Next week, Panini America’s fabled Classics Football franchise returns to the hobby for the first time in five years bolstered by the tangible and aesthetic effects of a product delivered straight from yesteryear. Clearly, this is not the Classics collectors are used to. From its pulpy, throwback feel to its blissful, old-school designs, 2016 Classics Football marks a return to glory for a proud brand that has received an undeniably brilliant facelift.
In the quick preview gallery that follows, we offer a revealing first glance at some of the product’s endearing design qualities — including captivating inserts such as Classic Clashes, Classic Moments, Next Level, Record Breakers, Team Tributes and more. We think you’ll agree that from the front to the back, Classics has been boldly reimagined; taken back in time so that it could catapulted forward.
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