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mrchrisallen
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Tankard

Post by mrchrisallen » 22 May 2015, 17:38

This pint pot is inscribed with "Subbuteo, 2 Million UK, March 1979".
Picked it up a while ago on Ebay.
Maybe an award for hitting production target?
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Re: Tankard

Post by lloydie1109 » 22 May 2015, 17:46

Hi Chris,
there were such things done to mark landmarks in production, I have seen other things such as plaques

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Re: Tankard

Post by Gullseye » 22 May 2015, 21:07

Nice find, wouldn't mind a pint out of that. Probably something made for the marketing or production team. Did you ask the seller whether they had any info ?

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Re: Tankard

Post by mrchrisallen » 22 May 2015, 21:42

The seller didn't know where it came from. Same with the Subbuteo / Hasbro football shirt.
"2 Million March 1979" - Could this be the number of players painted in one month?
What sort of quantities were produced in those days?

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Re: Tankard

Post by lloydie1109 » 23 May 2015, 11:51

There was printing of teams happening in 1979, so doubt it would be a monthly award

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Re: Tankard

Post by up the boro » 24 May 2015, 08:09

2 Million Club Edition sold in the fiscal year, March is the milestone for this achievement
It all seems very easy, this revolution game
But when you start to really play things won't be quite the same
Your intellectual theories on how it's going to be
Don't seem to take into account the true reality

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