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2014-15 Panini National Treasures Basketball Rookie Patch Autographs Gallery

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor The high-end basketball market often results in some of the hobby’s most expensive cards. Michael Jordan, LeBron James and older inserts are big parts of that, but not all. For several years, National Treasures has brought some of the most coveted rookie cards of the season. The 2014-15 Panini […]

Panini offering replacements for pair of misnumbered 2015 Certified Football cards

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor Just as it’s about to hit shelves, Panini discovered a couple of cards with serial number errors in 2015 Certified Football. And they’re taking action to fix it. The cards in question are part of the New Generation Dual Jerseys insert set. More specifically, it’s a pair of Mirror […]

2015 Panini Playbook Football Cards First Look

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor With 2015 Panini Playbook Football, the brand continues to evolve. While many of the elements are similar to years past, there are some changes. And they’re not just in insert names. This set marks the first time that all of the base cards are done in a book card […]

2015 Panini Spectra Football details

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor 2015 Panini Spectra Football is like Prizm meets high-end. It comes with the rainbow of colors and chromium look that Prizm has. But it is also a product that stresses a lot of hits-based content. Boxes, which have just four packs, come with four autographs and seven memorabilia cards. […]

2015 Panini Certified football cards details

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor With a little more distance from the draft and the Rookie Premiere, 2015 Panini Certified Football is a more hits-based product than the card maker’s earlier products for the season. It’s a continuation of a brand that has been around in its basic form for more than a decade. […]

First Look: 2015 Donruss football cards

By Ryan Cracknell | Hobby Editor As far as modern brands go, Donruss is one that’s familiar with a lot of collectors. And while the name has been used in numerous football sets over the last 15 years, it has been a standalone product just once. That was back in 2002. More often than not, […]

Beckett Radio previews the National convention

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host For the past month, Beckett Radio has previewed the National Sports Collectors Convention, which starts Wednesday in Chicago. Host Derek Ficken has interviewed numerous card companies, distributors and even the man behind the Convention, Mike Berkus. If you are planning to go to the National, or you just would like […]

Top Six: Collecting USA Soccer hero Carli Lloyd

By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Baseball Senior Market Analyst | Commentary For the first time since 1999, the United States Women’s National Team are World Cup Champions. Throughout the tournament stellar defending and six goals from midfielder Carli Lloyd insured that USWNT would be adding a third star — one for each of their World Cups […]

Win a 2015 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron box from Beckett Radio

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host Beckett Radio is pleased to announce it is giving away a box of 2015 Upper Deck Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron on the latest episode. Be sure to listen in to see how you can win this box from them. Send your answers in to radio@beckett.com or on their Twitter page […]

The Warriors are Golden once again

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst | Commentary First off, as a Bay Area native, I want to congratulate the Golden State Warriors players, front office, and especially the fans. What an amazing 2014-15 NBA season that was capped off with “dethroning” the King, LeBron James. With this recent NBA championship, many collectors should start buying into […]

NBA Finals bring out superstar prices

By Derek Ficken | Basketball Market Analyst | Commentary The NBA Finals are quickly approaching, and the basketball market has been ramping up for a classic match-up between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Many story lines are swirling around including this being the first Finals appearance since 1975 for the Warriors, as well as LeBron James coming […]

First Look: 2015 Panini FIFA Women’s World Cup Stickers

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media In June, the world will be sending its best to Canada as the nation hosts the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and collectors from around the globe are set to seek out their idols through a highly-anticipated sticker collection coming from Panini. For decades, the company has produced stickers […]

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Marresse Speights

Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate. By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst Kawhi Leonard – SF, San Antonio […]

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Stephen Curry, Nikola Mirotic, & Blake Griffin

Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate. By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst Stephen Curry – PG, Golden State […]

Sunday Conversation: Philadelphia Eagles Guard Evan Mathis

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host The Philadelphia Eagles have been in the news recently for all of their Free Agent signings, but I was able to catch up with Offensive Guard and two time Pro Bowl-er Evan Mathis. Evan is an avid collector of all sports, vintage and modern, and we sat down […]

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Marcus Smart, Mo Williams, Rudy Gay

Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate. By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst Marcus Smart – PG – Boston […]

First Pricing: 2014-15 Donruss Basketball

  By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Basketball Senior Market Analyst Beckett first pricing for 2014-15 Donruss basketball is now live to all subscribers to the Beckett Basketball Online Price Guide. The Online Price Guide allows subscribers to access complete and full pricing for all cards cataloged and priced in our football database. This not only […]

