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

RatBoneThe 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: Rat-bone Relic reactions, 1990s insert cards, 2015 Panini National Treasures baseball cards. 2015 Leaf Ultimate tennis cards and 2015 Panini Select soccer cards.

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New Buzz: Products out this week (Jan. 10-16) include looks at Civil War, hockey, USA Soccer & more

2015-16-Upper-Deck-TrilogyThis week’s new release schedule is a bit icy, a bit historic and a bit patriotic despite there being just six products set to arrive in hobby shops.

Coming on Wednesday is 2015-16 Upper Deck Trilogy hockey, which will include one rookie autograph, one memorabilia card and one “premium” autograph per box. Among them will be Tryptichs like you can see above and variations based on stats and debut seasons. The wide mix of possibilities should make these eight-pack boxes ones that get ripped quickly.
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First Buzz: 2015 Leaf Ultimate tennis cards

MartinaHingisWhat: 2015 Leaf Ultimate tennis cards
Arrives: Dec. 18
Hobby box basics: Five autographed cards per box. Twelve boxes per case.

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Trading Cards is taking tennis high-end once again with the arrival of 2015 Leaf Ultimate, a hits-driven brand that will include many past and present stars from the court. Some of them have not appeared on trading cards before.

See a gallery and more … below.

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