Unwrapping The History of O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards: A Look At The Early Wrapper Variations

Hockey card collecting has a rich history that dates back to the early 1900s. Among the most sought-after hockey cards are those produced by O-Pee-Chee, a Canadian company that began manufacturing hockey cards in the 1930s. Between 1933 and 1938, O-Pee-Chee released 180 hockey cards over five sets or series, each with their own unique … Read more

5 Hockey Wrappers Manufacturers Probably Wouldn’t Use Today

As I’ve been researching hockey sets for the Unopened Archive, I’ve noticed two things. First, vintage hockey wrappers and wax boxes had the best designs of the four major sports. Second, a lot of the giveaways and drawings used in the vintage post-war era wouldn’t be selected for use on packs today. Here are a … Read more