Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2016 Topps Apex MLS soccer cards box (Hour 6)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 6.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2016 Topps Apex MLS soccer cards
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First Buzz: 2017-18 Topps UEFA Champions League Match Attax

16-17-Topps-UEFA-Champions-League-Match-Attax-logoWhat: 2017-18 Topps UEFA Champions League Match Attax soccer gaming cards
Arrives: October
Box basics: Six cards per pack and 50 packs per display box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Topps unleashes another edition of its international trading card game to the world of Champions League soccer with a three-pronged attack on how to play the pitch — starter boxes, display boxes and tins.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards (hobby box)

From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 8
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 40
Base set completion: 
28 of 200 (14 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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First Buzz: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series National Edition

What: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series National Edition
Arrives: July 26
Box basics: One autographed item per envelope (10 envelopes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: TRISTAR’s Signature Series returns with just 100 10-pack cases of authenticated autographed memorabilia just in time for the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 19)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Aaron Judge, Aaron Judge, Aaron Judge and a number of other topics from around the world that don’t include Aaron Judge … yet.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 17)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls, Judge at The Fantastic Store, the NSCC & more.

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Gallery: 2017 Leaf Pearl memorabilia & pre-auto cards (early info)

Details are still to come, but a new Leaf Trading Cards brand will include memorabilia cards from the biggest names in the history of sports.

The brand will be known as Pearl and cards will be printed on acetate to help reinforce the name via the feel of the cards.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 5)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big pulls with a few box types, chasing coach Rookie Cards, autograph tips, the National and more.

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Buzz Break: 2017 Topps UEFA Champions League Showcase soccer cards (hobby box)


From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Topps UEFA Champions League Showcase soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 12
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 72
Base set completion: 
60 of 200 (30 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (May 15)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but big pulls from around the collecting world as we start a new week.

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Buzz Poll: What do you collect?

What do you collect when it comes to cardboard? It’s a simple question … tell us in our latest Buzz Poll below or in the comments here or on Twitter. (You can select multiple answers.)

Follow Buzz on Twitter @BlowoutBuzz or send email to BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com. 

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Buzz Break: 2017 Topps Major League Soccer cards (hobby box)


From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2017 Topps Major League Soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 24
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 184
Base set completion: 
152 of 190 (80 percent)
Duplicates: 11

Rookie Cards (12) – Jackson Yueill, Hector Villalba, Niko Hansen, Jeremy Ebobisse, Miguel Almiron, Zeiko Lewis, Miles Robinson, Jakob Nerwinski, Julian Gressel, Daniel Johnson, Abu Danladi, Justin Davis

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards

What: 2017 Panini Revolution soccer cards
Arrives: June 14
Box basics: One autograph in every other eight-pack box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Revolution comes to the pitch with its colorful and textured approach to cardboard that includes 28 club teams from 14 countries inside.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery.

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Blowout introduces Fire & Ice boxes — and so far there’s plenty of fire

If you want to try a little something from everywhere in the sports world with serious high-end potential but not break the bank, then a new product line from Blowout Cards might be for you.

It’s 2017 Blowout Cards Fire & Ice — and it’s delivered very well for some collectors digging in on Thursday via BlowoutTV. The four cards above? They were all found in the first eight boxes of his high-end buyback box.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS soccer cards

What: 2017 Topps Stadium Club MLS soccer cards
Arrives: Aug. 23
Box basics: Two autographs per 16-pack box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Topps brings Stadium Club to American soccer with the stars of MLS and many of the features collectors have come to expect from the photography-focused brand.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 17)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: 2017 Topps Heritage, Mike Trout & Kris Bryant RCs, Panini Playbook, soccer, 2017 Topps Allen & Ginter, Topps WCW autos & more.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Panini Aficionado soccer cards

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What: 2016-17 Panini Aficionado soccer cards
Arrives: March 29
Box basics: One autograph and one memorabilia card per 10-pack box (12 boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: Aficionado’s return with Panini America continues with a take on the world of soccer with an array of inserts, autographs, memorabilia and a number of Artist’s Proof parallels.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 15)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: First cases, big sale breaks delivering big results, busting BBM True Heart, USA Soccer, Ben Simmons hauls and more.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 17)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big breaks and new finds from around the collecting world.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Premier Gold soccer cards (hobby box)

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From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

s-l1600The box: 2016 Topps Premier Gold soccer cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 12
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 115
Base set completion: 
97 of 100 (97 percent)
Duplicates: 4

Rookie (logo) Cards (12) – Nathaniel Chalobah, Anthony Martial, Joshua King, Dele Alli, Granit Xhaka, Patrick VanAanholt, Xherdan Shaqiri, Roberto Firmino, Marcus Rashford, Kevin De Bruyne, Memphis, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 11)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Transcendent hauls, Star Wars, NFL breaks, 2016 Bowman Draft and plenty more.

