Tag Archives: Panini America

Panini Previews Industry Summit Black Boxes

   By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media The 2015 Industry Summit is just days away and Panini America will once again be providing attendees with their popular Black Boxes which have been a show staple for over a decade. Once the company finishes its corporate address to the crowd next Tuesday, they will be handing […]

Are we overlooking potential of stickers?

Do you collect stickers? Do you stick them? Do you page them? Do you top-load them? Do you grade them? What would you do with this sticky and interesting scenario? Where would you start?

Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Threads Voices of the Game

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The upcoming release of 2014-15 Panini Threads Basketball will be exclusive to Target stores and it will be the only place where collectors will be able to pull Voices of the Game cards that are going to feature autographs from many of the sport’s most popular announcers. With […]

Panini prepares for spring training road trip

Spring training means plenty to the baseball world and baseball fans even if the results in the standings don’t count.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Spectra football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Dan Hitt and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Spectra in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Immaculate Basketball

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor For the past two seasons, Panini America‘s Immaculate release has swiftly become a favorite among basketball card collectors and it will be back once again in 2014-15 with a selection of compelling content that is set to include eye-catching memorabilia cards and a top-notch autographs from the stars […]

Panini turns back clock to 1981 next week

Are you ready to turn back the clock again? If so, Panini America is ready for you next week.

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Threads Basketball

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The relationship between Panini America and Target continues on with the upcoming release of 2014-15 Panini Threads Basketball, which is expected to hit the shelves later this month. This is the second of three exclusive releases the chain will see this season and it will once again have […]

Gallery: 2014-15 Donruss Basketball Trade-In

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Last week, Panini America provided the hobby with early information regarding plans for a wrapper trade-in program that was being held for collectors that were busting packs of their 2014-15 Donruss Basketball product. As a quick refresher, those that choose to send in 24 wrappers from this release […]

Card Gallery: Babe Ruth in 2015 Diamond Kings

Babe Ruth’s presence in 2015 Diamond Kings will be simply Ruthian when it arrives in April, and Panini America has teased some of its plans for the baseball legend’s inclusion in the product.

Wizards Hold Panini Trading Card Giveaway

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor The Washington Wizards are the latest basketball team to hold a trading card giveaway courtesy of Panini America and fans who made their way into the Verizon Center on Saturday night were treated to a seven-card NBA Hoops set featuring their hometown heroes. Well, six of them anyway, […]

Panini readies Donruss wrapper redemption

If you’ve opened boxes of 2014-15 Donruss basketball cards, save those wrappers.

Box Busters: 2014-15 Donruss basketball cards

Join Beckett Basketball’s Derek Ficken and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Donruss in this latest edition of Box Busters.

First Look: 2015 Diamond Kings baseball cards

After a decade-long break, the standalone Diamond Kings brand of baseball cards is back and it’s bringing with it one of the biggest names in sports history.

First Look: 2015 Donruss soccer cards

Sports fans around the world have a new card set to collect.

First Look: 2014 National Treasures Football

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor One of the most anticipated football card products every year is ready for its ninth release. Since 2006, National Treasures has built an incredibly strong brand. In fact, in the February issue of Beckett Football, we ranked the 10 current strongest brands in the hobby, considering things such […]

NASCAR continues to explore its card options

Blake Davidson, NASCAR’s Vice President of Licensing and Consumer Products, told Beckett Media in an email on Wednesday that the organization is continuing to consider its options for a future trading card licensee.

First Look: 2015 USA Baseball Stars & Stripes

The Red, White and Blue are back in packs as a standalone product for just the second time ever.

