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Old 02-02-2017, 10:11 AM
Zach Wheat Zach Wheat is offline
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Originally Posted by bobsbbcards View Post
I remember thinking in 1988 when I was opening packs, that the cards seemed better centered. 1991 also seemed like a distinct improvement (I'm scanning Desert Shield cards, and none are off center).
+1

I think centering got progressively better with major leaps in 1991 when they switched to new card stock and overall appearance with an emphasis on premiums. I think they started to concentrate more on printing & centering issues at that time.

It seems like Topps progressively worked at taking better quality photos ('70's & '80's) and then turned towards printing/card stock/premium issues in the '90's onward. At least it feels that way. You no longer see as many of the goofy cards like this poorly centered '82 Fleer of Morris or the others. Although I have to say, these type of pics made it interesting to look through the various sets.....

Not my style, but that is an impressive Unibrow.....

Z
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