2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers Checklist BY PLAYER!!!

Friday, September 25th marks the release date of 2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers. There has been a lot of excitement building with this release because of a couple of rookies heating up the pennant races -- Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa. Would you like to know EVERY card that these players have in 2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers? Or would you like to see if your favorite player is in the checklist? How many different Mike Trouts are there? Bryce Harper?? Well, instead of studying the checklist, just click here and you will see a complete 2015 Topps Heritage High Number Checklist BY PLAYER. It is a quick and convenient way to find a complete high number checklist of your favorite player!

2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers PLAYER CHECKLISTS!!

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A Closer Preview of 2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers…

2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers is a product that I have been looking forward to seeing. It releases officially on September 25th and I will be opening at least a case if not more. This year marks the first time since 2009 that Topps Heritage High Numbers will be available as a pack product. In 2010 and 2011, there were no Topps Heritage High Numbers. In 2012, 2013, and 2014, the high number series were only available in box form and could only be ordered through www.topps.com. This year it will be interesting to see which rookies will be in the product as some rookies are really heating up heading into the postseason. Topps Heritage master set collectors will want to make sure that they get a set of this product in order to keep their Topps Heritage set runs complete.

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As collectors are used to with Topps Heritage, pack rippers can expect to find one autograph or relic card per hobby box. There are 12 boxes in a case, 24 packs per box, and 9 cards per pack. A complete case should have 2,592 cards. The base cards are numbered 501 through 725. This picks up where the 2015 Topps Heritage regular series ended as the regular series were numbered 1 through 500. The last 25 cards of the high number series (701-725) are short printed meaning that you will only find one inserted in every three packs. It will be important for collectors to look at their cards carefully as there are base cards variations and base card parallels. The base card variations picture a different image and show the player "in action". This means that they are probably swinging a bat or throwing a ball rather than a portrait shot. These variation cards will only be found in hobby packs. The base card parallel cards come in six different types.
Blue Backs have the back of the card in blue ink. Mini base card variations will be serially numbered to 100 copies each and feature 50 subjects found in the base set. Chrome cards are shiny and will be serially numbered on the back to 999 copies each. These chrome cards can be found in a refractor variety numbered to 566, a black bordered type numbered to 66 (see below), and lastly as a gold refractor sequentially numbered to just five copies each! Gold refractors can only be found in hobby packs.

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There are many different inserts in 2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers for master set collectors to chase after. A couple of them are familiar to Heritage enthusiasts and a couple of them are new. Rookie Performers showcase the top rookies from the 2015 class including Addison Russell. Now and Then (historically called Then and Now) portrays highlights from the 2015 season and shows how they are connected back to 1966. Award Winners is an insert set that commemorates the major award winners from last year. And the last of the insert sets, Combo Cards, show teammates pictured in the style of the combo cards from the 1966 Topps set.

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And now my favorite part of and Topps Heritage product -- AUTOGRAPHS!! Real One Autographs have been the most popular part of every Topps Heritage offering since its inception in 2001. The part I like best about Topps Heritage autographs is there are ZERO stickers. These are the real deal, on-the-card, autographs that were touched and signed by the player on the card. To me, they are more collectible knowing that they were in the hand of the player signing them. I can't stand sticker autographs and wish they had no place in our hobby. There are several types of autographed cards in this product to be aware of in the event you are lucky to pull one from a pack. Real One Autograph cards are signed in blue ink and feature retired and active players. Generally blue ink Topps Heritage autographs have a print run of 200 copies each but this isn't always the case. There are notable exceptions especially when the blue ink auto is of a Hall of Fame player. In the case of Hall of Famers, the print run is much less. The Real One Special Edition Autographs (also known as Real One Red Ink Autographs) are signed in red ink and are hand numbered to 66 copies each. These cards are a lot harder to find in packs than their blue ink counterparts. Real One Dual Autographs are even harder to find as there are only 25 copies of each card produced. These Real One Dual Autographed cards feature autographs from a current MLBer paired with a retired player. These cards are very highly collectible. If you are able to pull one from a pack, there will be several collectors who would like to buy it from you. Another autograph type to watch for are 1966 Cut Signatures. These are special one-of one cards that feature baseball and non-baseball subjects. The signatures are real and usually feature signatures on pieces of paper embedded onto a specially made card.

