Tuesday 30 August 2022

Uniform Hunting

 One of the things I enjoy doing at COMC is looking for uniforms that didn't make appearances on cards during their time of actual use. Usually, that means home NBA or NHL uniforms, since cards from the 70s and 80s used to originate from games in Washington. 

That was my rationale for grabbing a  Darcy Rota autograph earlier this year.

And that was also my rationale for this:

Since there are not a lot of pictures of those home white lightning bolt jerseys available on cardboard in original, non-throwback form, I had to settle for an autographed one. Benson isn't a huge name, despite being a #1 draft pick, so the price was reasonable.
And the photo on the back includes the lightning bolt on the shorts. Even better!

There you have it!


  1. I will also buy cards just if there's a rare jersey on it. There are some that have never appeared on cards as far as I know.

  2. These did appear on the 1980-81 Topps poster too...https://public.fotki.com/CardboardHistory/basketball/basketball-by-season/1980-81/1980-81-topps-team-4.html

  3. Thanks for sharing. I don't remember this uni. Thanks for sharing and I enjoy uni fun.