1969 Tresler Comet Bengals Football Card Set and Checklist

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Year: 1969

Title: Tresler Comet Bengals

Size: 2.5″ by 3.5″

Number in Set: 20


The 20 1969 Tresler Comet Bengals cards were given away for free at Tresler Comet gas stations in the Cincinnati area. The orange and brown sepia look is particularly attractive if you’re a Bengals fan and show the creativity that was possible in a regional release.

The black and white background has typical biographical and statistical information. But the highlights are the Bengal tiger running with a football drawing and the Tresler Comet logo. The cards also offer two calls to action to listen to games on WLW radio and return to Tresler Comet stations for a complete set of free cards.

The unnumbered cards were printed on thin card stock.


1969 Tresler Comet Bengals Bobby Hunt – Front
1969 Tresler Comet Bengals Bobby Hunt – Reverse

Key Cards

The set has four short-printed cards that are key to completing a set: Howard Fest, Harry Gunner, Bob Johnson, and Warren McVea. 


Al Beauchamp

Bill Bergey

Royce Berry

Paul Brown

Frank Buncom

Greg Cook

Howard Fest

Harry Gunner

Bobby Hunt

Bob Johnson

Charley King

Dale Livingston

Warren McVea

Bill Peterson

Jess Phillips

Andy Rice

Bill Staley

Bob Trumpy

Ernie Wright

Sam Wyche