Author Archives: Susan Lulgjuraj

Upper Deck creates Heroic Inspirations trading card for cancer survivor

Posted on April 4, 2014 – 3:50 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

The latest to get a “Heroic Inspirations” trading card from Upper Deck is Jaclyn Murphy.

First look: 2014 Panini Hot Rookies Football cards

Posted on April 4, 2014 – 2:00 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Panini isn’t producing typical a product with typical pack configurations, but each hobby box will have four packs with entirely different makeups.

First look: 2014 SAGE Autograph Football cards

Posted on April 4, 2014 – 1:08 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

The newest release features more than 50 prospects in 2014 SAGE Autograph Football.

First look: 2014 Leaf Best of Basketball

Posted on April 4, 2014 – 11:59 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

The card company is coming out with 2014 Leaf Best of Basketball on May 30 with a price around $275 a box.

Upper Deck presents the Black Diamond Draft

Posted on April 1, 2014 – 12:21 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

The quad diamond variations include four one-karat diamonds.

First look: Topps 2014 Doctor Who Trading Cards

Posted on April 1, 2014 – 8:30 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Topps is releasing Doctor Who Trading Cards by the end of the year.

First look: 2014 Topps Inception Football

Posted on March 31, 2014 – 3:33 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Topps will include three hits in every box with at least two autographs.

UD Black back as a standalone product

Posted on March 29, 2014 – 11:40 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Upper Deck brought UD Black back as a standalone basketball product this season.

Press Pass previews upcoming racing schedule

Posted on March 28, 2014 – 1:58 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

The Press Pass racing calendar will be smaller.

First look: 2013-14 Rookie Anthology Hockey cards

Posted on March 28, 2014 – 12:01 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Updates to all of Panini’s hockey products will be out in May with 2013-14 Rookie Anthology Hockey.

Upper Deck offers incentive packs for Fleer Retro Football

Posted on March 28, 2014 – 11:36 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Each incentive pack contains three autographed cards from 2013 rookies that are exclusive to these packs.

Box Busters: 2013-14 In The Game Used

Posted on March 27, 2014 – 9:22 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Beckett Hockey’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a box of 2013-14 In The Game Used.

Box Busters: 2013-14 UD Black Basketball

Posted on March 27, 2014 – 9:17 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Join Becket Basketball’s Susan Lulgjuraj as she opens a box of 2013-14 UD Black Basketball.

Late Night host Seth Meyers has fun with trading cards

Posted on March 27, 2014 – 2:26 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Meyers had a little fun with trading cards, and that stick of gum that comes in every pack.

2013 National Treasures Football officially rolls out

Posted on March 26, 2014 – 1:45 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Here’s a look at some of the hits that have been pulled in 2013 National Treasures.

First look: In The Game’s 2013-14 Between the Pipes

Posted on March 26, 2014 – 11:15 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

The next incarnation comes out April 17 with at least four hits in every box.

Beckett Auctions begins next month

Posted on March 26, 2014 – 9:00 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Beckett’s jump into the auction world will start with dozens of lots that include a wide variety of sports and historical items.

First look: 2014 Upper Deck’s Goodwin Champions trading cards

Posted on March 25, 2014 – 11:05 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

There are new hits to 2014 Goodwin Champions.

First look: 2014 TriStar Signa Cuts Football Draft Choice Edition

Posted on March 25, 2014 – 10:29 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

TriStar is getting in on the 2014 football draft hype

First look: 2014 Wax Eye Stupid Heroes Trading Cards

Posted on March 25, 2014 – 10:09 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Wax Eye is coming out with a new trading card release poking fun at comic book super heroes.

#CardChat: Panini Rewards replacing redemptions

Posted on March 24, 2014 – 7:41 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Beckett’s Susan Lulgjuraj hosts a weekly chat every Monday Twitter with collectors discussing different hobby topics.

New Upper Deck Master Collection set puts together 30 great athletes

Posted on March 24, 2014 – 2:42 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Each box will come with one autograph from all 30 athletes.

Press Pass previews 2014 Showbound Football

Posted on March 23, 2014 – 8:30 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Press Pass is bringing chrome action to its football products.

Card Chat: Collectors talk about checklists and buying habits

Posted on March 21, 2014 – 3:19 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Collectors had a discussion about checklists on Twitter. See their reactions and what group it seems to affect most.

Box Busters: 2014 Industry Summit Upper Deck promo box + win the contents

Posted on March 21, 2014 – 10:16 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Win this 2014 Industry Summit Upper Deck promo box with an exclusive autograph inside.

Box Busters: 2014 Industry Summit Panini Black Box

Posted on March 21, 2014 – 10:05 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Beckett’s Susan Lulgjuraj opens a Panini Black Box from the 2014 Industry Summit.

Can we get final checklists sooner? Manufacturers say ‘no’

Posted on March 20, 2014 – 5:01 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

When it comes to checklists, one question always comes up – why can’t we get them sooner?

2014 Industry Summit: Panini America discusses new products

Posted on March 18, 2014 – 6:40 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

With Panini’s Tuesday announcement revolving around its new rewards program, some of the other tidbits from its 2014 Industry Summit corporate address could have been missed.

Panini’s Mark Warsop discusses new redemption reward system

Posted on March 18, 2014 – 6:00 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Beckett Media spoke with Panini CEO Mark Warsop following the rewards system announcement.

Upper Deck gives update on its MLBPA license

Posted on March 18, 2014 – 2:44 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Collectors have not seen a single baseball product from Upper Deck in the year since it announced its MLBPA license.

Panini to eliminate player-specific redemptions and add patch database

Posted on March 18, 2014 – 1:15 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Panini America is upping its digital game.

2014 Industry Summit: Topps discusses changes to redemption system

Posted on March 18, 2014 – 9:26 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Topps discussed some of the changes it has made to the redemption system meant to get cards into the hands of collectors sooner, including eliminating unreliable signers and finding better moments to pursue autographs.

Win a shamrock Rated Rookie t-shirt from Panini America

Posted on March 17, 2014 – 12:18 pm Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Win a shamrock Rated Rookie t-shirt right here.

Topps announces the return of Topps Tek

Posted on March 17, 2014 – 11:17 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

The company announced its bringing back Topps Tek for the 2014 baseball season.

Beckett Business Solutions launches partnership with eBay to create new dealer tools

Posted on March 17, 2014 – 9:00 am Author: Susan Lulgjuraj

Dealers and retailers ripped open their packs from Panini America on Monday at the 2014 Industry Summit