1933-34 V304-A O-Pee-Chee Hockey Card Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title V304-A O-Pee-Chee
Year 1933-34
Size 3″ x 3 9/16″
Images Black and White
Type Candy
Number in Set
48

1933-34 V304-A O-Pee-Chee Overview

V304A 13 Ace Bailey.jpg

A total of five different sets have all been designated as V304 O-Pee-Chee cards. The Each set (series) has its own separate designation – V304-A, V304-B, V304-C, V304-D, and V304-E. These series designations are printed on the backs of the cards along with a card number.

These cards were printed during the same 1933-34 season as the V304-B cards were and included different players. Because V304-A contained most of the bigger stars, including Ace Bailey, Howie Morenz, and King Clancy, the upcoming V304-B set is not as impressive from a checklisting standpoint.

Cards are colorful with bold backgrounds, a player image, and the player’s name. A large star is behind the player with surrounding smaller stars and there are several background colors for the cards, including orange, red, green, and blue. Players can be found with more than one of those colors making a master set a fairly large one. The player’s name is printed at the bottom in a name plate of sorts with two bold black lines above and below it.

In addition to the series designation and card number, backs include bilingual biographies in English and French. Backs give us a name for this set — simply calling them, “National League Hockey Stars.”

These cards have the same look as the V304-B set. And since they are from the same season, 1933-34, they probably are better as grouped with that V304-B set, anyway. However, since they are called Series A on the backs (and because other series’ also have their own series letter), they are considered as a separate issue.

Want to know more about this set and how it compares to the other O-Pee-Chee issues? Here’s a full breakdown of the five sets.

1933-34 V304-A O-Pee-Chee Checklist

  1. Danny Cox
  2. Joseph Gordon Lamb
  3. Eddie Shore
  4. Ken Doraty
  5. Fred Hitchman
  6. Nels Stewart
  7. Walter Galbraith
  8. Dit Clapper
  9. Harold Oliver
  10. Reginald Horner
  11. Alex Levinsky
  12. Joe Primeau
  13. Ace (Irvin) Bailey
  14. George Patterson
  15. George Hainsworth
  16. Ott Heller
  17. Art Somers
  18. Lorne Chabot
  19. John Gagnon
  20. Alfred Lepine
  21. Wildor Larochelle
  22. Georges Mantha
  23. Howie Morenz
  24. Syd Howe
  25. Frank Finnegan
  26. Bill Touhey
  27. Ralph Weiland
  28. Leo Bourgeault
  29. Norm Hines
  30. John Sheppard
  31. King (Frank) Clancy
  32. Clarence Day
  33. Harvey Jackson
  34. Charles Conacher
  35. Harold Cotton
  36. Melville Keeling
  37. Murray Murdoch
  38. Bill Cook
  39. Ching Johnson
  40. Leighton Emms
  41. Bert McInenly
  42. John Sorrell
  43. Bill Phillips
  44. Charles McVeigh
  45. Roy Worters
  46. Albert Leduc
  47. Nick Wasnie
  48. Armand Mondou

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