Americana sold out…now boxes of another sports/non-sports hybrid issue are about to leave the Donruss Company.
Donruss will its Celebrity Cuts product this week–the second entertainment program for the comapny in the past six months. Celebrity Cuts is the premium version of Donruss Americana, the monumental release that sold out the week it went on live.
The product is primarily focused on the entertainment world, but does contain some sports figures.
Each pack of Celebrity Cuts has two Autograph or Memorabilia cards, three commons or parallels and one insert.
"We are extremely excited that the wait is over (for Celebrity Cuts)," said Donruss Brand Manager Ben Ecklar. "Nothing like this has ever been seen in the entertainment industry. The inserts Donruss has created over the years that have redefined the sports card industry will be making their debut here by some of the most recognizable Hollywood names in our history."
Donruss has confirmed several well-known names will be included in the program including: George and Barbara Bush, Kathie Lee Gifford, Christina Applegate, Jerry Lewis, Mark Hamill and Quentin Tarantino. Returning for the sequel are Ashley Judd, Burt Reynolds, Buzz Aldrin, John Travolta, Ron Howard and William Shatner.
"We will announce a few other big names next week," adds Ecklar.
Every common card will be individually numbered, with the 100 card base set serial-numbered to 499.
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Multi-swatch cards featuring die-cuts from Hollywood Legends such as:
Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Humphrey Bogart, Jackie Gleason, James Dean, Jimmy Stewart, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, Steve McQueen and more.
Movie Stars Featuring signed parchments with inscriptions:
Ashley Judd, Burt Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, Jerry Lewis, Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner and more.
H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D and O-S-C-A-R signed letters by:
Burt Reynolds, Christina Applegate, Debbie Reynolds, Ernest Borgnine, Leonard Nimoy, Mickey Rooney, Ricardo Montalban, Ron Howard, William Shatner and more.
ReCollection Collection Cards:
Including original from the 1967 Leaf Star Trek set signed by William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy (including dual signed versions) and Dallas, Dukes of Hazard and the Andy Griffith Show. Each ReCollection Collection card is serial numbered to 10 or less.
Multiple signed cards featuring dual, triple and quad signed cards:
Combine autographs from multiple celebrities on one card. The entire Bundy family from "Married with Children" as well as Star Wars stars Billy Dee Williams/Carrie Fisher/David Prowse/Mark Hamill and George Takei/Leonard Nimoy/Walter Koenig/William Shatner.
Case Hit 1 – Autographs
Ashley Judd, John Travolta, Barbara Bush, Leonard Nimoy, Burt Reynolds, William Shatner, Carrie Fisher, Willie Mays, George H.W. Bush and Willie Nelson
Case Hit 2 – Autographs
Cut Signature, Signed Parchment, Stardom Combo Signatures, Stardom Triple Signatures and Stardom Quad Signatures
Case Hit 3 & 4 – Autographs
Barbara Eden, Mark Hamill, Buzz Aldrin, Mickey Rooney, Christina Applegate, Quentin Tarantino, Debbie Reynolds, Randy Coulture, Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalban, Henry Winkler, Ron Howard, Jerry Lewis, Shirley Jones, John Wooden, Stan Musial, Larry Bird, Tony Curtis, Larry Hagman and Wayne Newton
Case Hit 5 – Materials
Audrey Hepburn, Knute Rockne, James Dean, Lou Gehrig, John Wayne and Marilyn Monroe
2008 Donruss Americana Celebrity Cuts officially releases April 25th and retails for $150.00 per collectors box.