Hockey Frankencards

by reakins - 15 cards (Last updated on Feb 21, 2021)



1. 1963-64 Parkhurst #51 Hank Ciesla


Hank Ciesla's head on Marcel Pronovost's body (see 1963-64 Parkhurst #46).


2. 1963-64 Parkhurst #54 Ron Ingram


Ron Ingram's head on Gordie Howe's body (see 1963-64 Parkhurst #55).


3. 1963-64 Parkhurst #92 John Ferguson


John Ferguson's head on Claude Provost body (see 1963-64 Parkhurst #95).


4. 1963-64 Parkhurst #96 Marc Reaume


Marc Reaume's head on Jean Beliveau's body (see 1963-64 Parkhurst #89).


5. 1963-64 Parkhurst #97 Dave Balon


Dave Balon's head on Terry Harper's body (see 1963-64 Parkhurst #91).


6. 1968-69 O-Pee-Chee #24 Bob Baun


Bob Baun's head on Gordie Howe's body (see 1968-69 O-Pee-Chee #29).


7. 1968-69 O-Pee-Chee #31 Frank Mahovlich


Frank Mahovlich's head on Dean Prentice's body (see 1968-69 O-Pee-Chee #32).


8. 1968-69 O-Pee-Chee #195 Larry Mickey


Larry Mickey's head on George Armstrong's body (see 1967-68 Topps #83).


9. 1968-69 O-Pee-Chee #196 Bill Sutherland


Bill Sutherland's head on George Armstrong's (#10) body.


10. 1970-71 O-Pee-Chee #209 Jim Lorentz


Jim Lorentz's head on Barclay Plager's (#8) body.

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Comments

Jun 29, 2019 - 12:12AM
Billy Kingsley

I don't know how they ever thought this would be a good idea. 

Jun 29, 2019 - 11:08AM
reakins

Please let me know if you know of others. I'm sure there are many.

Jul 25, 2019 - 10:56PM
switzr1

This may be my favorite list on the site now.  I did not know this was ever a thing they did.

Aug 5, 2019 - 9:22PM
rmpaq5

The Rogie Vachon one is hillarious!

Feb 20, 2021 - 7:04PM
fedoratipper

Does anyone know the reason why they did that? Could they not get photos in time so they cut corners?

Feb 21, 2021 - 10:56AM
reakins

O-Pee-Chee did not have photos of the players with their current teams. Often a new uniform colour was air brushed over the old one, or they just put a head on a body already in the correctly coloured uniform. In most cases, Topps which issued a smaller set a couple of months earlier than O-Pee-Chee, used photos of the players in their old uniforms instead of photo doctoring. 

Feb 21, 2021 - 2:38PM
jmnovff
Feb 21, 2021 - 2:49PM
theFalcon

Weren't there a few Boston Bruins cards from the late '60s and early '70s similar to this?  There are Ken Hodge and Wayne Cashman cards with gloves numbered #17 ... which was NOT their uniform number.  Uggh, some of these cards also show Espo and Hodge wearing street pants.

Feb 21, 2021 - 8:42PM
jmnovff

Dave Balon's head is superimposed on Bobby Rousseau's body.

Rousseau was the only Canadien to wear #15 from 61-64. 

#91 Harper is also on Rousseau's body.



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