The latest high-end baseball card brand of the year arrives today in the form of 2016 Topps Museum Collection with a familiar format for boxes but what appears to be a little extra oomph in some cases.
Each four-pack box includes one on-card auto, one auto Relic, one jumbo Relic and one quad Relic with a checklist that includes past greats and today’s stars.
Somewhere out there in a galaxy not far, far away is a list where every single character in the Star Wars universe exists. Whether they are a bit player or a background character, they seemingly all have names because of merchandising needs and they all probably have back stories to justify the action figures, trading cards and other ways those small-time wonders on the big screen can help make big bucks.
We’re not here to showcase bit players who had a few seconds or a few lines. We’re here for 10 of the top names from the previous films as the hours melt away before the arrival of The Force Awakens on Friday.
Here are 10 cool cards for 10 key characters in the past Star Wars films.
Topps‘ UFC trading cards have helped usher MMA more into collectors’ minds as those who focused on the traditional sports saw the dollar signs attached to the autographs and Relics of notable names inside the Octagon.
But a visit to the UFC Store might do that even better as UFC sells fight-used memorabilia directly to the public on a first-come, first-served format.
The fight-used gloves above, for example? They were worn by Miesha Tate during the UFC on FOX Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 card where she downed Jessica Eye via unanimous decision. They’ll cost you $2,999.99 to add them to your stash.
Gloves, shorts, fight-sponsor banners, walkout shirts, walkout caps and other gear are all available.