Panini America will offer a wrapper redemption program at this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention that will feature the first cards of LeBron James and Chris Bosh wearing Miami Heat uniforms.
Collectors who bring five unopened packs of any 2010 Panini NFL or 2009-10 Panini NBA product to the Panini booth and open the packs in front of company reps will receive a special pack only available at The National.
The exclusive National wrapper redemption set will consist of 50 Donruss Elite cards, highlighted by the top rookies and stars from the company’s line of fully licensed NFL, NBA, NHL and CLC products.
NFL: Adrian Peterson, Brett Favre, C.J. Spiller, Colt McCoy, Dez Bryant, Drew Brees, Joe Flacco, Peyton Manning, Ray Rice, Ryan Matthews, Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, Tony Romo and Tom Brady, among others.
NHL: Sidney Crosby, Ryan Miller, Jonathan Toews, Henrik Sedin, Alex Ovechkin and Jose Theodore.
Randomly inserted in the packs will be green parallels numbered to 50 and blue parallels numbered to 25. Black parallels will contain certified autographs and be serial-numbered to 25 or less.
Instant win cards will also be inserted in the packs. The cards will be redeemable (only at the National) for signed 8″x10″ Prestige rookie cards from a top 2010 NFL rookie.
Attendees who purchase a special VIP Admission Ticket will receive an exclusive six-card set from the Crown Royale NBA series featuring 5-time NBA Champion Kobe Bryant, top rookie Brandon Jennings, NBA stars Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose plus 2010-11 rookies Wesley Johnson and Evan Turner.