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!
Find (1) Golden Relic Card Per Box!!
Features all of the roster moves, Rookie call-ups, and 2012 MLB All-Star Game!!
Key Rookies: Yu Darvish, Bryce Harper, Matt Harvey, Yoenis Cespedes, Patrick Corbin, A.J. Griffin, Derek Norris, Brett Jackson, Will Middlebrooks, Starling Marte, Dan Straily, Brian Dozier, Matt Adams, Jesus Montero, Trevor Bauer, Drew Smyly, Jordan Danks.
The 330-card base set includes traded players, Rookie call-ups, every 2012 MLB All-Star Game selection, the 2012 Home Run Derby participants, 5 Record Breakers cards, and 10 Rookie Debuts featuring the most exciting Rookies of the 2012 season.
Black Parallel (330): Black-bordered cards sequentially numbered to 61. HOBBY & HTA ONLY
Platinum Parallel (330): Platinum-bordered cards. numbered 1/1.
Golden Moments Parallel (330): A special parallel on shimmering gold foil. Inserted 1:4.
Wood Parallel (330): The base cards printed on wood stock. Numbered 1/1.
Base Card Printing Plates (1,320): All 330 base cards will have their 4 printing plates inserted in the product. Numbered 1/1. HOBBY & HTA ONLY
Gold Silk Collection (100): Framed mini cards printed on special gold silk. Sequentially numbered to 50. HOBBY & HTA ONLY
Gold Parallel (990) NEW! The beloved gold parallel is back! Featuring not only the Update Series set, every base card from Series 1 and Series 2 will also be paralleled on gold-bordered cards and sequentially numbered to 2012.
GOLDEN RELIC CARDS: (1 per HTA box/1 per Hobby case)
Gold FUTURES Coin Cards (5) Rising Stars on cards with an embedded golden coin featuring their likeness including Bryce Harper and Yu Darvish! Numbered to each Player's jersey number.
Award Winners Gold Rings (15) Cards celebrating 25 Greats from throughout history and an award they won, such as MVP or Rookie of the Year, with a specially designed golden ring embedded in the card.
Gold Hall of Fame Plaques (15) Cards embedded with a golden replica of the plaques of 15 Hall of Famers , as featured in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Solid Gold FUTUREs (4) Rising Stars on cards made of a solid piece of gold including Bryce Harper and Yu Darvish! Numbered 1/1.
Gold Engravings Reprint Cards (3) Cards featuring an embedded golden reprint of a vintage Topps card.
Blockbusters (30) Cards featuring the biggest trades and signings in Baseball history. Inserted 1:4.
Golden Moments (50) Featuring more active and retired players and a Golden Moment from their career. Inserted 1:4.
Golden Greats (25) Featuring 25 more of the greatest players of all time, each with a Golden Moment highlighted on the card. Inserted 1:8.
1987 Topps Minis (50) The continuity set from Series 1 & 2 continues with even more subjects. Inserted 1:4.
MLB ALL-STAR GAME RELIC CARDS:
All-Star Stitches Relic cards featuring swatches from the 2012 MLB All-Star Game workout jerseys of 55 All-Stars.
- All-Star Stitches Gold Parallel #'d to 50
- All-Star Stitches Platinum Parallel #'d 1 of 1
All-Star Stitches Autographed Relics 15 All-Stars will be featured on cards with an All-Star relic piece and an autograph. Sequentially #'d to 25
All-Star Jumbo Patches 45 cards featuring over-sized patches from the 2012 MLB All-Star Game workout jerseys. Sequentially #'d to 6. HOBBY & HTA ONLY.
All-Star Jumbo Patches Autographs 10 Jumbo Patch relic cards will also feature an autograph. Sequentially #'d to 6. HOBBY & HTA ONLY
All-Star Stitches Duals 10 cards featuring 2012 MLB All-Star Game selections and a relic from each subject. Sequentially #'d to 25.
All-Star Stitches Triples 10 cards featuring three 2012 All-Stars and a relic from each player. Sequentially #'d to 25. HOBBY & HTA ONLY
Golden Moments Autographs Over 25 autograph cards featuring active and retired players and a Golden Moment from their career.
- Golden Moments Autographs Gold Parallel A parallel of all the above cards on shimmering gold foil. Numbered to 10.
Golden Debuts Autographs Over 15 autograph cards featuring young, up-and-coming stars and a Golden Moment from their rookie season.
- Golden Debuts Autographs Gold Parallel A parallel of all the above cards on shimmering gold foil. Numbered to 10.
Blockbusters Autographs 10 players from the insert set will have autographed versions of their cards available. Numbered to 25.
Golden Greats Autographs 10 of the Golden Greats will have autographed versions of their cards available. Numbered to 10.
Golden Greats Relics Relic versions of 15 of the Golden Greats cards Numbered to 10.
Blockbusters Relics Relic versions of 10 of the Blockbusters inserts. Numbered to 50.
1969 Mickey Mantle Reprint Relic Mickey Mantle's 1969 Topps card featuring a relic piece. Sequentially #'d to 69.
AUTOGRAPHED RELIC CARDS:
Blockbusters Autograph Relics Autographed relic versions of 5 of the Blockbuster inserts. Numbered to 5. HOBBY & HTA ONLY.
Golden Greats Autograph Relics Autographed relic versions of 5 of the Golden Greats cards. Numbered to 5. HOBBY & HTA ONLY.
Topps Golden Giveaway:
UNLOCK CARDS, UNLOCK COINS & WIN PRIZES!!
Every code unlocks a golden chance to WIN PRIZES!
Golden Giveaway Code Card 10 different cards with a code for use in the Golden Giveaway! Inserted 1:6.
- Unlock exclusive die-cut cards, unlock ONE-OF-ONE gold-embedded die-cut cards, unlock golden digital coins to collect and win prizes!
- CODES UNLOCK CARDS AND DIGITAL COINS TO COLECT AND WIN PRIZES!
GOLDEN MOMENTS DIE-CUT CHROME CARDS: Striking die-cut chrome cards featuring 100 players and their greatest Golden Moment.
- GOLD PARALEL: Also die-cut and numbered to 99.
- ONE-OF-ONE TRULY GOLDEN MOMENTS DIE-CUT
- CHROME CARDS: A parallel of the die-cut set with a piece of real gold embedded in the card! ONE OF ONE!
ONE-OF-ONE GOLD BASE SET PARALEL: A parallel of the Topps Baseball Update Series base set with a piece of real gold embedded in the card! ONE OF ONE!
Unlock Digital Gold Coins: In total 90 digital coins can be unlocked: 30 Team Coins, 30 Player Coins, 30 Retired Player Coins
Collect and Unlock Prizes: The more unique coins unlocked the more prizes you can win. Unlock ten unique coins and automatically qualify for a chance to win a Ken Griffey Jr. autographed gold coin card; unlock 30 team coins, 30 player coins or 30 retired player coins and instantly win a Willie Mays autographed gold coin card.
Presidential Predictors A special program to bring the excitement of the 2012 United States Presidential election to life! Both candidates will have cards for each state inserted into the product. Collectors who find these cards will go online and enter a code for a chance to win a special prize! Once the election is complete and each state has a winner, we will randomly select one lucky winner for each state.
To be eligible to be selected, the code entered must be for the candidate that won that respective state. 50 Total prizes will be given away - a special Presidential Patch card numbered to 50 of the winner of the 2012 Presidential election.
10 Packs Per Box, 50 Cards Per Pack