The Topps Company and the National Sports Collectors Convention are pleased to announce that the Stephen Strasburg 2010 Topps Heritage Rookie Card #1/999 has been placed in an auction on eBay with the proceeds from the sale being given to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Topps had previously announced that the Strasburg card, which is a limited edition sequentially numbered to 999, will be available in designated quantities and at designated times from Wednesday, August 4th to Sunday August 8th, exclusively at the Topps Corporate Booth (#2017), during the 31st National Sports Collectors Convention, Aug 4-8 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The card will be limited to one copy per person per day. You can win Card #1 of 999 in this one of a kind auction. Presented by Topps, The National Sports Collectors Convention has been authorized to auction Stephen Strasburg's first sequentially numbered card, on eBay. Click this link to view the current bidding. The Auction will end on Tuesday afternoon, August 2.
100% of the proceeds will be donated to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
In addition to this rare and authentic card, the National will also include a full **VIP Pass to the National, good for all the benefits listed below;
Early entrance to the National all 5 days.*
12 free select VIP celebrity star autographs
Every promotional card given to all VIP Club members.
Entrance to the private VIP Party on Wed from 2:30pm to 4pm
**VIP Pass is good only at the 31st National Sports Collectors Convention and must be picked up in person at VIP Registration, during the Convention hours. No benefits for non-attendee are available. The Strasburg Heritage card is available to anyone bidding, whether attending the show or not. You may either pick up the card in person, at the National, or we will mail it out to you. Information pertaining to the National may be found at WWW.NSCCSHOW.COM.
*-Topps will be distributing a limited number of the Heritage Strasburg Rookie cards each day at their Corporate Booth #2017. Remember, if you purchase a VIP Admission package , you will enter the show 1/2 hour early each day and can visit Topps to find out how to get your Strasburg Rookie Card.
Tickets and VIP Registration Packages for the 31st National Sports Collectors Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center, August 4-8, 2010 are now on sale online at the National's web site.Single-day General Admission Tickets are $16.50 (if purchased online) and are good for any single day of the National, including the Wednesday Night Sneak Peek on August 4. Tickets purchased on site at the Convention Center will be $19.95. Several variations of VIP Tickets are available from $119-$259 and offer additional benefits. All tickets can be purchased for discounted advance prices on the National's web site at www.NSCCShow.com.
Autograph Tickets are currently being sold by Tristar Productions on their web site, www.TristarProductions.com . Any autograph related questions should be addressed directly to Tristar by email at: NSCCAutographs@TristarProductions.com
A limited number of booths are still available for exhibitors at the 31st National in Baltimore. For information or to request booth space, contact Megan in the National Office at 732-735-6683.
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