Monday, December 19, 2011
2012 Topps Archives
Topps is scheduled to release a rehash of Topps Archives, a series last produced in 2002. The set will include two autos per box, with the 75-player checklist including the likes of legendary HOFers such as Willie Mays,Ernie Banks, and Carl Yastrzemski. It will also include sigs newer players, such as Albert Pujols and Tim Lincecum. The base card designs will be those of the years 1954, 1971, 1980 and 1984, and the inserts will be tributes to 1967 Topps Stickers, 1968 Topps 3D, 1969 Topps Deckle Edge and the 1977 Topps Cloth sets. The relics take the form of the 1956 design. There will also be 1983 Mini autos in frames which have similar qualities to those of Allen-&-Ginter. Notably, there will be Topps Originals Buyback cards, as well.