Panini America Sheds Light on Short Prints within 2012 Golden Age Baseball Release

January 07, 2013

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Panini America officials on Monday provided some key insight into the many short prints and variations randomly seeded into 2012 Golden Age Baseball, including information on the set’s mysterious “white-border” inclusions.

The product, live now for roughly two weeks, has resonated with several types of collectors thanks to an eclectic checklist and a unique makeup that includes baseball legends, pop-culture icons and some of the greatest athletes across all sports.

  • There are 25 cards in the base set that are paralleled by short-printed photo variations limited to just 92 copies each.
  • The “white-border” parallels are limited to just 58 copies each; not all cards have a “white-border” parallel, but cards #’s 101-146 do.
  • “White-border” versions of the 25 base-set parallels are limited to just 10 copies each.
  • There are no “white-border” or SP variations of the mini parallels.
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