Tag Archives: best of the 70s

Best of the 70s #11 – 1976-77 OPC WHA

It has been a long time since I’ve done one of these and I think a big reason for it is that I have this set in the wrong place.  Part of each write-up involves justifying (at least to myself) … Continue reading

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Best of the 70s #12 – 1976-77 OPC NHL

I’ve always found this set a little exotic.  When I was a kid, I managed to trade my way into a least one card of every ’70s set from 1971-79 except for this one.  It just never seemed to come … Continue reading

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Best of the 70s #13 – 1974-75 Lipton Soup

This is sort of an odd set to write up in that it’s the only one of these profiles for a set I haven’t finished.  I have the grand total of six of these cards, so a lot of the … Continue reading

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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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Best of the 70s #15 – 1974-75 OPC WHA

It took three seasons for the WHA to merit its own set of cards from OPC. In ’72-73, WHA players made up the high series of the regular set.  In ’73-74, OPC made a 20-player poster set, but no cards … Continue reading

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Best of the 70s #16 – 1973-74 Quaker Oats WHA

I tend to be of the mindset that anything that I can’t really explain about why something was or wasn’t produced in cards is probably tied to licensing issues.  I have no other reason to explain why there was no … Continue reading

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Best sets of the 70s #17 – 1977-78 OPC

This is a little project I’ve been wanting to tackle for a while.  I just needed to build up a better scan library and get through the ranking process in my head.  I’ve seen a number of different attempts to … Continue reading

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