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First look: Brian Kong’s 2009 Topps Allen & Ginter cards by Chris Olds


Noted Sketch Card artist Brian Kong will have a 25-card insert set featuring his artwork in the 2009 Allen & Ginter baseball set from Topps.

Kong will have 25 cards in the product, which is in its fourth year and arrives on July 1. The 2006 and 2007 sets included artwork cards from Dick Perez.

You’ll be able to see a gallery of many more of Kong’s cards in the August issue of Beckett Sports Card Monthly.

For more on Kong’s work, visit

Chris Olds has collected sports cards and memorabilia since 1987. Before coming to Beckett Media, he wrote about the hobby for the Orlando Sentinel on his blog, SportsStuff, and for the San Antonio Express-News and The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News. Do you have a comment, question or idea? Send e-mail to him at

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that insert design looks a lot like ud masterpieces …

Comment by Newspaperman

Remember that Brian will be Beckett’s special guest at the National Convention – The first 50 customers placing a $250+ grading order at regular price will receive an exclusive hand-drawn sketch card from Brian, encapsulated by BGS!

Comment by The Hammer

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