Monthly Archives: October 2013

Panini’s retail-only monster football boxes contain exclusive Prizm cards

The card company is putting together a 2013 Panini Football Monster Box with five packs of 2013 Score, two packs of 2013 Prizm Football and three exclusive Prizm inserts from Cornerstones and Building Blocks inserts

Tristar’s latest Hidden Treasures looks at the history of football

The next installment will be The History of Football coming out Nov. 20, with 8×10 autographed photos.

Upper Deck releases checklist for 2012-13 The Cup Hockey

Upper Deck’s 2012-13 The Cup will be coming out next week.

When should movie trading cards be released?

Movie and TV show trading cards can be challenging to put together.

First look: 2014 Topps UFC Knockout

Each five-card pack will have one parallel and one hit, which could be an autograph, relic or autograph relic.

Two dealers get prison time, probation for sale of fake game-used jerseys

Two men who were charged with selling fake game-used jerseys to card companies to be used in memorabilia cards were sentenced in a U.S. District Court on Wednesday with probation and jail time among the end result while three others are scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 25.

Beckett 20 Questions on … your collecting tastes

We’re asking questions that take us behind the scenes in your minds to tell us what you think of several things in the hobby today.

How much demand will there be for Prince George’s “rookie card”?

It’s not a Prince Fielder, it’s not a George Brett, but it’s found in packs of 2013 Topps Update.

Topps reveals all three Finest mystery rookie redemptions

The mystery is no more in Finest.

Topps Update includes All-Star variations, retired greats & plenty of Yasiel Puig

And it also includes the latest batch of short-printed photo variations to chase as well as a Boston Strong red-foil stamped subset, too.

First look: 2013-14 SP Game Used Hockey

Upper Deck is showing off memorabilia from the 2012 NHL Winter Classic and 2012-13 NHL Stanley Cup Finals in 2013-14 SP Game Used Hockey.

Box Busters: 2013 Bowman Chrome baseball cards

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Flesicher as they rip into boxes of 2013 Bowman Chrome in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Finest baseball cards

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

First look: 2013 Totally Certified Football

Panini America is releasing 2013 Totally Certified Football on Nov. 27, one day before the American holiday.

Auction house gets 10 1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski cards

Many people dream about finding old valuable cards.

Chatter Up with Beckett Media’s Chris Olds … Wednesday night on our Facebook page

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for this week’s Chatter Up over on the Beckett Media Facebook page on Wednesday night at 8:30 Central. Thanks to Topps for this week’s prizes, which will go out to active chatters during the two-hour session.

Week 6: Monday Morning Collector

Vernon Davis put on a show in a 32-20 win over the Arizona Cardinals. He had 180 yards and two touchdowns on eight receptions.

Panini’s Fall Expo passport program features Mario Lemieux

Mario Lemieux will be signing autographs at the show and Panini America is celebrating the fun with its Passport Program.

Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. happy to stop looking at dad’s basketball cards

Tim Hardaway Jr. is happy to finally get his own cards.

3-D art cards: A unique item for collectors and a second chance for a dealer

Vincent Patrick’s table gets collectors to stop no matter what they are into. His art cards capture their attention with people wanting to learn more.

Mastro pleads guilty to mail fraud, admits trimming famed Honus Wagner card

Former auction house executive Bill Mastro pleased guilty to mail fraud in a U.S. District Court on Thursday and in the process admitted that he had trimmed the most-expensive and most-famous baseball card in existence as part of his testimony.

Box Busters: 2013-14 Upper Deck Artifacts hockey

Join Beckett Hockey’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2013-14 Upper Deck Artifacts in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Upper Deck Kansas basketball

Join Beckett Basketball’s Brian Fleischer and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2013 Upper Deck University of Kansas cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 Topps UFC Finest MMA cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Bryan Hornbeck as they rip into boxes of 2013 Topps UFC Finest in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2013 World Stars Toreka Edition + win our 24K gold autograph

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2013 World Stars Toreka Edition — a high-end autograph brand from Brothers Inc. in Tokyo, Japan, in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Upper Deck surprises Rory McIlroy fan with unique item

Upper Deck provided Crew with one of the best pieces for his Rory McIlroy collection recently.

Card companies prepare Tomas Hertl Rookie Cards

Hertl, a 19-year-old rookie, scored four goals in San Jose’s 9-2 win over the Rangers, but the last one got everyone talking.

Chatter Up with Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds … Wednesday night on our Facebook page

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds for this week’s Chatter Up over on the Beckett Media Facebook page on Wednesday night at 8:30 Central.

Thinking pink? NFL auctions pink equipment from October games

The NFL is auctioning pink products. You can find game balls, game-worn jerseys and Sofia Vergara signed memorabilia.

Ripping Retail Retro: 1994 Action Packed football

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 1994 Action Packed football cards in this latest retro edition of Ripping Retail.

First look: 2013 Select baseball cards

Select is coming back to baseball.

First look: The Complete Bionic Collection

Rittenhouse Archives is putting The Complete Bionic Collection to cards.

First look: 2014 Topps Tier One baseball cards

Topps released the basic information and images for 2014 Topps Tier One on Tuesday, and the high-end brand is returning with a bit more in store from this season.

First look: 2014 Topps MLB sticker collection

Topps unveiled its 2014 MLB Sticker Collection on Tuesday.

Box Busters: 2013 ITG Enforcers 2 Hockey

Beckett Hockey’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 ITG Enforcers 2.