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Card Gallery: 2009-10 Upper Deck NHL Champ’s hockey by Chris Olds

Upper Deck‘s popular Champ’s hockey set has arrived with its eclectic mix of past and present hockey and sports stars, historical figures, landmarks and much more that help bring the old-school tobacco card aesthetic to the ice.

Champ’s packs four autographs or memorabilia cards per 20-pack hobby box with names like Michael Jordan, Dan Marino, LeBron James and Tiger Woods alongside guys like Sidney Crosby.

Among the inserts are “Wonders of the World,” which focuses on famous landmarks like the Taj Mahal or the Great Wall of China, “Natural History,” which focuses on endangered species and extinct creatures.

Of course, also included are “Museum Pieces,” which include fossils, teeth and tools from prehistoric times embedded into the cards.

See more from the set after the jump.

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