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Old 03-11-2015, 08:39 PM
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sockwell123 sockwell123 is offline
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Default 1 photo for the price of 2+?

This may be old news to some of you guys.. i thought i'd share my findings after putting these sets together. I've seen Topps use the same photo for team cards, but notice an increase of the same photo over a year or two of sets.
Bobby Mitchell 59-60.jpg

Middleton 59-60.jpg

Jurgensen 70-71.jpg
The Bubba Smith takes the cake so far.. lots of the same picture.. i pulled a few from google images as i don't have every card of Smith. I'm sure i'm missing other players as well as i don't have every set.
Bubba Smith 3.jpg

bubba smith 72.jpg

bubba smith 75.jpg

bubba smith kell.jpg
I just wonder if it was limited resources, contract, or what. Was this done in other sports like baseball, etc. just curious?
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Old 03-30-2016, 11:37 PM
RollieFingers RollieFingers is offline
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As you can see by my Jackson's cards,in the late 70's they at least started taking different shore to use the following year.
But what's the point of being a competing company using the same picture like Okoye?
Suggests they are getting shots from independent photographers,maybe?
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