Top 5 Hottest Sports Card Boxes 7/23/08

It is definitely a big week in the card community. Collectors have been anxiously waiting to bust into Upper Deck Cup Hockey and Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball. With that said, it is no surprise that those two products stand out in this week’s top five.

1. 2008 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Hobby Box

Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Hobby Box

As expected, this product is on fire right out of the gates. The race is on for the Crack the Ginter Code. Collectors are also chasing rip cards, cut signatures, and the Lincoln Hair card among other things.

2. 2007/08 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey Hobby Box

Image for 2007/08 Upper Deck The Cup (Exquisite) Hockey Hobby Box
Cup Hockey is on fire as well. Collectors are chasing rookie cards from the big three Level 1 Rookie’s #ed to 99 (Carey Price, Johnathan Toews, and Patrick Kane). Also #ed to 99 are Sam Gagner, Nicklas Backstrom, and Jiri Tlusty. With the incredible crop of jersey’s, inserts, and parallels Cup Hockey is truly a strong product. Every box contains (2) Autographed Patch Cards, including (1) Autographed Rookie Patch! With the likes of NHL Legends and Current Stars including Gretzky, Mr. Hockey, Orr, Lemieux, Roy, Crosby, Ovechkin, Toews, Kane, Price, Malkin, we will see some great cards from this product.

3. 2008 Upper Deck SPx Baseball

2008 Upper Deck SPx Baseball Box

2008 Upper Deck SPx Baseball is a strong product content wise that has really started to dry up. It is getting harder and harder to find unopened boxes and cases of this product. Each box delivers (4) autographs, (5) memorabilia cards, (1) patch card, and (3) Ken Griffey Jr. American Hero cards.

4. 2007/08 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball

Exquisite Basketball releases next week and basketball collectors are buzzing. Exquisite contains 1 Autographed Rookie Patch Card, 1 Autographed Patch Card, and 1 Game-Used Memorabilia or Autographed Card per box on average! Each box will also yield 1 Base Set Card, 1-of-1 Plate Card, or Parallel Card! New this year are Exquisite Exclusives – a hand signed box featuring 1 of 13 players containing content exclusively of that player! All autographs are hard-signed and all boxes are hand collated to guarantee premium content in every box.

5. 2008 Topps Triple Threads Baseball

Topps Triple Threads Baseball Box

Also releasing next week is Topps Triple Threads Baseball. Rounding out the top 5, Triple Threads contains a low numbered Autographed Triple Relic Card and a low numbered Triple Relic Card.

What products are in your top 5?

(Please note: The Top 5 is purely an opinion of a Dave and Adam’s employee. This is based on sales, feedback from collectors, and market trends.)


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