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Reed Kasaoka is the head buyer of the Sports Division at Dave & Adam's. His primary responsibility is traveling all over the country, buying private collections out of people’s closets, bedrooms, attics, basements, garages, and storage units, as well as complete inventories of show dealers, shop owners, autograph dealers, and distributors. Reed comes up with some amazing finds – rarely seen unopened boxes, quality graded cards, certified autographed memorabilia, and much more.
We have tagged all of his acquisitions as a Reed Buy so you’ll know where to look first for all of his deals. Almost every item is “one-of-a-kind” – so when you see something interesting, don’t hesitate, because there are likely many other collectors who are thinking the exact same thing!
2008 Topps Heritage Baseball brings you the year's best Rookies and Veterans highlighted on the classic 1959 Topps Baseball design. This year, Topps Heritage is introducing News Flashbacks of historic events from 1959 as well as Real One Dual Autographed cards! In addition, Topps Heritage offers Hobby Exclusive Advertising Panel Box Loaders and Original Topps cards from 1959!
24 packs per box, 8 cards per pack
* More than 400 MLB stars on the classic 1959 Topps Baseball design!
* Autographs and Relics from 1959 legends and today's best players!
* One Autograph or Relic per Hobby Box!
* Gum in every pack!
Base Cards - 500 Subjects!
500 of the game's best players on the 1959 Topps Baseball card design. Collectors will also find 88 black background variation cards.
Chrome Parallel Cards - 2 Per Box!
100 cards from the base set. Sequentially numbered* to 59.
The same 100 subjects refracted with a white border. Sequentially numbered* to 559.
The 100 subjects on Chrome. Sequentially numbered* to 1959.
New Age Performers
15 players whose performances have surpassed the greats of the past, such as A-Rod, Ryan Howard and Josh Beckett.
Then & Now
Ten cards featuring statistical comparisons of a current player with a legend from 1959. Notable comparisons include A-Rod/Banks, Ichiro/Minoso and Peavy/Drysdale.
Ten cards with highlights from the 1959 season.
Ten cards highlighting major news stories from 1959.
Autographed Cards - 1 Relic or Autograph per Box!
Signatures from players who made their final appearance on a Topps card in 1959, as well as signatures from current stars.
Real One Dual Autographs
Hobby Store Exclusive!
Dual Autographed cards from many of the same subjects featured above.
Real One Special Edition
Retired and current players sign cards in red ink. Hand-numbered* to 59.
Five baseball legends autograph 25 Flashbacks cards each. Hand-numbered* to 25.
1959 Cut Signatures
Hobby Store Exclusive!
Cut signatures from Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente and other stars on their reprinted 1959 cards. All one of one!
Relic Cards - 1 Relic or Autograph per Box!
40 active players and retired stars from 1959 are featured with bat or jersey relic pieces.
Clubhouse Collection Dual Relics
5 dual relic cards featuring a player from 1959 matched with a current player of the same franchise. Hand-numbered* to 59.
Ten legends are featured on special highlight cards from the 1959 season along with a relic from a former stadium such as Dodger Stadium and the Polo Grounds.
Five cards featuring 2 players and 2 stadium relic pieces. Hand-numbered* to 10.
Autographed Relic Cards
Clubhouse Collection Relics
These relic cards are autographed by players who appeared in the time-honored 1959 set. Hand-numbered* to 25.
Flashback Stadium Relics
Five subjects will autograph 25 Flashbacks relic cards containing pieces from former Major League Baseball stadiums such as the old Yankee Stadium. Hand-numbered* to 25.
Box Loaders - Hobby Exclusive!
Advertising Panels: Featuring parallels that are included as 3-card strips. 1 per box!
1959 Topps Originals: Original cards from 1959 are inserted and stamped, and are placed into 1-card penny packs. 1 in every 2 boxes!
Redemption cards expire 2/28/2010
What is a "Reed Buy"?
Reed Kasaoka is the head buyer of the Sports Division at Dave & Adam's. His primary
responsibility is traveling all over the country, buying private collections out of people's closets, bedrooms, attics, basements, garages, and storage units, as well as complete inventories of show dealers, shop owners, autograph dealers, and distributors. Reed comes up with some amazing finds - rarely seen unopened boxes, quality graded cards, certified autographed memorabilia, and much more.
We have tagged all of his acquisitions as a "Reed Buy" so you'll know where to look first for all of his deals. Almost every item is "one-of-a-kind" - so when you see something interesting, don't hesitate, because there are likely many other collectors who are thinking the exact same thing!