First of all, what a great name for a product!
In the spirit of always thinking of new ways to collect your favorite sets - a few years ago I found out about this product and have been obsessed ever since. I specifically collect any subjects that have signed their 2006 A&G card in any year of the Topps Archives Signature Series sets.
Extreme focus has SO many benefits. But it also has many many faults, one of which being that I am very limited to what I can add to my collection with this discipline. Solution? Find tangential ways to add to your collection! This is one way and I'll document at least one other in a future post.
I added in some details I've gathered below if anyone is interested in reading!
From what I can tell there are at least 111 cards of the original 350 that could have already potentially been produced for this set. I have visual proof of 77 and so far I’ve been able to find 73 of them. I will always be looking for more so please keep me in mind if you ever see any in the wild.
product since 2015
2016 was an All Star edition
active and retired editions since 2017
110 of the 2006 player checklist have been included over the years
so far I can only confirm that 75 of them have signed their 2006 card
Only 6 players signed cards in every year of this products history; Smoltz, Chipper, Clemens, Glavine, Cal Ripken
missing Giambi, Guerrero and Smoltz from the "existing" list
Dream cards, if they exist, would be Ernie Banks, Greg Maddux, Frank Robinson, Bob Feller, Stan Musial, Brooks Robinson, Tony LaRussa, Albert Pujols (Ever seen any of those??)