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    1986 Fleer Basketball Complete Set as 132-Card Uncut Sheet. The 1980's saw an immense surge in interest in the sports card collecting hobby. This trend resulted in a veritable tsunami of cardboard from the old guard and newcomers alike. It was this era that also defined, or re-defined depending on your point of view, the rookie card. Today you will find sets of Fleer, Donruss, Topps and Upper Deck still in the shrink wrap. But there is one noteworthy exception for basketball fans - the 1986 Fleer edition of 132 cards. Almost three decades later it is an issue that stands proudly as the most coveted basketball set of the modern era. Not since the fabled "Tall Boys" of the 1969-70 Topps issue has a basketball issue boasted such a remarkable assembly of rookie talent, highlighted, of course, by the number fifty-seven card dedicated to the iconic Michael Jordan. A short list of esteemed stars and HoFers who appear in this set (many their rookie debut) include Jordan, Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexler, Joe Dumars, Patrick Ewing, Karl Malone, Manute Bol, Wayman Tisdale, Chris Mullin, Hakeem Olajuwon, Isiah Thomas, Dominique Wilkins, James Worthy, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Julius Erving, Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Just waiting to be on display on your wall is this rarely seen 132-card full-uncut sheet featuring the entire set of cards. Outer corners and perimeter show very mild wear. This is basically an almost 100% "mint" condition set as there is no creasing and just some slight surface wear that affects a couple cards. A truly striking piece of a landmark basketball issue.

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