There were plenty of packs and boxes ripped at the National Sports Collectors Convention. Most were current era boxes were opened as part of the card company redemption giveaways but fans of older material also set free some cards that had been sealed a long time ago.
A couple of days ago, we showed you the end of a 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee hockey box break.
Topps’ collation was often somewhat predictable many years ago and if you open enough rack and cello packs, it’s sometimes possible to snare one has a better than 50-50 chance of containing a certain card based on which players are showing on the top and/or bottom.
Iowa-based Ripping Vintage Packs was making its NSCC debut and during a break in the action, decided to crack open a promising 1976 Topps football cello pack.
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