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I'm pretty sure they aren't stickers -- what is your source?


I clicked your link, the design appeared to be a sticker. If not, my error. It is a 4/5. The second link is a different card with 5/5. Both say 2006 Bench Warmer Classic Pinups, so they may be from the same 5 card auto series.

I can't find Classic Pinups in the Almanac Bench Warmer section, by name or date. The only mention I see is 2006 Bench Warmer Series Two Bettie Page and there are no autos stated. Can't find Series One either. So maybe this is something that needs to be looked up and someone can find the various versions or the autos are so limited they weren't priced in.

I know next to nothing about the contents of Bench Warmers because I have never looked for a single auto in any one of their sets and I am an auto collector too. So I guess those models, wrestlers and reality TV personalities aren't anybody I've been looking for, which is what I said. I don't know these people. Wink
 
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Been trying to look up these Bettie Page Bench Warmer autographs out of curiosity and the pieces don't come together between what's on ebay, what's in the Almanac and what's on Allender's. So someone should take a better look than me, but here goes . . .

I can't see any Bettie Page Bench Warmer autographs listed for 2006 Bench Warmers in the new Almanac. There is a subset listing for 2006 Bench Warmer Series Two Bettie Page that has common card, gold and red, but nothing about autographs. I don't see Page autos anywhere else either.

Allender's does have the Page autographs in 2006 Bench Warmers, but does not call them Classic Pin-Ups at all. They are listed as red # to 50, blue # to 25 and blue & white # to 15.

The eBay sold links show a red card #5/5, a blue card #4/5 and they are called 2006 Bench Warmer Classic Pinups. There is also a current listing for a gold foil #10/15 2006 Bench Warmer autograph. All of these autograph cards are posted from the same consigner seller account.

So make of it what you will, but the numbering and subset title are not matching up to Allender's list and the Almanac doesn't seem to be pricing any of them at all. Of course the years or titles could be wrong or these could be unrecorded parallels of the red, blue and blue/white autos that were not listed and maybe someone could find them listed elsewhere. Don't know. Confused
 
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I think it was Piko who said he hung onto an old NSU price guide from around 2010 for situations like this - holes in the coverage. I like having back issues for that and other reasons (favorite articles, Bill DeFranzo's promo column, etc.). In the December 2007/January 2008 issue the guide lists Benchwarmer 2006 Series 2 as having "Bettie Page Autos (1/3)(1:3000) with the price as "n/a," which means Bill didn't have a record of one selling. I assume that's the listing though the number of autos is said to be three which might have been what was reported at the time but turned out to be five.

The entry also lists "Super Rare Autographs (6)(1:2400) with no names and priced "n/a."

Jess
 
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I think it was Piko who said he hung onto an old NSU price guide from around 2010 for situations like this - holes in the coverage. I like having back issues for that and other reasons (favorite articles, Bill DeFranzo's promo column, etc.). In the December 2007/January 2008 issue the guide lists Benchwarmer 2006 Series 2 as having "Bettie Page Autos (1/3)(1:3000) with the price as "n/a," which means Bill didn't have a record of one selling. I assume that's the listing though the number of autos is said to be three which might have been what was reported at the time but turned out to be five.

The entry also lists "Super Rare Autographs (6)(1:2400) with no names and priced "n/a."

Jess


Thanks Jess. Based on what Allender. carrying I think that (1/3, 1:3000) might be the red, blue and blue/white versions, which would combine for about 90 autograph cards. Those Celebrity Pin Up 1/5 cards and the Gold Foil might be might be part of the Super Rare and no one identified them in the Guides. The Almanac is likely using a lot of the original NSU.

Funny how there are still older cards out there not priced out and not known unless you are an expert. I would say that there should be enough of the Page Bench Warmer autos trading to include a listing and a price. A few appear to have been sold lately. Maybe next time.
 
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There are a number of completed eBay sales for Bettie Bench Warmer autographs available on various completed eBay sales sites too.
 
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