Last year I was able to break open a box of Panini's newest line of football line in Luminance and I was hoping to be able to repeat that this year.
Of course it will be hard to top my big pull last year in a Saquon Barkley autograph /75, but I am hoping for the best.
This years product from previews looked pretty much like it had stayed on task in comparison to last years product so I will be curious if there is any new kinks added or changes to this years product.
So sit down, grab that fresh cup of coffee and enjoy another Coffee Break with me.
This years base set is built up of 200 cards. 100 rookies and 100 veterans. Within that 100 veterans includes players with their updated teams like one of the biggest ones in....
The design is almost a clone to last years look with the rough surface, photography and no border look.
I wanted to show off a couple other base so you get an idea of what kind of photography that Panini used.
I also pulled my first Austin Mack rookie base for the Giants undrafted free agent rookie snag.
I will say though, finding the top rookies are not easy. My best rookie pull was Jalen Hurts from this box.
*takes another sip of coffee, thinks about the Giants offense with Jones, Barkley, Lewis, Shepard, Tate, Slayton, Mack, Engram, and a new oline. Smiles, then continues onto the parallels*
There are two different forms of parallels in this product. One for veterans, one for rookies. Here is what you will be looking for,
Base Parallels: Gold /299, Blue /99, Green /75, Orange /50, Red /25, Pink /10, and Platinum 1/1.
Rookie Parallels: Gold /250, Blue /99, Green /75, Orange /50, Red /25, Pink /10, and Platinum 1/1.
*sneaks in another sip, continues on*
The inserts I wasn't overly impressed with last year, but this year, much different story. The designs and color schemes pop off of the card.
Inserts include the following parallels, Orange /100, Green /10, and Platinum 1/1.
*stops to drink more coffee and grab a bite to eat before taking a look at the hits*
Luminance stays true to itself whether it's base cards, inserts or even hits. You get that feeling throughout the product. I know that sounds weird, but some products look differently at their different levels.
*coffee mug still shaking in my hand after that last card. My current appearance looks like someone who was up all night and had too much caffeine*
I once again was impressed with this product. Think even more so this year because of the insert improvements over last year. This box wasn't looking too promising at first then the Kyler came and that changed the entire outcome value wise in here.
If you're looking to take a gamble on an early product for this years rookie class, I say look no further than Luminance.
*done typing, gets up to stretch and grab another cup of coffee before the days chores begin*
Ratings (ratings based on 1-5 🍵)