The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2018-19 Spectra Basketball

May 16, 2019

In two short days, the newest iteration of Panini America’s “spectracular” Spectra Basketball product will arrive in hobby shops across North America boasting, among other things, high-octane Optichrome technology, a vibrant array of colorful parallels and the new case-chase Head Liners insert. On average, each hobby box of 2018-19 Spectra Basketball (eight cards per box, eight boxes per case) will deliver four autographs and one memorabilia card. The product once again will be equipped with a full complement of glamorous parallels and the calling-card Rookie Jersey Autographs chase.

To help properly prepare collectors for release day, the Quality Control Gallery that follows showcases just some of the gems that surfaced during the recent packout process. Enjoy the sneak peek and stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for continued coverage.

Additional highlights of 2018-19 Spectra Basketball include . . .

  • Hard-signed Rookie Jersey Autographs paralleled by Neon Blue (numbered to 99), Neon Green (numbered to 49), Neon Pink (numbered to 25), Gold (numbered to 10), Neon Orange (numbered to five) and Nebula 1/1 versions.
  • A plethora of stunning base parallels including Silver, Neon Blue (numbered to 99), Red (numbered to 75), Neon Green (numbered to 49), Neon Pink (numbered to 25), Gold (numbered to 10), Neon Orange (numbered to five), Nebula 1/1s and White Sparkle.
  • On-card autographs in In The Zone Autographs and Illustrious Legends Signatures.

Enjoy the imagery . . .