Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1979

Growing up as an eight year old I vividly remember collecting 1979 Topps cards. I probably had about 500-1000 of them although I didn’t have a complete set. I remember discovering an error card in my own. Back in the … Continue reading

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The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1978

When I was seven, I had a bunch of 1978 Topps cards. I played with these quite a bit when I was little mainly because of the “Play Ball” game on the back of most base cards. Anyone remember playing … Continue reading

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The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1977

Back in 1977, I opened my very first pack of cards, 1977 Topps. My mom bought it for me after a trip to the grocery store. I was six years old. Fast forward 34 years and a million Topps packs … Continue reading

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1967 Topps — And Then There Were 12!!

I got a great surprise in the mail today. You see, for years now, I have a fellow collector who has been following my progress on my vintage sets at www.mytoppscards.com. Every week or two, he sends me a card … Continue reading

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Some Not Too Happy With 2012 Topps Heritage High Numbers

As most of you by now, Topps recently released their newest highly-anticipated Heritage release with 2012 Topps Heritage High Numbers. The company sold 1,000 sets as an online offering only. You can’t buy these sets anywhere else unless you buy … Continue reading

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The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1976

1976 Topps was the 25th anniversary of celebrating Topps cards. The set has 660 cards and features one of the most unique base cards of all time that isn’t a shortprint. Here it is: The 1975 Bubble Gum Champ! I … Continue reading

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The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1975

The 1975 Topps set is by far my favorite set of the 1970’s. Why is that? Well, not only does this set have great rookies such as Robin Yount and George Brett but it also has such a vibrant and … Continue reading

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How I Would Run a Topps Club

Topps announced yesterday on their web site a new club that is geared towards those who spend quite a bit of money on Topps – over $10,000 a year to be exact. For this elite club, Topps will choose who … Continue reading

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The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1974

The 1974 Topps set has some fond memories for me as a kid. When I was in fifth grade and living in Skillman, NJ, our librarian at Orchard Road Elementary School, Mrs. Wendall, knew that I liked baseball cards and … Continue reading

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The Topps Sell Sheet / Photo Project — 1973

1973 Topps was the first of a run of Topps sets that had 660 cards in it. This set is not one of my favorites in terms of design. To me, it is very plain and lacks color. I have … Continue reading

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