FINLAND









RELEASE PERIOD : EARLY 2005


The All-New Series 1 GPK Finland set, translated to 'Kaatiksen Kakarat', was published in the early part of 2005 by Topps Europe Ltd. (Merlin Stickers), and distributed throughout Sweden by Finland by Rautakirja Oy Lehtipiste. The generic box used to ship throughout most of Scandinavia shows the SEK (17,—), DKR (15,—) and FIM or €? (11,? —) prices on the side for the Swedish krona, the Danish krone and the Finnish markka, respectively. A total of one print run was released during a resurrection of 80's GPK nostalgia in the U.S. and in the UK with all-new releases. The Finland ANS1 set is a direct replication of the UK ANS and Sweden ANS sets comprised of thirty-seven images from the ANS1 U.S. set and eleven images from the ANS2 U.S. set without any A-name and B-name twin cards. The set also contains ten foil cards from the ANS1 U.S. set, but the Finnish and Swedish sets come with an additional bonus foil card that came packaged in the binder. Each paper pack contains 4 stickers, 1 foil card, and a slip of paper for a binder offer which included a free bonus foil card. The set contains the standard size of 2.5 x 3.5 as in the U.S. release. The Sweden, Finland and UK foil cards are much brighter and printed on heavier stock than the U.S. foil cards.

Thanks to collector Henry Mora for box codes and pricetags and additional box and album information.











59 TOTAL CARDS
48 Stickers + 10 Foil Cards + 1 Bonus Foil Card



GREEN BOX 1 Variation 36 'packs'
UBD Code 03226
— 'SEK', 'DKR' and 'FIM/'? on Box
Store Code: R-Koodi 921411-0401

GREEN WRAPPER 1 Variation
No Wrapper Code — Same As U.K. & Finland


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GREEN BINDER AD 2 Packs, and Bonus Foil Card Offer Slip Found In Pack


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GREEN BINDER 9,90 € Store Code R-koodi 921353-0401
Mail In Offer Distributed by Rautakirja Oy Lehtipiste, Finland

BINDER CHECKLIST Inside Flap











1. The PATTY Putty / Muggin' MEGAN character on the front side and Double HEATHER / Schizo FRAN character on the back side Bonus Foil Card can be acquired through the 'Binder Offer' slip found in every pack. This B1 card, with no nomenclature, are two characters not used within the UK release and is a special card for the Finland and Sweden sets.
 


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2. The Finland Card #29 has the same name as the Swedish card #29 HARRY Potta.


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3. The set contains Three Scratch 'n Stink chase cards from the ANS2 U.S. set placed within the set as regular cards without the scratch and stink affect. All three have slightly different variations from the original cards. The same occurs in the ANS1 UK and Finland releases as well.
 
S2a Cheese LUIS and S2b Eruptin' ERIC — 32 JALO Aromi
red GPK banner changed to a blue, gas cloud placed in back of the changed GPK banner and yellow nameplate changed to a light-green color.
 
S3a Moldy MOLLY and S3b Stinkin' STEPHANIE 35 SILJA Silsa
red GPK banner changed to a blue, image shifted slightly upwards (head now behind GPK banner) and light-blue nameplate changed to a dark-blue color.
 
S5a Topping TOM and S5b DOM E. Nose 37 TUMPPI Tuplajuusto
chef's hat placed in back of the GPK banner and image shifted slightly to the right and upwards.


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4. As with the UK release, the set has the PEEL HERE arrow pointing to the edge of the card where the entire face of the card is the sticker whereas in the U.S. the cards contain die-cut stickers.


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5. The set contains a three-part Checklist: section 1/3 containing the nomenclature for the foil cards, section 2/3 containing the nomenclature for the first twenty-four cards (numbering 1-24) and section 3/3 containing the nomenclature for the last twenty-four cards (numbering 25-48).


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6. The Puzzle Borders have no white outline like the U.S. puzzles from the ANS1 release; the fivepuzzles have a solid colour border. The foil card backs contain the 'Completed Puzzle' images. Numerically, the first nine cards of the set consist of the first puzzle, the next nine cards are the second puzzle (and so on through card #45 for the five puzzles) and the last three cards in the set contain the three different checklists.











