Tag Archives: Topps

Heritage gets jumbo treatment as Topps wall art

One day after its release, 2015 Topps Heritage is going big-time.

20 Questions on … Topps Heritage baseball cards

The annual trip down Memory Lane to the past is here with the arrival of this year’s Topps Heritage and we’ve seen plenty of reactions to some of the surprises found inside.

Box Busters Preview: 2015 Topps Heritage + links

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into two boxes of 2015 Topps Heritage in this Box Busters Preview video.

Topps puts bubble gum back in packs … sort of

  By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor Collectors ripping into packs of 2015 Topps Heritage today will have a chance to find something they haven’t found in packs of baseball cards in some time. Bubble gum. Well, sort of. Topps has created “gum damage” versions of cards in the set where an area of white […]

Top 5: Cards of WWE Diva Paige

By Matt Bible | Beckett Non-Sports and Gaming Analyst | Commentary When it comes to this year’s wrestling cards, this is her house. The night after WrestleMania 30 last year, Paige made her WWE debut by winning the Divas Championship from AJ Lee on Raw. Ever since, she has ridden a wave of massive popularity […]

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Mini Chrome football

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

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Star Wars Rebels

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps Star Wars Rebels in this latest edition of Box Busters.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps WWE + win our kiss card

Join Beckett Sports Card Monthly’s Chris Olds and Matt Bible as they rip into boxes of 2015 Topps WWE in this latest edition of Box Busters.

30 days, 30 teams, 30 contests … start here

The start of a new baseball season is not far away and we wanted to add some march madness of the MLB variety to collectors’ routines leading up to the new season.

Visual Guide: 2015 Topps Heritage variations (updated)

This year’s Topps Heritage officially arrives on Wednesday with three types of variations for collectors to chase — throwback uniforms, action images and color swaps.

Sunday Conversation: Topps’ Jeff Heckman

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor Jeff Heckman is a manager of marketing and development for Topps Digital, which helps bring all of the company’s offerings to life via Topps.com. He’s also the subject of this week’s Sunday Conversation. — Q: We last caught up with you last summer for the Beckett Sports Card […]

Legends, Divas power interest in 2015 Topps WWE

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor | Commentary Some of the newest names in professional wrestling as well as some of the oldest ones are capturing the attention of collectors who have ripped into packs of 2015 Topps WWE, which arrived last week. More than 65 eBay auctions have ended with final […]

First Look: 2015 Topps Star Wars Chrome Perspectives: Jedi vs. Sith

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor The next Star Wars release of 2015 arrives in August — and it’s a collection of everything Star Wars so far. It’s 2015 Star Wars Chrome Perspectives: Jedi vs. Sith — a follow-up to the 2014 release that explored the Star Wars canon via Chrome that arrives […]

First Look: 2015 Topps Heritage checklist

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor | Commentary The checklist for this year’s Topps Heritage baseball card set is here from Topps and the trip down memory lane will include some surprises as we revisit 1966 in the packs of today. Among them? Cut autographs of Dick Clark, Fats Domino and Red Skelton alongside […]

What errors might be in 2015 Topps Heritage? (Update: Confirmed SPs now listed)

There are just 10 cards in the original 1966 set that have an uncorrected error, or UER. Only a single card — No. 101, a checklist — had a variation after an error was corrected.

Box Busters: 2014 Topps Fire football cards

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

Topps prepares first Star Wars wall art line

Topps is readying a look at the past of Star Wars with a new line of wall art coming Tuesday only on Topps.com.

First Look: 2015 Topps Triple Threads baseball

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor The 10th edition of Triple Threads might have more in store than ever — and some cards do. Topps revealed the first glimpses at 2015 Topps Triple Threads on Monday and it includes four “Deca” sets that include 10 swatches among multiple-panel booklets as a nod to this […]

Rousey card could be knockout acquisition

Even in the card world, Ronda gets a little rowdy.

Hobby Q&A: Sketch card artist Jason Crosby

Not so long ago, in hay fields a few states away, 38-year-old artist Jason Crosby grew up just like any other Georgia kid.

BGS Diary: Chasing Amy, metal minis, USA Baseball green and, of course, Crimson Tide

For the last few months, I’ve submitted a few cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Selecting which cards to submit has been easier said than done — and the results can be interesting, too.

First Look: 2015 Topps Chrome baseball

Topps revealed the first looks at 2015 Topps Chrome on Friday, a hobby staple that will arrive once again with a rainbow of Refractors for every player on Aug. 5.

Five MLB vets make new-team card debuts today

Today’s the day where participating shop owners can begin giving out Spring Fever packs to collectors who made qualifying purchases of 2015 Topps Series 1 since it arrived less than two weeks ago. Each five-card pack has a selection of cards from the 50-card set and there are autographs randomly inserted.

First Pricing: 2015 Topps Series 1

  By Brian Fleischer | Beckett Baseball Senior Market Analyst Beckett first pricing for 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball 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 […]

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.

Short-printed 2015 Topps variations get rarer — and bigger — as wall art

The short-printed variations in 2015 Topps Series 1 that arrived last week just got a lot rarer and a lot bigger.

Beckett.com by the numbers: 2015 Topps Series 1

The auctions have ended, the numbers have been crunched. The ranges have been tabulated and the prices have been posted.

Box Busters: 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds and Brian Fleischer as they rip into a box of 2015 Topps Series 1 in latest edition of Box Busters.

What’s it worth? Final 2015 Topps mystery gets answer Wednesday

It’s been out less than a week, but not all of the questions out of 2015 Topps have been answered.

Topps’ latest art line is Black & Gold jumbos

The Gold cards are 1/1s and cost $99.99 only on Topps.com. The Black cards are limited to only five copies and are $69.99 per card also available only on the site.

Box Busters Preview: 2015 Topps Series 1

Join Beckett Baseball’s Chris Olds as he rips into a box of 2015 Topps Series 1 in on opening day for the product in this preview edition of Box Busters.

Sparkles, photo variations return in 2015 Topps

Among the inclusions are First Pitch cards of celebrities at MLB games — a first for the brand — but two things collectors will be hunting are back from past releases. Sparkles and photo variations.

Malcolm Butler gets first football card in Topps’ Super Bowl commemorative set

By Chris Olds | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor An undrafted rookie out of a small school made perhaps the biggest play of the biggest game of the season on Sunday. And now he’ll have his first football card. Patriots safety Malcolm Butler is one of two bonus cards — the other being Super Bowl […]

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.

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.