Kershaw Zipper-gate Update …

I was checking COMC this morning for various Clayton Kershaw cards and I noticed something I figured I’d document here.

Back in February I noted here that mock ups of Kershaw’s flagship card showed the lefty’s zipper being down. And sure enough when the card went live it was indeed down on the base and all parallels.

When Topps produced Chrome the issue was fixed via editing software and all Topps Chrome base and parallels showed Kershaw with his Zipper completely up.

So today I was looking at the Topps Chrome Sapphire set and noticed the issue was not corrected for that set — the zipper is down.

What does this mean? It could mean that Topps Chrome Sapphire was actually produced before Chrome and not released until after. But it also could mean the wrong file was used when they produced Sapphire.

There’s no premium for any of this. I just found it interesting.

One Response to “Kershaw Zipper-gate Update …”

  1. nighttimeowl Says:

    There are various up and down zippers according to which version of the Holiday Kershaw you get (base and the variations). It’s just insane. Either Topps is totally in over their head or someone is having a lot of fun with us.

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