If you love regional sets, chances are you might have a few sets issued by 7-Eleven stores in your collection, but there’s one that dates back more than 40 years that’s as obscure as obscure can be, despite the presence of such iconic names as: Cobb, Aaron, Ryan, Staubach, Chamberlain and Marciano, to name but a few. After 25 years as a hobby historian, finding undocumented … [Read more...] about Scarce 1978 7-Eleven “Magic Motion” Cards Remain Largely a Mystery
It’s probably fair to say that almost every collector retains at least one program in their collection, regardless of their overall hobby preferences. Unlike some collectibles, programs are sort of interactive, with a little something for everyone inside: interesting articles, unique pictures, statistics and great advertisements. Some programs are even known to … [Read more...] about Minor Find of a Major Kind: 1960s Hockey Programs Held Photo Cards of Orr, Others
In 1960-61 Canada Packers Limited first hockey offering through their subsidiary brand of "York”, issued 21 peanut butter- filled glass tumblers featuring NHL players. York also released a second series of glasses dated to the following season, however, we believe the story arc may very well be adjusted along the way with a new hypothesis. So, let’s hop in the time machine, … [Read more...] about Sorting Out the Early 1960s York Peanut Butter Tumblers
The past year of the sports card boom may be a somewhat similar take on the early 1990's but this is no 2.0 version. We are approaching unprecedented 10X and appreciating more as every day, week and month passes. The title of this article illustrates a rather new term being thrown around within the sports card industry, as many new words or phrases do in a boom, possibly … [Read more...] about Rookie Card vs. “Rookie Year”: Are Some Hockey Card Values Out of Whack?