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1966 Topps Bob Uecker - is this really a Venzuelan?

It's labeled by SGC as one but the front looks as bright as a regular Topps card. The white on the back is very bright as well.
https://ebay.com/itm/125935621063

Daniel

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  • jay0791jay0791 Posts: 3,499 ✭✭✭✭

    I believe the Venezuelans has Spanish writing on back.
    Looks Regular Topps to me.

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  • jimqjimq Posts: 253 ✭✭✭

    It does look awfully bright. If you buy it and it's a regular it would be hard to convince ebay it's not as described. I wonder what SGC would say?

  • STLKabongSTLKabong Posts: 60 ✭✭✭

    That's the regular Topps 'with trade statement'.

  • daltexdaltex Posts: 3,461 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @STLKabong said:
    That's the regular Topps 'with trade statement'.

    Also on this Venezuelan: https://ebay.com/itm/325656697709

    I'm inclined to think yes. Neither Topps nor O-Pee-Chee had that deep a red/purple on the reverse. I also wouldn't discount the idea that the white balance has been tweaked.

  • DBesse27DBesse27 Posts: 2,975 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @jay0791 said:
    I believe the Venezuelans has Spanish writing on back.
    Looks Regular Topps to me.

    They don’t, or they’d be easier to spot. They do have a deep, dark “salmon” colored back

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  • STLKabongSTLKabong Posts: 60 ✭✭✭

    @daltex said:

    @STLKabong said:
    That's the regular Topps 'with trade statement'.

    Also on this Venezuelan: https://ebay.com/itm/325656697709

    I'm inclined to think yes. Neither Topps nor O-Pee-Chee had that deep a red/purple on the reverse. I also wouldn't discount the idea that the white balance has been tweaked.

    I guess I misremembered what the back looked like on my 66 Topps Uecker card. Mine is definitely the lighter shade salmon on the back.

    https://postwarcards.com/identifying-venezuela-topps-baseball-cards-a-basic-guide/

  • DBesse27DBesse27 Posts: 2,975 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @STLKabong said:

    @daltex said:

    @STLKabong said:
    That's the regular Topps 'with trade statement'.

    Also on this Venezuelan: https://ebay.com/itm/325656697709

    I'm inclined to think yes. Neither Topps nor O-Pee-Chee had that deep a red/purple on the reverse. I also wouldn't discount the idea that the white balance has been tweaked.

    I guess I misremembered what the back looked like on my 66 Topps Uecker card. Mine is definitely the lighter shade salmon on the back.

    https://postwarcards.com/identifying-venezuela-topps-baseball-cards-a-basic-guide/

    American version is more like a peach to me

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  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 11,109 ✭✭✭✭✭

    American says "printed in USA" Venezuelan is blank?

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  • It's a legit 1966 Venezuelan, they have burnt orange backs compared to the regular Topps light peach/salmon backs.

  • BaltimoreYankeeBaltimoreYankee Posts: 2,886 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks all for the comments - always a wealth of knowledge here.

    Daniel
  • @JoeBanzai said:
    American says "printed in USA" Venezuelan is blank?1966> @JoeBanzai said:
    American says "printed in USA" Venezuelan is blank?

    1966 Venezuelan 4th Series cards 284-370 have the copyright line removed but the first three series 1-283 have the copyright line the same as the regular 1966 Topps cards.

  • BaltimoreYankeeBaltimoreYankee Posts: 2,886 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @1963ellsworth22and10 said:

    1966 Venezuelan 4th Series cards 284-370 have the copyright line removed but the first three series 1-283 have the copyright line the same as the regular 1966 Topps cards.

    Always a wealth of great information on this site!!

    Daniel
  • totallyraddtotallyradd Posts: 919 ✭✭✭

    This is all very valuable information, as I've been keeping an eye out for a Venezuelan Uecker as I'd like to get at least one card representing "oddball/unique" cards in my set (desert shield, etc). Being from Milwaukee the Braves had moved to Atlanta in 1966, so no matter who I chose they wouldn't really be representing Milwaukee. Spahn was with the Giants while Mathews and Aaron were in Atlanta. Uecker may be the most affordable of the group, and most connected to my hometown. Sorry for any rambling...was just at an open bar wedding. LOLZ

  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 11,109 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @1963ellsworth22and10 said:

    @JoeBanzai said:
    American says "printed in USA" Venezuelan is blank?1966> @JoeBanzai said:
    American says "printed in USA" Venezuelan is blank?

    1966 Venezuelan 4th Series cards 284-370 have the copyright line removed but the first three series 1-283 have the copyright line the same as the regular 1966 Topps cards.

    Thank you for the clarification!

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