Category Archives: First Look

2017-18 SP Game Used Hockey Has Historic Pieces and Limited Rookie Cards

Posted on September 25, 2017 – 11:22 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 SP Game Used Hockey checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and plenty more to get you ready for the hits-heavy product.

2017-18 Leaf Lumber Kings gives collectors hunks of hockey history

Posted on September 22, 2017 – 2:25 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Releasing just in time to be part of a redemption program at the Fall 2017 Sportcard & Memorabilia Expo, 2017-18 Leaf Lumber Kings gives hockey collectors some of the most desirable and attractive memorabilia pieces that draw from throughout the game’s vast and rich history. Beckett Hockey […]

2017 Panini Chronicles Baseball Tells Several Stories with a Single Product

Posted on September 22, 2017 – 10:31 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Chronicles Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more for the release that mixes several brands.

2017 Topps Gold Label Baseball Heads to Class – Checklist and Team Sets Added

Posted on September 20, 2017 – 12:09 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Topps Gold Label Baseball checklist, team set lists, product details, release date, hobby box breakdown and lots more to find out what to expect.

Of Whales and Other Rarities: 2017 Topps Triple Threads Baseball – Checklist and Team Set Lists Are Here

Posted on September 20, 2017 – 11:36 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Triple Threads Baseball checklist, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date and other details you need to know about the release.

2016-17 Panini Impeccable Basketball Checklist, Team Set Lists and Plenty More

Posted on September 20, 2017 – 11:12 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini Impeccable Basketball checklist, team set lists, release date, hobby box breakdown and plenty more for the ultra high-end release.

2017 Panini XR Football Sees a New Brand Debut – Get Checklist, Team Set Lists Now

Posted on September 20, 2017 – 11:02 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini XR Football checklist, team set lists, details, hobby box breakdown release date and other information on the debuting football card brand.

2017 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball Includes Cody Bellinger, Rhys Hoskins Autographs

Posted on September 19, 2017 – 5:27 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Leaf Metal Draft Baseball checklist details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other key info. Rhys Hoskins and Cody Bellinger highlight the set.

2017 Panini Immaculate Football Stays the Course with Mostly Premium Autographs and Memorabilia

Posted on September 19, 2017 – 4:56 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Immaculate Football checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and all you need to know about the high-end heavy release.

2017-18 Donruss Basketball offers up modern cards with a distinctly retro feel

Posted on September 19, 2017 – 10:19 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 Donruss Basketball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and plenty more on the retro-minded release.

2017 Topps Now Baseball Cards Tell Season’s Story

Posted on September 19, 2017 – 9:26 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Now Baseball checklist, print runs, details, Golden Ticket promotion info and everything else you need to know about the print-on-demand set.

2017-18 NBA Hoops Basketball Gives Hot Rookie Class Early Cards in New Uniforms

Posted on September 18, 2017 – 7:41 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 NBA Hoops Basketball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and more info on the first mainstream NBA release from Panini this season.

2017-18 Upper Deck Tim Hortons Hockey cards will have Canadians devouring doughnuts

Posted on September 18, 2017 – 3:55 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 Upper Deck Tim Horton Hockey checklist, team set lists, release date, inserts, autographs and full product details. The promotion starts September 27.

2017 Topps On-Demand Introduces the World to Bojack Horseman Trading Cards

Posted on September 18, 2017 – 1:01 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps On-Demand is a series of online exclusives, which kicked off with a small Star Wars – May the 4th release. Get checklists, details and more.

2017 Panini National Treasures Racing Features Only Autographs and Memorabilia

Posted on September 18, 2017 – 12:54 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini National Treasures Racing checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and more for the ultra-premium NASCAR release.

2017 Panini Instant Football Debuts at the NFL Combine, Carries on as Season Unfolds

Posted on September 18, 2017 – 11:08 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the 2017 Panini Instant Football checklist, set and autograph details, print runs and much more. This is the second season for the print-on-demand line.

2017 Panini Phoenix Football Has Bold Designs, New Color Burst Parallels

Posted on September 18, 2017 – 10:40 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Phoenix Football checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and everything you need to know if this is the right product for you.