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Back in 2001, Topps Heritage introduced Clubhouse Collection Relic cards. These cards feature pieces of uniforms or bats embedded onto the cards. They have been very popular and have evolved over the years. With 2015 Topps Heritage High Number, there are several kinds of Clubhouse Collection relics to be familiar with. There are Clubhouse Collection Relics which are cards that feature a single piece of uniform or bat. There is also a gold parallel version serially numbered to 99 copies each. And if that wasn't enough, there are also Clubhouse Collection Dual Relics numbered to 66, Triple Relics numbered to 25, and Quad Relics numbered to 10.

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Another cool insert that can be found in packs by lucky collectors are Clubhouse Collection Autograph Relics. These cards are hand numbered to 25 copies each. There are also Clubhouse Collection Dual Autograph Relics that are hand numbered to 10 copies each and can only be found in hobby packs. Extremely scarce and highly sought after by player collectors.

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That wraps up the content that can be found inside packs of 2015 Topps Heritage High Numbers. However, Topps has usually put a little unannounced surprise or two in each Heritage product going back to 2006. So I would expect there to be a little something extra. Speaking of something extra, one thing that Topps has been doing since 2007 is putting box loaders into the hobby boxes. I consider these fun little bonuses that sometimes are valuable. In 2013, I pulled a box loader of Ernie Banks. The oversized card was autographed and numbered 5/10. I ended up selling it for $266.66 which paid for several boxes that year. This year, collectors can expect to find three different kinds of box loaders: 1966 Ad Panels, 1966 Topps Originals, and 1966 Baseball Punchboards. The 1966 Ad Panels are three card strips with an advertisement on the back. These cards were patterned after the original as panels from 1966. Back in 1966, salesmen would take these ad panels and would give them to retailers in hopes of them carrying Topps products. The 1966 Topps Originals are original 1966 Topps cards foil-stamped with a 50th anniversary logo. I personally do not like the fact that Topps stamps these cards. Why do that? Especially for those who are working on the 1966 set? Being a set collector, I don't like it but it seems that player collectors do. The last type of box loader are 1966 Baseball Punchboards. These are styled after the 1966 Topps Baseball Punchboards game. There are a few different kinds of Punchboards to be aware of. The regular Punchboards are limited to 50 copies. The jumbo patch relics are serially numbered to 25 copies each (see the Joc Pederson below). Autographed versions are serially numbered to 10 copies each as well as the Jumbo Patch Relic Autographed versions.

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With September 25th just around the corner, you can bet I am pretty anxious to rip into my case of 2015 Topps Heritage High Number. What good cards will I get? Hopefully something great to add to my collection! Or maybe I will get something I can use as trade towards my vintage set needs. One thing is for sure, stay tuned to my blog as I will post the best of the best here.

If you have any questions or comments, I would love to hear them!



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Opening a retail box of 2015 Topps Chrome…

So I finally decided to open up a retail box from Walmart over the weekend as I have heard that retail has had some great pulls from 2015 Topps Chrome. The box cost me $19.97 and has seven packs of four cards each and a bonus pack of sepia colored cards containing four cards. So that is exactly 32 cards. Here are the 32 cards I received:

23 BASE CARDS:

4 Joe Mauer
9 Andrelton Simmons
13 Jonathan Lucroy
29 Yorman Rodriguez
34 Austin Jackson
35 Matt Kemp
69 Bryce Brentz
71 Melvin Mercedes
77 Charlie Blackmon
96 Archie Bradley
106 Paul Goldschmidt
109 Torii Hunter
124 David Ortiz
132 Cory Spangenberg
143 CC Sabathia
144 Dallas Keuchel
159 Kyle Lobstein
162 Miguel Cabrera
169 Salvador Perez
171 Buck Farmer
182 Marcell Ozuna
192 Christian Walker
197 Mike Minor

