2017 Topps Archives Baseball Hobby Box

Archives

24 Packs Per Box, 8 Cards Per Pack

(2) Autographs Per Box

Topps Archives Baseball returns in 2017 to showcase wide-ranging improvements:

– A more comprehensive and diverse autograph checklist
– Additional unannounced card variations
– New throwback on-card autograph subsets
– The 1960, 1982, and 1992 Topps designs
Topps will be adding a DEREK JETER RETROSPECTIVE INSERT subset to 2017 Topps Archives Baseball

DEREK JETER RETROSPECTIVE INSERT-1:12 packs:

This subset will recreate an iconic Topps card (majority are Topps flagship designs) from Jeter’s prospect and MLB playing career (1993-2015). There will be 21 cards in the set. Each card will feature a Derek Jeter special edition foil stamp, which will be silver on the base versions.

Parallels for the set include:

– Blue foil (numbered to 150)
– Green foil (numbered to 99)
– Gold foil (numbered to 50)
– Red foil (numbered to 10)
– Black foil (numbered 1/1)

DEREK JETER RETROSPECTIVE INSERT SHORT PRINTS-1 per case:

In addition to the 21 subjects listed above, 3 subjects will be short-printed. These cards will be the 1993 Topps Draft Pick card, the 2015 Topps card (Jeter’s final flagship), and the 2007 Jeter short-print variation that included Mantle/Bush (subjects on Mantle/Bush will be changed). Base versions continue to feature a silver foil Derek Jeter special edition stamp.

These short prints will be paralleled on the foil stamp:

– Green foil (numbered to 99)
– Gold foil (numbered to 50)
– Red foil (numbered to 10)
– Black foil (numbered 1/1)

DEREK JETER RETROSPECTIVE AUTOGRAPHS:

All of the DEREK JETER RETROSPECTIVE INSERT and DEREK JETER RETROSPECTIVE INSERT SHORT PRINTS subjects except for the 2007 variation (23 active + 1 alt) will receive an ON-CARD autograph. Cards will feature the Derek Jeter special edition foil stamp, which will be silver on the base auto. Base versions will be sequentially numbered to 5 with a 1/1 black foil stamp parallel.

Key Rookies: Aaron Judge, Yoan Moncada, Andrew Benintendi, Dansby Swanson, Yulieski Gurriel, Alex Bregman, Tyler Glasnow.
PRODUCT BREAKDOWN:

AUTOGRAPH CARDS:

This year’s autograph checklist will feature an array of baseball personalities and short-printed subjects along with the Fan Favorites and active MLB greats to which Archives is accustomed.

Fan Favorites Autographs:

Featuring ON-CARD autographs of baseball personalities, fan favorites, retired greats and active MLB stars on vintage Topps card designs.

– Peach Parallel: sequentially numbered.
– Blue Parallel: sequentially numbered.
– Red Parallel: numbered to 25. NEW!
– Gold Parallel: numbered 1/1.

1959 Bazooka Baseball Autographs: NEW!

Based on the 1959 Bazooka Baseball box bottom cards. Traditionally sized and featuring MLB retired greats and active stars. Sequentially numbered. 1 PER HOBBY CASE.

1960 Rookie Star Autographs: NEW!

Featuring ON-CARD autographs of the year’s biggest rookies on the renowned 1960 Topps Rookie card design. Sequentially numbered.

Topps Originals Autographs:

Featuring an assortment of buybacks from throughout the decades. Cards will be foil stamped as Topps Originals and signed ON-CARD. Sequentially numbered.
BASE CARDS:

2017 Archives will celebrate Topps’ renowned 1960, 1982, and 1992 designs across a 300-card base set. Look for a limited number of unannounced card variations, themed accordingly.

Base Cards:

1960 Topps (100 subjects)
1982 Topps (100 subjects)
1992 Topps (100 subjects)

Base Card parallels will include an additional low-numbered variation in 2017:

– Peach Parallel: sequentially numbered.
– Blue Parallel: sequentially numbered.
– Red Parallel: sequentially numbered to 25. NEW!
– Black Parallel: numbered 1/1.

Up to 20 Base Card Variations will also be included in this year’s release and will feature subtle differences from the Base Card. Limited.
INSERT CARDS:

2017 Topps Archives Baseball will feature insert card subsets highlighting wide-ranging genres of trading cards.

1959 Bazooka Baseball: NEW!

Based on the 1959 Bazooka Baseball oversized box bottom cards. Resized to fit within packs and featuring a mix of MLB retired greats and active stars.

2016 Retro Original: NEW!

A vintage-themed design new to the 2017 release, featuring elite veteran greats.

Look for sequentially numbered limited edition autograph variations of 1959 Bazooka Baseball in addition to color parallels of both insert sets.
2017 Topps Archives Baseball will arrive in May 2017. Don’t miss out on this revamped release.

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