While much of the country still shivers through winter, Topps and several dozen of its top case breakers, shop owners and distributors are gathered in Scottsdale, AZ at the company's annual Industry Conference. Thanks to everyone who came out to the #ToppsIndustryConference. What a great event that is made special by all the people in the room. pic.twitter.com/vIHewmVic8 — … [Read more...] about 2019 Topps Industry Conference: Sterling Returns; New Set Via Utz Snacks
When dealers and collectors first heard about the 2014 Bowman Sterling release, they were intrigued by having each pack guaranteed to have both an autograph card and a dual relic card in every pack. And with every card in the base set being a rookie, that guarantees some collector happiness if the 2014 draft class either starts with anyone good or the player develops into a … [Read more...] about Bowman Sterling Football Boxes Not Lacking Hits, But Price Drops
If you are a collector who thrives on building sets, especially base sets of cards, the 2014 Bowman Sterling is not for you. Of course, if you are familiar with Bowman Sterling you already know that it has not been about building sets. Rather, this annual installment from Bowman features prospect and rookie ink…and a good flow of it, too. That is what you get when the … [Read more...] about 2014 Bowman Sterling Baseball Preview
If you like finding autographs in your baseball card packs and you’re willing to be patient, you won’t find more bang for your buck than with 2013 Bowman Sterling Baseball, which is scheduled to arrive in hobby shops today. Three of the four cards in each pack will be signed. With six packs per box, that’s 18 autographs per box. At around $300 per box, it’s for the pack … [Read more...] about Bowman Sterling Arrives Today With 18 Autographs Per Box
Not sick of this year's NFL rookie class yet? Topps will lay one more rookie-centric football card set on the hobby later this week with the arrival of 2012 Bowman Sterling football. The brand is more closely aligned with baseball but this year's first-year class has created such a buzz, it's possible that the football issue will emerge as the more successful … [Read more...] about NFL Rookie Avalanche Continues with 2012 Bowman Sterling Football
Mike Fruitman Collectors looking for some new sports card products in time for Christmas had their wishes come true last week. Hobby shops received loads of cardboard presents last week from Panini and Topps. Last week alone, two incredibly popular releases; Bowman Sterling baseball and Panini Absolute Basketball are being joined at your local card shop by two brand new … [Read more...] about What’s Hot in the Shop: Sterling Black, Strata, Absolute…Whew!
by Chris Harris 2012 Bowman Sterling Baseball is tentatively scheduled for release in mid-December and will be (delays of this and other products notwithstanding) the last baseball card release of the year. The product itself, which will focus exclusively on the year’s rookie card class and other prospects, should be familiar to those who normally collect this brand. But, … [Read more...] about 2012 Bowman Sterling Baseball: More Rookie Autographs for Your $