Panini Unwrapped: 2010 Limited Football
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCtiKlTzMIY&fs=1&hl=en_US] Panini America's Tracy Hackler and Scott Prusha get an extremely early opportunity (like one full week early) to bust two boxes of 2010 Limited Football, a high-end thrill ride packing more hits than Justin Bieber. Enjoy.
Bang for the Bucks: 2010-11 Score Hockey Delivers Record-Setting ROI
The ultra-passionate hockey collecting community has been buzzing about the release of 2010-11 Score Hockey for months. When the product finally released to open arms in early November, it was universally cheered for its everybody's-welcome price point (99 cents per pack), its old-school design and development nuances and the inclusion of scarce, history-making Recollection Collection BuyBack Autographs of key 1990-91 Score singles.…
Panini America Behind the Scenes: A History-Making Ernie Davis Jersey
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYXUb6mUEtY&fs=1&hl=en_US] Today's release of 2010 Certified Football is bolstered by the monumental inclusion of the first Ernie Davis game-worn memorabilia card. The jersey used in making the card was worn by Davis in a college all-star game in the early 1960s. Here's a closer look.
‘Whose Autographs Arrived Today?’ Another Can’t-Miss Panini America Contest.
Think you know autographs? We're about to find out. But first, a little background. The almost-daily "autos in house" emails from our very own Rosalinda Rios represent arguably the most anticipated and enlightening pieces of interoffice communication that many of us receive on a regular basis. As the title of their subject line suggests, Rios' late-morning e-missives provide a complete rundown…
2010 Toronto Fall Expo Autograph Checklist
Collectors have been asking and Panini's here to deliver. Here's a complete list of the autographs from this weekend's Toronto Fall Expo wrapper redemption. (more…)
Panini Peek: 2010 Donruss Football Rated Rookie Boxed Set (the ‘D’ Returns!)
With all due respect to the Philadelphia Eagles' spectacular Michael Vick, the greatest comeback story in all of football this season just might be the return of the old-school Donruss "D." You know, the stylized letter that collectors have coveted since the early 1980s when it was the instantly recognizable symbol for baseball card greatness. The one that still makes them weak in…
To a Tee: Panini America, Lakers Nation Team Up for Unique Promotion
Lakers Nation, the preeminent Los Angeles Lakers fan site on the Internet with more than 100,000 Facebook likes and seemingly that many new visitors arriving every day, is about to get into the basketball card business. Well, sort of. (more…)
Panini Unwrapped: 2010-11 Rookies & Stars Basketball (with special guest David Porter)
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LHlz4o3ngo&fs=1&hl=en_US] Panini America's dynamic duo of David Porter and Tracy Hackler have their way with the first box of 2010-11 Rookies & Stars Basketball. Is their box one of the three in every 12 that are hot? If it is, can you win what they pull? Good questions. You gotta watch to find out.
The New Routing Table: Donruss Gives Old-School Hoops Fans a Reason to Rejoice
Imagine my utter horror earlier today when I looked up to see former Beckett Hockey Price Guide editor Clint Hall. Although I'm sure Clint gets that a lot, my reaction had nothing to do with him and everything to do with his desk, which had -- gasp! -- replaced the fabled routing table without any warning whatsoever. (more…)
Two Minutes with 76ers Rookie Evan Turner
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmF_cm1Geus&fs=1&hl=en_US] Philadelphia 76ers rookie sensation -- and Panini America spokesman -- Evan Turner came through town late last week on a swing through Texas to play the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs. Panini America acquisitions specialist Laurel Baker took advantage of his proximity to schedule a signing session that included this impromptu Q&A.