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Old 07-31-2020, 02:31 PM
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I was lucky to finish the set while it was still pretty obscure. Those, the 84 Topps Encased, 85 Topps Minis, 88 Topps Cloth 89 Topps Big Head Suckers and Topps 89 Mets/Yankee proof DHs were the toughest 80s sets for me.

It would be interesting for someone to try to complete the 82 set in gray transition cards....but not me
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Beautiful Brett Christian! I will keep an eye out for the Brett IA.

Don’t lie Al, I’m sure you already have the Blacklessing set
I do like the Trammell run that jimtb posted in this thread...would be cool to have that of the stars imo.
I have gotten interested in the Blueless, but not so interested that I feel the need to go after the entire checklist.
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I was looking at The Trading Card Database and noticed they don't call the Blackless cards variations either. They list them as a "Parallel" set

https://www.tradingcarddb.com/Insert.../89/1982-Topps
forgive my amateurish question, but is there a way to tell from that list which cards are A, B or C? all this stuff is fascinating. sadly i went through all of my old 1982 topps recently and found none of these.
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I think it is incorrect to call it a parallel set. They are just print defects, no black or partial black. They got referred to as a set because SCD gave them a separate listing in their Catalog when they did post 80 listings.

In my mind they are less of a parallel set than even the Topps 1968 Milton Bradley or 62 green tint cards.


I do have a list for the 396 card broken down by sheet if you can not find it on line

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Have not double checked it but here is list from prior thread. See post 23


https://www.net54baseball.com/showthread.php?t=115843

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Old 08-27-2020, 06:39 PM
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Just sharing some of my 82 Blackless stars/HOF's...always looking for more hof graded or raw. Trying to get a full 82 HOF set. I know it is unlikely with the Ryan and Henderson being so $$$ but i'll try

I thought I would share a contact sheet of scanned HOF’s and stars from my completed Blackless set.

I could care less about the assigned grade, but I am glad they are all well protected now.

They look great in a binder too!




Superior fit sleeves and 4 pocket pages...
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I thought I would share a contact sheet of scanned HOF’s and stars from my completed Blackless set.

I could care less about the assigned grade, but I am glad they are all well protected now.

They look great in a binder too!




Superior fit sleeves and 4 pocket pages...
wow, those are awesome. thanks for sharing the pics.

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Old 10-11-2020, 12:30 PM
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Would love to see examples of these if anyone has any.

I have the Cooper and have seen the Madlock and Cappuzello.

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Default 1982 Topps Blackless

Not Blackless completely, but def on its way. Here’s a blackless-ing (as some clever ebay sellers call them) sheet of the highly sought after C-sheet cards. Think I should keep intact or chop it up and piece out?











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Not Blackless completely, but def on its way. Here’s a blackless-ing (as some clever ebay sellers call them) sheet of the highly sought after C-sheet cards. Think I should keep intact or chop it up and piece out?











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I note the C sheet on ebay, looks very nice and "Blacklessing"
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Not Blackless completely, but def on its way. Here’s a blackless-ing (as some clever ebay sellers call them) sheet of the highly sought after C-sheet cards. Think I should keep intact or chop it up and piece out?











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I use a different word than clever. I would cut it up and sell individually.

Now I would only cut up if you know what you are doing and with proper equipment. I have cut up a lot of sheets and every card was exactly the same size when finished. I would never do a hack job om something like that, that would be horrible.
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Great find! Keep as a sheet imo...

Is it faded? It looks like a lot of the other colors are losing color too. Maybe just my bad eyes.
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Great find! Keep as a sheet imo...

Is it faded? It looks like a lot of the other colors are losing color too. Maybe just my bad eyes.

It does have that appearance but no, not faded. It appears they were low on ink during this sheet print for other colors as well as certain small areas on some cards are missing ink.


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It appears they were low on ink during this sheet print for other colors as well as certain small areas on some cards are missing ink.
Maybe in addition to”Blacklessing” we could add “Colorlessing” too! Haha

Curious if there are Blackless cards that have other colors missing full coverage. I plan on looking through mine...
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Maybe in addition to”Blacklessing” we could add “Colorlessing” too! Haha

Curious if there are Blackless cards that have other colors missing full coverage. I plan on looking through mine...
1982 Topps is a Monster, lots of variations,including wrongBacks, Blueless, color tones variations,etc. The most weird Print defect is the Hector Cruz Blackless version. All cards have red dot in top of nose and medium to large smudge. In my research, possibly 2 or 3 Cruz card without smudge in existence.
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It does have that appearance but no, not faded. It appears they were low on ink during this sheet print for other colors as well as certain small areas on some cards are missing ink.
After going through all of my 1982 Topps cards, the only one I have that is even close to blackless is one of those "low ink" type printings.
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