Panini America’s 2018-19 Cornerstones Basketball arrives in hobby shops and on group-break sites across North America tomorrow, boasting a bevy of the product’s namesake Cornerstones hard-signed memorabilia cards featuring both standout members of the …
Panini America’s new 2018-19 Impeccable Basketball arrived in hobby shops across North America today boasting a big-things-come-in-small-packages configuration that delivers some of the most attractive cards of the season featuring Impeccable’s undeniably clean designs, and stacked autograph and memorabilia content. Yesterday’s Quality Control Gallery provided an expansive exploration of the product. Today, we’re ripping into three boxes of the product for the must-see Teaser Gallery.
While many of us at Panini America hit the road last week for a jam-packed schedule of Super Bowl LIII responsibilities that kicked off one week ago tonight with the Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter dominating Super Bowl Opening Night, there were a few new releases that arrived in hobby shops last week to generate a healthy amount of buzz on their own: 2018 Limited Football and 2018-19 Donruss Optic Basketball. Both products have been blazing on the secondary market since arriving last Wednesday and, today, we’re bringing you — albeit a bit belatedly — the customary Teaser Gallery box-break posts that typically arrive just before release day.
Panini America’s royalty-wrapped 2018-19 Crown Royale Basketball arrives in hobby shops across North America tomorrow boasting an array of admirable traits that should appeal as much to longtime Crown aficionados as it does to new-breed hobbyists looking for cool cards of the season’s hottest rookies. The venerable brand staples are intact, including the uniquely die-cut base set, the colorful parallels and the sublime Silhouettes and Rookie Silhouettes. What’s more, the company’s popular Kaboom! chase returns, too.
There’s an overwhelming sense of anticipation in the sports card hobby right now, what with 2018 Contenders Football and 2018-19 Dominion Basketball both arriving in hobby shops across North America tomorrow. The buzz is palpable . . . and it is well-deserved. For both products, the savory combination of a stellar and stacked rookie crop and strong brand reputation has built up a healthy demand for both that finally will be supplied beginning tomorrow. We delivered an early three-box break of 2018 Contenders Football yesterday. Today, we focus on 2018-19 Dominion Basketball.
Since it’s already Christmas afternoon, chances are you’ve already unwrapped all of the gifts underneath your tree. But if you’ll please indulge us for just a bit, we have a few packages to unwrap ourselves: Three early boxes of Panini America’s live-tomorrow 2018-19 Contenders Basketball. As you saw in yesterday’s revealing Quality Control Gallery, 2018-19 Contenders Basketball is a potent mix of hard-signed Rookie Ticket Autographs, a loaded lineup of parallels and a few eye-catching inserts. On average, each hobby box (10 cards per pack, 12 packs per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver two autographs and a vibrant array of inserts and parallels.
Another celebrated edition of Panini America’s Prizm-powered Donruss Optic Football arrives in hobby shops across North America tomorrow to honor the stars of the 2018 NFL season like only it can: Equipped with the undeniable allure of base-brand Donruss Football coated in Optichrome technology. On average, each hobby box of 2018 Donruss Optic Football (four cards per pack, 20 packs per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver one autograph, 10 Rookie Cards, 10 Rated Rookies, 10 parallels and four inserts.
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