Subbuteo

Subbuteo is the invention of one Peter Adolph (1916 - 1994).  After failing to have the name "Hobby" trademarked for the game, he (must have) referred to his Osborne British Book of Birds and decided to call the game "Subbuteo" after the Latin name Falco subbuteo for the Eurasian hobby, a bird of prey. Ner ner, yah-boo sucks to you Mr Trademark man.

It's a completely potty game, but marvelous all the same. Many's the time that I have stood up from playing with a crushed player stuck to me knee. I remember at University that when we asked our landlord for a large piece of chipboard to stick our mat to he responded within hours.  A similar request for a new fridge went unanswered for a deal longer.

'Now I've got a cousin called Kevin...'




11 subbuteo players including 3 footballs
11 subbuteo players including 3 footballs
£3.59 (6 Bids)
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subbuteo set 1980s
subbuteo set 1980s
£4.64 (4 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO SET FLOODLIGHTING EDITION VINTAGE 1970s COMPLETE AND VGC
SUBBUTEO SET FLOODLIGHTING EDITION VINTAGE 1970s COMPLETE AND VGC
£20.99 (2 Bids)
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Subbuteo spares team 10
Subbuteo spares team 10
£1.75 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo HW Team Ref 42 Chelsea Only 8 Players
Subbuteo HW Team Ref 42 Chelsea Only 8 Players
£8.80 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo Spares ref 3
Subbuteo Spares ref 3
£2.20 (2 Bids)
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Subbuteo Handbooks
Subbuteo Handbooks
£0.99 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo Football Pitch Astroturf from the 1990s Vintage Collectabel
Subbuteo Football Pitch Astroturf from the 1990s Vintage Collectabel
£0.99
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SUBBUTEO 1971 72 CATALOGUE FOOTBALL TEAMS  ACCESSORIES RUGBY CRICKET etc
SUBBUTEO 1971 72 CATALOGUE FOOTBALL TEAMS ACCESSORIES RUGBY CRICKET etc
£0.99 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO 5 x GOALKEEPERS LIGHTWEIGHT FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYERS SUPERB
SUBBUTEO 5 x GOALKEEPERS LIGHTWEIGHT FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYERS SUPERB
£2.99 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO SET of 6 x EURO 96 LINE FLAGS 1996 SUPERB CONDITION
SUBBUTEO SET of 6 x EURO 96 LINE FLAGS 1996 SUPERB CONDITION
£2.90 (5 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO BOX of 1990s FOOTBALL PITCH FENCING AD BOARDS  POSTS SUPERB
SUBBUTEO BOX of 1990s FOOTBALL PITCH FENCING AD BOARDS POSTS SUPERB
£2.99 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO  61107 BOX of REFEREE  LINESMEN FOOTBALL FIGURES 1990s ISSUE
SUBBUTEO 61107 BOX of REFEREE LINESMEN FOOTBALL FIGURES 1990s ISSUE
£4.41 (4 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
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Football Soccer Game The New Subbteo 2014 Teams Edition Complete
Football Soccer Game The New Subbteo 2014 Teams Edition Complete
£11.50 (3 Bids)
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VINTAGE COVENTRY 2NDS SUBBUTEO HEAVYWEIGHT TEAM
VINTAGE COVENTRY 2NDS SUBBUTEO HEAVYWEIGHT TEAM
£10.00 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo LW Ref 360 Sunderland
Subbuteo LW Ref 360 Sunderland
£20.00 (10 Bids)
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Subbuteo LW Ref 392 Nottingham Forest
Subbuteo LW Ref 392 Nottingham Forest
£4.40 (10 Bids)
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Subbuteo LW Ref 608 Motherwell
Subbuteo LW Ref 608 Motherwell
£17.00 (6 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
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Subbuteo LW Ref 278 Porto
Subbuteo LW Ref 278 Porto
£10.00 (8 Bids)
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Subbuteo Interchangable goalkeepers
Subbuteo Interchangable goalkeepers
£0.99 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo c169 Ground Advertising Boards
Subbuteo c169 Ground Advertising Boards
£0.99 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo c170 Crowd Barriers
Subbuteo c170 Crowd Barriers
£21.00 (20 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
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Subbuteo Players in Blue White stripe  Black shorts x 10 1990s
Subbuteo Players in Blue White stripe Black shorts x 10 1990s
£1.99 (2 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO SANTIAGO HW TEAM Oldham Athletic 1966 England Mint Special box
SUBBUTEO SANTIAGO HW TEAM Oldham Athletic 1966 England Mint Special box
£14.25 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO LW unboxed teams REF 45  628
SUBBUTEO LW unboxed teams REF 45 628
£12.50 (15 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO LW unboxed teams REF 194  REF231
SUBBUTEO LW unboxed teams REF 194 REF231
£9.00 (10 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
£0.99
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SUBBUTEO SANTIAGO HW TEAM Carlisle United 1974 England Mint Special box
SUBBUTEO SANTIAGO HW TEAM Carlisle United 1974 England Mint Special box
