Cracked Ice Before There Was Cracked Ice: 1999-00 Flair Showcase Elevators

Parallels of all different colors and types have come and gone over the years, and they are more prevalent today than ever before. A popular parallel in many Panini products is Cracked Ice, and they are stunning parallels, for sure. When we look back at similar parallels from other companies, the Topps Atomic Refractors definitely… Read More Cracked Ice Before There Was Cracked Ice: 1999-00 Flair Showcase Elevators

Panini Preferred Basketball Released

Panini’s second basketball product of the season, Preferred, is out and its singles are appearing on ebay.  Each box contains three autographs and a fold-out booklet with jersey swatches from up to 8 current and former players. I have to say, these booklets are awesome, particularly the patch versions. I’m impressed with the product. At… Read More Panini Preferred Basketball Released

Box Break: 2010-11 Panini Prestige Retail

The Set: 2010-11 Panini Prestige 8 packs per retail box, 10 cards per retail pack 150 card base veterans and legends, 95 rookies (2 versions for each) Bonus Shots parallel (#’d versions out of 499, 249, 49, 25 and rookies out of 999) Franchise Favorites inserts and memorabilia versions Playmakers inserts and memorabilia and autograph versions… Read More Box Break: 2010-11 Panini Prestige Retail