseball cards and chat with you in the debut edition of Box Busters Live.

Topps announces Silver Slate wrapper redemption

If you’re ripping into packs of 2013 Topps, save your wrappers.

Topps will revive Turkey Red as online exclusive

Topps’ online-only offerings at ShopTopps.com will continue in 2013, the company announced Tuesday as Turkey Red will be the latest brand to be sold online direct to the public.

Panini makes Super Bowl black box promo

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor Panini America is putting out a super promotion with the big game less than a week away. Panini gathered some of Super Bowl history’s greatest athletes to sign for an exclusive online promo. Collectors who purchase a football hobby or retail box with an MSRP of $60 or […]

Ripping Retail: 2013 Topps baseball cards + Box Busters Live basics

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into an assortment of 2013 Topps baseball cards in this latest Ripping Retail video.

USPS bumps shipping costs to Canada

The price of international shipping has gone up by the United States Postal Service.

Panini to eliminate MAPP pricing policy

Panini America announced the elimination of its Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy program.

Box Busters: 2012 Elite Extra Edition baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into a pair of 2012 Elite Extra Edition boxes from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012-12 SP Game-Used Edition

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dave Sliepka and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012-13 SP Game-Used from Upper Deck in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2012 Limited football

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2012 Limited from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2013 Topps Chrome baseball cards (with preliminary checklist)

Topps revealed the first looks and the basic product information for the 2013 edition of a long-running hobby staple on Friday, Topps Chrome, which will bring a new array of rainbows to the masses.

Beckett By the Numbers: 2012-13 Timeless Treasures

The 2012-13 Timeless Treasures basketball card set from Panini America has arrived on Beckett.com.

‘Miracle on Ice’ jersey and stick to be sold through Heritage Auctions

Eruzione, captain of that legendary team, plans to sell 22 of his keepsakes from that Olympic run including two jerseys, the stick he scored the game-winning goal with against the Soviet Union through Heritage Auctions.

Box Busters: 2012 Panini Golden Age

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2012 Panini Golden Age in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First look: Upper Deck’s 2012-13 Fleer Retro Hockey

With the removal of several products on Upper Deck’s hockey schedule, there was room for something more.

Upper Deck cancels three 2012-13 hockey products

Upper Deck canceled three of its 2012-13 hockey products in the wake of the NHL Players Association’s decision to restrict Rookie Cards this season, the company announced today.

Press Pass honors Davey Allison in 2013 products

The company is taking time to remember racing’s past honoring Davey Allison who died 20 years ago.

Kaepernick’s Rookie Card values see steady rise

Colin Kaepernick’s status has risen with football fans and collectors in San Francisco.

Short-printed Pietrangelo jersey card draws hobby interest

His card can found in UD S1 packs at a rate of 1 in every 20,176 packs.

Check this out: Something old in something new from Beckett Grading Services

While it’s one of many Joe Sewell signed checks out there, one thing set it apart from all the rest.

Nathan Fillion autograph to appear in Castle Seasons 1 & 2 set

Castle fans will be excited to rip open the new cards from Cryptozoic.

HIT PARADER: Non-traditional hits can bring variety to collections — and dollars to pockets

Here’s a look at two of the 20 unusual hits with a bit of a story — or a surprise — behind them as will found in the next issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.

Panini creates Super Bowl promo cards

Football fans and collectors going to New Orleans for this year’s Super Bowl will get a chance to get exclusive promo cards of the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.

A look at the Baltimore Ravens on cards

The Baltimore Ravens tasted Super Bowl glory in 2000 – the only year the franchise in its current form won the big game.

First look: 2013 Topps Stars Wars Jedi Legacy

Star Wars fans looking to own a piece of the iconic story might get the chance.

Notre Dame LB Manti Te’o to appear in SA-GE products

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and USC quarterback Matt Barkley will both appear in 2013 SA-GE Hit.