Collectors who pull exchange cards from some late-season Upper Deck products will have their pick of dual deceased autograph cards.
Dual autograph cards have been a favorite in the hobby for a number of years, but some of the most sought after have been of legendary personalities who are now deceased. Upper Deck takes the program to a slightly different arena with its Mystery Dual Cuts Exchange Program.
Collectors who pull winning exchange cards from 2007 UD Ultimate Baseball, 2007 UD Black Baseball or 2007 UD Exquisite Rookie Signatures Baseball will receive one of several dual autographed cards created especially for the program. The autographed cards will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.
“This is without a doubt one of the most amazing programs we have ever created for our products,” said Joe Fallon, Director of Product Development for Upper Deck. “These are some of the best dual autograph cut cards we have ever created.”
The list of cards available represents what Upper Deck calls "some of the most captivating personalities in the hobby". The entire list of cards available includes:
Ronald Reagan & Mikhail Gorbachev
Robert Kennedy & Jimmy Hoffa
Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin
Albert Einstein & Thomas Edison
Roger Maris & Babe Ruth
John F. Kennedy & Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Clark Gable & Vivien Leigh
Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers
Marilyn Monroe & John F. Kennedy
Johnny Cash & Elvis Presley
Walt Disney & Charles Schultz
Winston Churchill & Franklin D. Roosevelt
Princess Diana & Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
P.T. Barnum & Charles Stratton (Tom Thumb)
King George V & Queen Elizabeth I
William Gilbert & Sir Arthur Sullivan
Douglas MacArthur & George S. Patton
Ozzie Nelson & Harriet Nelson
Robert E. Lee & Ulysses S. Grant
Jack Dempsey & Floyd Patterson
Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz
Al Jolson & George Burns
Art Carney & Jackie Gleason
Each of the cards will be 1/1 and lucky collectors who pull them will be sent to a special website to see which cards are remaining and select from there. To date, none of these cards have been redeemed even though the program began with Upper Deck’s release of Ultimate two months ago. That product includes three of the special exchange cards randomly inserted into packs.
2007 UD Black Baseball is set to release this Wednesday and it will include ten of the exchange cards. 2007 UD Exquisite Rookie Signatures Baseball will release on January 9th and also include ten exchange cards.