Football trading card for Reggie Collier

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Printed by
Unidentified
Issued by
The Topps Company, Inc., American, founded 1938
Subject of
Collier, Reggie, American, born 1961
Musselman, Brian, American
Washington Federals, American, 1983 - 1985
United States Football League, American, 1983 - 1985
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 3 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (8.9 × 6.4 cm)
Type
collecting cards
Date
1984
Description
United States Football League (USFL) trading card for quarterback Reggie Collier’s 1984 season with the Washington Federals. The front of the card is white with an image of two football players framed in red and blue bands. The player in the foreground, Washington Federals Center Brian Musselman, is positioned with his proper right hand holding the ball on the ground, ready to snap the ball. Standing behind him, ready to receive the snap, is Quarterback Reggie Collier. The top of the card reads: [PREMIER USFL TM EDITION] in blue and red text. At the bottom of the front of the card is a graphic of a Washington Federals helmet in profile next to a yellow band with the text: [FEDERALS / REGGIE COLLIER / QB]. The back of the card is red with blue and white fields with red and white text and a graphic of a football with the number [125] in the upper left corner. The text at the top of the card reads: [REGGIE / COLLIER / QUARTERBACK WASHINGTON] with a clover-shaped symbol before the word [WASHINGTON]. Below is information on Collier’s height, weight, college, birthdate and home. In the two white and blue fields below the biographical data are his college and USFL career stats. At the bottom of the card, in a blue field, is a section with text that reads: [USEFUL FACTS / FEDERAL’S HOME: ROBERT F. KENNEDY MAMORIAL STADIUM 9CAPACITY: 54,794) / © 1982, 1984 USFL © 1984 TOPPS CHEWSING GUM, INC. PRINTD. IN USA **]. There are no inscriptions on the front or the back of the card.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.162.2
Restrictions & Rights
© 1982, 1984 USFL.; 1984 Topps Chewing Gum, Inc. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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