Once again I find myself writing a post after midnight. That might happen more often in Japan, since my working hours are around 12-9pm, but since I've been waking up around 8am lately these late nights are exhausting! I fully intended on going to bed a couple hours ago, but one thing lead to another and the clock just ticked away. Yesterday was a successful day as far as my plans went, though - I went to the Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum (I had a Groupon that expired at the end of the week) and had In N Out for lunch. Mmm. I also managed to catch up on all my emails, scan all my 1973 Topps cards (this sheet-fed photo scanner is almost perfect!) and I handled a whole bunch of incoming packages. I'll probably get to those tomorrow.
This is the last post from the Tanforan card show (that would be about ten days ago). I certainly saved the best for last.
Remember all those modern cards I showed? There was this Triple Threads card, these not-quite-vintage cards, and these two very-low-numbered autographs. Well, I have two more cards to show you, all purchased from the same dealer.
And they're both one-of-ones. Not eBay 1/1, but real 1/1.
I've written about printing plates before, and it's amazing how little respect they get among collectors. All the cards linked at the top of this post and these two plates, combined, cost me only $20. A 1/1 Superfractor or Topps Platinum of any "common" player usually runs $20 or more, so plates are a pretty good deal.
Current time: 12:25am. Now to write one more post and go to bed!