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Old 05-03-2021, 01:37 AM
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Picked these two up in separate sales the last few months, both here on N54. I like miscuts, even cooler when they are extreme and have a star.
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And a weird Butkus printing defect with way too much black:
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And a weird Butkus printing defect with way too much black:
Punk Rock Butkus, LOL.

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The posters are hard to find centered.
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And a weird Butkus printing defect with way too much black:
I love print errors like that with the out of control black ink.
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Old 04-24-2022, 07:14 PM
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Going through my 1971's again, thought I'd resurrect this with a request for data on the Game Cards. For as long as I've been in the hobby, some of the Game inserts have been marked as DP's. The one thing I've learned about football cards is that what the hobby thinks are SP's and DP's are often wrong once we see a sheet. I'd be surprised if Starr and Namath are NOT DP's as they seem extremely abundant, but does anyone have an image of a sheet of the game cards?

I think there is a legitimate stock difference too, which unlike most Topps stock variations is visible on the front. It could be toning, with the sample size I've had in hand I suspect it is not toning.
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Old 04-25-2022, 06:40 PM
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here you go, top 6 rows same as bottom 6. 53 card set, add another 7 game cards and dupes of Namath, Butkus, Bart Starr, Tom W., Bob Berry and finally Andy Russell

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Old 04-25-2022, 07:03 PM
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Thank you! Didn't know the field marker card was THAT super printed.
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Dang that field marker was the WORST thing to find in a pack back in the day!

I love that sheet, THANKS for sharing. As of yet , I donít have the same obsession for the game cards and posters that I do for the regular sets but I have a few sets. Probably have a dozen extra field markers too LOL.

I know this part is changing the subject of the game card sheet, but since Iím posting anywayÖ
Update on my 1971 Topps Football set collection:
I collated another 9 partial sets earlier this week.
I have 47 sets underway, 31 complete. And thousands of more cards towards set numbers 48+.
Iím always looking for more. Hit me up if you have any that you have tired ofÖ
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Dang that field marker was the WORST thing to find in a pack back in the day!

I love that sheet, THANKS for sharing. As of yet , I donít have the same obsession for the game cards and posters that I do for the regular sets but I have a few sets. Probably have a dozen extra field markers too LOL.

I know this part is changing the subject of the game card sheet, but since Iím posting anywayÖ
Update on my 1971 Topps Football set collection:
I collated another 9 partial sets earlier this week.
I have 47 sets underway, 31 complete. And thousands of more cards towards set numbers 48+.
Iím always looking for more. Hit me up if you have any that you have tired ofÖ
9 more sets complete in just one week? Wow. I have ~2,500 or so cards picking up every affordable one I see of my favored guys, but you make my stack look like nada .
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Greg Öthatís 9 partial sets this week. Collated from a monster box full that I just didnít have time nor card supplies for previously.

Iíve only got 31 Bradshaw cards. So that is how many are full sets. I still need some more Sayers/Namath/Greene cards to get farther along too.

It may be a sickness. Glad Iím not the only oneÖ
Excuse me while I head over to eBay and look for large lots (again)
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Old 05-04-2022, 10:59 PM
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Greg Öthatís 9 partial sets this week. Collated from a monster box full that I just didnít have time nor card supplies for previously.

Iíve only got 31 Bradshaw cards. So that is how many are full sets. I still need some more Sayers/Namath/Greene cards to get farther along too.

It may be a sickness. Glad Iím not the only oneÖ
Excuse me while I head over to eBay and look for large lots (again)
That is one amazing hoard. Bradshaw is what keeps me from doing what youíre doing at a lower level. I pick up large common lots when I see them at my price point, and then pick up a bunch of the lower stars I like. Itís not hard to get Brodie, Maynard, Alworth, Bell, Blanda, etc. for $1-$2 for a 3-5 grade card. Butkus and Unitas is only a little more. I think I have the most copies of Brodie. I think Greene and Bradshaw are the only cards I still have just 1 of. Never get tired of this set. Iíve started trying to do a 263 card set of miscuts (has to shown part of another cards photo or text at minimum, the more miscut the better) that should occupy me for a long time.
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Iíve actually just started pulling out the severe miscuts into a separate pile with the notion of doing exactly what you are suggesting!
How cool is that!

I also only count a MC if itís pretty serious, enough to recognize the other card.
We are aligned in our ways. I donít have many miscuts yet but it sounds like a cool diversion while gathering over 100 Jim Butler cardsÖ

I have other ideas on how to expand subsets of this awesome set.
Iíll post them at some point but not tonight 😂
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Old 05-05-2022, 12:26 PM
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Iíve actually just started pulling out the severe miscuts into a separate pile with the notion of doing exactly what you are suggesting!
How cool is that!

I also only count a MC if itís pretty serious, enough to recognize the other card.
We are aligned in our ways. I donít have many miscuts yet but it sounds like a cool diversion while gathering over 100 Jim Butler cardsÖ

I have other ideas on how to expand subsets of this awesome set.
Iíll post them at some point but not tonight 😂
Great minds think alike! Iíd love to see your best (worst?) of the miscuts. Iím trying to find a Bradshaw early on.
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Old 05-06-2022, 07:21 PM
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Purple Sky's aren't just for 1963.
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Picked this up at a card show. Parks is looking a little sunburnt...
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Found in a small lot of 100ish 71's, 3 pretty out of register commons and another 'purple sky' printing issue. Nice surprise when these worthless but cool defects come in in lots.
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Some surprise mail from a board member. Love the misprints, miscuts and other factory mistakes. The upside down wrong back is a centered #108 Dan Sullivan on the front
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Big thanks to Greg for a pair of my favorite card everÖ #186 Jim Kiick!
It was just a generous random act of kindness. Two Kiicks in the mail is tough to beat!
So great, great!

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