Yes, I know it’s not the newest kid on the block, since it’s out since last july, but yesterday was my birthday and I found a good price for a box on dacardworld.com, so I jumped in for the thrill of busting 24 packs of one of the most succesful products of Topps, with all its highs and flaws.The Highs
Allen & Ginter has one of the neatest design around, a classy, clean throwback design that frames sketches of baseball players, sport champions and political personalities, too. The mini relics are also beautiful, and with the exception of the usual suspects like Mantle and Ruth, quite cheap and easy to find on the secondary market, making them a highly collectible item every year.
Then there are the autographs:
The autographs’ lineup of Allen & Ginter is the most impressive of any Topps release, with great champions from other sports alongside baseball players and personalities from politics.