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 [...]

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 [...]

Atlanta Sports Cards Hot Sheet- July 16th

July 16th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards Baseball Card Hot Sheet July 16th, 2011 By Jamie Kennedy   1. 2010 Michael Choice Wrapper Buyback Auto /100 He’s 1 HR off the Minor League lead, and this card has surged 100% from $55 to $110 2. 2010 Elite Matt Moore Autograph /819 He just keeps impressing at every turn.  His [...]

NEW ASC Weekly Column “Money Where My Mouth Is”

June 15th, 2011

Atlanta Sports Cards NEW Weekly Column “Money Where My Mouth Is” “Money Where My Mouth Is” By James Kennedy It seems like it’s been a whole season for this baseball prospector.  Ive bought and sold more cards on the Internet and at shows than I tought I would be doing times 5.  Thats great and [...]

Topps Offers Exclusives…Super Bowl XLV

January 27th, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES NFL EXPERIENCE EXCLUSIVES AND ACTIVITIES Topps encourages this year’s NFL Experience attendees to stop by the Topps Booth for free sample cards, raffle prizes and a whole lot of fun. (Dallas, through Sunday 2/6) Topps is also offering several commemorative cards and sets: Wrapper Redemption Program Fans and collectors opening three packs of [...]

Topps MLB Series 1 Wrapper Redemption….featuring 34 signers from 1952

January 25th, 2011

TOPPS ANNOUNCES SERIES 1 WRAPPER REDEMPTION To launch and celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Topps Baseball Cards, the company is pleased to announce a special Hobby-Exclusive Wrapper Redemption Program for 2011 Topps Baseball Series 1. (image attached) Collectors sending Topps 36 Hobby wrappers or 10 HTA Jumbo wrappers of 2011 Topps Series 1 will receive [...]

Posey and Heyward Autos Added to Chrome Wrapper Redemption

October 22nd, 2010

Topps has made a significant addition to its recently-announced 2010 Topps Chrome Baseball Wrapper Redemption Program. The company will be seeding autographs of National League Rookie of The Year contenders Buster Posey and Jason Heyward into its 3-card Topps Chrome Wrapper Redemption packs.  There will be 100 autograph versions of both Posey and Heyward available [...]

New! 2010 Chrome Baseball Rookies & Legends Hobby Wrapper Redemption Program

September 30th, 2010

For every twenty-four 2010 Topps Chrome Baseball Hobby wrappers sent to Topps, collectors will receive an exclusive 3-card pack of Topps Chrome Rookies & Legends variation cards.  In addition, every tenth 3-card pack will feature special Chrome Refractor versions! Send Wrappers to: PO BOX 2230 Duryea, PA  18642 ATTN: Chrome Promotion The deadline for the promotion [...]