Topps offers oversized Sounders cards and prints
By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Media
Fans of Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders have much to cheer about this season with a respectable 3-2-1 record after their first six games this season, but they can also can bring the excitement of the game home with them through some special oversized offerings that have recently been released by Topps.
Topps has produced a complete team set of 5″ x 7″ cards that parallel all of the Sounders players appearing in the 2015 MLS base set. Available for $14.99 plus shipping, it is made up of 13 cards and includes top talents in forwards Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins along with other favorites like midfielder Andy Rose and goalkeeper Stefan Frei.
Each base card and the Presence of the Pitch inserts for Martins and Dempsey also have a larger poster-sized version that can be ordered through the Topps online store. The posters measure 10″ X 14″ and are printed on a glossy UV coated trading card stock with two different versions. The regular edition is limited to 99 copies each and sell for $19.99. While there is only one copy available for the gold parallel, most have a retail price of $74.99 with Dempsey’s cards being priced at $99.99.
Stay tuned to our news page for further information on more prints and oversized sets from other MLS teams.
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