4 BONUS CARDS:

15 Anthony Ranaudo (SEPIA REFRACTOR)
117 Zack Wheeler (SEPIA REFRACTOR)
192 Christian Walker (SEPIA REFRACTOR)
194 Dellin Betances (SEPIA REFRACTOR)

5 INSERT CARDS:

16 Tommy La Stella REFRACTOR -- 1 in 3 packs
176 Lorenzo Cain REFRACTOR -- 1 in 3 packs
134 Edwin Encarnacion PRISM REFRACTOR -- 1 in 6 packs
GGR-21 Buster Posey GALLERY OF GREATS -- 1 in 24 packs
AR-TM Trevor May ROOKIE AUTOGRAPH REFRACTOR 479/499 -- 1 in 211 packs

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I was pretty pleased with the box as it is always a thrill to get an autograph no matter who the player is. I also like opening Topps Chrome because of all the different refractors. So, Leon from New Jersey, if you are reading this, let me know which of these 32 cards you want as you are welcome to all of them. Leon has helped me tremendously with my vintage sets from the 50's and 60's and without his help my quest for a complete Topps set run would be far from just 609 cards away.

This year, Topps has caused some confusion to collectors as they did not stamp the word "refractor" on the back of the card as they did in the past. For me, I don't need to look at the back to distinguish if a card is a refractor or not. A refractor for me sticks out like a sore thumb. However, for some collectors, they can't tell the difference at all. It reminds me of those optical illusion drawings where if you hold it at a certain distance, some people can see an image and some can't.

Since I was asked a few times how I can tell what is a refractor and what isn't, I reached out to fellow collector and all around good guy Brent Williams of brentandbecca fame what he has been telling his collectors. Brent said:

"I tell people to hold cards in the light and tilt it watching the background and the borders for the light to be refracted. You should see multiple colors as the card is tilted but only in the background not the player. That is key. If looking at the player you won't see it as they don't add the effect to the player but the rest of the card. And if one has a base counterpart then they can do a side by side comparison and it's even easier to tell."

Very well said Brent! With this information, the mystery of what is and what isn't a refractor should be solved! If you have any comments, I would love to hear them as always!

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2015 Topps Chrome Checklists BY TEAM!!!

After someone asked for a 2015 Topps Chrome TEAM checklist for their beloved Kansas City Royals, I decided to please all team collectors by making team checklists for all of the teams. Yes, 2015 Topps Chrome checklists for ALL 30 TEAMS can be found here:

2015 Topps Chrome TEAM CHECKLISTS!

This is a great way to keep track of ALL of the 2015 Topps Chrome cards of your favorite team!! If you have any questions, please let me know.

Thanks!

Picture of 2015 Topps Chrome Jumbo Box:

  

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2015 Topps Chrome PLAYER CHECKLISTS!!

Yesterday, Topps officially released the long awaited 2015 Topps Chrome baseball cards. Collectors wishing to collect all the 2015 Topps Chrome cards of their favorite player can now do so by looking at my player checklists!!! Simply click on the player checklist link on the righthand side of this blog or you can click here:

2015 Topps Chrome PLAYER CHECKLISTS!

I hope you enjoy using this new way of looking up all the cards of your favorite player for a particular brand. I will be adding more in the near future.

Picture of 2015 Topps Chrome Jumbo Box:

  

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2015 Topps Heritage Baseball ’51 Collection

In a surprise announcement, Topps will be producing a special boxed set this year called 2015 Topps Heritage Baseball ’51 Collection. 2015 is already a big year for Topps Heritage baseball as Topps is bringing back the high number series to pack form. The limited edition '51 Collection box set will include all 104 base cards which mirrors the original offering back in 1951, along with 21 mini parallel cards for collectors to chase. As an added enticement, each factory sealed box set will include one autograph card. 
  

