Wednesday, May 16, 2012

2012 Topps Olympians

2012 Topps Olympics Team & Hopefuls
2012.05.02 - Topps has released a series of cards honoring US brightest Olympians and hopefuls, with a 100 card base set. The base set includes US Women's Soccer team members Hope Solo (card# 50), Kelly O'Hara (card# 61) Carli Lloyd (card# 83) Alex Morgan (card# 90) and Abby Wambach (card#93).
The base set utilizes a stylized photo on a backdrop of the American flag. The set includes variations featuring gold, silver or bronze foil. The Alex Morgan shows a bronze foil variation, the Hope Solo card shown is a silver foil variety.

The set includes autograph cards, uniform relics and patch cards. An example of the Juan Aguelo autograph card is shown. The men's team did not qualify for the 2012 Olympics, and Agudelo is the only men's team member in the set. The autograph cards have the autograph on a sticker that is added to the card, placed within a thin white frame. Other autographs in the set include Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach...

Relic cards to be updated when scans are available...

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