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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

39. NIKE Poster Cards Type 3 290930 - 290939

This grouping from 290930 to 290939 includes Super Bo and Super Dave Osborn, the iconic Jerry Rice and Ronnie Lott as "Rice & Ronnie", soccer, tennis, running, and the Nike compass.

290930        POSTER ONLY ... NO KNOWN NPC

Reportedly this is a Dortmund soccer poster but we have not seen the poster or the poster card.

 290931     Poster catalog 

290931 is listed in the Jan 1991 Nike poster catalog as "poster catalog" under "selling aids".

290932 Nike Town Compass 1990      POSTER ONLY NO KNOWN NPC

We have never seen the corresponding poster card but 290932 is the poster of the Nike town compass which is shown below.

290933 Super Dave (R. Miller, G. Wilkins, K. Smith)  1990

Super Dave Osborne is a character created and played by comedian Bob Einstein. Einstein's comedic depiction is of a naive but optimistic stuntman who is frequently gravely injured when his stunts go spectacularly wrong. More recently you may have seen him on Larry  David's  "Curb Your Enthusiasm".

290934 UNK

290935 BO Super Hero (Jackson)   1990

Cartoon Bo dated 1990 on the poster 

290936 Rice & Ronnie  (J. Rice and R. Lott)  1990/91

These SF 49ers were mimicking a Rice-A- Roni box . You know the jingle "Rice-a-Roni the San Francisco Treat"

290937 Agassi square  1990/91

Funny name...funny poster. Why the yellow tint ??

290938  Uh Oh  (Kersey, Porter, Williams)    1990/91

The power behind the Blazers early 1990s teams. 

290239 Down Under (Monegetti)  1990/91

Australian long distance runner Steve Moneghetti. He is the only male to have won the Sydney City to Surf four times in succession (1988-1991).


  1. I have many 5x7 Nike poster cards all four types from my sports shop from the 80s forward they were in my desk draw for 35. Years I am the only person to touch them since they came out of the nkie shiping box I am looking to get grading and maybe sell some

    1. talk to me about what you have...see my email at the end of blog #1