Manufacturer: Panini America
Product: 2016-17 Spectra Basketball
All I can say is OPTI-CHROME! Talk about Razzle and Dazzle. This set is high-end and that keeps me from opening any of it but man. To see this stuff in person. I know why people love it. The patterns were cool and reminded me of those 90’s inserts. Pair that up with some thick card stock and we have a winner here.
The only downside to the set in my opinion? The cost per box and the rookie class, well, they could be changed up to give a better value, perceived or not.
My favorite cards of the case were the Nebula refractor, base card or not that design is awesome. I would love to have a whole wall using that as wallpaper. The other cards I like were the Diallo patch auto, the McCaw patch auto, the veteran Walter Berry Patch auto, and finally the Bradley Beal Spectacular Swatches.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
- 10 cards per pack
- 1 packs per box
- 6 boxes per case
- 7 Autograph or Memorabilia cards
- Every autographed card in the program features a swatch of memorabilia and parallels, which are sequentially numbered all the way down to a one of one Nebula parallel.
- Global Icons Memorabilia Autographs showcases 15 of the most popular NBA players from around the world!
- Collect Rookie Jersey Autograph cards of the 2016-17 NBA Rookie Class!
- Spectra is back and features the familiar Opti-Chrome print technology and the color parallels that collectors have come to expect!
THE DETAILS and THE ODDS
SPECTACULAR SWATCHES AUTOGRAPHS NEON GREEN
GLOBAL ICONS MEMORABILIA AUTOGRAPHS GREEN
Spectra offers a wide variety of speci cally themed autographed sets with multiple parallel versions, jumbo-prime swatches, and a spectacular mix of current, retired and rookie NBA players!
LOCKED IN AUTOGRAPHED MEMORABILIA NEBULA 1/1
ROOKIE JERSEY AUTOGRAPHS
ROOKIE JERSEY AUTOGRAPHS GOLD
Collect this latest rookie class the way you want! Every autograph is signed on card, and every player boasts a base version sequentially #’d/300 and parallel versions numbered all the way down to one-of-one!
ROOKIE JERSEY AUTOGRAPHS NEBULA 1/1
ALSO LOOK FOR THESE RANDOMLY INSERTED CARDS:
Base set Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered from 60 to 1. Rookie Jersey Autographs Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 99 to 1. Spectacular Swatch Autographs Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 149 to 1. Rising Stars Memorabilia Autographs Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 199 to 1. Locked In Autographed Memorabilia Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 199 to 1. In the Zone Autographed Memorabilia Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 149 to 1. Spectacular Swatches Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 149 to 1. Catalysts Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 149 to 1. Triple Threat Materials Neon Blue/Pink/Neon Green/Gold/Green/Nebula numbered 149 to 1. On average. Non-base cards are included approximately 7 in every pack.