This season’s launch includes autographed ‘Flashback Fabric’ cards of Gordie Howe, Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux
The Upper Deck Company proudly announces the release of its latest-and-greatest edition of SPx Hockey trading cards. Always striving to provide the most sought-after NHL content per pack (autographs, rookie cards and rookie jersey cards), Upper Deck’s 2007-08 SPx Hockey launch delivers like a Sidney Crosby slap shot!
With the current NHL season in full force, top rookies are rising to the surface and showing their true mettle. Freshmen like Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews (Chicago); Carey Price (Montreal); Sam Gagner (Edmonton); Jiri Tlusty (Toronto); and More >
Latest version features MJ, Kobe, LeBron and Durant
On Monday, January 14, the Upper Deck Company will follow an annual tradition of awarding its hard-working employees with yet another unique “Upper Deck Employee Card.” The newest version, which thanks employees for a terrific year in 2007, features a vertical presentation and boasts the company’s four exclusive NBA spokesmen – Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant – along with three game-used jersey swatch pieces from each of the veterans and one NBA Rookie Photo Shoot jersey swatch from Durant, the newly arrived Sonics star. Although the cards are limited More >
Surprise hot boxes help to keep NBA fans warm this winter
Collectors love to get a little extra or be surprised with additional content when opening packs. Upper Deck has enjoyed sharing this unexpected pleasure with collectors recently with 2007/2008 SPx Basketball. NBA Fans opening up the product are finding that some boxes are delivering significantly more than they bargained for.
The latest SPx Basketball release arrived over the holidays with each 3-card pack yielding either a signature or memorabilia card in every pack. Upper Deck has added a previously unannounced hot box in every case. These special boxes will have More >
The Exquisite experience doesn’t end after the packs are opened; it’s only the beginning
After making its debut a year ago as a popular exchange set, Exquisite Baseball is back this time as a stand-alone product. The 2007 Exquisite Rookie Signatures collection boasts plenty of cool content for hobbyists in search of top rookies. Collectors can find autographs from rookie sensations such as Ryan Braun, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Troy Tulowitzki, Hunter Pence, Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes and Tim Lincecum.
Upper Deck’s 2007 Exquisite Rookie Signatures has a lower suggested retail price ($300 per six-card pack) than the $600 per pack price tag for More >
According to a Beckett.com report by Pepper Hastings, as of today, Upper Deck has a new logo.
According to UD’s Terry Melia, the company wanted to “stand out” at retail outlets, differentiate itself from competitors, and unify all of its business groups under one logo.
Which do you like better? Feel free to leave your thoughts in a comment.
The SP Authentic line has always been one of the strongest performing football brands in the hobby. Upper Deck is taking its line to new heights with the first-ever release of 2007 SP Chirography Football. Packaged in a cool, collectible tin to help prevent against cherry-picking pack searchers, collectors will find an autograph card in every three-card pack.
This has definitely been an eye-opening season for collectors when it comes to rookies not initially thought of having much collectible value now becoming the dominant forces in the hobby. Players like running back Adrian Peterson of the Vikings and QB Trent Edwards More >