2010-11 Panini Dominion doesn’t let us down.

September 15th, 2011

I don’t often talk of being in love with a product.  Normally I think something got screwed up with the checklist or the design.  Normally I don’t like the size of the patches or the sticker autographs.  Normally I think there is a superior product that “could” have been made.  Normally the product isn’t Panini [...]

State of the Hobby: 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball a Massive Hit, but scores an “F” on it’s misleading advertising

September 8th, 2011

“Again?” Part 1 – “Writing on no sleep brings out a tad of sarcasm and attempted humor” Dear Topps…. I am a loyal customer of yours named James Kennedy.  I have been with you since I was 5 years old.  25+ years later, and I have  treasured our relationship.  I still do.  But Topps, you are [...]

Topps Prime 9 / Week 7…The Mick!

September 2nd, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES CARD # 7 OF PRIME 9 HOBBY STORE PROMOTION The PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 7 (Redemption card # 7) is the famous # 7 Mickey Mantle. On a weekly basis, there will be a designated “Prime 9 Player of the Week”. Collectors holding the corresponding Prime 9 Redemption card for that [...]

Topps Prime 9 / Week 6…Hammerin’ Hank

August 26th, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES CARD # 6 OF PRIME 9 HOBBY STORE PROMOTION The PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 6 (Redemption card # 6) is the one and only Hammerin’ Hank Aaron!  On a weekly basis, there will be a designated “Prime 9 Player of the Week”.  Collectors holding the corresponding Prime 9 Redemption card for [...]

Topps Prime 9 / Week 5

August 20th, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES CARD # 5 OF PRIME 9 HOBBY STORE PROMOTION The PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 5 (Redemption card # 5) is Mike Schmidt.  On a weekly basis, there will be a designated “Prime 9 Player of the Week”.  Collectors holding the corresponding Prime 9 Redemption card for that week can bring the card [...]

Topps Prime 9 / Week 4

August 12th, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES CARD # 4 OF PRIME 9 HOBBY STORE PROMOTION The PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 4 (Redemption card # 4) is the newest member of the 3,000 hit club… Derek Jeter.  On a weekly basis, there will be a designated “Prime 9 Player of the Week”.  Collectors holding the corresponding Prime 9 [...]

Topps Prime 9 / Week 2 & 3

August 9th, 2011

TOPPS RECAPS FIRST THREE WEEKS OF PRIME 9 HOBBY STORE PROMOTION The PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 2 (Redemption card # 2) was superstar first baseman Albert Pujols.  And week 3’s subject is none other than the great Jackie Robinson.  On a weekly basis, there will be a designated “Prime 9 Player of the [...]

Panini National Wrapper Redemption Product

July 23rd, 2011

Here’s the final list of products that we Panini be accepting for the wrapper redemption. FIVE HOBBY PACKS WILL GET COLLECTORS ONE WRAPPER REDEMPTION PACK FOR THE FOLLOWING: Season Update Basketball Classics Basketball Contenders Patches Basketball Prestige Football Elite Football Rookie & Stars Football Donruss Hockey Pinnacle Hockey Zenith Hockey   ONE HOBBY PACK WILL GET [...]

Topps Heritage Exclusive at National Collector’s Convention

July 20th, 2011

TOPPS CREATES EXCLUSIVE 2011 HERITAGE ROOKIE CARDS FOR NATIONAL Topps announces it will issue 5 rookie cards (via wrapper redemption) at this year’s National Collector’s Convention that were not included in 2011 Topps Heritage Baseball.  Each card will be sequentially numbered to just 299 copies and one subject will be given out per day. To [...]

TOPPS PRIME 9 / CARD # 1 ANNOUNCED

July 19th, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES FIRST CARD IN PRIME 9 HOBBY STORE PROMOTION The PRIME 9 subject redeemable for week 1 (Redemption card # 1) is Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench.  This is the first of 9 cards that can be collected over the next 9 weeks. On a weekly basis, Topps will announce the “Prime 9 [...]