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Panini America Addresses Numbering Issue in Upcoming 2015 Certified Football

August 17, 2015

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A sequential numbering issue discovered late in the Quality Control process for Panini America’s 2015 Certified Football has led to two cards within the New Generation Dual Jerseys Mirror Blue insert being misnumbered. The two cards in question — one featuring Florida State teammates Jamies Winston and Rashad Greene and one featuring Alabama teammates Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon — were mistakenly numbered out of 19 instead of 99.

With 2015 Certified Football set to release on Wednesday, Panini America officials wanted to make collectors aware of the situation beforehand. Collectors who pull one of the misnumbered cards and want to have it replaced can send their card to Panini America Customer Service for a replacement of the same serial number.

In the example used above, the card is mistakenly numbered 77/19. In this example, the collector holding this card would receive the same card correctly numbered 77/99. Panini America officials apologize for the inconvenience.

Collectors pulling any of the misnumbered cards who wish to have them replaced can send the cards to:

Panini America Customer Service
2015 Certified Football Numbering Issue
5325 FAA Boulevard, Suite 100
Irving, Texas, 75061

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. August 17, 2015 5:05 pm

    Meh…keep ’em. Kool little oddity with a great story behind it.

  2. patsfb permalink
    August 17, 2015 5:08 pm

    Now I want one! haha

  3. Villa permalink
    August 17, 2015 8:52 pm

    Fire the quality control manager, lol

  4. August 18, 2015 12:40 am


  5. August 18, 2015 5:47 am

    This will divide collectors who come across these, some will want the corrected cards and others will see these as a rarity and want to keep them. Great job discovering the issue and publishing it before the release. Thanks Tracy!

  6. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    August 18, 2015 6:20 am

    No way! Would keep it! Can’t wait for Certified! Hope to get my hands onto a box somehow

  7. Ben permalink
    August 18, 2015 8:06 am

    more valuable in the long run… error or fixed?


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