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Panini to Hold Black Friday Event Again in 2012

Panini's Black Friday promotion was one of the highlights in sports cards last year, and the company is gearing up for another groundbreaking promotion this year. Here are some initial details, with much more to come in the next week or so.

Scott Prusha of Panini has leaked out some information for Panini's upcoming Black Friday promotion in The Knight's Lance Blog, with a lot more information to come before the big event.


Prusha has revealed the following details:

  • The Black Friday promotion will feature a 50-card base set featuring players from all four major North American sports, including 27 Rookie Cards numbered to just 599.
  • There’s a 20-card Panini Collection insert debuting HD+ technology.
  • A 20-card Kings insert featuring painted images of the top legends and rookies from baseball (Diamond Kings), football (Gridiron Kings) basketball (Court Kings) and hockey (Ice Kings).
  • Two cards from Elite Series in a continuing insert honoring players who have made an impact on their sport and in the collectibles industry.
  • A six-card Thanksgiving Classic insert, featuring key players that will play on Turkey Day.