2012 Topps Tribute Superstar Swatches

(Scans of sample card not available at this time)

Set Type: Insert
Card dimensions: 2½” x 3½”
Parallels: Blue, serial numbered to 50; Gold, serial numbered to 15; Orange, serial numbered to 25; Purple, serial numbered “1/1”; Red, serial numbered to 10.
Additional Information: Inserted in packs of 2012 Topps Tribute. Like all the other memorabilia and autograph cards issued in 2012 Topps Tribute, these cards are all originally issued as “uncirculated,” having been placed inside a clear plastic holder sealed with a tamper-proof Topps sticker. “Base” insert cards are serial numbered to 99 — all versions of the cards carry the serial number on the front of the card. For both Phillies in this set, this swatches are from jerseys.

According to the Beckett Online Guide, the Halladay card was only issued in the Gold, Purple, and Red parallel versions. There is no base, Blue or Orange version of his card. Furthermore, Halladay’s Red parallel bears a print run of only 9 — not 10 as is listed for nearly all the other cards in the set.

Cliff Lee (swatches spell out “6 SHUTOUTS”)
Roy Halladay (swatches spell out “THE DOC IS IN”)

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