Panini Peek: 2011 Michael Jackson

March 07, 2011

We all know that good things come to those who wait. Sometimes, collecting history does, too.

More than a year after details were first released regarding Panini America’s plans for an official Michael Jackson trading card set, the product will finally will make its celebrated debut in early June. 2011 Michael Jackson is a rich, colorful tribute befitting the King of Pop, complete with the historic first MJ memorabilia cards.   

The product goes live June 8 with five-card packs retailing for $2.99. Each 24-pack box will deliver a bevy of Jackson-inspired inserts boasting classic photography and tributes to the legend’s timeless songs and albums. Some of the box-level highlights include 12 Decades, eight Achievements, eight Top Tens, six Number Ones, five Gold Parallels, one Platinum Parallel and one Number Ones Deluxe.

Each 20-box case of 2011 Michael Jackson will yield one or more hits from a lineup that includes Diamond Parallels, Number Ones Deluxe and a stunning array of cards featuring pieces of landmark Jackson-worn memorabilia.

Other highlights include:

  • Eclectic Threads Shirt, Pants and Dual Swatches numbered to 249 or less
  • Televised Fashions numbered to 249 or less
  • Jackson Live Single and Dual Swatches numbered to 199 or less
  • Diamond Parallels numbered to 10 or less.

Stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance in the coming weeks for additional coverage of 2011 Panini Michael Jackson.