A Rugby Card featuring Mark Allen of Taranaki. The card features a colour photograph of Allen which appears to have been cropped from a team photograph. The card is a light yellow colour with a thin white border and two sides of the photograph are flanked by amber and black stripes. " OFFICIAL 1991 N Z R F U 1st Edition / RUGBY CARDS " is written at the top of the card along the the Regina brand and the emblem of the Taranaki Rugby Football Union. A silver fern design is pictured above the " N Z R F U ". " MARK ALLEN - TARANAKI / THE INAUGURAL COLLECTOR'S CARDS " is written below the photograph. The reverse of the card features an identical design at the top and again has amber and black stripes down two sides. " MARK ALLEN / ( Stratford) / Prop / Born: June 27, 1967 / No points in 1990 / Still young for a prop, the burly auto / electrician was in outstanding form in / the Taranaki front row. He was a nom- / inee for the New Zealand Promising / Player of the Year title, and was a first / choice prop on the New Zealand De-/velopment team's tour to Canada at / the end of 1990. / No. 146-217 / THE INAUGURAL COLLECTOR'S CARDS " is written on the reverse.
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