Collectors know the Leaf brand way beyond the current incarnation. Those same collectors can revisit cards from 1985-92 in the latest Memories Baseball release through signed buyback cards featuring Hall of Famers.
Leaf Trading Cards is offering a full-size helmet with boxes of Leaf Autographed Helmet Football, and the helmets will be signed by Hall of Famers, MVPs, NFL Draft Prospects and even the likes of Madonna.
The 2013 version of Leaf’s Metal Draft Baseball has all of the top prospects, including Cuban refugee Jose Abreu. And with a 33 percent cut in production run, every signature is on-card.
Once nestled in other products, Leaf has now released its Masterworks line as a stand-alone release, bringing nearly 200 athletes to life in a great combination of artwork and autographs.
Dyersville, Iowa, will come alive this weekend with a HOF-seeded celebrity softball game and corresponding sports collectibles show that is sponsored by Leaf Trading Cards. The company will also issue a commemorative card set for the event.
Terry Melia, a long-time hobby mainstay at Upper Deck, has joined Leaf Trading Cards to head up the public relations and marketing arm of the company.
As part of a mysterious, high-end redemption program for 2013 Leaf Metal and Leaf Valiant Football, Leaf announced the card would be a Johnny Manziel signed pasteboard featuring original artwork.
Leaf Trading Cards has purchased the tennis trading card business from Ace Authentic, making Leaf the sole supplier of licensed trading cards focusing on the sport of tennis.
Welcome to the NFL, Andrew Luck. Also, welcome to your first lawsuit, courtesy of Leaf Trading Cards in response to a cease-and-desist letter from Luck representatives over a 2008 trading card.
The hobby’s Industry Summit won’t take place until March, but news is already coming form the event, including a special trading card set produced by Leaf.