Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Dec. 4)

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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 pulls and breaks, White Sox garage sale and college football bowl chatter.

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

cansecoThe 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 collections, big questions, big pulls, big goals and the biggest card show of them all.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Tier One baseball cards

2016tptieroneBBFrom 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 Tier One baseball cards
Where to buy:
 BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 1
Cards per pack: 3
Cards in this box: 3
Base (Relic) set completion: 
1 of 76 (1.3 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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

IMG_4776The 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: New breaks, a massive Tom Brady collection, The Walking Dead, NFL penmanship & The National.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 13)

TierOneThe 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: Tier One rips, show off your Superfractors, 2016 Topps Series 2, worst announcers and The National.

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

Tier-one-posey-knobThe 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: Gordie Howe, Tier One pulls, BenchWarmer’s Dream Girls & more.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 10)

gibson_zpsy3chqcewThe 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 from the sports and non-sports worlds are the showcase today.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (June 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: Big pulls, building a rainbow of parallel sets and finding NBA Finals stars.

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Gallery: 2016 Topps Tier One baseball cards (updated)

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The pen Relics are here.

We’re hours away from the official arrival date of 2016 Topps Tier One baseball cards and all of the high-end inclusions that can be found inside boxes. It’s an ensemble that Topps calls “refined, high-end trading cards that showcase some of the most sought-after on-card autograph content and rare Relic memorabilia cards from the most collectible baseball players of the game.”

Each box contains just three cards — two autographs and a Relic — unless it’s a Hot Box with an extra hit.

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Need a 2016 Topps Tier One baseball card checklist? Get it here …

Topps’ high-end hits-driven Tier One brand returns for another season with “refined, high-end trading cards that showcase some of the most sought-after on-card autograph content and rare Relic memorabilia cards from the most-collectible baseball players of the game” in  every box.

It will also include player-used autograph pen Relics.

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Topps details its plans for Kenta Maeda autographs in 2016 products

Kenta-MaedaWhen 2016 Topps Legacies of Baseball arrives on March 30, the new brand will include a first-time signer for the company.

That signer is Los Angeles Dodgers rookie pitcher Kenta Maeda, who signed with the team after a successful career in Japan and made his spring debut this past weekend.

“Maeda is a popular player on a big market team with dominant international statistics,” said baseball brand manager Zvee Geffen. “It’s a combination driving excitement for fans everywhere, and Topps is the only place collectors will find his Major League Baseball-licensed autographed cards.”

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First Buzz: 2016 Topps Tier One baseball cards

16_Topps Tier One Baseball-RipkenPenWhat: 2016 Topps Tier One baseball cards
Arrives: May 18
Box basics: Two autographs and one Relic per box — 12 boxes per case

What’s buzz-worthy: Topps’ high-end hits-driven brand returns for another season with “refined, high-end trading cards that showcase some of the most sought-after on-card autograph content and rare Relic memorabilia cards from the most collectible baseball players of the game.” Among the new inclusions here? Player-used autograph pen Relics known as Signature Tools Autograph Relics.

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