Topps has stated that they will make every effort to acquire on-card signatures but there is the possibility of stickers in this product. Some collectors frown on the idea of sticker autographs, especially with the Topps Heritage brand. Topps Heritage has never had sticker autographs except in the Topps Heritage Minor League release.
Back in 1951, Topps produced these cards that came two to a pack and it only cost a penny. They were produced in two different series commonly known as blue backs and red backs. Here is a 1951 Topps red back wrapper followed by a blue back wrapper:

   
 
Blue backs were rarer than the red backs and generally are worth twice as much as red backs on average. Red backs had 52 players in the red back checklist and blue backs had 52 different players in the blue back checklist.  Here is a pic of a 1951 Topps red back box followed by a blue back box:

    
 
Each box set of 2015 Topps Heritage Baseball ’51 Collection will have 21 parallel inserts of the 104 base cards broken down into the following colors:

· Red Back Parallel – 10 per box

· Blue Back Parallel – 5 per box

· Green Back Parallel – 3 per box

· Black Back Parallel – 2 per box

· Gold Back Parallel – 1 per box
 
  
 
Although the autograph subject list isn’t complete yet, Topps has announced that there will be up to 25 active stars that will be featured on a base card variation. Some of these players include these rookie sensations: Jacob deGrom, Jorge Soler, and Kris Bryant. Again, collectors will only find one autograph per box so there will not be many of them. These autographs can in the following parallels:

· Blue Back Parallel – sequentially #ed to 25.

· Green Back Parallel – sequentially #ed to 10.

· Black Back Parallel – sequentially #ed to 5.

· Gold Back Parallel – numbered one of one.
  

Collectors can look to find these boxed sets available in October. For some Topps Heritage die hards, these sets will be nice additions to their complete set runs as currently Heritage has only been patterned after the 1952 through 1966 Topps designs. So what do you think of this box set? Love it? Hate it? I would like to hear your comments!



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2015 Topps Chrome is LIVE!!!

Although Topps announced that the release date was moved to August 19th, it seems that there have been sightings of 2015 Topps Chrome at retail outlets including this nice rookie card of Joc Pederson. 

 
I was told that Topps has asked retailers to hold off on releasing Topps Chrome until the 19th, but that's like asking a kid to wait until New Year's Day to open their Christmas presents. Topps Chrome is always a fun rip that doesn't take long since there are not many cards per pack. Although I know I won't be seeing any Topps Chrome where I live for a while, I do plan on getting a box or two when it hits my local Wal-Mart. 



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The most difficult Topps set of the 1960’s to complete is???

What is the most difficult set of the 1960’s to complete?

As you know by now if you are a reader of my blog, I have been working on a complete Topps set quest from 1951 to present.  I have been doing this for about 25 years now.  I was asked the other day which set of the 1960’s was the toughest one to complete.  For me, it is an easy question since the only set I haven’t completed of the 1960’s is the 1961 Topps set.


At the time of this blog post, I am currently 39 cards away to complete this monster of a set.  So why is it so difficult?  It is because of the hard to find and expensive high numbers.  The high numbers (cards 523-589) were produced in lesser quantities than the rest of the set.  The lowest valued card in the high number series books at $30 and the highest valued card books at $500 (#578 Mickey Mantle AS -- shown above).  Of the 39 cards that I need for my set, 10 of them are star cards and the other 29 are out of the high number series.  I would like to complete this set soon so I can say that I have every set from 1959 to present but this is one set that just takes time to complete.

If I were to rank the 1960’s sets in terms of difficulty to complete, here is how I would rank them along with notes as to why:

1)      1961 Topps (high numbers, three regular Mantles, and a couple of Mantle subset cards)

2)      1962 Topps (high numbers, wood grain borders hard to find in nice condition)

3)      1967 Topps (high numbers which includes tough rookie cards of Tom Seaver and Rod Carew)

4)      1963 Topps (Pete Rose RC!!)

5)      1960 Topps (two Mantles, older set, loaded with stars)

6)      1966 Topps (tough high numbers – especially Choo Choo Coleman and Grant Jackson)

7)      1964 Topps (not too tough to complete in low grade, Mantle is always tough)

8)      1965 Topps (same as 1964 – not too tough to put a low grade set together)

9)      1968 Topps (Nolan Ryan RC!)

10)   1969 Topps (Mantle’s last year – not too hard to complete, especially in low grade for those on a budget)

So what do you think?  Which set do you think is the toughest to piece together?  I would like to hear from you so please let me know.

