With the release of 2019 Topps Heritage, which draws inspiration from the original 1970 Topps base set design, just a few days away, we couldn’t think of a better time to refresh collectors’ memories of previous Topps Heritage sets. The general premise of the Topps Heritage sets is to mimic the original Topps set that occurred 49 years prior.
Since the inception of Heritage in 2001, collectors have flocked to the release for a variety of reasons, most notably nostalgia. Heritage is a nod to the days of collecting that are long behind us when sets ruled and autographs, relics, and Refractors weren’t even a blip on the radar. It also allows those of us that weren’t alive in the early days of collecting to see what our heroes of today would look like on card designs from the 50s, 60s, and now, the 70s!
After the review of past releases, there’s a preview of what designs should be coming in the next handful of years for the fan-favorite Heritage line from Topps.
2001 Topps Heritage – 1952 Topps
2002 Topps Heritage – 1953 Topps
2003 Topps Heritage – 1954 Topps
2004 Topps Heritage – 1955 Topps
2005 Topps Heritage – 1956 Topps
2006 Topps Heritage – 1957 Topps
2007 Topps Heritage – 1958 Topps
2008 Topps Heritage – 1959 Topps
2009 Topps Heritage – 1960 Topps
2010 Topps Heritage – 1961 Topps
2011 Topps Heritage – 1962 Topps
2012 Topps Heritage – 1963 Topps
2013 Topps Heritage – 1964 Topps
2014 Topps Heritage – 1965 Topps
2015 Topps Heritage – 1966 Topps
2016 Topps Heritage – 1967 Topps
2017 Topps Heritage – 1968 Topps
2018 Topps Heritage – 1969 Topps
2019 Topps Heritage – 1970 Topps
Now that we’ve provided a recap of the designs used since the birth of the Topps Heritage sets, it’s time to look ahead to the next five years of designs that can be anticipated in future Heritage releases.
2020 Topps Heritage – 1971 Topps
2021 Topps Heritage – 1972 Topps
2022 Topps Heritage – 1973 Topps
2023 Topps Heritage – 1974 Topps
2024 Topps Heritage – 1975 Topps
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