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Saturday, January 20, 2018

1972 Pro Star Promotions Postcards: Johnny Bench, PSA 5 (Via Canada)

I always enjoy picking up oddball issues and today's post features one I had never even heard of until I saw the card listed on eBay. I couldn't resist adding it and after a few bids I secured the latest addition to my Johnny Bench PC.


This 1972 Pro Star Promotions Postcard of the Hall of Fame backstop is a Canadian issue and unlicensed. I bought it raw and sent it in to PSA through work because why not. It came back with the 5 grade I expected due mostly to a janky bottom right corner. The simple shot of Bench works for me and Johnny is the 4th most valuable card in the set behind guys named Clemente, Mays, and Rose.

4 comments:

  1. Vintage oddballs are cool. Discovering vintage oddballs is even cooler. Congratulations on the newest addition to your Bench collection.

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  2. I'm just now starting to get into vintage oddballs thanks to focusing on Clemente.

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    1. You're gonna have a blast! Clemente has some awesome oddball stuff. I'd recommend starting with the Kahn's Weiners sets. A bit pricey but super cool. And funny to say!

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