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Canterbury Bulldogs (Berries) footy cards from 1975

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  1. jof

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    Moved house just recently and found these old cards from 1975 while I was packing. They are quite large cards, probably 4 or 5 times bigger than the old Scanlons footy cards from the 80s that were popular. Anyway go the Berries and have a Rothmans!

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  2. rainman

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    At least 8 of those players were 1club players
     
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  3. jof

    jof Forum Regular

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    And they probably all had day jobs too
     
  4. Hulk76

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    I wonder what they would be worth now?
     
  5. blueyedsamurai

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    Are those actual signatures or just printed on?
     
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    Thats awesome. What a score!!!!
     
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  7. jof

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    They're printed on. Would have been good if they were individually signed. My uncle gave them to me when I was a kid. Don't know too much else about the cards but *I think* he got them from Rothmans.
     
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    Mortimer looks like 10 years old
    And Chris Anderson, love The Afro lol
     
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    Even the coach wore the jersey. Wow!!
     
  10. oldpuppy

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    Awesome find there. I'm guessing these are from 1976 as Bob McCarthy joined the club from souths and played for us for 2 seasons.
    Steve Mortimer also made his debut that season n first grade.
    I remember these cards quite well. They where nice quality portrait size which the club handed out around finals time. They would hand them out along with blue and white baloons, streamers and berries posters.
    Ah those where the days.
    A notible card you're missing if I'm not mistaken was that of Eric Hughes. A gun centre from england with speed to burn.
    He was totally unrelated to the Hughes brothers. Was a commentators nightmare with all the Hughes names in the same team.
    Imagine a current nightmare having 3 Tolman brothers joining out team and not related to Aiden. Only a Tolman name handling the footy in a set on.opposition line.
    Who says we play a boring style?
     
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    Fantastic.
     
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    Is that the same Don Moseley that's on 2GB?

    Not that I listen to that slop anymore.
     
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    It certainly is. All the girls used to think he was a real honey.
     
  14. dogluva

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    I had a set of those card too but can't find them. Have a few of the old Scanlen's ones, some are worth some serious money too.
     
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    G.M Est. 1979

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    good get mate.

    i used to work for scanlens back in the late 90's and we had a locked room in the warehouse which contained a whole heap of footy cards and other goodies. i didnt have the balls to pinch any, though..
     
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    I know this is 2 years old but...

    The cards with the long sleeves are from 1975 & the short sleeves are from 1976. If anybody is interested in selling theirs, please let me know. I am looking for:

    1975 Rothmans

    Chris Anderson, Graeme Hughes, Mark Hughes, Garry Hughes, Phil Charlton, Max Cole, Bill Noonan, Tom Gillogly, Geoff Connell, John Peek, Mick Adams, Malcolm Clift.

    1976 Rothmans
    Malcolm Clift, Tim Pickup, Peter Cassilles, Chris Anderson, Graeme Hughes, Garry Hughes, Mark Hughes, Eric Hughes, Don Moseley, Barry Phillis, Mick Ryan, Norm Thomas, Keith
    Harris, Mick Adams, John Peek, Stan Cutler, Garry Dowling, Phil Young.

    I am also looking for 2014 Picker Cards

    1 Josh Morris, 2 Unknown, 3 Frank Pritchard, 4 Mitch Brown, 12 Krisnan Inu, 15 Reni Maitua

    & 2016 Bulldog Breed Gold James Graham

    & 2017 Bulldog Breed Gold Kerrod Holland
     
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  18. jof

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    I sold these cards shortly after I posted this. Turns out they were a set from 1976 according to the buyer who was quite a collector. I was missing one card from the set somehow - Eric Hughes. There were a few more cards than what I posted above.
     
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    The expert wasn't quite right. In the 1975 set the players had long sleeve jerseys. They issued another set in 1976 with a few different players & the jersey sleeves were short.
     
  20. Kratos

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    Mate I can't get past Milo Kerrigan in your avatar! Classic
     

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