___ 1 - Antonio Inoki and Seiji Sakaguchi
___ 2 -
Bill White
___ 3 - Antonio Inoki
___ 4 - Seiji Sakaguchi and Kotetsu Yamamoto
___ 5 - Killer Karl Krupp
___ 6 - Kantaro Hoshino
___ 7 - Antonio Inoki vs Seiji Sakaguchi
___ 8 - Luke Graham
___ 9 - John Tolos
___ 10 - Antonio Inoki
___ 11 - Karl von Schotz & Kurt von Hess
___ 12 -
Killer Karl Krupp
___ 13 - McGwire Brothers
___ 14 - Antonio Inoki vs Karl Gotch
___ 15 - Seiji Sakaguchi
___ 16 - Antonio Inoko vs Karl Gotch
___ 17 - Antonio Inoki
___ 18 - Victor Rivera
___ 19 - Antonio Inoki
___ 20 - Anaconda
___ 21 - McGwire Brothers
___ 22 - Kotetsu Yamamoto
___ 23 - Antonio Inoki vs Tiger Jeet Singh
___ 24 - Tiger Jeet Singh
___ 25 - Andre the Giant
___ 26 -
Johnny Powers
___ 27 - Antonio Inoki
___ 28 - Tiger Jeet Singh
___ 29 - Andre the Giant
___ 30 - Antonio Inoki vs Tiger Jeet Singh
___ 31 -
Antonio Inoki
___ 32 - Seiji Sakaguchi
___ 33 - Karl Gotch
___ 34 - Antonio Inoki
___ 35 - Royal Kangaroos
___ 36 - Karl Gotch
___ 37 - Antonio Inoki
___ 38 -
Stan Stasiak
___ 39 - Seiji Sakaguchi
___ 40 - Antonio Inoki

4 OFFICIAL TRADING CARD ALBUMS
___ Album 1
___ Album 2
___ Album 3
___ Album 4

INFO:
- Japanese mini cards.

- Each card measure approximately 5 cm (width) x 6.7 cm (height) + -0.05 cm variance, which was the standard size for
Japanese mini cards.

- Box contained 50 packs with 1 card per pack. Packs were made of a thick paper stapled shut rather than sealed like a
traditional trading card pack.

- Each box also contained 3 "Winner Cards." There was usually a total of 6 different "Winner Cards." "Winner Cards" were
random base cards containing a gold foil stamp on the back, which signified an individual had won 1 of 4 trading card albums
released with the set. 3 of 4 trading card albums also came in the box. Like other cards, "Winner Cards" were packaged in
their own thick paper envelope and in a separate plastic bag.
[EXAMPLE]

- 40 card set was issued at the end of 1974 to promote the wrestlers of New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) promotion. NJPW
was founded in 1972 by Antonio Inoki and by 1974 there were numerous foreign wrestlers wrestling for NJPW. In this set is an
early card of Andre the Giant. There are also numerous cards of Antonio Inoki throughout this set.

- Variations of cards have been found with different colored backgrounds. Colors include
[BLUE], [GREEN], [NATURAL], &
[PINK]. Natural is the common background color.  

- Information provided by the book, Guide to 1970s and 1980s Japanese Mini Cards written by Ryan Laughton.
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1974 Yamakatsu New Japan Pro Wrestling Trading Cards
(Yamakatsu)
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