FUTERA ‘WORLD FIRSTS’ for the Trading Card Industry include:
* The ‘1 of 1’ Trading Card - only one of each card exists worldwide;
* Unique numbering on Cards and Display Boxes;
* ‘Code for Collectors’ - an on-card code providing information about a card’s features and rarity.
* The ‘Colour Grading Chart’ where collectors can check and compare the rarity of their Memorabilia/Game Jersey cards.
* Futera have created a new dimension and a ‘world 1st’ for original football cards from 100 years ago where cards of great stars from a bygone era can be enjoyed in an interactive environment.
Futera has produced Trading Card Collections on a wide variety of sports and non-sports titles including Collections for 12 English Premier League Football and Championship Clubs including Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Celtic, Aston Villa, West Ham United and more; the Australian Cricket Board; Formula 1; the Australian Basketball Association; Australian Rugby Union; Australian Baseball League and other sports during the 90s/2000s, together with TV and Film Licences including Mattel 'BARBIE', BBC, Universal Studios/ Aardman/ Pathe. Futera’s passion for its Collections leads it to explore and push boundaries with specialist processes, hand-crafting techniques and interesting materials. Futera cards have been created in porcelain, velvet, silver, gold, platinum, crystal, diamonds, and other precious stones.
Below are some of the Sport and Non-Sport Licences held by Futera during its 28 year history:
SPORTS 1989 to date
UK Premier League and Championship Football/Soccer Clubs Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Celtic, Aston Villa, Newcastle, Leeds, West Ham, Derby County, Middlesbrough
Formula 1 Motor Racing
World Cup Cricket
Australian Rugby Football Union
Australian Cricket Board (ACB/ Cricket Australia)
Australian NSL Soccer
Australian National Basketball League (NBL)
Australian Baseball Association
Horse racing Association
New Zealand Cricket Board (artwork & design providers for Licensee)
New Zealand Rugby Football Union
New Zealand Rugby League
World Surfing Federation
Scandinavian Handball Association
Tour de France
TV /FILM /ENTERTAINMENT/ CHARACTER 1999 TO DATE including Mattel, Universal Studios/ Pathe/ Aardman/ BBC.
FUTERA WORLD FOOTBALL ONLINE (FWFONLINE.com) - online football card game played in live Prize Tournaments
With today's fast-moving digital environment, Futera took the traditional trading card ‘online and interactive’ with ‘Futera World Football Online’ (FWF Online) - an online football card management game (played with both or either physical and virtual cards). Select your Team and tactics, and challenge other players from around the world in fun 3 minute games. Aim to reach the Futera ‘Hall of Fame’ and compete in the Futera League of Champions. Weekly prizes * earn Tokens * Hunt for the special rare cards including rare gold plated ‘1 of 1’ cards with precious stones! Featuring current day football stars, legends and heroes from over the years, and even introducing original historic football cards from 100 years ago through its interactive platform, treasures from the past can be showcased in an enjoyable and educational way amongst a younger age group, extending the hobby of trading cards to encourage ‘collectors’ of tomorrow. Many of FWF Online's young ‘gamers’ have become quite serious card collectors through a growing understanding that the core mechanics of the FWF Online game - and achieving the best results - relate specifically to the core mechanics of the ‘card collecting’ hobby itself. Just as the Futera brand commands strong values for its physical collector cards, Futera branded ‘virtual’ cards are also sought after collectibles, with trading values reaching USD$485 for a single Futera virtual card (the card code only, no card exists).
PROMOTIONAL PARTNERSTop brands worldwide use Futera cards as premiums for their promotional campaigns including 7-Eleven, Unilever, Nestle, Exxon-Mobil (ESSO), Coca-Cola, General Mills (GM Foods),Carrefour and various Telecom and F&B brands.
BUY * SWAP * SELL at eFUTERA - a LIVE ONLINE CARD TRADING PLATFORM (free service)
Futera cards - both physical and virtual cards - can be traded amongst collectors, card dealers and sports fans at www.eFUTERA.com in order to complete a Set or find a favourite special or rare card.