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2015 Topps Supreme Football Box Break & Review

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The Supreme brand has always been to my liking ever since it debuted.  That goes for both baseball and football.  I like the configuration.  Its a fast thrill that gets straight to the “hits”.  The Topps physical football card run is soon coming to an end.  That’s sad, but its just something we’ll have to deal with.  With that being said, Topps can go all out on some of their final football products.  Having to worry about running out of football autographs isn’t much of a concern.  Topps wants to use them up.  This creates some great autographs you don’t always get to see.

A majority of Supreme is sticker based when it comes to the autographs.  Although it does have it’s share of on-card content.  For the most part, your autograph(s) will be on a sticker(s).  Topps did a superb job designing these cards.  For a product that is almost entirely sticker based, the cards came out well.  A couple of factors play in to why they look just so darn good.  I think it has to do a lot with the gold stickers, placement of those stickers, and the cards’ overall design.  This is one of the main reasons why I like Topps so much.  Even when they have to use stickers, a lot of the time they’ll do their best to design the card in a way that will not allow the sticker to stick out like a sore thumb.  Are they immune to using white boxes with stickers?  No.  But at least they’re better at it then others.  In my opinion, the gold stickers best blend into the Supreme Autographs #’ed/99.

Booklets are where these cards truly reign “supreme”.  See what I did there 😉  Topps got football vets to include interesting inscriptions and hand-drawn plays.  The hand-drawn plays are really awesome.

Outside of the booklets, the Autographed Jumbo Patches are some of my favorites.  These horizontally designed cards have a jumbo patch, but it doesn’t overpower the players’ photo.  They left plenty of room for both.

Costing around $84.00, boxes can be on the expensive side.  Considering you only get (1) “hit”.  Like every product today, its a huge hit or miss if you’re trying to make back your money.

This is probably one of the better versions of Supreme.  I’d recommend opening a box.  Just don’t go all nuts if you don’t pull that life altering “hit”.  With Topps not holding anything back when it comes to football, you’ve got the opportunity to find some neat stuff.

Here is what I pulled:

Relic

  • Melvin Gordon/Ameer Abdullah/T.J. Yeldon/Matt Jones Rookie Quad Combos Patches #’ed/25

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Parallels

  • Kurt Warner Copper #’ed/194
  • Gale Sayers Copper #’ed/194

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Base

  • Matt Forte #31

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Castro ’15 Topps Supreme Auto Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Ryan Gluesing on being the lucky winner of the Miguel Castro 2015 Topps Supreme Green Parallel RC Auto #’ed/50.  Once Ryan Gluesing sends me his mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

Castro ’15 Topps Supreme Auto Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Miguel Castro 2015 Topps Supreme Green Parallel RC Auto #’ed/50.  Good luck!!!

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Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, October 16, 2015 @ 8:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

2015 Topps Supreme Baseball Box Break & Review

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The Topps Supreme brand is quickly becoming one of my favorite products to open each year.  Its configured just to my liking.  Boxes only contain (2) autographs, and NO base.  Last year I bought a few of these boxes as they are quite affordable.  Supreme continues it’s high-end feel with relatively low cost again for 2015.

You’ll find more on-card autographs within 2015 Supreme, but a lot of stickers are in here too.  The two cards I pulled have a layered canvas-like surface with hard-signed autographs.  They both look really good.  Supreme Stylings are case “hits”, and feature autographs on acetate.  I’m a big fan of acetate autographs, but the area of the card where they had the player sign is enclosed in a box.  I’d prefer to see a much more open area.  But that’s just me.

Booklets have had the same look for a while now.  Topps put an interesting twist to their Supreme Scope booklets this year.  These booklets contain three panels.  The middle panel contains the relic.  Panels on the right and left are both die-cut so when you close the booklet you can still see the relic.  This is actually a cool idea as you normally can’t see anything inside the booklet when its closed.

Boxes of 2015 Topps Supreme are currently selling for about $77.00.  Considering the high-end look with that kind of price, its a pretty sweet deal.

Here is what I pulled:

Autos

  • Jose Altuve Simply Supreme
  • Miguel Castro RC Green #’ed/50

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Card of the Day: Omar Vizquel 2015 Topps Supreme Auto

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Preview: 2015 Topps Supreme Baseball

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Topps Supreme Baseball is one of my personal favorite products that Topps has brought to the market in recent years.  Its a quick thrill with very little to no excess base cards.  To put it plainly, it gets right to the point.

Due out in September, 2015 Topps Supreme Baseball will come with (1) pack per box.  Each pack comes with only (2) cards.  Both cards will be autographed.  New additions include the Primary Pieces Autograph Relics, Touch of the Game booklets, and Supreme Scope relic books.  The Touch of the Game cards will look like the Bryce Harper booklet pictured above which contains an autograph on one side and a jumbo batting glove relic on the other.  Primary Pieces Autograph Relics will mix old and current players with big relics and autographs.  Supreme Scope (Hank Aaron below) cards will be a three panel booklet containing jumbo relics.  Every Supreme Scope player will have a one-of-one patch version too.

Products with this type of configuration are what I like to see on the menu.  Although, Allen & Ginter and Gypsy Queen can be fun to open as well.  I just don’t need all those base cards.

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