Chasing the white whales in Triple Threads

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By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor

Between turkey, stuffing and Black Friday sales, Topps released 2012 Triple Threads Football last Friday.

For many, the anticipation for the high-end product was high. What names would be used for the 2012 Rookies? What combination would end up on cards together?

An interesting aspect of Triple Threads has been the White Whales, printing plates but with a different name.

Printing plate are collectible as 1-of-1 anyway, but giving it a name synonymous with elusiveness seems to add a different aspect.

Here’s a look at several popular White Whales on eBay right now – Check out some of these prices.

– 2012 Triple Threads Brock Osweiler auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Andrew Luck auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Kendall Wright auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Jerry Rice auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Doug Martin auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Trent Richardson auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Justin Blackmon auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads A.J. Green auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads David Wilson auto/patch

Here were a several auctions of White Whales that didn’t sell
– 2012 Triple Threads Eli Manning auto/jersey
– 2012 Triple Threads Trent Richardson auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Robert Griffin III auto/patch
– 2012 Triple Threads Nick Foles auto/jersey

Susan Lulgjuraj is an editor of Beckett Football. You can email her here with questions, comments or ideas. Follow her on Twitter here.

3 Comments

  1. rick fedorick
    Posted Wednesday January 4th, 2017 at 02:09 PM | Permalink

    Hi. I am looking for the 06 Emmitt Smith Americas Team card? Will pay handsome sum as its a 1 of 1 card. Its known as the White Whale and was at ebay at one time. Thank you Please email me if you have it or know where it is? Rick

  2. rick fedorick
    Posted Wednesday January 4th, 2017 at 02:10 PM | Permalink

    The Emmitt card was a triple thread as well.

  3. Rick Fedorick
    Posted Wednesday February 8th, 2017 at 06:18 PM | Permalink

    Sorry I believe the card I am talking about is 2010 Topps , not 2006.

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