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Panini America Previews 2012 Black Friday Cracked Ice Autograph Inserts (Gallery)

November 19, 2012

Here it is the Monday of Black Friday week and a few of us inside Panini Ameirca HQ just suffered something of a panic attack when we realized that there are still so many previews of the set’s impending greatness that we’ve yet to show.

Indeed, despite the staggering nature of the must-have cards — base, RCs, memorabilia, autographs, parallels, you name it — that we’ve shown so far, there’s still much left to see before the 2012 Black Friday promotion kicks off in earnest later this week.

So today, we provide a massive gallery showcasing a beautiful selection of Cracked Ice autograph inserts sure to provide highlights aplenty in hobby shops across the country later this week.¬†Featuring current superstars and rookies as well as some of the greatest legends of all time, the 2012 Black Friday autograph checklist is a stunning tribute to sports royalty. Gordie Howe. Mark Messier. Robert Griffin III. Andrew Luck. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. They’re all here — and so are many other collecting cornerstones. You can see exactly what we mean in the gallery below.

Stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance tomorrow for the master list of hobby shops participating in Black Friday and for additional sneak peeks at the product itself.

24 Comments leave one →
  1. Nick Rader permalink
    November 19, 2012 1:09 pm

    That RG3 is INSANE!!

  2. November 19, 2012 1:16 pm

    I think you should start calling these “funfetti” cards

  3. hudsonfan15 permalink
    November 19, 2012 1:16 pm

    Simply incredible gallery, this could go down as the best promotion yet! Thanks Tracy!

  4. November 19, 2012 1:18 pm

    These do look nice! I just wish the guys I collected were good enough to be included!

    BTW, isn’t Totally Certified Basketball coming out on Wednesday?? We haven’t seen a look at any of the cards from there yet!

  5. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    November 19, 2012 1:18 pm

    I am so going to have to buy singles…any contests to win some packs coming up??? :)

    EPIC is the only word that comes out when trying to describe what this promo is going to be like. Can’t wait!

  6. geoffgoebel permalink
    November 19, 2012 1:23 pm

    Iced out rg3 auto. Now that’s a sick card! Nice stuff!

  7. David Aguero permalink
    November 19, 2012 1:25 pm

    Return of the Prisms!!!! Too cool

  8. Eric Cabreros permalink
    November 19, 2012 2:10 pm

    This for sure will be the most sought after cards for a long long time.
    Love it!

  9. Andrew McKay permalink
    November 19, 2012 2:54 pm

    Sweet cards guys, the design on them is awesome.

  10. November 19, 2012 3:21 pm

    Love that Gordie Howe Whalers card!!

  11. November 19, 2012 3:42 pm

    Can’t wait!!! Sports Cards Plus of San Antonio will have 1320 Panini America Black Friday Packs. Best Pull from a 2012 Black Friday Pack WINS $100.00 at Sports Cards Plus and your Panini product purchases qualify you to enter our $500.00 drawing held the end of November.

  12. panthersfan89 permalink
    November 19, 2012 5:20 pm

    Those look amazing! How many packs can one get for each box?

  13. C. Thrash permalink
    November 20, 2012 7:14 am

    Will there be a list of participating shops that will be taking part in the Black Friday promotion?

    • November 20, 2012 7:38 am

      Absolutely. Working on finalizing that now.

      • C. Thrash permalink
        November 20, 2012 10:30 am

        Awesome…Thanks Tracy!

        After reviewing the list, there are no shops here in Houston that are participating….not that we have that many as it is, I think there’s only 2 or 3 shops here and they don’t really offer much anyway. So much for any Black Friday packs or deals here.

      • November 20, 2012 10:31 am

        Stay tuned. We’ll have details on our online component later today.

  14. Dave permalink
    November 20, 2012 11:00 am

    Tracy,

    Love the Blog, and the work you are putting in at Panini! We HAVE to get someone in Memphis, TN on the list to get these…

  15. C. Thrash permalink
    November 23, 2012 3:25 pm

    No Black Friday packs for me again this year….can’t afford a box of 2012 R&S Football to get them. Thanks anyway.

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