Offered in this listing is a very rare vintage collectible of the Harlem Globetrotters from the series “Collana Sports” issued in 1960 in Italy. The mini booklets showcased images of stars of the time with this issue #6 showcasing the sport of Basketball (Pallacanestro in italian) with a wrap around card #6 of these famous Hoop legends.
The Collectible Mini Booklet measures only 2 2/8″ X 2 1/2″ when closed its the size of a small trading card fiting easily into a soft sleeve and Semi Rigid Holder.
This type of collectible is very similar to the 1990-91 Hoops “Collect A Book series that ws issued back then as a way to learn more about the stars at that time. Considering this concept was tried 59 years ago it shows the makers of this series were truly ahead of their time in promoting both the sports and the key figures that represented each.
Its a great shape considering the age (see scans).