Some serious odds 'n' sods examination today buckaroos as we take a look at various ballpoint pens issued, or not, by Topps.
Leading off, here's an Ron Oser ad for some Topps ballpoint pens from the July 1, 1994 issue of Sports Collectors Digest. There were only two subjects indicated, with three of each available:
Based upon the Topps logos, I'd estimate those as early to mid-60's. A later version (80's I'd say) exists as well and I'm sure more were produced over the years. It's a no-brainer to hand these out with order slips, at least when such things existed. Today what do you hand out, a thumb drive or mouse pad?