This week I'd thought I'd show off two more cards that I picked up in Japan. These are both from the huge 1975/76 Calbee set (1472 cards in all). The first card is Sachio Kingusa (#972). The second is Hiroaki Inoue (#397).
I know I got the Kinugasa card at Mint Ikebukuro but I'm not sure where I picked up the Inoue card. The condition of the Inoue card is kind of a Jekyll and Hyde situation. The front looks fantastic and the corners are nice and sharp. The back, however, shows evidence that the card had been pasted into a book at some point: