Football Blue Wave Refractors start showing up

By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor

Football collectors have been waiting on their Blue Wave Refractor packs for several months. The first batch of cards has finally shipped.

These packs were available to collectors who pulled autograph redemptions from 2012 Topps Chrome football. Not everyone has gotten their packs yet because Topps is sending them out with the redemptions that have been fulfilled so far such as some Russell Wilson and Dwayne Allen.

The first group of collectors getting the Blue Wave packs could likely benefit most on the secondary market. The first bunch of cards on eBay will mean those that one could spark a bidding war because of the limited quantities of the cards.

But these cards aren’t going for outrageous prices unlike some of the baseball counterparts from 2012 Bowman Chrome, likely because of the lack of autographs on most of the cards.

So far, an Alfred Morris autograph sold for $200. Some non-autographed singles have sold for about $10-$20 with others selling for less.

But some of the bigger names such as Russell Wilson, Ryan Tannehill, Alfred Morris, Doug Martin and Josh Gordon and running through auction right now and could command good prices.

The biggest names have yet to show up.

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


  1. Ryan R
    Posted April 8, 2013 at 1:25 pm | Permalink

    I wonder what the autograph of Olandis Gary went for way back when.

  2. Tom Waldron
    Posted April 9, 2013 at 6:11 am | Permalink

    just waiting for my 1pack hope i have some Luck Like I did in the Silver Slate getting the Koufax auto redemption.
    I think the redemptions from the Base set wil likely go up since people see the Blue waves are out.
    looks pretty cool overall thanks

  3. Adam
    Posted April 9, 2013 at 8:14 pm | Permalink

    Does anyone know how many of the auto Alfred Morris’s are out there for the Blue Wave Refractors?

  4. Posted April 11, 2013 at 3:02 pm | Permalink

    I just got a RG3 see it at @NBAcritic just posted a pic. They are beautiful! its on its way to psa today. (: along with a MJ 57) wish me luck!

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