First Buzz: 2017 TRISTAR Quest autos

What: 2017 TRISTAR Quest autographs
Arrives:
 June 7
Box basics: Five envelopes per lockbox — each with an autographed flat or memorabilia redemption inside (three lockboxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: This TRISTAR line will be limited to only 50 cases of autographed items from around the sports world and beyond.

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Blowout introduces Fire & Ice boxes — and so far there’s plenty of fire

If you want to try a little something from everywhere in the sports world with serious high-end potential but not break the bank, then a new product line from Blowout Cards might be for you.

It’s 2017 Blowout Cards Fire & Ice — and it’s delivered very well for some collectors digging in on Thursday via BlowoutTV. The four cards above? They were all found in the first eight boxes of his high-end buyback box.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 Panini Aficionado soccer cards

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What: 2016-17 Panini Aficionado soccer cards
Arrives: March 29
Box basics: One autograph and one memorabilia card per 10-pack box (12 boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: Aficionado’s return with Panini America continues with a take on the world of soccer with an array of inserts, autographs, memorabilia and a number of Artist’s Proof parallels.

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First Buzz: 2017 Super Break Heavy Hitters

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What: 2017 Super Break Heavy Hitters
super_break_logoArrives: Feb. 15
Box basics: At least two items per box (four boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Super Break returns with a high-end release that includes buyback cards, memorabilia and 30 Super Draft coupons for a May 6 draft of big, big names.

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

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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 breaks and new finds from around the collecting world.

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First Buzz: 2016 Leaf Pele Immortal Collection

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What: 2016 Leaf Pele Immortal Collection
Arrives: October
Box basics: One autograph per five-card box (five boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf celebrates soccer’s biggest star, Pele, with a limited premium brand that includes an autographed card in every box.

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Gallery: 2016 Leaf Sports Heroes trading cards + checklist

2016-leaf-sports-heroes-auto-gallery-56Leaf Trading Cards‘ latest sports card release arrived in hobby shops on Friday and it includes one of the widest arrays of possible finds — everything from competitive eaters to Super Bowl kings and even stars from sports movies.

Each box of 2016 Leaf Sports Heroes includes three certified autographs with some of the possible surprises inside also being a 27-autograph card of the 1972 Miami Dolphins and a parallel rainbow that includes five types and printing plates for all cards.

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First Buzz: 2016 TRISTAR Quest Discovery autographs

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What: 2016 TRISTAR Quest Discovery autographs
2016-TRISTAR-Quest-Discovery-1Arrives: May 25
Box basics: Five envelopes per box — each with an autographed flat or memorabilia redemption inside (three boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: TRISTAR is creating this one solely for breakers, giving online collectors a shot at some of the biggest autographs possible in the sports world and beyond.

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First Buzz: 2016 Leaf Sports Heroes trading cards

2016-leaf-sports-heroes-peleWhat: 2016 Leaf Sports Heroes trading cards
Arrives: May
Box basics: Three autographs per box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf puts some of the biggest names from the sports world all in the same box — a brand that even includes a 27-signature book for the 1972 Miami Dolphins and a triple-auto for The Hanson Brothers from Slap Shot for a few surprises.

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Gallery: 2016 Topps UEFA Champions League Showcase

2016-Topps-UEFA-Champions-League-Showcase-Soccer-6The global game can spark global interest in cardboard and the latest Topps soccer release shows that with a simple glimpse at the big-hit potential seen via eBay auctions.

Many of us, Buzz included, might not know all of the names found in 2016 Topps UEFA Champions League Showcase, but the big potential really does outweigh the price.

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First Buzz: 2016 Panini Flawless soccer cards

2016-Panini-Flawless-soccer-base-gareth-baleWhat: 2016 Panini Flawless soccer cards
Arrives: May 25
Box basics: 10 cards — six autographs, two memorabilia, two gems — per box (two boxes per case).

What’s buzz-worthy: Panini takes the stars of the pitch to its highest of high-end levels — at least so far — with the debut of Flawless, which will include “a wide assortment of the world’s best footballers of the past and present with all players shown in action for either their club team and/or their national team.”

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First Buzz: 2016 Leaf Q sports cards

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What:
 2016 Leaf Q sports cards
Arrives: April
Box basics: Five autographs per box (four boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Leaf Q will present some of the biggest names in the sports world and some of the biggest names from other areas in a multi-sport release that’s packed with nothing but the hits.

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Sales of key 2015 Panini Select soccer cards show global appeal

1499gerrardSoccer is a sport that many collectors probably overlook because it’s not the traditional America-based pastime, but Panini America’s recently released 2015 Panini Select set shows there are a few reasons that they should pay attention.

A few thousand (dollar) reasons.

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Panini Select will bring high-end take on international soccer

panini-america-2015-select-soccer-cristiano-ronaldoWhen the next Panini America soccer product arrives in January, it will bring all the international flair and fervor of The Beautiful Game, but it will take things up a notch in spots compared to its predecessor without a dramatic high-end hike in price.

The brand is 2015 Panini Select and it’s set to arrive on Jan. 6 packing three autographs or memorabilia cards per box along with a selection of inserts and parallels. The previously released 2015 Donruss soccer boxes had just one autograph per box, while Select will include the first memorabilia cards made by the company for its international soccer releases.

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What would you pick inside this 2015 Leaf Memorabilia Vault box?

Leaf-BigBoxGiven the size of the box for 2015 Leaf Memorabilia Vault, we should all know that — literally — big things are possible when we see the seal broken and the items start to emerge.

On Thursday morning, more than one box of this all-memorabilia product packing 10 items inside was busted via BlowoutTV with the buyer getting their drafted choice of item for $100.

What would you choose from a case? Keep reading and you can see the 10 items that were found inside. You make the call on what you might take — let us know in a comment.

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