Sunday, September 12, 2010

Hoopography Top 25: #12

Here's the number 12 card in my personal collection Top 25 countdown. This 1993 Shaquille O'neal Classic Future #NNO is really a no brainier for me at the number 12 spot in this countdown. It's an extra large acetate early Shaq' card. As many of you know, I love the acetate plastic cards. This Classic Futures card is translucent, but it's tough to tell from the scan. It's really one of those cards that looks better in hand than on scans. Checkout the basketball Shaq' is dunking. He truly had the world in his hands when he came into the Association.

These cards are not terribly scarce, and usually pop up on eBay every couple weeks. The book value is $30.00, but typically sells for right around $10 - $15 (click here). This is just a really neat card that I'm excited to have in my collection and at the number 12 spot in the Hoopography Top 25 countdown.

Happy collecting and… "Enjoy Every Bounce of the Ball".


  1. Another awesome acetate card! I just started building an acetate set (from 90's football)... stay tuned... I'll be posting about it in the near future.

  2. Thanks Mark, looking forward to seeing that post/set!!!

  3. Classic definitely loved their acetate. I kind of miss some of the zany things that they tried with cards.

  4. I really like Classic. They made some of the best on-card auto'd cards of future stars ever. Maybe even one of those auto'd cards will be coming up in the countdown.