What: 2016-17 Panini National Treasures Collegiate basketball cards
Arrives: Jan. 4
Box basics: Six autographs or memorabilia cards along with two base cards or parallels per box (four boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: National Treasures hits the college ranks with an offering that Panini says is “tailor-made for the high-end hoops collector.”
Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.
The Basics: The lineup and look here is similar to other NT releases with autograph highlights including College Material Signatures — on-card autos with logo versions limited to two copies — Team Logos autos, autographed booklets, Notable Nicknames and Signatures cards that will be limited to only 25 copies.. … One interesting memorabilia inclusion here are College Game Worn cards, which will have college gamers for Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Jason Kidd, Russell Westbrook, Willie Cauley-Stein, Rakeem Christmas, Tony Gwynn, Terry Rozier and Tyreke Evans to name a few. … Other memorabilia cards will include Team Quads and Brand Logos. … The 45 basic cards will be limited to 99 copies with a rainbow of parallels that includes Silver, Gold, Black and Blue parallels from 25 copies down to just one. … Boxes carry a suggested retail price of $500.
Follow Buzz on Twitter @BlowoutBuzz or send email to BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.