The iconic Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card from 1989 kicked everything off for Upper Deck. Now 25 years later, the company is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a commemorative card set and giveaways planned throughout the year.
In a new multi-year deal, Upper Deck, NHL, and NHLPA have agreed to make Upper Deck the exclusive manufacturer of NHL trading cards starting with the 2014-15 season. Panini’s NHL license ends June 30.
Upper Deck has relaunched its online store, offering a new look and a tiered cash back program through September 2, 2013.
Here is a quick rundown of card manufacturers’ plans for wrapper redemption programs at the National Convention. Many companies are offering new sets/cards each day of the July 31-Aug. 4 event.
Media outlets always ask about the current card market. When they start talking about how today’s market pales in comparison to two decades ago, I know they are only talking about the modern card market.
The complete sets stole the show at the recent Mile High Card Co. auction. A 1966 Topps set totaled nearly $130,000, with impressive prices reached for football and hockey sets as well.
Dr. Price announced Sport Kings will now be part of In the Game Inc., and offers a preview of Series F, which will include autograph cards of Shaquille O’Neal, among others.
Mile High Card Co. rolls out an auction filled with trading cards dedicated to the four major sports, headlined by complete sets in baseball, football and hockey that are among the best in the PSA Set Registry.
Memory Lane’s latest I Own It Now Sale tallied more than $620,000 in sales involving 350 lots. Twenty lots brought more than $5,000 each.
From the Industry Summit in Las Vegas, Panini America announced it has reached an exclusive multi-year autograph agreement with Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. First product to feature Strasburg will be 2012 Prizm Baseball ion April.