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1970 Topps Rack and Tray Packs: An Overview

1970 Topps Baseball Rack Pack

They were a good deal at the time, but finding 1970 Topps rack and grocery rack packs is a tall order.

Required Reading: Hobby News and Notes

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Marty Brodeur, super collector; Don West’s new job; Steve Hart talks fake ’70 grocery cello packs and some very cool vintage baseball memorabilia on eBay.

1970 Baseball Cards eBook Offers Trip Back in Time

Collectors Guide to 1970 Baseball Cards

It’s here…the brand new eBook that’ll transport you back to an era when packs had gum and sold for a dime. The new Ultimate Collectors Guide to 1970 Baseball Cards is ready to download.

Editor’s Blog: How I Spent My Weekend, Court Update, Hockey Jersey Video, Free Stuff

Topps Bowman display boxes

A new look for the office, our new e-book gets closer, an update on the REA vs Nash case reveals missing tax payments, NFL brothers who were teammates on vintage trading cards… and more as a new week begins.

1970 Topps Baseball: Of Miracle Mets, Price Increases and Multiple Inserts

Baseball card boxes 1970

In those giddy months after Apollo 11, the 1970 Topps baseball set reflected a new era for cards and the game itself. Take a look at old wax boxes and an ad that’ll have you looking for a time machine.

Rare Wrappers from the 1970s

1970 OPC wrapper

A look at some scarce 1970s Topps baseball wrappers.

1962 Topps: Sales Info Offers A Trip Back in Time

1962 Topps Baseball Box

Fifty years ago, Topps salesmen were preparing to hit the road, pitching those wood-grain beauties we now know as 1962 Topps. Unopened pack guy has more on the process–and the stunning return on investment one could have had by saving just one case.

Like to Crack Codes? The Mystery of 1970s Football Cello Pack Production

1975 Topps football cello back

Football card cello packs from the 1970s provide a little production and marketing intrigue.