Missing nameplates & missing black plates part of Gypsy Queen’s quirks

Topps‘ revamped take on a retro-styled staple officially arrives on Wednesday and it includes a few types of parallels and/or variations for collectors to hunt for.

One of them in 2017 Topps Gypsy Queen? Nameless cards, aka missing nameplate cards. They’re found one per hobby box at one in every 21 packs and if it’s one of the short-print cards (Nos. 301-320) with this feature then the odds are a much steeper one in every 315 packs.

Simply enough, they are missing the nameplate on the fronts of the design, but they aren’t the only ones with what printing people would call “plate” issues.

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