Traditionally speaking, most collectors look at mainstream, low-price-point trading card products as being low on bells, whistles and secondary-market value, too. But 2012 Score Football has proven to be far from traditional in the three months since its release.
After all, it’s not every day — if ever — that a 99-cent pack has the potential to deliver so much bang for a buck. For the first time ever, Panini America officials randomly inserted 1,600 Printing Plate 1/1s — historically the exclusive domain of higher-end products — into 2012 Score Football, marking the rare cards’ history-making first appearance in the venerable low-end brand.
Read more: The Official Blog of Panini America