03-28-2013, 05:12 AM #1
Panini America Partners with FanOculars to Give Sports Cards a Completely New Look
A new partnership between Panini America and FanOculars LLC will ensure that sports fans start seeing trading cards a whole lot differently in the near future. FanOculars are portable, foldaway binoculars with custom team and player images printed directly on the front and back. FanOculars are not only useful to help fans enjoy a sporting event, but the unique images and custom player designs turn an ordinary pair of binoculars into a must-have collectible for fans.
FanOculars' agreement with Panini America allows licensed sports cards of stars in the NFLNBA and NHL to be added to the end of FanOculars. Panini is the world leader in officially licensed collectibles and is the most significant publisher of collectibles in the U.S., with official licenses for MLBPA, NBA, NFL, NFLPA, NHL, NHLPA, FIFA, USA Baseball, Disney, Nickelodeon, Hello Kitty and Warner Bros. Panini also holds exclusive autograph and memorabilia relationships with some of the NBA’s most recognizable players, including five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers and Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Panini also has an exclusive memorabilia relationship with Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.