Sunday Conversation: Industry Summit’s Kevin Isaacson

(Isaacson pictured left with Dr. Jim Beckett, Industry Summit 2001) By Derek Ficken | Beckett Radio Host Kevin Isaacson, the man behind the Industry Summit, joins us for this week’s Sunday Conversation. He sits down to talk all about the Industry Summit and what we should expect this year. — Q: Why should shop owners […]

NBA Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: LaVine, Whiteside, Teague

Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate. By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst Zach LaVine – PG – Minnesota […]

First Pricing: 14-15 Panini Gold Standard Basketball

By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Market Analyst Beckett first pricing for 2014-15 Panini Gold Standard basketball is now live for all subscribers to the Beckett Online Price Guide. The Online Price Guide allows subscribers to access complete and full pricing for all cards cataloged and priced in our football database. This not only includes […]

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Augustin, Irving, and Cousins

  Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate. By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst D.J. Augustin – PG – […]

Hardcourt Heroes of the Week: Whiteside, Thompson, Noel

Each week, we will take a look inside the NBA and will give you the top three players of the week and provide a rundown on why collectors should take notice. Please feel free to leave your comments for a healthy debate. — By Derek Ficken | Beckett Basketball Analyst Hassan Whiteside – C, Miami […]

Five key cards of rookie All-Star Filip Forsberg

By Eric Norton | Beckett Hockey Analyst Yesterday, the NHL announced that Nashville Predators star rookie Filip Forsberg would be added to the All-Star roster for this weekend’s festivities, as the league’s best gather in Columbus. He was already scheduled to a part of the rookie events, but with Sidney Crosby out with a lower-body […]

Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans talks cards, signs for Panini

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor Panini America and several elite 2014 NFL rookies are in attendance at the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl this weekend in Carson, Calif. Panini is capitalizing on the event to gather autographs for cards in some of the final football products of the year, including Immaculate Collection, Spectra and […]

WIN a Panini POD Jimmy Garoppolo Photo

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor The Panini NFL Player of the Day promotion has already reached hundreds of hobby shops and countless collectors with giveaways and player appearance signings. In partnership with the successful program, we will be giving away autographed items that are part of the promotion through the Beckett Media Twitter […]

Beckett Football Turns 25!

The first issue of Beckett Football Card Magazine was published 25 years ago this month. That iconic picture of Bo Jackson staring you down on the cover is one of the most recognized images in the industry. A quarter of a century is very long run in the publishing business (287 issues). The magazine has […]

Peek at Epix in 2014 Totally Certified Football

  By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor The hyper-color, holofoiled microo-etching of the Epix insert in 2014 Totally Certified will be shimmering in hobby shops Monday. Epix is a multi-tiered memorabilia insert featuring up to four pieces of memorabilia on each card. There are themes highlighting great plays, games, seasons and moments, with a […]

WIN a Signed Kelvin Benjamin Panini POD Photo

By David Lee | Beckett Football Editor The Panini NFL Player of the Day promotion has already reached hundreds of hobby shops and countless collectors with giveaways and player appearance signings. In partnership with the successful program, we will be giving away autographed items that are part of the promotion through the Beckett Media Twitter […]

Trent Dilfer is Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter Ambassador

Super Bowl XXXV champion and ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer will serve as special ambassador and coach for Panini America’s Super Bowl XLIX Kid Reporter contest.

First Look: 2014 Limited Football

Limited returns with its familiar high-end look.

Trading Card Industry Tackles ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Individuals from throughout the trading card industry – and even groups of staff members from Upper Deck and Topps – have invested in the wildly successful ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during the past few weeks. As you would expect, the videos are priceless. The highlight so from an engagement perspective has been a head-to-head challenge […]

Panini America and Broadway Joe create a memory-making experience

CLEVELAND | I went to the National Sports Collectors Convention seeking something memorable, but what I got on Saturday night was priceless.

Cardinals’ Michael Wacha talks baseball cards — and signing autographs left-handed if he has to

Michael Wacha and Cardinals prospects Oscar Taveras and Kolten Wong were on hand signing for Panini on Tuesday night at the start of its two-week Spring Training Road Trip to acquire the ink of top newcomers and selected MLB veterans for its upcoming products.

A roller coaster to cardboard: Panini America’s Alex Carbajal trades baseball career for card career

About a decade ago, you might have found Alex Carbajal on a pitcher’s mound in Florida at Ed Smith Stadium wearing a Sarasota Red Sox uniform. Now you can find him helping make hockey cards for Panini America.

A closer look at 2013 Prominence Football

Panini Prominence Football hit the hobby shelves this week.