Topps will lean on autographs, relic cards and parallels for its 2010 Tribute football product.
Topps promises six hits per six pack box; four autograph multi-relic or autographed cards numbered to 99 or less and two multi-relic cards numbered to 99 or less. Six numbered parallel cards (# to 262 or less) will also be included.
The autographed multi-relic cards include:
Quad – Each NFL star appears with his autograph and 4 jersey
swatches on cards numbered to 99.
Dual – One autograph and 2 relics highlight numbered to 99 cards.
All Autograph Relic Cards are Paralleled:
Red Rainbow PATCH: 1/1
Gold Rainbow: Numbered to 25
Black Rainbow: Numbered to 50
Blue Rainbow: Numbered to 75
Regular autograph cards include:
Classic Cut Signatures – 1 of 1’s
Dual Cut Signature Connections – Two players involved in
a famous gridiron play immortalized with two cut signatures and
numbered 1 of 1. Ten variations.
Dual – A pair of players, a pair of autographs and numbered to 25.
The base set consists of 100 cards; 48 rookies, 40 top veterans and 12 retired NFL legends.
2010 Topps Tribute football is expected to be released in late January.