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Old 09-07-2019, 09:33 PM
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Today at our local show I picked up the last three "rub-offs" to complete my set (Ernie "Bingo" Banks, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates). Dealer also had several of the team logos priced at $1 each, and I bought all he had (25). When I got home I noticed the backs on about 1/2 of the "rub-offs" were different than I have seen before.
"Set 2-Eighteen Baseball Emblems"
"Collect The Entire Series"

36 "rub-offs" listed in the set. Series I 18 players, Series II 18 Team Emblems?

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Old 09-08-2019, 04:21 AM
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Found one on COMC (Pirates). Were these in OPC packs as well? Look to be much rarer than the standard back.
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the Standard Catalog shows 1965 as the first year OPC?

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And there's no French on them... maybe a different print shop? Maybe they ran out and reordered the backing? Get PSA to recognize them and you've got something.
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checked my set lat night and all have standard backs
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checked my set lat night and all have standard backs
You know what that means ...
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I'm rich? haha
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I'm rich? haha
You might be after you put the rare back ones on eBay and Al has to get them to have the set with both backs .
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I cant recall Ernie Banks ever being called " Bingo " ??
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I sold my set a while back but kept scans, none had the new back Larry found. Before 1965 Topps sold baseball cards directly in Canada but I've never seen a back like those before.

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I don't know how rare these backs are going to end up being but I figured I better not take a chance and got the Bingo Banks on eBay. Now I need the Cubs rub off with the rare back.
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Bingo to Bango

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Bingo!

Pas "bingo," m'sieur... "banco."

I'll take the little darlings anyway...

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