2005 Rittenhouse Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Trading Cards

2005 Rittenhouse Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition trading cards center on the mini-series that launched the reboot. It also introduced the hobby to a new cast of characters and actors. Like all the sets for the show that would follow, autographs and costume cards are a focal point. Both are inserted one per box.

The 72-card base set offers a detailed breakdown of the mini-series that showcased a re-imagined story. The characters were largely the same, albeit some cast in very different lights, but the tone is much grittier and dark. Most base sets have an entire season to draw from as well as character cards and other subsets. 2005 Rittenhouse Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition has a title card and three checklists. The remaining 68 cards are all recaps.

The 13-card autograph checklist features enough key stars to be considered impressive. However, there's still plenty of names not included. Most would come in ensuing sets over the next handful of years. Leading the signers here are the show's two breakout female stars: Katee Sackhoff (Starbuck) and Tricia Helfer (Number Six).

All the autographs but one are included in packs. Callum Keith Rennie is included with the set's binder. There's also a dual autograph with Sackhoff and Jamie Bamber that was given out as a six-case incentive.

Six different characters are featured in the eight-card From the Archives costume card set. Each has a piece of wardrobe included in the card.

2005 Rittenhouse Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition has three additional insert sets available in packs: Roll Call, Cylon Threat and the die-cut Quotable Battlestar Galactica.

A couple of sketch cards were produced for the set, although both are incentives. Chris Henderson cards are case toppers. Two-case incentive color SketchaFEX cards are done by Warren Martinek.

2005 Rittenhouse Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Trading Cards Checklist

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Cards per pack: 5
Packs per box: 40
Boxes per case: 12
Release Date: May 4, 2005

Base Set

72 cards.

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Base

1 Title Card
2 Created By Man
3 Remote Space Station
4 It Has Begun
5 The Last Bettlestar
6 End of an Era
7 Classic Viper, Restored
8 Impetuous Starbuck
9 Bad News
10 A Killer Among Us
11 Gaius Baltar
12 The Feel Like Us
13 Apollo's Arrival
14 Number Six
15 Conflict of Wills
16 Old Wounds
17 Judgement Day
18 Bitter Meeting
19 A Revelation
20 Humanity's Children
21 Playing God
22 The Fall of Caprica
23 No Drill
24 We Are at War
25 Return of the Mark Iis
26 Attack Squadron -- Destroyed!
27 Warheads Inbound
28 Colonial Flight 798
29 Mourn the Dead Later
30 Caprica Refugees
31 Find the Survivors
32 Brace for Impact
33 The Battlestar Quakes
34 Tough Decision
35 Baltar's Escape
36 Adama Takes Commands
37 Case Orange
38 Colonial One -- Destroyed?
39 Fate Unknown
40 War Game Tactic
41 FTL Jump!
42 Lone Gunman
43 Ragnar Mishap
44 The President's Plan
45 Unshakable Companion
46 Rag-Tag Fleet
47 Ugly Numbers Game
48 Terminal Condition
49 Cylon in Disguise
50 Colonial Ships Inbound
51 Reunions
52 Adama's Fight
53 Misplaced Sympathy
54 No Conscience, No Guilt
55 Baltar's Dilemma
56 Family Ties
57 The Amazing Cylon Detector
58 Starbuck's Revelation
59 Fight or Flee?
60 Beyond the Red Line
61 Engaging the Enemy
62 Risky Maneuver
63 The Thirteenth Tribe
64 So Say We All
65 One-Sided Apology
66 Tenuous Alliance
67 Taking Sides
68 Life Goes On
69 Cylon Redezvous
70 Checklist
71 Checklist
72 Checklist

Autographs

13 cards, 1:40 packs.

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Autographs Tricia Helfer

Rennie exclusive to binder. Helfer and Sackhoff limited to 200-300 copies each. All other pack-inserted cards have 300-500 copies.

Check out a gallery of the entire set.

Matthew Bennett as Aaron Doral
Paul Campbell as Billy Keikeya
Nicki Clyne as Crewman Specialist Cally
Aaron Douglas as Chief Petty Officer Tyrol
Tricia Helfer as Number Six
Michael Hogan as Colonel Saul Tigh
Barclay Hope as Transport Pilot
Alessandro Juliani as Lieutenant Gaeta
Ty Olsson as Captain Kelly
Callum Keith Rennie as Leoben Conroy
Ryan Robbins as Armistice Officer
Katee Sackhoff as Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
Connor Widdows as Boxey

Dual Autographs

1 cards, distributed as six-case incentive.

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Autographs Bamber Sackhoff

Jamie Bamber as Captain Lee Apollo Adama and Katee Sackhoff as Lt. Kara Starbuck Thrace

From the Archives Costume Cards

8 cards, 1:40 packs.

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Costume Card

Check out a full gallery of the entire set.

CC1 Number Six
CC2 Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
CC3 Lt. Sharon "Boomer" Valerii
CC4 Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
CC5 Captain Lee "Apollo" Adama
CC6 Commander William Adama
CC7 Captain Lee "Apollo" Adama
CC8 Colonel Paul Tigh

Cylon Threat

9 cards, 1:20 packs.

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Cylon Threat

CT1 Base Star
CT2 Cylon Raider
CT3 Cylon
CT4 Number Six
CT5 Aaron Doral
CT6 Leoben Conroy
CT7 Boomer
CT8 Cylon Centurion
CT9 Dr. Gaius Baltar

Quotable Battlestar Galactica

9 cards, 1:40 packs.

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Quotable

Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q5
Q6
Q7
Q8
Q9

Roll Call

9 cards, 1:10 packs.

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Roll Call

R1 Edward James Olmos as Commander William Adama
R2 Jamie Bamber as Captain Lee Apollo Adama
R3 Katee Sackhoff as Lt. Kara Starbuck Thrace
R4 Tricia Helfer as Number 6
R5 James Callis as Dr. Gaius Baltar
R6 Grace Park as Lt. Sharon Boomer Valerii
R7 Mary McDonnell as Laura Roslin
R8 Michael Hogan as Colonel Saul Tigh
R9 Aaron Douglas as Chief Petty Office Tyrol

SketchFEX

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition SketchFEX Chris Henderson

Chris Henderson - Case Topper
Warren Martinek (Color) - 2-Case Incentive

Promo Cards

2005 Battlestar Galactica Premiere Edition Promo P2

P1 Admiral Adama, Apollo, Starbuck, Boomer - General Distribution
P2 Admiral Adama, President Roslin, Apollo, Number Six, Baltar, Starbuck, Boomer - Non-Sport Update
P3 Number Six, Baltar - Binder
SD-2005 Number Six
UK Admiral Adama, President Roslin - UK

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BATTLESTAR GALACTICA PREMIERE EDITION AUTOGRAPH CARD TY OLSSON AS CAPTAIN KELLY
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