Monthly Archives: June 2012

Best of the 70s #14 – 1977-78 OPC WHA

The intent of this series is not to dump on the WHA sets.  The fact that I’ve got them ranked (to this point) near the bottom of the list is a bit misleading.  Of the sets I’m profiling, I don’t … Continue reading

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Someone on eBay is dumber than me

The lesson, apparently, is never to let the vintage guy loose amongst the shinies. Ever since I was given the shiny Alex Rios in a trade from Shane at Shoebox Legends, I had been thinking it would be pretty awesome … Continue reading

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Joy of a Completed Set – 1963-64 Parkhurst Part 3

These are the last 35 cards of the set, plus one dupe I’m hanging onto because it’s interesting.  The cards comprise the standup/full-body poses of Montreal and Toronto, less the first four Leafs who were in the last post.  The … Continue reading

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Kotter #5 – A Lament for Saturday

The thing that continues to strike me about this card is the incongruity between Horshack’s words and body language.  Saturday is supposed to be the happiest day of his life, yet of all the people in the image, he appears … Continue reading

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Joy of a Completed Set – 1963-64 Parkhurst Part 2

That Leaf post the other day generated about 20% of all the page views that I’ve ever had at this place.  It was quite the day.  I should probably write that sort of thing more often.  🙂 This post will … Continue reading

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