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Title: Buckmans Discs
Size: 3- 3/8 inches in diameter.
Number in Set: 20
These regional promotional discs are unnumbered, and 20 make a complete basketball set, with a lot of the major stars of the NBA pictured on the front. The back of the disc features the address and phone number of the distributor, Buckmans Ice Cream and Bakery in Rochester, New York, and invites collectors to visit their Ice Cream Village.
The MSA on the back stands for Michael Schechter & Associates. MSA had partnerships with the various Players’ Unions to create food issue collectibles.
Buckman made baseball and football discs as well.
The key discs are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Havlicek, and Walt Frazier.
Norm Van Lier
Jo Jo White