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.
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.
Topps kept its winning theme going in 1956–bigger cards with action and portrait art on the front. Fifty-five years later, collectors are paying big bucks for the cards every Yankee fan wanted.
Fifty years have passed since the 1961 Topps cards came out of wax packs, but collectors still love it.
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