Unopened Vintage Packs and Boxes

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  • Great Designs in the Groovy '70s

    Without a doubt, some of the most creative wax wrapper designs came from the 1970's. Packs are not cheap and are getting more difficult to find.

    1972 O-Pee-Chee Baseball 
  • Wax was Booming in the '80s

    The hobby went a bit nuts in the 1980's with many collectors turning into speculators. Many basements were filled with unopened cases.

    1981 Topps Football Wax Box 
  • The End of Wax in the '90s

    Wax wrappers were replace by foil, cello, and plastic wrappers after the early 1990s. Topps Michigan packs in 1983 helped start this transition.

    1991 O-Pee-Chee Baseball 
  • Clean Corner Folds

    The condition and shape of corner folds can serve as indicators of tampering. We also look for extra wrapper creases that would have resulted from opening and resealing.

  • Bright and Shiny Wrappers

    Everyone wants beautiful packs and we do our best to find them. Our goal is to locate packs that look brand new and offer them here.

  • Roller Marks and Factory Seals

    Manufacturers sealed their packs with heat and rollers, each company leaving a distinct set of marks that we look for. Those marks should line up cleanly across the flaps.

  • We'll Note Excessive Wear

    A minimal amount of corner wear is to be expected. Excessive wear will be noted in separate product listings with appropriate price reductions.

  • Watch Out for Wrapper Tears

    If any wrapper tears exist in our raw packs we'll note them in separate product listings and drop the price like we do for excessive corner wear.

  • Say No to Mold and Mildew

    This is totally unacceptable to us and we'll never sell these packs here or anywhere else. If the wrapper is soiled there's no telling what's inside.

A Great Oddball Issue

1970 Fleer World Series Wax Packs

We kept a few raw packs for our own private collection. Some PSA graded packs are available for sale. There are only five PSA 9 wax packs from this issue in their Population Report -- all of them came from this box.

See a PSA 9

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