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Old 04-02-2020, 07:30 AM
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Originally Posted by swarmee View Post
Surprised nobody has mentioned the image short prints much yet. Up until two years ago, you had to know which cards were the variations. Those of you with bulk commons or sets put together a while ago may have the Jeter Red Sox card or one of the Throwback uniforms hidden in them (worth hundreds or thousands each). Always check the code on the back of the card in the super tiny print to find out. But then again, sometimes even those codes are the same...

So you have to look at the visual checklists like the ones on to make sure you have the right versions.
I found you need about three different sources to get full lists, especially if you just collect a specific team or player. Topps really went overkill on the variations and extras starting about 6-7 years ago and hasn't let up.
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