First up, an uncut sheet with a full set of Flags Of All Nations/Soldiers of the World, a 1949 Topps penny tab insert offered by Heritage:
Such a colorful piece! I'm fairly certain it was done by Solomon & Gelman. That's a whole dollar's worth of product there! The flags side has a nice look as well:
More uncut goodness from this auction, a 1949 X-Ray Roundup set on two 100 card halves. I think this sheet was cut as I've seen one with all 200 cards.
Dig the patterns on the reverse, they are downright mesmerizing:
Here's a closeup of two of the quadrants:
Neat, huh? You can see the blue images of the "X-Ray"pictures underneath.
It's not all uncut sheet though, they even had this baby, devoid of lollipops but wondrous nonetheless (and mine!):
Dig that two tone Topps logo! The reverse confirms only the larger, "metal" denominations came with this configuration:
Hakes had a penny tab box of World Coins in their latest:
There's even another iteration of packaging for this set, which probably had a two year shelf life from 1949-51 and is one of the more confusing issues ever put out by Topps. Click through here if you want to see it.
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