First Buzz: 2016 Donruss Elite football cards

2016-Donruss-Elite-football-Rookies-blueWhat: 2016 Donruss Elite football cards
Arrives: June 29
Box basics: Two autographs and one memorabilia card per 20-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: On-card autographs will be found in every box while prime materials will have a strong presence here within a new-look take on a hobby staple.

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2016-Donruss-Elite-football-Namath-Prime-buttonThe Basics:
 Collectors will be greeted with at least one on-card Pen Pals auto per box with top rookies from this year’s NFL Draft in play. There will be one Pen Pals triple-auto card per case. Pen Pals also will have ink-color variations. Meanwhile, Turn of the Century autos will be found with Orange and Gold parallels with patterned stock and limited to only 10 copies. … Prime Numbers mem cards will have autos limited to nine copies, while Passing the Torch duals will be limited to 25. … These carry a suggested retail price of $6 per pack. … The base set size was not revealed but every card and every RC will be printed on different patterns with at least three colors — Orange, Blue and Gold are known so far. … Memorabilia cards will focus on the past and present with Throwback Threads, Prime Numbers and Epic Materials all having prime versions.

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