Collectors attending the Nov. 11-13 Sportscard & Memorabilia Expo in Toronto will have the chance to pick up some exclusive cards through two wrapper redemption programs taking place at the show.
Collectors who open a box of Upper Deck Series 1 Hockey at the Upper Deck booth will receive one autographed Priority Signings card. Among the confirmed signers in this series are Sidney Crosby, Gordie Howe, Dion Phaneuf, Alexander Steen, Jason Spezza, Wendel Clark, Martin Brodeur and Wayne Gretzky.
Collectors breaking boxes of 2006-07 Flair Showcase at the UD booth will receive a special Evgeni Malkin card. The card will be the first licensed card to picture the rookie superstar with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Collectors will be limited to one Malkin card per person, per day.
Meanwhile, In The Game will be offering a variety of redemption programs. collectors opening packs of In The Game-Used International Ice Signature can redeem their wrapper for an exclusive Fall Expo International Ice Game-Used Memorabilia card or a Game-Used Memorabilia card stamped 1/1. Packs of International Ice must be opened at the In The Game booth. This 18-card collection is limited to 20 copies each. In addition, there is a Gold 1/1 version of each card.
Collectors opening Phenoms Super Boxes can redeem their wrappers for an exclusive 10-card Fall Expo Exclusive Phenoms Game-Used
Memorabilia card (limited to 20 copies each) or a Game-Used Memorabilia card from Phenoms Super Box series stamped 1/1 with the Fall Expo logo.
Collectors opening boxes of ITG’s Heroes and Prospects will recieve show-stamped, 1-of-1 versions of memorabilia cards from 2005-06 In The Game Heroes and Prospects. Rules for what Heroes and Prospects cards must be opened to receive the cards are available at the In The Game booth.
The show will take place Nov. 9-11 at the Toronto International Centre. Map, directions and ticket info is availiable online at www.sportcardexpo.com