£14.25 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO  650 WIMBLEDON 1987 88 FOOTBALL TEAM SUPERB BOXED TEAM
SUBBUTEO 650 WIMBLEDON 1987 88 FOOTBALL TEAM SUPERB BOXED TEAM
£6.50 (4 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO LW unboxed teams REF 361 Ipswich  REF 476 Roma
SUBBUTEO LW unboxed teams REF 361 Ipswich REF 476 Roma
£17.00 (19 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO 130+ LW SPARES UNBASED NO PLAIN BLUES OR REDS
SUBBUTEO 130+ LW SPARES UNBASED NO PLAIN BLUES OR REDS
£28.01 (21 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
£0.99
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SUBBUTEO SANTIAGO HW TEAM Charlton Athletic 1979 England Mint Special box
SUBBUTEO SANTIAGO HW TEAM Charlton Athletic 1979 England Mint Special box
£14.25 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO  690 WIMBLEDON 1988 FA CUP WINNERS VERONA FOOTBALL TEAM
SUBBUTEO 690 WIMBLEDON 1988 FA CUP WINNERS VERONA FOOTBALL TEAM
£4.99 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo table soccer items
Subbuteo table soccer items
£2.30 (3 Bids)
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Unofficial Unbranded World Cup Trophy
Unofficial Unbranded World Cup Trophy
£30.00 (12 Bids)
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Subbuteo Floodlights
Subbuteo Floodlights
£6.50 (3 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
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Subbuteo Goalkeeper Keeper Goalie lot 2 Spring 4 detachable and 2 1960s Wires
Subbuteo Goalkeeper Keeper Goalie lot 2 Spring 4 detachable and 2 1960s Wires
£0.99 (2 Bids)
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subbuteo vintage retro 90s
subbuteo vintage retro 90s
£3.29 (3 Bids)
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Subbuteo table soccer fence suround 61108
Subbuteo table soccer fence suround 61108
£1.00 (1 Bid)
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Subuteo game
Subuteo game
£5.00
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
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Boxed LW Subbuteo Team Ref 219 Ipswich Hartlepool missing goalie
Boxed LW Subbuteo Team Ref 219 Ipswich Hartlepool missing goalie
£2.50 (1 Bid)
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Middlesbrough Subbuteo team item ref 784 spares 1 man missing
Middlesbrough Subbuteo team item ref 784 spares 1 man missing
£2.20 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo spares ref 12 or 387
Subbuteo spares ref 12 or 387
£6.50 (7 Bids)
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8 SUBBUTEO PLAYERS ENGLAND TEAM  REF 317 spares
8 SUBBUTEO PLAYERS ENGLAND TEAM REF 317 spares
£2.00
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
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Subbuteo Club Edition Soccer game setwith extra teamMPN 60140 used condition
Subbuteo Club Edition Soccer game setwith extra teamMPN 60140 used condition
£5.09 (4 Bids)
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Subbuteo Team 8 Newcastle United spares no goalie
Subbuteo Team 8 Newcastle United spares no goalie
£6.15 (4 Bids)
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Subbuteo spares bundlesee all pics
Subbuteo spares bundlesee all pics
£4.00 (1 Bid)
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25 Mixed Bags of Subbuteo Players Thames hospice 102 R
25 Mixed Bags of Subbuteo Players Thames hospice 102 R
£90.00 (34 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
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VINTAGE 1970s SUBBUTEO FOOTBALL H W SPARES BRISTOL ROV  12 Heavyweight
VINTAGE 1970s SUBBUTEO FOOTBALL H W SPARES BRISTOL ROV 12 Heavyweight
£4.99 (1 Bid)
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VINTAGE 1970s SUBBUTEO FOOTBALL H W SPARES SHEFF WED  17 Heavyweight
VINTAGE 1970s SUBBUTEO FOOTBALL H W SPARES SHEFF WED 17 Heavyweight
£4.99 (1 Bid)
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VINTAGE 1970s SUBBUTEO FOOTBALL H W SPARE BRADFORD CITY  23 Heavyweight
VINTAGE 1970s SUBBUTEO FOOTBALL H W SPARE BRADFORD CITY 23 Heavyweight
£4.99 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo Table Football Original 1960s Green Baize Playing Pitch Cloth
Subbuteo Table Football Original 1960s Green Baize Playing Pitch Cloth
£0.99
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Subbuteo spares ref 21 leeds
Subbuteo spares ref 21 leeds
£3.51 (5 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
£0.99
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Subbuteo Stadium Service Pack Code 61239 Mint
Subbuteo Stadium Service Pack Code 61239 Mint
£2.19 (2 Bids)
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subbuteo team unknown
subbuteo team unknown
£20.00 (9 Bids)
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Subbuteo Holland Blackpool Ref 13 Spares
Subbuteo Holland Blackpool Ref 13 Spares
£6.95 (9 Bids)
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subbuteo team wales 1982
subbuteo team wales 1982
£1.70 (2 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
£0.99
