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mybuddyinc
01-09-2010, 06:15 PM
I won a boxing lot recently and one card kinda' stumped me (alhough that's not hard to do).

An exhibit of Charly Norkus (normal image) is on very, very thin stock, and has a gloss to it (like a Fatima).

Any ideas ??

Thanks Scott

Exhibitman
01-09-2010, 06:17 PM
It is an ad piece. Early ESCO machine fronts used actual cards glued to the backing board. Later they printed the card fronts on glossy paper and used those instead. I guess it was lighter and easier to work with.

mybuddyinc
01-10-2010, 02:30 PM
Thanks Adam, that makes sense.
Scott