Tag Archives: Panini America

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.

Panini America’s busy year gets a highlight reel

Panini has had a busy year — and here’s its highlight reel to prove it.

First Look: 2014 Panini Spectra football cards

One of Panini America’s high-end football card lines is back for a sophomore season.

Preview Gallery: 2014 National Treasures baseball

A hobby heavyweight returns to the baseball field this week with the arrival of 2014 National Treasures from Panini America.

Beckett Baseball Best of 2014 Awards: Vote now!

  By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor It’s time for us to make our selections for the best baseball cards of the year, and we want your help. While we’ll continue to argue about the highlights of 2014 — with a couple brands still to come in the next week or so — we want […]

Give 2014 a grade for its baseball cards

We’re presently preparing The Awards Issue of Beckett Baseball and we simply want to know one thing while we prepare our selections and the Fans’ Vote ballots.

Top 10: Alabama football fans who need an auto

Here’s my list of 10 Alabama superfans or famous grads who would be cool certified autographs to find in packs.

Box Busters: 2014 Select football cards

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

Panini Boxing Day Autograph Content Revealed

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor With participating Canadian stores giving out their special 2014 Panini Boxing Day packs with qualifying purchases this week, Panini America has revealed images of the strong autograph content that will be found inside. With a roster of carefully-selected athletes from the big four sports, collectors pulling them are […]

Panini’s Boxing Day Promo Continues With Checkerboard Cards

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor The slow reveal for Panini America‘s 2014 Boxing Day promotion continued on today as the company revealed some big hits that will be found inside packs in the form of a special Checkerboard design exclusive cards to with prime pieces of memorabilia. Exclusive to Canadian Panini Roundtable dealers, […]

First Look: 2014-15 Donruss Basketball

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor Coming back to store shelves after a five-year absence, Donruss returns to the basketball game in 2014-15 courtesy of Panini America and it is set to deliver some serious value in each box. Releasing on February 11, this product will bring back many of the concepts that made […]

Panini Announces Two Staff Promotions

Earlier today, Panini America announced two promotions within their sales team. One of the staff members given an expanded role within the company is Kevin Haake, a former editor of Beckett Baseball who had previously worked for Topps before joining Panini back in 2009. Now the company’s Director of Hobby Sales, Haake will be in […]

Panini Previews More Boxing Day Images

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Yesterday, Panini America gave collectors a preliminary look at its 2014 Boxing Day promotion and they have shown off even more cards from this product today in advance of next week’s release that is targeted to authorized Canadian Panini Roundtable stores. Today, the company shared images from the […]

Panini Details 2014 Immaculate Collection FB

Following the high-end football debut of 2014 Flawless, Panini released more details, and more images, for its Immaculate Collection football brand. Boxes will include six cards and will deliver five autograph or memorabilia cards. On-card autograph memorabilia cards include Premium Patches Autographs and Premium Patches Rookie Autographs. Large patch swatches appear in Team Logo, Jersey […]