A day after this summer’s MLB All-Star Game, collectors and breakers can fill the baseball void one of the higher end products on the annual card calendar. 2019 Topps Diamond Icons returns that day, packing ten cards per pack–all hits.
2019 Topps Diamond Icons Basics
Every card in Diamond Icons will be numbered to 25 or less. Nine of the ten cards in each one pack box carry autographs with two being auto relics. The other card will be a standard relic.
Release date for 2019 Topps Diamond Icons is July 10.
Look for Purple (# to 10); Red (# to 5) and 1/1 Gold parallels for all non-relic autographs which will include Silver Ink versions this year.
Cut signatures of former greats will be part of the product. Regular versions will be numbered to 4 with 1/1 Gold Parallels. There will also be about 30 Immortal Cut Signatures featuring the biggest names from deep in baseball’s past including Babe Ruth.
Autographed Jumbo Patches will be the most commonly found auto relics, starting with those numbered to 25 or less with Purple (# to 10); Red (# to 5) and 1/1 Gold Parallels also part of the release.
Single and Dual Autograph Relics will be numbered to 10 or less with Red (# to 5) and 1/1 Gold Parallels.
New this year are Autographed Diamond Relics, all numbered to 10 or less. They’ll carry tiny gems but no memorabilia piece. Look for 1/1 Gold Parallel versions.
Single-Player Relics will be numbered to 10, with Red and 1/1 Gold Parallels. Dual Player Relics get the book card treatment with those also numbered to 10, 5 and 1.
Diamond Relic cards will be numbered to 5 with 1/1 Gold Parallels.
Permanent Pieces Relics will be numbered to 10 with 1/1 Spike Relics.
MLB Silhouetted Batter Logo Patches will be 1/1.
Boxes of 2019 Topps Diamond Icons are running a little over $2,000 online.