Re: Laurie, email me

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Posted by Laurie Jensen from on September 02, 1998 at 22:45:26:

In Reply to: Re: Laurie, email me posted by Michaelson on September 02, 1998 at 19:52:20:

: : : How many cards are in the entire YIJC collection? I personally have 1-95, and 10 3-D cards. I thought I saw blue packs of cards a few years ago; did they make a second series?
: : : While we are on the subject; what other Indy card series are there, and how many are in these sets?
: : : Thanks.

: : I just bought a complete Young Indy set at a flea market. The set consists of 95 cards, 10 3-D cards, 5 viewers cards, and 8 activity cards. I have no idea if a second set of cards were made, but I seem to remember some mention of Young Indy widevision cards, but I may be mistaken about that series.

: : As for other card series, I know of only two-a single set of 88 cards (plus 11 stickers, I think) for both Raiders of the Lost Ark and Temple of Doom. From what I've read on this board, cards weren't issued for Last Crusade, and I have to admit, I've never seen any listing for them in dealer magazines or online catalogs. Topps did a terrible job distributing these sets; back in 1981 I was only able to buy 6 packs of Indy cards before they disapeared and the Temple of Doom cards were never released to stores out here. Fortunately, at that same flea market I was able to buy a mint, complete set of TOD cards as well as an unopended box of TOD cards. This guy had two other complete TOD sets, a complete Young Indy set, another unopened box, and a box with only a few missing packs, so this stuff is still out there if you can find it. Dealers will also sell complete sets, but at a high price; expect to pay $20-25 dollars for a set from a card shop.

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: : Hope this helps.

: Laurie, please email me offline. I can't seem to get your address to work, and have a question to ask. Thanks. Regards. Michaelson

Michaelson, I tried to email you, but I also couldn't get through. Unfortunately, we sometimes have trouble receiving email, but usually only from aol users. Must be something about proxy servers that screws things up. You'll probably have to communicate with me through the board. Anyway, I think I can guess your question it's about possible widevision cards, isn't? Some months ago a (usually) reliable aquaintance told me that there was a widevision set made of the Young Indy series. Well, after looking all these months, I'm pretty convinced that this person was mistaking the Proset series that I now own for a widevision set. Still, I can't be sure, so I put it out there, though I realized after the fact that I worded everything badly and didn't stress the ambiguity of the cards' existence enough. However, I had to really rush my answer and didn't get a chance to proofread throughly, which will teach me. Sorry about any confusion. As I said, I would file this one dubious at best, but I'll still be looking.

BTW, I was very impressed with the quality of the Proset series; really high quality color pictures, especially when compared to the other Indy cards made by Topps. I wish Lucasfilm would let them do series for the next Indy movie, as well as new card sets for the "classic" films. But since when has Lucasfilm done anything right by Indy fans?

Anyway, I hope this answers your question. If not just leave your question in another reply below.


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