2017 Panini Prizm Football Slides Down the Rainbow

Posted on September 15, 2017 – 5:43 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Prizm Football checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown, Prizms parallels info and more for the colorful set.

2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball Checklist Highlights Prospect Autographs and More

Posted on September 15, 2017 – 11:34 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2017 Bowman Chrome Baseball checklist, team set lists, release date, hobby box breakdown and plenty more for the prospect- and autograph-driven set.

2017 Topps UFC Chrome Brings Brand to the Octagon for the First Time – Checklist Is Up

Posted on September 15, 2017 – 10:24 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps UFC Chrome checklist, release date, hobby box breakdown and other important details about the brand’s UFC debut.

2017 Panini National Treasures Baseball Crosses Generations with Autographs and Memorabilia

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 4:40 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini National Treasures Baseball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and more for the ultra high-end release.

2016-17 Panini Flawless Basketball Gets Ready to Shine Bright Like a Diamond

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 2:31 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini Flawless Basketball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and lots more about the ultra-pricey product.

New rookie ink and more on the way with 2017-18 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 1:36 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor The NHL season will be in full swing once 2017-18 Upper Deck Trilogy Hockey releases in early January and collectors will be ready to get their hands on plenty of ink from the freshman class that will undoubtedly have some hobby favorites within it. With eight packs […]

2017 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball Makes New from Old

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 12:40 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Throwback Thursday Baseball checklist and print runs. The online-exclusive mashes up old designs with new concepts. Each week is a new set.

2017 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Valyrian Steel Trading Cards Take a Heavy Metal Approach

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 12:03 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Rittenhouse Game of Thrones Valyrian Steel trading card checklist features an all-metal base set and premium format. Get detailed info, release date, hobby box breakdown and more.

2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS Is Big on Photos, Small on Frills – Checklist and Team Set Lists Added

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 11:15 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Stadium Club MLB checklist, team set lists, hobby box breakdown, release date and all you need to know about the photography-focused release.

2017-18 Upper Deck Artifacts Hockey Checklist, Team Set Lists and All You Need to Know

Posted on September 14, 2017 – 10:07 am Author: Stephen Laroche

2017-18 Upper Deck Artifacts Hockey checklist, team set lists, Rookie Redemption info, hobby box breakdown, release date and plenty more.

National Hockey Card Day set for March 3, 2018

Posted on September 13, 2017 – 9:38 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor A hobby as beloved as hockey card collecting deserves to be celebrated and Upper Deck is once again ready to pay tribute to it on March 3, 2018 with National Hockey Card Day. With celebrations taking place in both Canada and the United States, collectors will be […]

2017 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Checklist, Team Set Lists and More

Posted on September 13, 2017 – 4:36 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2017 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball checklist, team set lists, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and all you need to know.

2017 Topps Walking Dead Season 7 Trading Cards Bring Negan Out to Play – Checklist Is Up

Posted on September 13, 2017 – 2:42 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Walking Dead Season 7 trading cards checklist, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and more. Jeffrey Dean Morgan leads the autographs.

2017 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Football Heads to High-End School

Posted on September 13, 2017 – 2:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini National Treasures Collegiate Football checklist, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and key components of the high-end release.

2017 Panini Instant NASCAR Racing Cards Checklist and Details

Posted on September 13, 2017 – 7:03 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

See the 2017 Panini Instant NASCAR Racing checklist and other details for the print-on-demand racing cards. New cards are added regularly throughout the Nascar season.

2017 Panini Spectra Football Checklist Has the Neon, the Ink and the Memorabilia

Posted on September 12, 2017 – 2:03 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Panini Spectra Football checklist, team set lists, details, hobby box breakdown, release date and other info about the colorful high-end release.

2017 Rittenhouse Star Trek Beyond Trading Cards Go Beyond the Third Film

Posted on September 11, 2017 – 10:47 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Rittenhouse Star Trek Beyond trading cards checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown, autographs and incentives info and lots more.

2016-17 Panini Immaculate Collection Basketball Has Beautiful Swatches and Bold Ink

Posted on September 8, 2017 – 3:45 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

2016-17 Panini Immaculate Collection Basketball checklist details, release date, hobby box breakdown and lots more for the high-end release.