The 2012 Vintage Collector’s Almanac & Price Guide will be published this September and will be available on newsstands and in hobby stores across Canada. The all-in-one hockey collector’s price guide will feature everything and anything from hockey cards, stickers and bobbles to autographs, game-used jerseys and sticks.
Presented by The Want List, the 2012 Vintage Collector’s Almanac & Price Guide serves as the ultimate source for pre-1990 checklists and pricing information. Complete checklists for all standard hockey collector sets as well as many regional and team-issued sets are included in this edition. Also included are auction results for game-used memorabilia such as jerseys, masks, skates and sticks.
Some notable auction results included in this edition are: the Paul Henderson 1972 Summit Series game jersey (closing bid of $1,067,538 U.S.), a Bobby Orr 1966-67 game jersey ($160,000 U.S.), Peter Pocklington’s 1990 Stanley Cup championship ring ($72,151), and Maurice Richard’s 400th goal stick ($14,842).
As for complete checklists with pricing details, the Almanac includes collecting favourites such as Bee Hive, Ice Kings, O-Pee-Chee, Parkies, Shirriff and Topps. The oldest sets have been featured with pricing information on as many as three “raw” grades; the key cards have been highlighted with additional pricing information for professionally “graded” copies.
Additional pricing sections feature autographs (with a checklist of every Hockey Hall of Fame honoured member), publications (magazines, media guides and newspapers), and team-issued collector sets.
The 2012 Hockey Collector’s Almanac is $13.50 CAN ($9.95 plus postage and tax) or $12.95 U.S. You can purchase the Hockey Collector’s Almanac by contacting Up North Productions at 646.845.9396 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can get the 2011 Hockey Collector’s Almanac free when you purchase a five-issue subscription to The Want List hockey card & memorabilia magazine.
Hockey Collector’s Almanac
The Want List featured the best of the collecting hobby for three seasons, with 13 issues published from 2009-10 to 2011-12. The magazine followed Canada’s most popular winter sport from the National Hockey League down to the junior circuits. The magazine provided analysis of the hottest rookie cards as well as a steady diet of vintage memorabilia.
You can purchase complete seasons or single issues of The Want List (the latest issue is available on Canadian newsstands for just $5.95 CAN). Collectors can contact Up North Productions at 646.845.9396 / 613.867.7534 or email@example.com.
The Want List
HockeyMedia.ca’s popular Team Collector Series features year-by-year, brand-by-brand team checklists for all mainstream hockey sets from 1933-34 to 2009-10. Published in May 2010, there are 12 teams available in the 2010 Hockey Card Checklist collection – Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Montréal, New York, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Vancouver.
Each team booklet is $6.78 CAN ($4.50 plus postage and tax) or $6.50 U.S. You can purchase these books by contacting Up North Productions at 646.845.9396 / 613.867.7534 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can get one free team booklet when you purchase a two-year subscription to The Want List hockey card & memorabilia magazine.
Team Collector Series
The 2011 edition of The Hockey Rookie Card Checklist was published as part of the 2011 Hockey Collector’s Almanac. Just flip over your Almanac and you’ll find the Rookie Card cover and an A-Z index of every player and his rookie cards. First published in 1992, the new edition of The Hockey Rookie Card Checklist includes rookie cards from 1933-34 through 2009-10. Every 2009-10 rookie card – right up through The Cup – has been included in this year’s edition.
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