Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 5)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Eagles’ upset victory in the Super Bowl gets all of today’s links.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 3)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but NFL stuff today as we await the Super Bowl.

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PSA/DNA authenticates Super Bowl LII game-used footballs & more

When Tom Brady or Nick Foles touch a football for the first time on Sunday in Super Bowl LII, they won’t be the first to handle them.

Beyond game preparations and handling each ball for the biggest NFL game of the year will have been “tagged” by PSA/DNA with synthetic DNA ink. There are approximately 100 footballs prepped to be used at some point during the game and those aren’t the only items authenticated by the company, which has been doing this for the Super Bowl for more than a decade.

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Tom Brady Super Bowl LI family ring hits auction block via Goldin

A Super Bowl LI ring issued to a member of Tom Brady‘s family is up for grabs right now via Goldin Auctions.

The size 10.5 world champions ring weighs 77.3 grams and is identical to the one issued to the quarterback who led his New England Patriots to a shocking come-from-behind overtime victory against the Atlanta Falcons a year ago. It’s a 10 karat white-gold ring with 260 diamonds worked into the design.

It’s believed to be the first ring or award tied to Brady to be hit the open market, and bidding opened at $20,000 — and there’s already action with the bidding.

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

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: The Super Bowl is set but the board buzz is just building up, meanwhile big pulls are popping up from around the collecting world.

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Buzz Poll: Would you buy a Super Bowl used confetti card?

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The Lombardi trophy confetti you see here is reportedly from Super Bowl LI and it recently fetched some surprising money — $50! — on eBay.

And it’s not alone.

Maybe it’s just those rabid New England Patriots fans out there, but that got Buzz wondering …

It’s not been done before but it seems like everything else has made it into cards. Unless the NFL objects, it seems like it could be done quite easily.

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

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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: Impressive breaks from around the collecting world.

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Panini’s Private Signings promo autos return for Super Bowl LI

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They’re nearly already sold out, but Panini America’s Private Signings packs are back with Super Bowl LI nearly upon us.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 29)

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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, Dr. Who, Matt Ryan, SI Swimsuit cards & more.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 28)

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 Star Wars pulls, NFL Draft re-do, a Tom Brady question … and questionable Tom Brady cards?

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Buzz Poll: Who wins Super Bowl LI?

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We’re down to the last 12 NFL teams and that means we have just one question for the remainder of the football calendar.

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Auction Gallery: Hunt’s Super Bowl 50 event packs serious history

watt395One of the biggest football auctions of the year is set for Friday and Saturday as Hunt Auctions continues its traditional Super Bowl sale.

The Super Bowl 50 Live Auction will be at the Moscone Center in San Francisco with more than 900 lots including modern-day game-dated memorabilia like the J.J. Watt Houston Texans gamer above — a jersey with a hefty price already in early bidding — and pieces from football’s early years. too.

Because of its high profile as part of the NFL Experience show, prices can be pretty strong once the auctions close.

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