Merlin Ultimate Aston Villa
Merlin Ultimate Aston Villa Foil Emblem No.13, Premier League 1995-96 By Topps
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Topps is an American company that manufactures chewing gum, candy, and collectibles. Based in New York City, Topps is a leading producer of NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Football and other sports. Topps also produce non-sports themed trading cards and Some of the most successful licenses have included WWE & Pokémon.
Topps European division in based in Milton Keynes, UK, where they launch products from all across Europe. In 1994, Merlin gained the Premier League license, allowing them to publish the official Premier League sticker collection. Merlin distributed this collection throughout the UK and they accompanied it with an album. The initial success of the Premier League stickers and album collection took Merlin by surprise, with many reprints produced. In 1995, the Topps Company Inc. completed its takeover of Merlin Publishing. Merlin’s company name changed to Topps Europe Limited, but its products still carried the Merlin brand until 2008.
Topps Europe Limited continues to produce a wide range of sports and entertainment collectibles across Europe. Its range of products now includes stickers, albums, cards and binders, magazines, stationery, and temporary tattoos.
Merlin branded Premier League sticker albums have been popular since their launch in 1994. In 2007, Topps gained the rights for producing trading cards. Topps produced the Shoot Out cards from the 2003/04 to 2006/07 seasons. Match Attax, the official Premier League trading card game, is the biggest selling collectible in the UK. The collection also holds the title of the biggest selling sports collectible worldwide. In the UK alone, they estimate that around 1.5 million children collect it.
This is Merlin Ultimate Aston Villa Foil Emblem No.13, Premier League 1995-96 By Topps
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