Gypsy Queen Tarot of the Diamond Insert Set Needs List




I recently finished catching up on the final season of Halt and Catch Fire, the great AMC show about the growth of the computer industry and the early days of the internet.  and there is a scene in season four when Lee Pace's character Joe MacMillan visits a tarot card reader and gets a reading.

The sequence reminded me of some tarot card inserts from the recent Gypsy Queen sets. Although Gypsy Queen has been around since 2011 (can you believe that?), the Tarot of the Diamond cards were first included in the 2018 set. I like them because of the details of the design, especially the backs. I also enjoy the rounded corners of these cards. These are fairly rare inserts at 1:8 in hobby packs and 1:9 in retail.

I know next to nothing about tarot cards so I assume there is some things about the cards that I'm missing. For example, on Wayne Buehler's card he is called the King of Wands which his a reference to a tarot card and as I build the sets I'll get a tarot card set and take a look at some cards and what the deeper meaning is.

Also, for your checklist purists out there, Topps went with numbered cards in 2018 and 2020 but all letters in 2019. So it's hard to tell but there are 40 cards in 2019 and 22 in both 2018 and 2020.

Last updated: 06-28-20

2018 Topps Gypsy Queen Tarot of the Diamond (22 cards)

TOD-1 Aaron Judge
TOD-2 Rafael Devers
TOD-3 Giancarlo Stanton
TOD-4 Chris Sale
TOD-5 Cody Bellinger
TOD-6 Kenley Jansen
TOD-7 Francisco Lindor
TOD-8 Clayton Kershaw
TOD-9 Marcus Stroman
TOD-10 Giancarlo Stanton
TOD-11 Khris Davis
TOD-12 Carlos Correa
TOD-13 Aroldis Chapman
TOD-14 Aaron Judge
TOD-15 Chris Sale
TOD-16 Kevin Kiermaier
TOD-17 Noah Syndergaard
TOD-18 Bryce Harper
TOD-19 Yasiel Puig
TOD-20 Albert Pujols
TOD-21 Ichiro
TOD-22 Mike Trout

2019 Topps Gypsy Queen Tarot of the Diamond (40 cards)

GQPP-AB Andrew Benintendi
GQPP-ABE Adrian Beltre
GQPP-AP Albert Pujols
GQPP-AR Anthony Rizzo
GQPP-BH Bryce Harper
GQPP-CC Carlos Correa
GQPP-CY Carl Yastrzemski
GQPP-DO David Ortiz
GQPP-EE Edwin Encarnacion
GQPP-FF Freddie Freeman
GQPP-FL Francisco Lindor
GQPP-FT Frank Thomas
GQPP-GP Gregory Polanco
GQPP-GS George Springer
GQPP-JB Justin Bour
GQPP-JD Josh Donaldson
GQPP-JG Joey Gallo
GQPP-JM J.D. Martinez
GQPP-JS Justin Smoak
GQPP-JT Jim Thome
GQPP-JV Joey Votto
GQPP-KD Khris Davis
GQPP-KS Kyle Schwarber
GQPP-MB Mookie Betts
GQPP-MC Miguel Cabrera
GQPP-MO Matt Olson
GQPP-MOZ Marcell Ozuna
GQPP-MP Mike Piazza
GQPP-MT Mike Trout
GQPP-NA Nolan Arenado
GQPP-NC Nelson Cruz
GQPP-OA Ozzie Albies
GQPP-PG Paul Goldschmidt
GQPP-RD Rafael Devers
GQPP-RJ Reggie Jackson
GQPP-RP Rafael Palmeiro
GQPP-WS Willie Stargell
GQPP-XB Xander Bogaerts
GQPP-YP Yasiel Puig

2020 Topps Gypsy Queen Tarot of the Diamond (22 cards)

TOD-1 Ronald Acuna, Jr.
TOD-2 Noah Syndergaard
TOD-3 Bo Bichette
TOD-4 Starling Marte
TOD-5 Yordan Alvarez
TOD-6 Trevor Story
TOD-7 Walker Buehler
TOD-8 Mike Trout
TOD-9 Pete Alonso
TOD-10 Christian Yelich
TOD-11 Aroldis Chapman
TOD-12 Kris Bryant
TOD-13 George Springer
TOD-14 Freddie Freeman
TOD-15 Justin Verlander
TOD-16 Alex Bregman
TOD-17 Bryce Harper
TOD-18 Javier Baez
TOD-19 Aaron Judge
TOD-20 Aaron Nola
TOD-21 Rafael Devers
TOD-22 Cody Bellinger

Comments

Adam Kaningher said…
Halt and Catch Fire was an awesome show.

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