Category Archives: Joy of Completed Things

Joy of a completed set – 1962-63 Topps Hockey (Part 2)

Part of the reason this set took so long to complete is that vintage sets involve a lot of waiting.  It’s always possible to find something with a gigantic “Buy it Now” price tag attached to it, but if the … Continue reading

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Joy of a completed set – 1962-63 Topps Hockey (Part 1)

About 30 years ago, give or take a couple weeks, I stood in a dimly-lit card shop.  I was in awe.  We’d just moved to Ontario in August and the one saving grace for me was that I had heard … 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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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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Joy of a Completed Set – 1963-64 Parkhurst Part 1

I went to the Toronto Spring Expo with a very short list and one particular goal in mind – to finally put the 1963-64 Parkhurst set to bed.  This was the second of the two sets I thought I would … Continue reading

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Joy of a completed set – 1963-64 Topps

When I went to the Fall Expo in Toronto last weekend, I had a very small set of targets.  I wanted to get the last two cards I needed from ’63-64 Topps, snag maybe two ’63-64 Parkhurst (getting me down … Continue reading

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