They may not scan well, but the acetate- and hit-driven Back Gold cards that arrived in hobby shops this week from Panini America remain one of the most-unique looks in collecting today.
Each box includes at least four autographs or memorabilia cards with a mix of past and present stars making up the deep checklist.
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What’s Buzzing Today: Vintage price surges, big pulls, The National, Kevin Durant to Golden State and … Dwyane Wade to Cleveland?
What: 2015-16 Panini Black Gold basketball cards
Arrives: June 29
Box basics: Four autographs or memorabilia cards per two-pack box (eight boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: After two years on the gridiron, Black Gold comes to basketball bringing its acetate- and gold-laden lineup to the international game with some looks back at the ABA, too.
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