Vintage (1997) boxed set of Game 8 of the iconic Canada vs USSR 1972 hockey playoffs. 1997 Silver Anniversary Collectors' Edition of FOUR (4) VHS tapes: Parts 1 and 2 of the full match and Parts 1 and 2 of Game 8, the final match of the series. Original box and sleeves for each of the tapes and the original lapel pin made specifically for set by The Franklin Mint. Also includes advertising material in both English and French languages.
As my dad often said in later years, for a month, in 1972, Canada went to war! On the ice that is! I remember watching this historic series when I was a WEE! one - that is how old Groovy here is! The days of Guy LaFleur, Phil Esposito, Bobbie Orr, Dennis Hull and the hero of Game 8 Paul Henderson, to name a few of the iconic players.
Back in the '70s, the Soviets had their own style of Ice Hockey called Bandy. As a result, the USSR did not compete in the Olympics or World Championships, where the Canadian game was played. I mean the REAL Canadian game - not the bar brawl the Leaf's call Hockey! Game 8 is the final game of this historic Summit Series where Team Canada wins the cup!
In EXCELLENT! condition, the tapes appear hardly used. Boxes and sleeve show MINIMAL! shelf wear or rub. Full set of 4 VHS tapes runs a total of 4 hours 20 min. The videos have been digitally enhanced for this special edition Collectors' series by Polygram.
Great gift for the hockey enthusiast! and a very hard-to-find set, especially in this fabulous condition with the original Franklin Mint lapel pin included.
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