another fine looking specimen
Here's a good example of rather well used patch piece.
While it may be only limited to 49 copies there is some quality patch material that was used in the making of this card. Notice how the patch piece is also more than a "inch cube" of material and almost goes the length of the card and seems to be of multiple colors as well.
Here's another example of a color patch limited to 99 copies:
Sometimes with these patch cards you get the elastic bands from the sleeves or necklines like these cards:
and my hats off to PANINI for pulling off these cards
The manufacturers sometimes need to take a step back and look at how they're producing these cards. No company is exempt from having blunders and mistakes happening in the production/application process. What it all really comes down to is what you want for your own personal collection and for your own personal amusement.