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Before the Cuts: Behind the Scenes with the Upcoming 2011 Donruss Limited Cuts

October 19, 2011

Several veteran members of the Panini America Product Development team recently spent significant portions of their months tirelessly researching, scrutinizing and acquiring cut signatures from the some of the most legendary sports, entertainment and political figures in American history.

The lion’s share of their labor will be featured attractions in the December release of 2011 Donruss Limited Cuts, a product previewed to rave reviews earlier this week right here on The Knight’s Lance.

Below is an exclusive peek at just some of the historic autographs the Panini America team has in store for the product, including incomparable cuts from the likes of Muhammad Ali, Roberto Clemente and Cy Young, to name three.

 

13 Comments leave one →
  1. Derek Stepan's # 1 Collector permalink
    October 19, 2011 10:31 am

    Hi Tracy…Im gonna be very interseted in this Awesome product…its gonna make a Great Christmas gift to myself…lol ! Whats the Manufacturer’s Suggest Retail price per pack/case going to be ? Thanks.

    • October 19, 2011 1:57 pm

      We don’t release SRPs, but will release the MAP (minimum advertised price) in the coming weeks.

  2. October 19, 2011 11:13 am

    Thanks for showing these off in their unaltered state. Obviously it’s a bit late to include in this product, but I’d really like to see a cut signature of Willie Mays before his current signature style was adopted.

  3. Matthew Gilman permalink
    October 19, 2011 11:17 am

    VEry cool behind the scenes. I had always wondered what these looked like before being put into cards.

  4. freethrowtommy permalink
    October 19, 2011 11:34 am

    Just curious, who authenticates the cut signatures for Panini? I imagine these all go to someone before they are packed out to prevent future problems.

    • October 19, 2011 1:55 pm

      Yes, sir. These are thoroughly scrutinized and authenticated prior to being processed.

      • Jimmy permalink
        October 19, 2011 5:31 pm

        The side by side Roger Hornsby signatures look totally different. Who besides Panini guarantees the signatures?

  5. kollectornet permalink
    October 19, 2011 12:18 pm

    Awsome!!!

    • kollectornet permalink
      October 19, 2011 12:19 pm

      Awesome…ha.

      That’s what happen when you type fast.

  6. October 19, 2011 6:53 pm

    I would love to see a Harry Kalas cut in there.

  7. Nick Gauder permalink
    October 19, 2011 7:34 pm

    I cant wait to bust some boxes of this stuff! I would pass out if i pullled a Clemente or Ty Cobb. Will Mickey Mantle or Lou Gherig or Ted Williams cuts be in there?

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