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Quote:OPC sealed its hockey wax boxes 35 years ago and the one offered in the auction retains that feature, making it especially desirable to collectors.

Inside each of the 48 packs inside are 14 cards. The box, authenticated by pack expert Steve Hart, has minor wear but could yield a high-grade example of the valuable Canadian version of Gretzky’s rookie card along with other gradeable cards including Hall of Famers Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull. It’s unlikely the winning bidder will open it, however, thanks to the scarcity of its unopened state. Gretzky’s OPC rookie card is rarer than the Topps version and prices vary greatly by condition.

The cost of packs back in the 1979-80 season? Twenty cents.
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Really cool!! It will be interesting to see how much it will sell for.
That is awesome
That would be so much fun to go through! No high-end autos or jerseys. Just card after card after card, each one cooler than the one before. I always like the cards with ads on them from back then. You could get a binder or a hat or a t-shirt for a few wrappers and a few bucks. I did that all the time as a kid!
So when was it sealed in that wrap--- it did not come that way.