What: 2017 Panini Gold Standard football cards
Arrives: July 12
Box basics: Five autographs or memorabilia cards per seven-card box (12 boxes per case via two inners)
What’s buzz-worthy: Panini America’s lustrous line hits the gridiron with at least one rookie jersey auto per box and plenty more creations that are golden.
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The Basics: Rookie jersey autos will be limited to no more than 199 serial-numbered copies and they will have patch, tag and ink variations. Among those will be gold-ink patches limited to 25, while white-ink tags will be 1/1s. … Also in the mix are Super Bowl Diamond Signatures with autographs and real diamonds as part of the card. Atop these will be duals that are 1/1 creations. Laundry tags — 1/1 Bullion Brand Tags — also will be in play along with variations that swap out players’ other teams and photos from their careers. … Rookies will have NFL Shields and other patches, while veterans will be dubbed Good as Gold on their auto-mem cards. Other inclusions will be Gold Jacket Signatures (spotlighting Hall of Famers), Gold Gear and White Gold memorabilia cards. … Boxes carry a suggested retail price of $160. … (The Wentz card is a mock to show how new NFL rookies will be in their pro uniforms.)
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