1. The release consists of Artwork from the ANS1 U.S. and ANS2 U.S. sets. Forty-seven images from the ANS1 U.S. set and eleven images from the ANS2 U.S. set. Please see the 'Comprehensive Checklist' below for more information on which image came from which set. Besides the name changes, this release is a direct replication of the UK and Finland ANS1 sets.








*PLEASE SEE THE ANS1 AND ANS2 U.S. CHECKLISTS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON CONCEPT AND ARTIST CREDIT*



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STICKERS 1 - 48
#
CARD NAME
ARTIST
FRONT
U.S. SERIES
U.S. #
1
Luola-UOLEVI
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
1a/b
2
NIPA Nöyhtä
James Warhola
ALL NEW SERIES 2
31a/b
3
Nuha-JUHA
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
36a/b
4
PEPE Pupupöksy
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
5a/b
5
VESA Vessaharja
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
6a/b
6
VILMA Vääräsääri
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
13a/b
7
PETE Pitsanaama
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
9a/b
8
AAPELI Kaakeli
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
12a/b
9
Izopaha SUSHI
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
23a/b
10
HERKKO Herkkusuu
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
16a/b
11
HILJA Hirmusisko
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
17a/b
12
JUUSO Juusto
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
18a/b
13
TUULI Laatta
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 2
33a/b
14
VIKI Vaahtopää
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
21a/b
15
Oksu-OSKU
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
24a/b
16
TATU Tatska
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
25a/b
17
IMMU Imukuppi
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
30a/b
18
Nyrkki-JYRKI
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
27a/b
19
MARA Varaventtiili
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
28a/b
20
TURKKA Purkka
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
29a/b
21
Krossi-OSSI
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
22a/b
22
HANNA Hamsteri
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
10a/b
23
PERA Prutku
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
31a/b
24
SIMO Sinappi
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
35a/b
25
JUDE Lude
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
4a/b
26
Velli-ELLI
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
14a/b
27
TOMMI Pommi
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
38a/b
28
SALLI Saksiniekka
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
19a/b
29
HARRY Potta
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
40a/b
30
PYRY Puuteri
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 2
16a/b
31
VAPPU Pallo
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 2
2a/b
32
JALO Aromi
Pat /Sean Glover
ALL NEW SERIES 2
S2a/b
33
MC Wc
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
33a/b
34
Kampi-AKSELI
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
3a/b
35
SILJA Silsa
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 2
S3a/b
36
JARNO Jarrutusjälki
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 2
15a/b
37
TUMPPI Tuplajuusto
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 2
S5a/b
38
MATTI Marakatti
Strephon Taylor
ALL NEW SERIES 2
24a/b
39
SPEDE Skede
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 2
8a/b
40
TUITTU Tulikoura
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
2a/b
41
NINNI Finni
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
32a/b
42
Seppo SEPPÄ
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
7a/b
43
Nilja-MILJA
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
37a/b
44
JORE Pore
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 2
29a/b
45
SEVERLI Läväri
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
34a/b
46
OLAVI Valo
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
15a/b
47
JIRI Liri
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
26a/b
48
Känny-YKÄ
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
39a/b
FOIL STICKERS F1 - F10 : BONUS CARD B1
F1 AIMO Pamaus
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F1a/b
F2 LULU Luuviulu
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F2a/b
F3 PEKKA Luupää
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F3a/b
F4 NELLI Neropatti
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F4a/b
F5 IIRO Ihomato
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F5a/b
F6 SEPPO Seula
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F8a/b
F7 RIKU Räkä
Tom Bunk
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F9a/b
F8 LILLI Löllö
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F12a/b
F9 Ykä-JYKÄ
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F18a/b
F10 RAIJA Rautahammas
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F21a/b
B1 Bonus Foil Card
John Pound
ALL NEW SERIES 1
F16/F7
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CARD NAME
ARTIST
FRONT
U.S. SERIES
U.S. #



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