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Friday, May 31, 2019

Unopened Items - Where Are They?

I've had little time for Kellogg's cards recently.  Coaching is done and school ends today so that could change a bit.  I did start my summer job already.

I've had little luck finding unopened Kellogg's card lots lately.  I also haven't been to a card show in a long time.  Flea markets are probably out since I start work early at a golf course.

I did find this Dave Winfield which I needed for my 1977 set. 

I don't see a lot of 1977 unopened packs.  Most of what I see are from 1978 and 1980.   Do any of you see other years frequently?

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Kellogg's Artwork or Just a 1980 Kellogg's Card That I Can Read Without Magnification?

I'd seen this item for sale for a long time.  I finally bought it not really knowing much about it.  Here is what the listed stated -

"Original artwork and paste up for the front and back of the 1980 Kelloggs issue, featuring Darrell Porter.  Each artwork measures approximately 3.5" x 6.5", much larger than the issued card.  Front features what appears to be an original autograph using black marker.  The back has several pasted on features such as top and bottom black bars, Raisin Bran logo, Royals logo and XOGRAPH copyright line at the bottom.  Unique one-of-kind items."

I've seen a few different items that may reflect different phases of the productions of Kellogg's cards.  Does anyone know more about these items or other cards that are part of the production process?

I still need to check to see if there is anything on this card that differs from the actual card produced in the 1980 set.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Still Busy, But I Found Something New

A while back I found out that the Canadian version of the Kellogg's All-Star set from 1992 was a Frosted Flakes promotion and the USA version was sponsored by Corn Flakes - 1992 Kellogg's USA vs. Canada.   I was surprised that the front of the card displayed the two different cereals.

Recently I thought about the display that could be purchased to hold the entire set of 10 cards.  I wondered if it came in two different versions - Corn Flakes (USA) and Frosted Flakes (Canada).  Sure enough I found one from Canada on ebay.  Check out the picture below.

In the 1992 Olympics the USA had 90 more medals than Canada earned, but as a typical kid in the Midwestern USA I would have gone for the Frosted Flakes over Corn Flakes every time.  They were called Sugar Frosted Flakes back in the day.  

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Busy, Busy, Busy

I've gotten overwhelmed with the end of the school year, the track season, my summer job starting, my kids and my injuries.  I will be back within a week or so. 

I've not even had any nice distractions like card shows or flea markets to attend.  I also haven't picked up anything interesting online either.