Sunday, March 24, 2013

Card Of The Week March 24

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:

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