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1998 Topps WCW NWO Wrestling Cards

1998 Topps WCW NWO trading cards kicked off one of the strongest runs in wrestling card history. It's not the most creative of products, but the autograph checklist might very well be the strongest ever for this corner of the hobby.

The 72-card base set consists almost entirely of profile cards. It's a showcase of WCW at its peak with the NWO storyline dominating the industry. There's a mix of old-school names who were big in WWF a decade earlier as well as several "homegrown" superstars.

The biggest strength of 1998 Topps WCW NWO is the autographs. This is the case with all of Topps' WCW sets. The set includes the first signed cards from several all-time greats including Hulk Hogan, Eddy Guerrero, Kevin Nash and Chris Jericho. Chris Benoit is also in the set.

Inserted 1:40 hobby packs, most hobby boxes have an autograph, but it's not a guarantee. Combine that with a large checklist of almost 40 cards and you've got the recipe for some extremely tough and pricey cards.

It's important to note that autographs are only in hobby boxes. The chance at signed cards are noted on the boxes themselves. Retail boxes say there is one sticker per pack.

Hobby packs also have Chrome inserts. These originally came with a protective film designed to protect the card's surface. Stickers are the only inserts in retail packs.

1998 Topps WCW NWO Wrestling Cards Checklist

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Packs per hobby box: 36

Base Set

72 cards.

1 Hollywood Hogan
2 Sting
3 Kevin Nash
4 "Macho Man" Randy Savage
5 Bret Hart
6 Lex Luger
7 Giant
8 Diamond Dallas Page
9 Goldberg
10 Scott Hall
11 Rick Steiner
12 Scott Steiner
13 Buff Bagwell
14 Scott Norton
15 Booker T.
16 "Rowdy" Roddy Piper
17 Chris Benoit
18 Raven
19 Chris Jericho
20 Rick Rude
21 Konnan
22 Saturn
23 Sick Boy
24 British Bulldog
25 Juventud Guerrera
26 Dean Malenko
27 Eddy Guerrero
28 Chavo Guerrero Jr.
29 Ultimo Dragon
30 Disco Inferno
31 Wrath
32 Rey Mysterio Jr.
33 Psychosis
34 Stevie Ray
35 Jimmy Hart
36 Steve McMichael
37 Curt Hennig
38 Meng
39 Vincent
40 Fit Finlay
41 Jay Leno
42 Alex Wright
43 Announcers
44 Hugh Morris
45 Kaz Hayushi
46 Kanyon
47 Disciple
48 Jim Neidhart
49 Arn Anderson
50 Eric Bischoff
51 Ernest Miller
52 Miss Elizabeth
53 Gene Okerlund
54 Ric Flair
55 Brian Adams
56 Lodi
57 Riggs
58 Frye
59 Chae
60 Kimberly
61 Spice
62 A. C. Jazz
63 Tygress
64 Whisper
65 Hollywood Hogan - ICONS
66 "Macho Man" Randy Savage - ICONS
67 "Rowdy" Roddy Piper - ICON
68 Goldberg - World Championship
69 Chris Jericho - Television Championship
70 Bret Hart - US Championship
71 Kidman - Cruiserweight Championship
72 Checklist

Autographs

37 cards, 1:40 hobby packs.

Check out a full gallery of the entire set.

Alex Wright
Arn Anderson
Billy Kidman
Bobby Heenan
Chris Benoit
Chris Jericho
Dean Malenko
Diamond Dallas Page
Disciple
Disco Inferno
Eddy Guerrero
Ernest Miller
Fit Finley
Fyre
Gene Okerlund
Giant
Hollywood Hogan
Jimmy Hart
Juventud Guerrera
Kanyon
Kaz Hayashi
Kevin Nash
Konnan
Lodi
Meng
Mike Tenay
Psychosis
Raven
Riggs
Saturn
Sick Boy
Spice
Tony Schiavone
Tygress
Vincent
Whisper
Wrath

Chrome

10 cards, 1:12 hobby packs.

C1 Goldberg
C2 Diamond Dallas Page
C3 "Macho Man" Randy Savage
C4 Sting
C5 Hollywood Hogan
C6 Kevin Nash
C7 Konnan
C8 Bret Hart
C9 Giant
C10 Lex Luger

Stickers

10 cards, 1 per retail pack.

S1 Goldberg
S2 Diamond Dallas Page
S3 "Macho Man" Randy Savage
S4 Sting
S5 Hollywood Hogan
S6 Kevin Nash
S7 Konnan
S8 Bret Hart
S9 Giant
S10 Lex Luger

Promo Cards

P1 Hollywood Hogan
P2 Sting
P3 Macho Man
P4 Diamond Dallas Page
P5 Goldberg


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