Baseball card blog focusing on 1971 Topps, cards of catchers and the Colorado Rockies, sometimes drifting of into other areas or sports.
Tuesday, 14 January 2014
Acetate Appreciation: 2005 Topps Hot Button
A weird little set that you don't see much of, 2005 Topps Hot Button. These cards were part of a game made by Topps in which players would insert cards into an electronic game unit and the game would come up with a result based on the cards used. The cards themselves were sold as a starter kit with 20 cards and a game unit and as booster packs with 7 cards.
The cards themselves are pretty cheaply made, flimsy acetate with the graphics showing through both sides. They came in both regular base cards and refractors