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SOCER CONTINENTAL CLUB EDITION WITH EXTRAS JOB LOT EARLY 70S
SOCER CONTINENTAL CLUB EDITION WITH EXTRAS JOB LOT EARLY 70S
£5.50 (2 Bids)
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Subbuteo job lot of box sets
Subbuteo job lot of box sets
£37.00 (9 Bids)
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subbuteo HW team 59 River Plate
subbuteo HW team 59 River Plate
£5.50 (2 Bids)
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subbuteo HW team reference 35 Barnet
subbuteo HW team reference 35 Barnet
£20.99 (2 Bids)
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National Flag Badge 2014 FIFA World Cup Sport Activities Gifts Pin Badge Country
£0.99
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Vintage SUBBUTEO HW Team 25 GLASGOW CELTIC
Vintage SUBBUTEO HW Team 25 GLASGOW CELTIC
£7.99 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO HW FOOTBALL SET OF C130 WORLD CUP GOALS BLUE GOAL POST REPAIRED
SUBBUTEO HW FOOTBALL SET OF C130 WORLD CUP GOALS BLUE GOAL POST REPAIRED
£3.22 (2 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO HW FOOTBALL 4 RARE FRIED EGG WHITE YELLOW SPARE BASES
SUBBUTEO HW FOOTBALL 4 RARE FRIED EGG WHITE YELLOW SPARE BASES
£2.99 (1 Bid)
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HW SUBBUTEO TEAM REF 52 EXETER LINCLON CITY
HW SUBBUTEO TEAM REF 52 EXETER LINCLON CITY
£9.99 (1 Bid)
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Subbuteo 1990s The FA Premier League Box Set Complete with Trophy FA
Subbuteo 1990s The FA Premier League Box Set Complete with Trophy FA
£19.99
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SUBBUTEO HW FOOTBALL FULL SET OF 10 RARE PURPLE OUTER WHITE INNER BASES
SUBBUTEO HW FOOTBALL FULL SET OF 10 RARE PURPLE OUTER WHITE INNER BASES
£12.99 (1 Bid)
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Massive lot of Subbuteo players and accessories
Massive lot of Subbuteo players and accessories
£6.50 (3 Bids)
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1970s subbuteo Press  Camera Tower  And Assorted People
1970s subbuteo Press Camera Tower And Assorted People
£0.99 (1 Bid)
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1970s Subbuteo Brazil Team OO Scale
1970s Subbuteo Brazil Team OO Scale
£0.99
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Subbuteo Heavyweight Team Ref 155 El Salvador
Subbuteo Heavyweight Team Ref 155 El Salvador
£10.50 (7 Bids)
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Subbuteo 61234 PL Accessory Set with Box  plastic tray 3 flaws see below
Subbuteo 61234 PL Accessory Set with Box plastic tray 3 flaws see below
£11.50
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM MOTHERWELL REF 46
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM MOTHERWELL REF 46
£13.50 (10 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM PARTICK THISTLE REF 181 MEGA RARE
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM PARTICK THISTLE REF 181 MEGA RARE
£12.50 (7 Bids)
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Subbuteo Football Job lot with Euro 96 Set Includes seven teams and Accessories
Subbuteo Football Job lot with Euro 96 Set Includes seven teams and Accessories
£30.00 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM STANDARD BLUE REVERSE BASE REF 2
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM STANDARD BLUE REVERSE BASE REF 2
£11.00 (21 Bids)
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H W SUBBUTEO FIGURE BRAZIL YELLOW GREEN BASE SPARE
H W SUBBUTEO FIGURE BRAZIL YELLOW GREEN BASE SPARE
£1.90
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM CRYSTAL PALACE REF 102
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM CRYSTAL PALACE REF 102
£8.50 (16 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM CELTIC ALL WHITE BASES REF 25
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM CELTIC ALL WHITE BASES REF 25
£11.00 (15 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM LIVERPOOL 2ND REF 81
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM LIVERPOOL 2ND REF 81
£10.50 (12 Bids)
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM NANTES REF 142
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM NANTES REF 142
£30.00 (16 Bids)
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Subbuteo Euro 96 Box Set Complete with Scoreboard + Fence
Subbuteo Euro 96 Box Set Complete with Scoreboard + Fence
£19.99
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Subbuteo Santiago PYO TYPE 1 TEAM BASES DISCS WHITE RED
Subbuteo Santiago PYO TYPE 1 TEAM BASES DISCS WHITE RED
£4.99 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM WEST GERMANY REF 156
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM WEST GERMANY REF 156
£5.51 (9 Bids)
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Subbuteo Santiago PYO TYPE 1 TEAM BASES DISCS NAVY WHITE
Subbuteo Santiago PYO TYPE 1 TEAM BASES DISCS NAVY WHITE
£4.99 (1 Bid)
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SUBBUTEO H W TEAM ENGLAND RARE NAVY BASES REF 154
SUBBUTEO H W TEAM ENGLAND RARE NAVY BASES REF 154
£8.50 (5 Bids)
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