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


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 pulls, the Topps Transcendent party and the worst players in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Buzz-worthy Gallery: Booklets from 2015 Panini Playbook football boxes

Playbook21We knew the big hits from 2015 Panini Playbook would be buzz-worthy when we first saw them, but a quick search of eBay takes that notion and amps it up a little more as we’ve seen plenty of cards pulled by collectors since the product’s release last week.

From the Down & Dirty to the autograph books, the Armory cards and the mandatory rookie showcases, there’s plenty of drool-worthy material in this one.

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New Buzz: Products arriving this week (Oct. 26)

ToppsHeritage51There are seven new products on tap for this week with a new addition to the Topps Heritage baseball line and the debut of Panini Contenders Draft on the hardcourt notables along with the latest football releases for Panini Playbook and Topps Finest.

Topps celebrates the 65th anniversary of its first baseball card set with 2015 Topps Heritage ’51 Collection, which is a boxed set of 104 cards created in the style of the company’s simple 1951 release with every set including 21 parallel cards and a certified autograph.

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Playbook arrives next week with even more game-changing booklets

PaninibooksAmong next week’s arrivals is the newest edition of Panini America‘s Playbook, which is a product loaded, as the name suggests, with booklet cards that have pushed the envelope pretty well in the last couple of years.

This year will be no different with a new assortment of Armory and logo-centric patch books that one could easily argue are helping change the game when it comes to memorabilia cards.

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