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Card - The Garbage Gang, 'Cranky Frankie', 1985 Object Reg. No: HT 27762

Alternative Name(s): Bubblegum Card, Sticker

A collector card titled 'Cranky Frankie', number 18a from The Garbage Gang series, manufactured by The Topps Company, Inc., New York, United States of America. The collector cards were originally released in 1985.

The character's on the cards were designed to parody the Cabbage Patch Kids dolls which were immensely popular at the time. Each card features a Garbage Pail Kid character having some comical abnormality and/or suffering some terrible fate. Each character had a humorous, word play-rich character name.
Card printed in colour on both sides. Illustration of monster putting math and english books into a meat grinder on one side.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Donation from Diane Bretherton, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 76 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: recreation, games
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Arms Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Collecting
Tertiary Classification: collecting cards
Inscriptions: Front: 'THE GARBAGE GANG', ' PEEL / HERE ', ' 18a ', ' CRANKY FRANKIE '
Back: ' Liars License / AWARDED TO / This License permits you to lie when- / ever you think it is necessary - which / is practically all the time! You can tell / your father that all the F's on your / report card mean phenomenal. / Ruth Notruth / SECRETARY - S.F.L.A. (STRAIGHT-FACED LIARS ASSOCIATION) / ©1985 THE TOPPS COMPANY, INC. '
Manufacturer: The Topps Company, Inc, New York, New York, United States of America, 1985

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