With the National Sports Collectors Convention coming up on August 2, 2012, Panini has made a huge announcement for one of their plans at the National.
One of the most interesting and innovative concepts for redemption replacements is being brought live to the show. If you are attending this event and have outstanding redemptions of at least 4 months, you’ll be able to get involved with this “trade up” program.
Combining the book value of your cards that you request replacement for, you will be able to get a “grab bag” style redemption replacement for your cards. They will fall in different sports and categories with you being able to redeem for several different valued grab bags. Yes, you can combine multiple cards for one higher value grab bag.
It’s really quite interesting what may be involved here. Will these cards be redemptions that were never redeemed? Cards that were never inserted into product, but produced anyway? Will these be NSCC show stamped items?
Either way, I have a feeling most collectors are going to end up happy with their replacement. Just the fact that you can combine 15 Nathan Eberle autographed rookies into 1 $200 grab bag card makes this interesting. I really can’t wait to see the results and what collectors end up pulling from these grab bags.
Find out more about this program on the Panini blog.