Upper Deck’s latest release is a smorgasbord of trading cards – autographs, Hollywood memorabilia and even cut signatures of deceased celebrities.
Prominent Cuts has four cards per pack and five packs per box and the company promises that, on average, you’ll get at least one cut signature card, two autograph cards and two Hollywood History memorabilia cards.
The 60-card base level set includes 22 politicians from JFK to Barack Obama; 26 sports icons from Michael Jordan to Randy Couture; and 12 celebrities, ranging from Kim Kardashian to Mickey Rourke. Collectors can look for premium-sized swatch and dual-piece memorabilia cards featuring items worn by Hollywood actors and actresses.
Beyond its base-level cards, the set’s inserts includes autograph cards in its “Cage Fighters Signature” collection from MMA superstars like Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz and Randy Couture, as well as movie star memorabilia cards in its “Hollywood History” array from legends like Farrah Fawcett, Halle Berry and Patrick Swayze. And in its “Prominent Cut Signatures” collection, there are cut signatures of former U.S. Presidents like Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and George H. Bush, as well as from historical figures like Sigmund Freud and Harriet Beecher Stow.
PSA/DNA authenicated over 7500 autograph cards for the Prominent Cuts project.
“Our Prominent Cuts set presents some incredible finds for collectors,” said Jason Masherah, Upper Deck’s Director of Sports Brands. “We’ve succeeded in putting together a pretty complling lineup that includes autographs and cut signatures from well-known celebrities ranging from “Collin Farrell, Christie Brinkley and Clint Eastwood to Doris Day, Bob Newhart and Angie Dickinson. And we’ve even included Hollywood History Material cards that feature swatches of clothing worn by the likes of Sammy Davis, Jr., Greta Garbo and Bruce Lee.”
Boxes are selling for about $175 on eBay.