Tag Archives: Topps

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.

Win Topps football cards with #BeckettBigGame during Super Bowl XLIX … and right now, too

Beginning at 5 p.m. Central on the @BeckettMedia Twitter account during Super Bowl Sunday, we’ll be asking questions and seeking out your #BeckettBigGame submissions.

Box Busters: 2014 Bowman Chrome football

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

Topps creates three Super Bowl card sets

The Super Bowl is a big game — and Topps’ Super Bowl presence reflects that with some big cardboard.

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 […]

Topps’ 1951 Tribute includes Berger, top stars

Topps recently lost a pioneer in former executive Sy Berger, who helped create the famed 1952 Topps set. Now, collectors can get him on a new card as part of the 1951 Sy Berger Tribute Collection, an offering in Topps’ wall art series.

Topps adds gaming exec Steven Chiang to board

Topps’ commitment to the digital world took another step Monday as it announced the hiring of Steven Chiang, a long-time video- and social-gaming executive, who was was named to the company’s board of directors.

Baseball loses a legend: Ernie Banks dies at 83

“Mr. Cub” is now undoubtedly playing two.

First Look: 2015 Topps Allen & Ginter baseball

Topps’ run with Allen & Ginter baseball cards turns 10 this season and the company isn’t holding much back when it comes to the unusual inclusions that have made the brand a staple.

Top 5: Early Max Scherzer cards to own

By Chris Olds | Beckett Baseball Editor | Commentary Baseball’s $210-million man officially has his contract — and his baseball cards remain affordable. Max Scherzer’s deal with the Washington Nationals will last seven years. In seven big-league seasons with the Diamondbacks and Tigers, Scherzer has gone 91-50 with a 3.58 ERA and 1,321 strikeouts in […]

Top 5: Triple H cards that will make you cry

Before you shed a single tear about “the moment” that has inspired some extra attention on the WWE’s biggest bad guy, check out this selection of cardboard … five Triple H cards that will make you cry.

First pitches are first surprises in 2015 Topps

The Dude and a seven-nation army might be impressed.

First Look: The 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball checklist

Topps released the checklist for it 2015 Topps Series 1 baseball card set today, which arrives on Feb. 6.