Tag Archives: vintage football

1959 baseball’s lost cousin – 1960 A&BC Football (UK)

I’ve been fascinated by these ever since I first saw them online.  This is the 1960 A&BC football release.  A&BC is/was an English candy maker that for many years was the go-to source for football cards – sort of an … Continue reading

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The miniest of mini minis

I mentioned earlier my burgeoning interest in English Football cards, particularly the early cigarette issues which to my eyes are absurdly (but enjoyably) inexpensive.  There was an auction I had an eye on for three 1923 cards printed by DC … Continue reading

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Fun with old (British) football

I haven’t spoken of it much, but my lockout-inspired dalliance with the EPL hasn’t stopped despite the return of the NHL and the pending start of real baseball.  I’ve made great strides on my 1975 Topps set and am well … Continue reading

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