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Gallery: 2016-17 Panini Black Gold soccer autographs

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With all of the high-end releases from Panini America this week, it’s this one that might have the most global appeal — with a lower price, too.

It’s 2016-17 Panini Black Gold soccer, and it’s a brand that includes stars from around the world inside its boxes, which arrives in hobby shops beginning today.

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First Buzz: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series

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What: 2017 TRISTAR Signature Series
Arrives: Feb. 8
Box basics: One autographed item per envelope (10 boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: TRISTAR’s Signature Series returns with just 100 10-box cases of authenticated autographed memorabilia.

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Buzz Poll: What do you collect when it comes to cardboard these days?

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A new year is almost here and Buzz has a few questions for you about your collecting habits.

Simply put, we want to know more about what you collect and here are 10 questions we hope you’ll take a few minutes to answer.

See the rest of the questions after the jump.

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Gallery: 2016-17 Panini Select soccer autos & memorabilia + checklist

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Panini America has four products all lined up to arrive on the final weekday of 2016 and one of the more-colorful of them focused on the global game.

It’s 2016-17 Panini Select soccer.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 17)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Star Wars Rogue One, Americana breaks, NFL legends & more.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 15)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but big breaks and the biggest box for the cost — Topps Transcendent.

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Buzz Break: 2015 Panini Americana trading cards (hobby box)

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From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

eliza-dushkuThe box: 2015 Panini Americana trading cards (hobby box)
Where to buy:
Shop around online.

Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 53
Base set completion: 
33 of 73 (45 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Al Pacino, Shannon Elizabeth, Molly Ringwald, Sylvester Stallone, Paula Abdul, James Earl Jones, Eliza Dushku, Danica McKellar, Katrina Bowden, John C. McGinley, Vanilla Ice, Kelly Rowland, Nick Cannon

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 30)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big Black Friday rips, 1/1 stars from Japan and a hot hand ripping soccer.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 23)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but breaks today — with some surprises.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 22)

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The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Another day of nothing but the breaks … with some variety.

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Black November Wave 10 is here — and here are five deals to consider

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If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com’s Black November Wave 10 hits today.

Many of the discounts were dramatic enough that Buzz had to sit down and ponder the possibilities in many of the boxes and cases — and here are five boxes that caught this collector’s eye.

s-l16002013 Panini Beach Boys hobby box
This box is admittedly probably off the radar of many collectors but that doesn’t mean that it can’t deliver. In fact, these can deliver well if you pull the right ink. This Brian Wilson card here? It sold for more than you might think and he’s not alone when it comes to autos in there that have topped the $100 mark. Like the Panini Country release, there are non-traditional collectors chasing cards here to build sets or chase stuff they like with no regard for what something “should” cost based on what it is or its scarcity. Meanwhile, they may not know where to buy boxes — or not want to. Those things can lead to some surprising results — and that’s not the only surprise. Check out the price on this box.

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First Buzz: 2017 Topps MLS soccer cards

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What: 2017 Topps MLS soccer cards
Arrives: April 19
Hobby box basics: two autographs and one Relic per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)
Final checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: Back for its fifth year, the flagship for Topps’ American soccer presence will arrive with “dynamic photography, a multitude of rare variations and a sampling of card designs from Topps’ extensive portfolio.”

Keep reading to learn more and see a full gallery of preview images.

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Panini America readies Black Friday and Cyber Monday card sets

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We’re roughly one month away from Black Friday and Panini America has detailed its plans for its bonus programs for collectors on both that day as well as Cyber Monday.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Black Gold soccer cards

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What: 2016-17 Black Gold soccer cards
Arrives: Dec. 7
Box basics: Two autographs per two-pack box (eight boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: Black Gold takes to the pitch with some of the biggest names in the global game here with a mix of autographs and metal cards. Among those stars? Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Robert Lewandowski to name a few.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery.

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