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G-Sticks: '89 Topps All-Stars

G-Sticks: '89 Topps All-Stars

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Hand-made collectible art card

The '89 Topps All-Star has always been among my favorites from the Junk Wax era. It's waving ribbon and script font are instantly recognizable among hobbyists. So, I decided to use this set as the basis for my first installation of a brand new series of art: G-Sticks.

Each custom card features a vintage stick of wax pack bubble gum, illustrated with ink. This particular set uses a heavy black card stock, and a glittery-black texture to create a monochrome background for the illustrated gum stick to "pop" on.

These pieces of original artwork are photographed without their One-Touch lid, to highlight the black texture... and the original baseball card is only shown for reference.

The vintage baseball card is not included!
Each card will be signed on the back.

Designer gum sticks. Pop art that actually pops!

My G-Sticks are a series of bubble gum artwork, inspired by that one stick of gum that was stuck to the last card in the wax pack. Typically tilted by 9 degrees, as a nod to the starting 9 on the diamond.

Here's what you'll receive with this order

  • My original ink illustration, directly onto a vintage piece of wax pack bubble gum.
  • Each illustrated gum stick is backed by a custom-designed setting, and typically placed in the exact position in which the image would appear on the actual card.
  • These art cards may be created using a heavy 75pt black stock, an original card, or just the clear case by itself.
  • Cards are protected inside an Ultra Pro One Touch magnetic card holder... finished with my matching Rosen signature label.
  • My G-Sticks made with black stock are signed on the back, and all cards will ship with bonus autographed items.

Card Checklist

You may reference my growing checklist of collector-owned cards.