1975 Scanlens VFL Football Gary Merrington trade card

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Trade or swap card/Trade card - Chewing gum
Date Used
1975
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Brief Description
Rectangular trade card no.103 from the 1975 Scanlen's series (132 cards in set). Front features a posed shot of Footscray Footballer Gary Merrington with the VFL and Scanlens Twins logos in the corners. Bottom features the player's position, team and the words "HAVE FUN WITH SCANLENS GUM" in black print and, in the left hand corner, an oval with the club colours. Printed in black at the top is the player's name with the card number in the top left next to a rectangle with club colours. Reverse features a red "MAGIC FOOTBALL QUIZ" with two questions printed to the left of a box containing hidden answers (these are revealed by rubbing a coin).
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 88 W: 63 D: 1mm (H: 3 7/16 W: 2 1/2 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1975
Location
In storage
Registration No
1994.3042.166
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by the Dempsey Family.

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