Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 9)

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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: Let’s pull two … big breaks and plenty more.

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Topps reveals three Mystery Redemption Rookie Autographs from 2016 Topps Finest

2016tpfinestBBThe mystery is over.

Topps revealed the three Mystery Redemption Autograph subjects in 2016 Topps Finest on Tuesday night and they’re three rookies you might have heard of.

And there’s a pretty sweet twist.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Finest baseball cards (mini box) + contest

2016tpfinestBBFrom 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: 2016 Topps Finest baseball cards (mini box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

16_Topps Finest Baseball-SeagerPacks per box: 6
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 30
Base set completion: 
22 of 100 (22 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable players on base cards – Carlos Correa, David Ortiz, Joc Pederson, Josh Donaldson, Yu Darvish, Bryce Harper

Rookie Cards (3) – Kyle Schwarber, Corey Seager, Peter O’Brien

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Gallery: 2016 Topps Finest baseball cards (updated)

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This year’s edition of Topps Finest baseball cards may have moved to a non-traditional distribution method, but one day before its official release date there’s something very traditional happening.

There are already single cards available on eBay.

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

kobeThe 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: Finest distribution changes, trading Mike Trout, debating Michael Jordan and … a ton of Flawless Kobes (way more than just those seen here).

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First Buzz: 2016 Topps Finest baseball cards

16_Topps Finest Baseball-IchiroRedWhat: 2016 Topps Finest baseball cards
Arrives: June 8, 2016
Box basics: One autograph per mini box — two mini boxes per master box with six packs of five cards in each one.

What’s buzz-worthy: Back for its 24th year, Finest once again includes a mini-box configuration to help more collectors enjoy the colorful high-energy and autograph-fueled brand. Among the highlights this year? Ichiro Suzuki autographs and a Ken Griffey Jr. tribute set.

Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.

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