Friday, April 10, 2015
Fun with Caminiti dupes
Is anybody out there wacky enough to consider these variations? Hey, the message on the protective coating is placed totally different! One of them is upside-down, even!
Well, I went ahead and peeled the upside-down one (With my luck, that's an incredibly rare variation worth a lot of money unpeeled)...
Ah, a freshly molted card. And yes, I consider these 2 different cards in my Ken Caminiti PC (and its quest for 100 unique cards): one peeled, one unpeeled.. totally different animals.
Here's another look. I gotta say I'm glad card companies don't do the "protective coating" thing anymore. (do they?)
Oh wait-- I think I was mistaken and actually peeled the right-side-up card instead. Whew! So I still own the mega-rare* upside-down protective coating variation! Nice.
* may only be ultra-rare, not mega-rare
Ooh, here's another Caminiti dupe I can play with.
Stickers are for sticking, after all. --well, if they're dupes, that is!
The Caminiti PC currently resides in my "other Padres I like" box. So that's a good place for his sticker to be stuck.
(I think I need to chuck my Mat Latos PC. Not that I ever sought out his cards.. just compiled them as they fell in my lap. Heard he got shelled the other day.)
Some of the other stickers from that Caminiti card are now decorating a package I've got ready to send off to Dimebox Nick. He's gonna be crushed when he sees a little Collector's Choice sticker on the package and opens it up to find no Collector's Choice cards inside! I didn't think this through. Oh well.
Have a great weekend, everybody!