Topps has created two special sets for the 2007 National Collector's Convention in Cleveland, OH. One is available exclusively via wrapper redemption at the Topps Booth and the other is available through the show's VIP package.
The wrapper redemption will take place at the Topps booth.
A special eight-card 2007 Allen & Ginter set that pays homage to young Ohio sports will be the theme of this year's redemption. Collectors opening three packs of any 2007 Topps/Bowman product (only 2007 Baseball, 2007 Football and 2006-07 Basketball) can redeem their their wrappers for the following exclusive Allen & Ginter Cards. Collectors will have choice between a regular 2"x3" version and a mini version (original sized). The schedule will be announced at the show.
NCC1 Brady Quinn, Cleveland Browns
NCC2 Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns
NCC3 Ted Ginn Jr, Miami Dolphins
NCC4 Grady Sizemore, Cleveland Indians
NCC5 C.C. Sabathia, Cleveland Indians
NCC6 Victor Martinez, Cleveland Indians
NCC7 Greg Oden, Portland Trailblazers
Topps also returns to "The National" with its popular "Cards That Never Were" with five cards from 1957. One four-card cello pack will be issued to each VIP guest. The subjects are as follows:
# 408 Roger Maris, Cleveland Indians
# 409 Roberto Clemente –Future Star, Pittsburgh Pirates
# 410 Mickey Mantle – A.L. MVP, New York Yankees
# 411 Mickey Mantle/Yogi Berra – World Series Teammates, New York Yankees
# 412 Bob Feller, Cleveland Indians