The sports card community is buzzing with excitement as a variety of highly anticipated releases are just around the corner. From the luxurious 2022-23 Panini Immaculate Basketball to the expansive 2023-24 Upper Deck O-Pee-Chee Hockey, collectors are eager to get their hands on these premium memorabilia and autograph cards.
As we transition from January to February, we can look forward to an exciting lineup of releases in the coming two weeks. Let’s take a closer look at what collectors can expect:
Releases Closing Out January:
2022-23 Panini Immaculate Basketball (Available from 1/31): After a slight delay from its original December launch, this high-tier set is finally hitting the shelves. While it may lack Wemby cards, it makes up for it with standout rookie cards from the 2022-23 season, featuring players like Paolo Banchero. Each tin of this set contains a single pack with six cards, including three autographs and two memorabilia cards. Collectors can look forward to unique pieces ranging from sneakers to championship memorabilia.
2023 Topps Diamond Icons (Available from 1/31): Designed for those who love the thrill of premium cards, Diamond Icons is sure to impress. Each box delivers ten cards, consisting of seven autographs, two autographed relics, and one relic card. These limited edition cards have a print run of no more than 25. This year, the release introduces the Black PoluchromatINK and White PlychromatINK autograph subsets. These subsets feature unique metallic inks and are all serially numbered to 15 or less.
Additional releases on 1/31: 2022-23 Upper Deck Credentials Hockey and 2023 Panini Prime Racing.
Early February Debuts:
2023-24 Upper Deck O-Pee-Chee Hockey (Releasing on 2/7): For fans who appreciate a vast base set, O-Pee-Chee Hockey is the perfect choice. This release offers a whopping 600 cards, including a 100-card subset dedicated to last season’s all-stars and Marquee rookies. The focus here is on the base set, parallels, and inserts. Each box contains 18 packs, with each pack containing ten cards.
2023 Topps Luminaries Baseball (Releasing on 2/7): Continuing its legacy of excellence, Luminaries Baseball guarantees an encased autograph or autograph relic card in each single-pack box. All cards are numbered to 15 or less. Keep an eye out for the coveted book cards that feature up to 50 players.
2022-23 Panini Flawless Baseball (Releasing on 2/7): Flawless Baseball is back with its signature luxury briefcase packaging. Each pack is meticulously curated with ten cards, including seven autographs, two relics, and one gem card. The set features special finds like Bat Knobs, Bat Nameplates, and Cleat Spikes, along with rare 1-of-1 cut autographs and memorabilia cards. Boxes are expected to be listed for around $2,000 on eBay.
Additional releases on 2/7 include 2023 Panini Rookies & Stars Football, 2023 Panini Chronicles Racing, and 2023-24 Panini Prizm Premier League Soccer.
These upcoming weeks are filled with releases that cater to a wide range of collectors. Whether you’re a fan of premium basketball cards or classic hockey sets, there’s something exciting for everyone. Get ready to add these incredible cards to your collection and elevate your sports card game.