Sunday, February 27, 2011

1967 Topps

Number of Cards

1967 Topps increased its number to 609 cards, the largest to date.

Size of Cards

Standard size cards, which measure 2½” by 3½”.

Basic Features

The front of these card front contains a large color photograph of the player bordered in white. The players name and position is located at the top of the card and the players team is noted at the bottom. In the middle of the card is a facsimile autograph.

1967 Topps backs were done vertically for the first time but the same statistical and biographical information is present along with a cartoon.

Subsets include:

Statistical Leaders (LL)
World Series Highlights (WS)

The checklist (CL) cards included star players head shots on them.
Rookie cards are done by team or league and feature 2 players per card.

Released in 7 series:

series 1 (1-109)
series 2 (110-196)
series 3 (197-283)
series 4 (284-370)
series 5 (371-457)
series 6 (458-533)
series 7 (534-609)

Card prices increase with each subsequent series.

Short Prints

High Series: 534-609 (scarce)


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More on the 1966 Topps with pricelist

16 Bill Hands 2.50
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39 Curt Simmons 8.00
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70 Ron Santo 10.00
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87 George Altman 2.50
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106 Randy Hundley 6.00
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124 Jim Stewart 3.00
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148 Adolfo Phillips 3.00
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168 Ray Culp 3.00
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171 Calvin Koonce 3.00
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185 Ken Holtzman rookie 8.00
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215 Ernie Banks 30.00
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256 Bob Hendley 3.00
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272 Cubs Rookies Bill Connors – Dave Dowling 6.00
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296 Glenn Beckert 8.00
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315 Billy Williams 25.00
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333 Ferguson Jenkins 30.00
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354 Chicago Cubs Team 12.00
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388 Arnold Earley 6.00
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419 Don Kessinger 10.00
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439 Byron Browne 6.00
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458 Lee Thomas 8.00
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481 Leo Durocher 30.00
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497 Ron Campbell rookie 8.00
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524 Felix Mantilla 8.00
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536 Cubs Rookies Joe Niekro – Paul Popovich 60.00
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552 Ted Savage 40.00
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576 NL Rookies R Hernandez – Norm Gigon 50.00
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578 John Boccabella 20.00
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608 Cubs Rookies Rich Nye – John Upham 10.00
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Monday, February 14, 2011

1966 Topps

Number of Cards

The 1966 Topps set was made up of 598 cards

Size of Cards

The size of the cards are 2 ½ x 3 ½

Basic Features

The fronts contain a now standard color photograph with a diagonal strip in top left featuring the players team. The bottom of the card contains a horizontal strip with the players name and position.

The backs contain the now standard stats and bio along with a cartoon highlighting the players career.

Specialty cards include Multiplayer cards (MP), Statistical Leaders (LL) and multi player Rookie cards.

Released in 7 series;
series 1 (1-88)
series 2 (89-176)
series 3 (177-264)
series 4 (265-352)
series 5 (353-429)
series 6 (430-506)
series 7 (507-598)

Short Prints

Some high series cards (523-598) are Short Printed (SP)


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More on the 1966 Topps with pricelist

2 Ted Abernathy 2.00
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24 Don Kessinger rookie 4.00
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43 v1 Don Landrum with or without pants button 2.50
43 v2 Don Landrum Button on pants partially showing 20.00
43 v3 Don Landrum button on pants airbrushed 20.00
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63 Jim Stewart 2.00
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82 Bob Hendley 2.00
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110 Ernie Banks 40.00
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139 Byron Browne 2.50
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146 George Altman 2.50
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166 Chris Krug 2.50
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185 Bob Buhl 4.00
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204 Chicago Cubs Team 6.00
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217 NL HRs – B Williams 25.00
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232 Glenn Beckert 4.00
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246 Ed Bailey 3.00
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278 Calvin Koonce 3.00
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290 Ron Santo 6.00
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306 Ty Cline 4.00
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322 Bill Faul 3.00
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342 Bob Humphreys 3.00
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372 Harvey Kuenn 8.00
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392 Rookies – Bill Hands – Randy Hundley 8.00
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409 Billy Hoeft 5.00
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423 Ernie Broglio 5.00
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447 Dick Ellsworth 15.00
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482 Rookies – John Boccabella – Dave Dowling 10.00
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484 Wes Covington 12.00
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559 Roberto Pena 30.00
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580 Billy Williams 75.00
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