 

Thanks!

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2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Top Selling Singles!

Topps Allen & Ginter has been out for a couple of weeks now and collectors have had some really good pulls out of this product.

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The best baseball card I ever pulled from a pack myself was back in 2010 with a pack of Allen & Ginter.  It was a redemption card for a Stephen Strasburg Autograph.  Only 10 copies existed.  I ended up selling it for over $3,000 at the peak of his popularity right before he had his injury.  My timing couldn't have been more perfect as I actually thought about redeeming it.  I didn't get a card near as good in this year's Allen & Ginter but it did make me wonder what great pulls other collectors were getting from their cases.  I researched some completed auctions to see what kind of cards were out there and what they ended up selling for.  Here is a sampling of some of the best I found.

 

FIVE OF THE BEST 2015 ALLEN & GINTER COMPLETED SALES!

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2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Ichiro Blue Ink Autograph SOLD: $702.75

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2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Ichiro Blue Ink Autograph SOLD: $735.00

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2015 Topps Allen & Ginter Rocky Balboa Blue Ink AUTOGRAPH  SOLD: $950.00

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2015 TOPPS ALLEN & GINTER MIKE TROUT / YASIEL PUIG DUAL RIP CARD 2/5  SOLD: $796.00

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2015 Topps Allen Ginter ANTHONY RIZZO / JORGE SOLER Cabinet Book Relic 1/1  SOLD: $1,150.00

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So there are a few of the higher dollar hits so far with Allen & Ginter.  Do you think there are more to come?  Or do you think the best has already been pulled?  For those who have studied the checklist and know of all the rare cards in this product, if you could pick one card to keep in the entire product run, what would it be?  I would like to hear your comments!

Craig from Texas



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2015 Topps Baseball Factory Set Parallels

Recently, Topps released the annual offering for this year's flagship base set -- 2015 Topps Baseball Factory Sets. This year, the set has 700 cards which comprise of both Series One and Series Two. Every year here recently, Topps has included five special cards that can only be found in these factory sets. These cards are very limited and this year they are numbered to just 179 copies. Some of these cards command some pretty serious coin as you are about to find out.

Every year, I buy a factory set for my son and basically put it on a shelf for him until he gets older. I have been doing this since he was born in 2012. I don't open them -- I will let him decide what to do with them when the time comes. I also buy two more factory sets for a friend of mine who basically is doing the same thing for his kids (he pays me back --I am not THAT nice). He keeps one of them sealed and he opens the other one. Each year, he opens the five card pack inside and shows me what he got. In 2015, this is what he received:

2015 Topps Factory Parallel #211 Clay Buchholz 004/179
2015 Topps Factory Parallel #244 Bartolo Colon 121/179
2015 Topps Factory Parallel #316 R.A. Dickey 064/179
2015 Topps Factory Parallel #411 Nelson Cruz 130/179
2015 Topps Factory Parallel #489 Jeremy Hellickson 008/179

The parallel cards he received out of his set were average and probably would not sell for a bunch if he chose to sell them.  However, he probably could get some of his money back if he did.   But what if he got a very popular card like a Mike Trout, Derek Jeter, or Kris Bryant???  Well, if he were to get one of those, he would have been extremely happy. Check out some of the prices these cards have sold for recently...

COUNTDOWN OF TOP FIVE 2015 TOPPS FACTORY PARALLEL CARDS THAT HAVE RECENTLY SOLD!

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5. #1 Derek Jeter /179  SOLD: $49.95

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4. #300 Mike Trout /179  SOLD: $59.99

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3.  #1 Derek Jeter /179  SOLD: $72.50

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2. #1 Derek Jeter /179  SOLD: $74.99

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1. #616 Kris Bryant /179  SOLD: $150.00

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So as you can see, it is tempting to open up factory sets for a chance to get one of the most expensive cards in the set.  It is my hopes that more people will open their factory sets to dry up the supply of them.  Then maybe by the time my son is ready for college, he can choose to sell his for a nice sum if he so chooses.

Craig from Texas



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