Wednesday, January 15, 2014

2013 Topps Triple Threads Football Cards Box Break Recap And Review

2013 Topps Triple Threads Football comes on strong with some major design changes, almost all of them for the better.  From the etched gold foil under sticker autographs to make their appearance more regal, to the use of three circle swatches that almost mimic the much higher end Five Star line, collectors will appreciate these cards.  Of course, the iconic die cut sayings that overlay the relic pieces still remain for some of the cards, because it just wouldn’t be Triple Threads without it.

Topps Triple Threads Football fits into our premium cards category.  Each master box has two mini boxes.  Each mini box contains 7 cards with a low numbered autographed triple relic and a low numbered triple relic card.

Here are all of the cards we pulled.

Marshawn Lynch, front and back
 Andrew Luck, Ray Rice
 Jerry Rice, LaDainian Tomlinson, Tony Romo

Color Parallels 
Tony Romo - Purple #/320 & Emerald #/170  
 Santonio Holmes - Purple #/320, Steve Young - Purple #/320

The Hits
 Quinton Patton Rookie Jumbo Relic - Purple #/75
 DeAndre Hopkins Triple Treads Relic #/36
 Stedman Bailey Base Rookie Autographed Triple Relic #/99

 Le'Veon Bell Rookie Autographed Single Relic #/99

Overall Look
The base card design here is strong with excellent use of gold foil accents.  Colored parallels are much more subtle this year as you can tell from our Tony Romo half Rainbow.  Hit cards look great.

Quality and Variety of Players
Triple Threads football does have a heavy premiere rookie lean, which is in line with the feel of Triple Threads from years past.

Do the Hits satisfy?
This really is the premiere release so far with some of the best looking hit cards to be produced.  Collectors should be very happy with these hits.

Will you keep coming back for more?
Triple Threads is always fun to open.  It is a product you will return to time and time again.


4 1/2 out of 5

2013 Topps Triple Threads Football delivers other solid release, a collectors' favorite year after year.

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