Tag Archives: 1966-67 topps

Maximizing Investment – three different sets from one design

In 1966, Topps released their football set.  The design harkened back to the 1955 Bowman set and depicted a player on a TV screen (one of the big old wooden consoles that vanished after the late 70s/early 80s).  It looked … Continue reading

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So why exactly are hockey checklists so expensive?

Both of these cards are checklists from 1966, both produced by OPC (despite the fact that both say “Topps” on them).  One is a first-series baseball checklist, the other is first-series hockey.  I don’t have production numbers, but based on … Continue reading

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Contest? Contest. Let’s try this again.

OK – let’s see whether I can get more than one clue in before somebody nails this one.  Today’s prize offering comes from the 1966-67 Topps set, renowned for the wood-grained TV set style that chipped and wore just as … Continue reading

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The best $25 I ever spent (on cards, anyway)

In the summer of 1984, I visited a little card/antique shop in London, Ontario.  I was there with a buddy of mine from out West and we were staying at his grandmother’s place for a couple of days.  Somehow we … Continue reading

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