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Video- Hockey Card Collection May Go For $2M At Auction

via CBC,

Missing a 1911 George Vezina rookie card or the rare Bert Corbeau card from 1924 to top off your hockey collection?

Well, Simon Bourque of Delson, Que., has the goods. In fact, he's ready to auction off 1,500 of the rarest and best-kept pre-World War II cards.

A recent bid of the Corbeau card from the 1923-24 NHL season reached more than $27,000, according to CBC's The National. He was the first player to suit up for the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs. He was also the first Leafs captain after the team changed its name from the Toronto St. Pats.

Below, watch a video report from CBC on the collection...

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Savage Henry's avatar

Paul, have you raised enough cash from KK to get in on this?  If not, I’ll have to step up my Amazon purchases . . .

Posted by Savage Henry on 10/16/13 at 10:47 AM ET

Paul's avatar

SH, ask again in the year 2113.

The good thing is people continue to use the Amazon affiliate link, which is great.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/16/13 at 10:50 AM ET

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