Releasing today is one the most anticipated sets every baseball season…Topps Archives! This yearly release has become know for its nostaglia-inducing card designs mirroring fan-favorite sets of the past! This year’s release is no different as it will showcase the 1959, 1977, and 1981 set designs.

While the retail boxes and packs are available now, the Hobby packs, boxes, and cases won’t see LCS shelves for another month or so (expected October 24, 2018).

Take advantage of the early release as Archives will also include the first pack-issued Juan Soto rookie cards of the 2018 season!

Last but not least, this year’s Archives set will also include an insert set consisting of cast members from the 1993 hit movie The Sandlot. Look for autograph versions of these cards, too!

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2018 Topps Archives Baseball

Configuration: 5 cards

Inside Each Blaster Box: THE RETAIL VALUE BOX WILL FEATURE A BONUS PACK CONTAINING 2 TOPPS COINS, REMINISCENT OF THE EARLY 1980s.

Highlights: Topps® ArchivesTM Baseball will return in 2018 to showcase wide-ranging additions!

• Comprehensive and diverse autograph checklist
• Additional unannounced card variations
• New throwback on-card autograph subsets
• Components commemorating the classic baseball movie, The Sandlot

THE RETAIL VALUE BOX WILL FEATURE A BONUS PACK CONTAINING 2 TOPPS COINS, REMINISCENT OF THE EARLY 1980s.

The Sandlot Insert Cards

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the film’s release and featuring images from the cult movie hit on the 1962 Topps design.

Parallels include:

• Green Parallel: sequentially numbered to 99.

• Blue Parallel: sequentially numbered to 25.

• Gold Foil Parallel: numbered 1/1.

The Sandlot Autograph Cards

• Silver Parallel: sequentially numbered to 99.

• Blue Parallel: sequentially numbered to 25.

• Gold Parallel: numbered 1/1.

This year’s autograph checklist will feature an array of baseball personalities and short-printed subjects along with the Fan Favorites and active MLB® greats to which ArchivesTM is accustomed.

Fan Favorites Autographs

Featuring ON-CARD autographs of baseball personalities, fan favorites, retired greats and active MLB® stars on vintage Topps card designs.

• Purple Parallel: sequentially numbered to 150.

• Silver Parallel: sequentially numbered to 99.
• Gold Parallel: numbered 1/1.

Coming Attraction Autograph

Sequentially numbered.

• Blue Parallel: sequentially numbered to 25.

• Gold Foil Parallel: numbered 1/1.

1993 Topps All Stars Dual Autographs

Featuring a variation of the 1993 Topps All Stars design to include an ON-CARD autograph for the game’s biggest active stars and thematic pairs.

Sequentially numbered to 25.
• Gold Foil Parallel: numbered 1/1.

Topps Originals Autographs

Featuring an assortment of buybacks from the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s, signed by retired MLB® stars.

• Sequentially numbered to 10.

2018 Archives will celebrate Topps’ renowned 1959, 1977, and 1981 designs across a 300-card base set. Look for a limited number of unannounced card variations, themed accordingly.

Base Cards

1959 Topps (100 subjects) 1977 Topps (100 subjects) 1981 Topps (100 subjects)

Parallels include, but are not limited to:
• Purple Parallel: sequentially numbered to 175.

• Silver Parallel: sequentially numbered to 99.
• Gold Foil Parallel: numbered 1/1.

Up to 10 Base Card Variations will also be included in this year’s release and will feature subtle differences from the Base Card. Limited.

2018 Topps Archives Baseball will feature insert card subsets highlighting wide-ranging genres of trading cards.

1959 Topps Combo Cards

Featuring today’s prolific player pairs on a recreate of the 1959 Topps Combo cards.

1977 Topps Turn Back the Clock

Featuring baseball events that occurred at previous moments in time, on a recreate of the 1977 Topps Turn Back the Clock design.

1981 Topps Future Stars

Featuring three players per team on a recreate of the 1981 Topps
Future Stars design.

Topps Rookie History

Recreating the most iconic rookie cards in Topps history.

• Purple Foil Stamp Parallel: sequentially numbered to 150.

• Green Foil Stamp Parallel: sequentially numbered to 99.
• Blue Foil Stamp Parallel: sequentially numbered to 50.
• Red Foil Stamp Parallel: sequentially numbered to 10.

• Gold Foil Stamp Parallel: numbered 1/1.

Coming Attraction

A recreate of the Coming Attraction design from 1993 Topps showcasing 2018’s biggest rookie names.

ADDITIONALLY, RETAIL VALUE BOXES WILL BE THE EXCLUSIVE HOME OF 1980s-THEMED TOPPS COINS. GUARANTEED 2 PER VALUE BOX.

Where To Buy: 2018 Topps Archives Baseball

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