Originally Posted by Ajax1723
Yea on card saved them for a couple more years. It will be dead soon if they don't decrease the price though, If price point was around 200, they would probably reenergize the set.
Bingo. For the last 5 years, Topps has increased the number of autograph cards in their Bowman products (usually by adding prospects with little to no chance of developing into MLB talent). It has allowed them to produce more sales while keeping the price per box very consistent. Sterling at $220 to $250 per box is simply not a good purchase. $200 may still be too much.
I wouldn't mind if Sterling went back to using stickers if it meant a lower price point. I always thought Sterling did a good job of creating a card that worked well with the stickers.
By the way, I think the 2012 design is a tie with the 2008 design and 2006 was the best. I do like the on card autos.