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    1983 Topps Test Baseball Packs Collection (56) With Print Error Pack. Sometimes it is best not to mess with tradition. The wax pack had been the primary mode of circulation for trading cards going back to the 1930's. In 1983, Topps test marketed a new style pack in areas of Michigan, an idea years ahead of its time, that was made of cellophane paper, heat sealed at two ends, were overall smaller in size and did not leave a wax stain on any cards. It was not until 1989 that this style of pack would take over a new era in the hobby. Today, these Michigan Test Packs" are a unique entry in the hobby guaranteeing some interesting conversation. Offered is a collection that includes: Regular 1983 Wax Packs - Three packs; Test Cellophane Packs - Fifty-five packs; and Test Cellophane Pack - One pack print oddity that is missing the black ink. As such, the baseball stripping, fine print and the word "Topps" are missing. A great collection for the unopened pack fan.

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    July, 2018
    19th-20th Thursday-Friday
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