Panini America Offers a Detailed First Look at 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball
It’s fitting, really, that Panini America’s Gold Standard brand has indeed become the gold standard for many collectors. With it’s gilded greatness and golden aura, it’s the product by which many collectors measure all other products. Certainly that’s been the case during the first five years of Gold Standard’s hoops existence. Judging by what Panini America product developers have in store for the upcoming sixth installment, that will remain the case well into the future.
Due out in late December, 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball will feature subtle enhancements to brand stalwarts (like new 1/1 Jumbo Tag versions of the product’s popular Rookie Jersey Autographs) and larger tweaks such as all-prime memorabilia cards. For additional details, keep reading.
Each seven-card box of 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball includes one Rookie Jersey Autograph, two additional autograph or memorabilia cards, three base cards and one parallel. Other highlights include . . .
- Strike gold again with the return of the AU autograph insert. All cards are sequentially numbered to a print run of 79, the atomic number of gold.
- All memorabilia inserts are prime. Look for rich patch content in Newly Minted Memorabilia, Golden Pairs/Trios/Quads, White Gold Threads and Golden Jumbo Threads.
- Look for the ultra-rare Solid Gold set featuring 1/1 cards made of real gold.
- Find the updated Bullion Brand Logo Tag insert; all Bullion Brand cards are 1/1s.
- The popular Ring Bearers autograph insert returns to honor the NBA’s greatest champions.
- Chase the epic Rookie Jersey Autographs RC subset numbered to 199 or less and including single, double, triple and jumbo patch versions.
We’ll have plenty more on 2015-16 Gold Standard Basketball in the coming weeks right here on The Knight’s Lance. But until then, here’s your first extended sneak peek:
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