Panini Reveals More 2015 NBA All-Star Plans

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor With the 2015 NBA All-Star Game just a few days away, Panini America has been busy preparing for the festivities and just announced a second promotion that collectors can take advantage of. Starting tomorrow, visitors at NBA House, located at Skylight at Manhattan’s Moynihan Station, can receive a […]

Panini Partners With Modell’s For NBA All-Star Festivities

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Basketball fans from all over the world will be fervently watching the 2015 NBA All-Star Game and fans lucky enough to make to New York next weekend could enjoy some additional fun compliments of Panini America, who has partnered up with Modell’s Sporting Goods. Starting on Monday, three […]

Malcolm Butler’s First RC in 2014 National Treasures

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Patriots rookie defensive back Malcolm Butler will get his first Rookie Card in 2014 National Treasures. The unlikely hero of Super Bowl XLIX made the game-saving interception at his own goal line with seconds remaining to give the Patriots its fourth Super Bowl title. The play will certainly […]

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Spectra

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Last season Panini America unleashed their Spectra brand on the basketball card market and the hobby reacted positively to the high-end release that featured etched and colorful opti-chrome cards along with plenty of signatures and memorabilia. Back again for 2014-15, each eight-card pack is expected to yield seven […]

Panini Details 2014 Select FB Award Winners

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Panini America has accounted details of its 2014 Select Football Award Selections sets. Just before Super Bowl XLIX, winners for NFL MVP (Aaron Rodgers), Offensive Rookie of the Year (Odell Beckham, Jr.) and Defensive Rookie of the Year (Aaron Donald) were announced. The announcements instantly made winners of interactive […]

Panini and Los Angeles Lakers Hold Card Giveaway

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Panini America recently partnered up with the Los Angeles Lakers to offer attendees of the January 29 home game at the Staples Center an opportunity to receive a special six-card set featuring stars from this year’s club. The arena exclusive utilizes the same design at the 2014-15 NBA […]

BGS Diary Predictor (Feb.): What will he submit?

We recently introduced the BGS Diary and it seems like a few of you liked hearing about what — and why — Beckett Baseball Editor Chris Olds submitted what he did for grading.

Vince Wilfork: Big, big man … big collector, too

Vince Wilfork might be the biggest collector of the bunch after his comments to Panini Kid Reporter Dylan Cooperider on Super Bowl Media Day.

Beckett 20 Questions on … a bit of everything

It’s a busy time of year with a new wave of baseball coming, the Super Bowl on tap and plenty of new cardboard arrivals. For this latest edition of 20 Questions, we’re tackling, well, a little bit of everything.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Country Music + contest

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Matt Bible and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Country Music in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard

Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into boxes of 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini Super Bowl Private Signings List

Super Bowl XLIX is gearing up with media days, the NFL Experience and tons of activities around Glendale, Ariz. As part of the celebration, Panini announced the return of the Super Bowl Private Signings Autograph program that debuted two years ago. For a limited time only and while supplies last, customers will receive one Super […]

Box Busters: 2014 Elite Extra Edition baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Elite Extra Edition from Panini America in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini readies three Super Bowl card sets

Panini America is enhancing the NFL Experience and the Super Bowl the best way it knows how.

First Pricing: 2014 Elite Extra Edition

By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Baseball Senior Market Analyst First pricing for 2014 Elite Extra Edition baseball is now live for all subscribers to the Beckett Online Price Guide. Loaded with prospect autographs and parallels, collectors have been clamoring for Kyle Schwarber, Alex Jackson and Rusney Castillo’s cards, all of which have the potential to […]

First Look: 2015 Panini Americana trading cards

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor One of Panini America‘s core non-sports brands, Americana, is back after a three-year hiatus. Set to arrive on April 8, the sixth edition of the non-sports line is back to its original roots with celebrities the main thrust of a brand that will have four hits […]

Sunday Conversation: Panini America’s Keith Hower

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Beckett Basketball recently caught up Panini America Brand Manager Keith Hower to quickly discuss the company’s 2014-15 Select release and to get some early information about what collectors can expect with the exclusive Collegiate Licensing Company license for this edition of Sunday Conversation. — The 2014-15 edition of […]