Tag Archives: Panini America

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 […]

First Look: 2015 Donruss baseball cards

Donruss is back for 2015, too.

Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Yesterday, Panini America gave collectors a look at the contents of a case of their soon-to-be-released 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard product via their official blog. For those that love shiny pieces of cardboard, this collection is bound to please and there is the potential for plenty of strong […]

Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Court Kings Retail

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor While Panini America kicked off the new year with the hobby release of 2014-15 Court Kings, some collectors may be in for a surprise when they see a retail edition that is ready to hit some Walmart shelves in the coming days. Earlier today, the company posted an […]

NHL Hobby Stars of the Week

  By Eric Norton | Beckett Hockey Analyst Every Wednesday throughout the rest of the NHL season we will select our three Hobby Stars of the Week and provide a run down of why collectors should notice them. Below are the hobby stars for the past week. David Backes, C, St. Louis Blues Last week, Backes was […]

First Look: 2014-15 Panini Select

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Preliminary details about the upcoming 2014-15 Panini Select release from Panini America and the hobby is bracing itself for the arrival of a revamped product that will include a psychedelic new parallel concept and in addition to an exciting tiered base set that is expected to be a […]

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Court Kings

Join Beckett Basketball’s Chris Olds and Derek Ficken as they rip into a box of 2014-15 Panini Court Kings in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Contenders football

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

First Look: 2014 Panini Black Gold football

Black Gold now has a new meaning in Texas.

Upper Deck responds to CLC exclusive with Panini

Upper Deck issued the following reaction to the news that Panini America had signed an exclusive deal with the Collegiate Licensing Company on Thursday. It had held a CLC exclusive since 2010, which runs through March. The statement echoes the previous comments from the company about the changes to the CLC card landscape.

Panini America confirms Collegiate Licensing Company exclusive with nearly 200 schools

Panini America has deals with nearly 200 more major colleges and universities under the Collegiate Licensing Company in place for products beginning this spring the company officially announced Thursday, confirming previous reports that it had signed a large number of deals.

Box Busters: 2014 Panini Absolute football cards

Join Beckett Football’s Justin Grunert and Chris Olds as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini Absolute in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2014-15 Panini Paramount basketball

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

Box Busters: 2014 Panini National Treasures baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into boxes of 2014 Panini National Treasures in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Panini details Contenders Rookie Ticket autos

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor Part of the annual mystery that is Panini Contenders has been revealed. Panini America announced on Wednesday that the Contenders Rookie Tickets — a popular and heavily collected portion of the product each year — will have as many as three versions for some players. The […]

Gallery: 2014-15 Panini Paramount Basketball

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Fans of Dufex technology have been patiently awaiting the release of 2014-15 Panini Paramount Basketball since it was announced a few weeks ago and Panini America released some teaser images earlier today via one of their popular Quality Control Gallery posts on their official blog. Collectors that have […]

Sunday Conversation: Panini’s D.J. Kazmierczak

D.J. Kazmierczak is Panini America’s Vice President of Sales and we recently caught up with him for a chat about group-breaking for an upcoming issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.

Second Chance Contest: The Year of DBZ!

Since its re-release, the momentum of Dragon Ball Z has been nothing short of phenomenal. We’ve had a few successful giveaways and we aren’t stopping. Our most recent giveaway was a Facebook exclusive in which we served up five booster boxes and two starter decks to seven lucky winners. Now, we are having a second […]

What will 2015 bring? Hobby Predictions: Part III

What will the hobby hold for 2015? We’ve asked a few industry insiders and other notable collectors. Here’s what they have boldly predicted to see in the coming year.

Beckett 20 Questions: Retro sets & vintage cards

With plenty of popular retro brands, there are plenty of new options to revisit the old, and we want to ring in the new year with 20 Questions on both pieces of this collecting puzzle.