Due in Tuesday about 12:00 is 2012 Topps Archives Baseball. With Two Autographs and One Relic per box for only $89.99, Archives will be a big hit will baseball collectors. YES, there are Bryce Harper and Yu Darvish Autographed RCs! I know you hate redemptions; but here's one worth waiting for! A 1968 uncut sheet with the Nolan Ryan RC!!!! Wow! Could it be in a Super Hit Factory box? Come in and find out.
Below is the info sheet from one of my distributors.
Archives Baseball Returns! From today’s stars on classic Topps designs to iconic reprints and recreations of memorable insert sets, Topps Archives has it all! Look for an assortment of autographs including Fan Favorites and Topps Originals and uncover special gems with redemptions from the Topps Vault! This is the ultimate collection for the Topps Baseball Card enthusiast!
* (2) FAN FAVORITES AUTOGRAPHS PER HOBBY BOX!
* Look for 1956 TOPPS RELIC CARDS featuring 55 players on the classic 1956 design!
* (18) INSERTS PER BOX include 1967 TOPPS STICKERS, 1968 TOPPS 3D, 1969 TOPPS DECKLE EDGE, 1977 TOPPS CLOTH, TOPPS REPRINTS & INSERT PRINTING PLATES!
* BASE CARDS featuring Retired Stars, Veterans and TOP ROOKIES on the 1954, 1971, 1980 & 1984 DESIGNS!
* BASE SET SHORT PRINTS - 1:4 PACKS!
* ARCHIVES GOLD PARALLELS - 1:12 PACKS!
* Find redemptions for ONE OF A KIND ITEMS from the TOPPS VAULT!
200 BASE CARDS
Featuring Retired Stars, Veterans and Top Rookies on the 1954, 1971, 1980 and 1984 designs.
Also includes 40 Fan Favorites High-Numbered Short Prints found 1:4 packs.
Archives Gold Parallel (1:12)
Base Card Printing Plates 1 of 1 - HOBBY ONLY
FAN FAVORITES AUTOGRAPHS
The beloved Fan Favorites Autographs are back! These on-card beauties feature baseball’s truly Fan Favorites such as Dave Kingman, Andy Van Slyke and Will Clark on designs from their era, but with an all-new photo. There are up to 75 different players in all!
MORE AUTOGRAPHS & RELICS
1956 Topps Relic Cards - featuring 55 players on the classic 1956 design
Framed Autographed 1983 Minis - 25 players sign mini versions of 1983 Topps #’d to 25 - HOBBY ONLY
Topps Autographed Originals - 10 retired stars sign their original Topps card. Sequentially #’d to 5 - HOBBY ONLY
Before the insert card craze of the 1990s, Topps was experimenting and testing new technologies 30 years prior. Topps pays tribute to 4 classic insert sets featuring active and retired stars:
1967 Topps Stickers (25 subjects) (1:8)
1968 Topps 3D (15 subjects) (1:8)
1969 Topps Deckle Edge (15 subjects) (1:12)
1977 Topps Cloth (25 subjects) (1:6)
Topps Reprints 50 different cards featuring Hall Of Fames on classic Topps Reprints (1:4)
Insert Printing Plates (130 subjects) (1 of 1) - HOBBY ONLY
FROM THE TOPPS VAULT!
Topps is not only going out onto the secondary market and buying back unopened packs for this special release, but it’s opening the door to its Vault to offer collectors unique and one of a kind items!
Topps Originals - Topps buybacks foil stamped with the Archives logo.
1968 Uncut Half Proof Sheet featuring Nolan Ryan Rookie Card
Topps Originals Redemption -100 redemptions good for an original vintage pack, set or card!
Topps Vault Redemption - 20 redemptions good for items from our Vault
Topps Archives Baseball Product Content Additions:
Topps is pleased to announce that 2012 Topps Archives Baseball, which streets in less than 2 weeks, features major additions! (image attached) The product, which already includes two autographs per hobby box, all your favorite classic Topps designs, cool inserts, original Topps cards, items from the Vault and more...just got better!
Here is what's new:
- Redemption Cards for Bryce Harper's first Autographed Rookie Card! This on-card beauty is in the 1984 Topps design.
- Autographed Rookie Cards of pitching phenom Yu Darvish.
- Six-Player Autographed Book Cards. 10 cards and all 1 of 1's.
- The first-ever "Touched By Greatness" Autographed card. This oversized card not only features Cal Ripken, Jr.'s signature, but his hand print as well!
- "I said sweep the leg!"...Hobby Box Loaders highlighting autographs from Martin Kove (the Sensei) and Billy Zabak (Johnny) of the Karate Kid.
- Hobby Case Loaders...Find 100 different original Topps player contracts.
- Fifty 1 of 1 Cut Signatures from the most beloved names of the 1980s.
- Frank Robinson Autographed buybacks...88 in all.
- 50 redemption cards for a 2012 Topps Archives uncut sheet.