What: 2017 Topps Series 1 baseball cards
Arrives: Feb. 5
Box basics: One autograph or Relic per 36-pack box (12 boxes per case); One autograph and two Relics per 10-pack jumbo box (six boxes per case)
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What’s buzz-worthy: The newest edition of the Topps baseball brand — the flagship brand for the hobby — arrives with a modern look and plenty of new looks that break away from some of the formulas from recent years.
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The Basics: The basic set will consist of 350 cards with each card having 11 parallels — Gold (/2,017), Rainbow foil, Vintage (/99), Black (/66), Mother’s Day Hot Pink (/50), Father’s Day Powder Blue (/50), Memorial Day Camo (/25), Clear (/10), Negative, Platinum (1/1) and printing plates. … New for 2017 will be Topps Salute (a look at specialty games and uniforms), Bowman Then & Now, 1987 Topps Baseball inserts and Five Tool inserts. First Pitch also will return.
On the autographed Relic front there are Topps Reverence Patches, which are a high-end looking card, along with Major League Materials that will have Red and 1/1 Platinum parallels. There also will be Postseason Performance Auto Relics and World Series Champion Auto Relics. These also will have Red and Platinum parallels.
On the autograph front, there will be Topps Salute, World Series Champs and Postseason Performance autos. Each will have Red and 1/1 Platinum cards. A 1987 Topps autograph set will have a mix of sticker and on-card sigs with a Maple parallel (seen above) as well as a 1/1 Birch version. There also will be 1/1 cut autographs.
For Relics, there are Major League Materials, World Series Champions, Postseason Performances and In The Name 1/1 letter patch cards. All but the 1/1 letters will have Red and 1/1 Platinum parallels.
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