Last week, In The Game released its Captain-C product. In it were a pair of Linden cards that had me do the ol' jaw drop.
I was stunned to see that less than 24 hours after the product hit the shelves, one of those cards hit ebay. And I had the radar on - big time.
The next morning (for some reason, I woke up early on Saturday....weird), I saw the other one of these two cards on ebay.....with a Buy It Now that was reasonable enough for me to hit it (by 'reasonable' I mean....if I didn't snag it right then and there - it would be gone in a matter of minutes).
So now I'm sitting with one in my pocket and the other about to end the next night. So I had my radar on even more.
So much so that I let all the other Linden collectors know that I was bidding - and big - to complete the 'set'.
I was pretty nervous watching the end of the auction, and thankfully I got the card for a decent price.
Today, both copies were sitting at the post office ready for me to pick up.
How excited was I? I was opening bubble envelopes on the post office's counter.
And then it was a quick trip directly home to scan the cards in and encase them in protective cases.
Without further ado.....here are the newest additions to the family.
2011/12 In The Game Captain-C
#CC-23 Top Half & Bottom Half 1/2 & 2/2
These cards look absolutely stunning in person. The big patch windows, the obvious design elements that make the pair just pop, but most importantly - this is the 'C' that comes from Linden's jersey. The symbol of leadership on (and off) the ice.
If these are the only two cards I get from this product....I'd be happy.
(But we all know that's not going to happen).