Friday, March 21, 2008

Always Be Collecting: 1985 Fleer

1985 Fleer

Base Set: 660 cards (one series)
Packaging: 36 pack, 15-card waxboxes; 24 pack, 28 card cello boxes; 24 pack, 42 card rack packs; 500 card vending boxes.
Notable Cards: Roger Clemens RC, Kirby Puckett RC
Other Notes:
  • Debut of dual-player "Major League Prospect" cards.
  • Decent second-tier RC class (Eric Davis, Orel Hershiser, Bret Saberhagen).
  • For the first time since 1982, colored-coded borders.
Full Set: $60 (NmMT)

1985 Fleer Update

Base Set: 132 cards
Packaging: Hobby-exclusive factory set
Notable Cards: Darren Daulton XRC, Vince Coleman XRC, Ozzie Guillen XRC
Other Notes:
  • What more needs to be said about a set whose "best" XRC is of Darren Daulton?
  • Fleer should have saved those second-tier RCs for this set.
Full Set (Factory): $8 (NmMT)

1 comment:

SJ said...

Manny Lee XRC!!!!!!!!!