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Collector's World 0206

Collector's World 0206

The Hockey News has been providing the most comprehensive coverage of the world of hockey since 1947. In each issue, you'll find news, features and opinions about the NHL and leagues across North America and the world.

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SECOND ANNUAL READER POLL Welcome to our second Reader Poll. Including this issue, the Poll will run in four investment, we’ve limited it to editions of Collectors World, The results will be published cards this season. So there’s in the Summer issue (Vol. 2, no Pavel Bure. Pat Falloon or No. 10). We’ve made a few changes to our popular feature. Gone is the category of worst card and added is one or and added is one for best non-best non-NHL licensed set. For best set, we show the first regular card in each issue. Although Pinnacle hasn’t been released yet, it will before the end of the season- and before all poll votes annual Collectors World are counted. In the category of best investment, we’ve limited it to players who have rookie cards…

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HERE’S THE LOWDOWN ON 1987 HALL OF FAME SET

I have a set from 1987 called “The Hall of Fame Set” of 261 painted cards. They were made by McDi-armid/Cartophilium. Please tell me more about the set and its value. Benjie Epp Leamington, Ont. The set is listed in the Sport Americana Hockey Card Price Guide as having a value of $30. Canadian dealers would probably sell the set for about $40. The set was issued from 1985-87, depicting all the members of the Hall. McDiarmid is Carlton McDiarmid, the artist who did the set drawings. Cartophilium is a collectibles store in Sherbrooke, Que. Could you please explain why Pelle Lindbergh has a card in 198384 and 1985-86, but not in 1984-85? Were there any other cards made of him? Chris Berg Winthrop, Mass. The 1983-84 card is his rookie and the 1985-86 issue is…

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ON AVERAGE, MORENZ AND HOWE ARE CARD KINGS

If you consider yourself to be a hockey card collector, you probably know Gordie Howe’s 1951-52 Parkhurst is the most valuable regular issued card. But did you know Howe ranks second to Howie Morenz in terms of average card value? We compared vintage cards of players in terms of average values. Since the Golden Era players (19511972) usually had more cards than the pre-World War 11 players (1910-1941), we just took the average value of the player’s first 11 cards. That’s the number of cards Morenz, the dominant player of his era, had. Bear in mind pre-World War 11 cards are listed in the Price Guide in excellent condition with a 50 per cent premium for near mint and golden era cards are listed in near mint with a 50 per cent…

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