Monthly Archives: January 2014

Box Busters: 2013 Topps Magic Football cards

Watch as Beckett Football’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 Topps Magic Football cards.

Box Busters: 2013-14 SP Game Used Edition hockey cards

Beckett Hockey’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 SP Game Used Edition

Box Busters: 2013-14 Heroes & Prospects by In The Game

Watch as Beckett Hockey’ Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 In The Game Heroes & Prospects.

First look: 2013-14 Ultimate Collection Hockey cards

The Ultimate formula is simple from Upper Deck. Four cards, two hits, a Rookie Card and a base card.

Leaf previews pre-draft football releases: Trinity, Metal Draft and Originals

The card company announced three new football products slated for the calendar with Leaf Trinity, Lead Metal Draft and Leaf Originals.

Goldin Auctions says Jordan family won’t dispute UNC items

Both Jordan’s diploma and letter from Dean Smith have surpassed $10,000 in bidding.

BOX BUSTERS LIVE: 2014 Topps baseball cards — Watch the replay and Win two boxes now!

Are you ready to rip into some 2014 Topps and chat about it live?

Beckett Baseball: The Best of 2013 Awards — Collector’s Choice portion

Vote for the Best of 2013 in baseball cards here.

Looking back on 10 years of In The Game’s Heroes & Prospects

When In The Game’s Heroes & Prospects hits this week, the products will celebrate a decade of releases.

Postseason moments get short-print treatment in 2014 Topps baseball set — and sparkles are back, too

Postseason celebrations — and a small selection of Series 2 cards — appear to be among the short-printed variations in 2014 Topps Series 1, according to a small selection of collectors who have posted their findings on Internet auction sites.

Ripping Retail: 2014 Topps baseball cards

Join Chris Olds as he rips into a selection of 2014 Topps packs in this latest edition of Ripping Retail.

First look: 2014 Topps Triple Threads baseball cards

For the ninth straight year, Topps is readying Triple Threads with trios of Relics, trios of autos and, well, more high-end possibilities than ever.

Super Bowl footballs will be marked with special ink

To protect against counterfeit items, the footballs, pylons and coin from Super Bowl XLVIII will be marked by synthetic DNA ink.

Panini gives away Super Bowl-themed cards at Macy’s

Panini America has been giving out Super Bowl-themed cards at Macy’s Herald Square.

First look: 2013 Spectra Football cards

There will be six autographs and six memorabilia cards (numbered to 299 or less) in every six-pack box.

Box Busters: 2013 SP Authentic Football cards

Watch as Beckett Football’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013 SP Authentic Football.

Action Packed: A company that tried — and failed — to make hockey cards

Nearly every trading card company tried to secure an NHL license in the early 1990s – but not all of them succeeded.

Carmelo Anthony has a Rookie Card for every point he scored on Friday — 62

Anthony scored 62 points, setting a New York Knicks and Madison Square Garden record.

Box Busters Live returns Wednesday with 2014 Topps Series 1 baseball cards

Join us right here at Beckett.com/news this Wednesday for the latest Box Busters Live at 2 p.m. Central as we rip into several boxes of 2014 Topps Series 1 baseball cards on the day of its release in a live video chat.

First look: 2013 Bowman Chrome mini baseball set

The 2013 Bowman Chrome Mini set will arrive on March 12 with 12 sets per case and each of them including at least 30 bonus parallel cards — a mix of extras.

Need the 2014 Topps Series 1 baseball card checklist? Download it here

The final checklist for 2014 Topps Series 1 baseball cards has been released.

Box Busters: 2014 Upper Deck Marvel Now! cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Bryan Hornbeck and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Upper Deck Marvel Now! cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Oyo Sportstoys skates into the hockey market

The minifigures will feature The Original Six teams first and will expand from there.

Beckett Radio: Episode 3 — Talking autographs, Russell Wilson & more

Beckett Radio: Episode 3 — Talking autographs, Russell Wilson & more

Introducing the BGS Club

Beckett Grading Services is giving its customers more with the BGS Club.

Hobby Notebook: Teasing 2014 Topps baseball cards

As Topps teases more to come this week via social media and other platforms, we’ll post the most-notable and new teasers right here here all in one handy place.

Box Busters: 2013 Panini Elite Extra Edition baseball

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

Box Busters: 2014 Press Pass Five Star racing cards

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into a box of 2014 Press Pass Five Star racing cards in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Topps confirms Russell Johnson autograph redemptions will be fulfilled

Topps confirmed to Beckett Media that Johnson signed the autographs before he died.

Topps adds Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to 2014 Bowman … baseball?

Russell Wilson is headed to the Super Bowl in February, and he’s headed to the baseball field in April.

First look: 2013-14 Panini Playbook Hockey cards

Panini America is crossing over another brand to hockey.

Panini establishes early relationships at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

E.J. Manuel and seven other 2013 rookies are attending the Panini America NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, which kicks off today at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

First look: 2014 WWE Chrome wrestling cards

Topps is reviving a tag-team that’s not been done in more than a half-decade for its next wrestling card release.

SIX PACK: Want to start a Jimmie Johnson card collection? Try these …

With Jimmie Johnson’s quest for a record-tying seventh Sprint Cup starting this season, there could be more fans and casual collectors checking out the cards of the NASCAR veteran.

Beckett Radio: Episode 2 — Talking NFL, A-Rod & more

Week 2 of Beckett Radio. Listen to it here.