First Ever "Pistol" Pete Maravich Autographed Card

Auto Date Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Press Pass has included the first ever autographed card of basketball legend “Pistol” Pete Maravich in it’s 2006-07 Press Pass Legends Basketball.

Each card is numbered to 5 and contains a cut autograph.

The card numbered 1/5 is currently listed on Ebay and has a Buy-It-Now price of $5,499.00.  As of posting this entry, the seller has received 14 offers via the Ebay offer system.

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NBA Selects 32 Shops for Makeover Contest

Auto Date Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

The NBA has selected the 32 finalists for the NBA Hobby Shop Makeover contest.  The winning shop will received a complete makeover by Celebrity Designer Michael Moloney of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition fame.

The shop that collects the most NBA trading card pack wrappers between December 1, 2006 and February 28, 2007 will be the winner.

Customer will also have a change at winning the following:

  • (4) First Prize winners will receive a year’s worth of NBA Trading Cards
  • (250) Second Prize winners will receive a Trading Card Mini-Binder
  • (500) Third Prize winners will receive an ERTL Collectibles NBA Die Cast Vehicle

Customers will also receive an entry form for a chance to win a trip for two to the 2007 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot in New York and a year’s worth of NBA trading cards.

For qualifying shops, please visit

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New Redemption Promotion Announced by Upper Deck

Auto Date Sunday, September 3rd, 2006

Upper Deck has announced a new redemption promotion that will be distributed throughout the following Upper Deck and Fleer NBA products:

  • Upper Deck Rookie Debut (2 per case)
  • Upper Deck Reflections (3 per case)
  • Fleer Ultra (2 per case)
  • Upper Deck Ovation (4 per case)
  • Upper Deck Hardcourt (20 per case = 1 per box)

The redemption product will be called UD Black.  Each pack will have one of the following:

  • UD Black Memorabilia Card (#’d to 99 or less)
  • UD Black Autograph Card (#’d to 99 or less)
  • Product voucher for an Upper Deck Authenticated Item
  • Chance to attend the exclusive Michael Jordan’s Flight School
  • $1000 Upper Deck Shopping Spree
  • Upper Deck Experience (includes airfare and accomdations for 3 Days/2 Nights)
  • A Trip to the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot including airfare and accommodations
  • Diamond Club Membership

From Upper Deck: “Never before has a basketball set been produced in which every card in the set is either an autograph card or a memorabilia card… Until Now.”




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Jordan Rookie Sells for $6000+?

Auto Date Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

A seller from Allen Park, Michigan recently completed an auction for a 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie card for $6,101.99.  The card which was graded 9.5 by BGS received 21 bids.  The feedback rating of the buyer was 0, so a successful completion of the transaction may be in doubt.





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