Topps Prepares Allen & Ginter Promo Cards For The ’14 National

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Many collectors have sustained serious injuries while attempting to take part in the promotional programs put on by Topps during the National.  This year it won’t be any different.

Topps will have two wrapper redemption programs going on this year for the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland.

The first wrapper redemption program is the one you’re going to have to fight for.  Collectors who open a box of 2014 Allen & Ginter at the Topps booth will receive one of two exclusive Allen & Ginter mini cards made just for the National.  These two cards will be of Jose Abreu and Masahiro Tanaka.  You cannot obtain these cards any other way.  Unless you buy them on the secondary market.  Collectors will be running to the Topps booth as soon as the doors open for these promos.

The second wrapper redemption program will be a little bit easier to take part in.  All you need to do is open three packs of any Topps product (excluding Opening Day and 2014 Topps Minis) at the Topps booth.  In return, you’ll receive a National exclusive mini card of Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney, Jim Brown, Jordan Cameron, Derek Jeter, Mike Trout, Bob Feller or Albert Belle.  This program will last much longer throughout the day and won’t run out so fast.

Only a specific amount of these cards will be given out each day.  So get them while supplies last.

Topps will also be hosting their usual meet-and-greet, holding contests and giveaways, plus selling all kinds of items at their booth.  2014 Topps Minis will make its return during the National too for only $50.00 per box.

The Big Hurt’s ’52 Bowman Style Portrait Prepares For The National

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Artist James Henry Smith just finished up this Frank Thomas portrait that Topps will use for their ’52 Bowman style promo set which will be given away during the 34th National Sports Collectors Convention this year.  Other players in the set will include Mike TroutErnie Banks, Bryce Harper, Geno Smith, Tavon Austin, EJ Manuel, and Eddie Lacy.  Topps will give away 100 copies of each card every day of the NSCC to those who open (5) packs of a Topps or Bowman product at their booth.  Then they’ll wrap things up by giving away the original pieces of art that will be autographed by the players.