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Title: Nets Getty or New Jersey Nets Getty Oil
Size: 3 5/8” by 6 3/4”
Number in Set: 12
Getty Oil produced this 12-card set for their gas stations, where customers could pick up sheets of three cards once per week. The sheets are approximately 8” by 11”, and while not perforated, the backs show black broken lines for a cutting guide.
The front of an individual card is a color action shot with a facsimile autograph. The player’s name is in black block lettering above the picture. The back of each card features typical player vitals and biographies with the New Jersey Nets and Getty Logos along the bottom. The series isn’t numbered, though some checklists will list the cards by player number.
On the front of a complete sheet, beneath the photos, are the New Jersey Nets logo, the words “NEW JERSEY NETS PLAYER PHOTO SERIES” and the Getty Logo with the words “PRODUCED BY” above it.
Despite being pretty tough to find, sheets only sell for a few bucks.
Here are the fronts and backs of three of the four sheets. If anyone has the fourth, please reach out to me.
The key cards belong to Darryl Dawkins and Buck Williams
Michael Ray Richardson