What: 2017 Topps Gallery baseball cards
Arrives: This week … only initially at Walmart
Box basics: Two autographs in every 20-pack collector’s box
Checklist: Click here to view
What’s buzz-worthy: For the first time since 2005, Topps Gallery returns to the diamond with a new crop of artistic takes on MLB’s stars with autographs that add to the chase.
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The Basics: The collector’s boxes here carry a suggested retail price of $69.99, while there will also be blaster boxes with a four-card artist’s proof insert pack (only found there), and there also will be jumbo packs with 12 cards and two canvas parallels only found there. … There are more than 300 new pieces of art for this one with a 200-card base set done by Mayumi Seto. It will have 50 short-printed stars from the past and present included at the end of that set. Other parallels will include Private Issue (only in collector’s box), Green (/99), Blue (/50), Orange (/25) and 1/1 Red and printing plates. … On the insert front there will be Expressionists, Hall of Fame Gallery, Masterpiece and Heritage. … Hits here will include sketch cards, autograph parallels of both base cards and inserts as well as cut autos.
Among the ink found here? Mike Trout, Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, George Springer, Yoan Moncada, Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant, Aaron Judge, Buster Posey, Corey Seager, Manny Machado, Andrew Benintendi, Ichiro Suzuki, Cody Bellinger, Gary Carter, Albert Pujols, Bo Jackson, Chipper Jones, Rickey Henderson, Cal Ripken Jr., Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco, Ken Griffey Jr., Ryne Sandberg, David Ortiz and plenty more. There are some Hall of Famers on the signer’s list, t00 — check out that checklist link above.
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