U F O (TV Series) 1970
Anglo Confectionery Amazing Black Friday to Cyber Monday Deals U F O (TV Series) 1970 U F O (TV Series) 1970 L64 - These cards are based on the 1970s British sci-fi classic UFO which was created by Gerry & Sylvia Anderson and Reg Hill and ran for a single season of 26 episodes. The cards are a mixture of cartoon drawings and real photos from the show. The basic premise of the story is that in 1980 Earth is visited by aliens from a dying planet who begin abducting humans to harvest for their organs which is maybe a precursor to an actual invasion. To combat this threat an organization known as SHADO is formed (which stood for Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organisation) with bases on the moon and on Earth. SHADO has its headquarters in a secret location below a film studio and its activities are kept secret from the general public to avoid panic. The backs make up into one large picture of the SHADOW staff and vehicles. Size 76 x 55mm
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U F O (TV Series) 1970

Issuer: Anglo Confectionery Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: These cards are based on the 1970s British sci-fi classic UFO which was created by Gerry & Sylvia Anderson and Reg Hill and ran for a single season of 26 episodes. The cards are a mixture of cartoon drawings and real photos from the show. The basic premise of the story is that in 1980 Earth is visited by aliens from a dying planet who begin abducting humans to harvest for their organs which is maybe a precursor to an actual invasion. To combat this threat an organization known as SHADO is formed (which stood for Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organisation) with bases on the moon and on Earth. SHADO has its headquarters in a secret location below a film studio and its activities are kept secret from the general public to avoid panic. The backs make up into one large picture of the SHADOW staff and vehicles. Size 76 x 55mm Number of cards in set: L64 Abbreviations used for Number In Set:
EL = Extra Large; LT = Large Trade ( size 89 x 64mm); L = Large; M = Medium; K = Miniature.

Price for complete set: Only £190.00

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