Complete. Almost every checklist is marked to some degree, but most are neat. Some are in gorgeous condition in spite of any markings.
Complete. My final acquisition was the corrected version of a 1977-78 O-Pee-Chee checklist (the much more common variation is an error, where the front shows a Topps label), along with two OPC WHA checklists.
Complete. Technically, I’m missing a Tembec test checklist from 1989-90, but they’re extremely rare and the only difference is the color on the back of the card. So…
Complete. I even have the three high-number series cards depicting Bruins who went to the WHA (Cheevers, Carleton, and McKenzie).
Here I’ll try to maintain my master wantlist, which will show the additional checklists, errors/variations, and inserts I’m still trying to track down. This excludes 1966-67 Topps USA Test (I’m “only” missing Bobby Orr), several non-mainstream issues, and truly exotic releases like the three cards from 1971-72 Bazooka (which I have no chance of ever […]
Born in 1974 in northern Ontario, I had zero control over whether I would play hockey, and even less control over whether I would be a lifelong fan. So it stands to reason that as a kid I collected hockey cards, and this continued long after realizing I would never aspire to the NHL (something […]