Saturday, November 24, 2018
Gonna have to quote Ice Cube for this one
Whatever you call those legendary items that you have only read about and have only seen blurry glimpses of, I am here to tell you they most likely do exist.
I know because I ****ing caught one and am so jacked up about it!
Last year in December I mentioned I had gotten the Cyan Printing Plate from 2015 Bowman Best. You can see the post here.
The previous year I showed the black printing plate. You can read about it here.
The Magenta has been shown off a few times. Here is 80 of my printing plates (May 2017 edition). Here is 200 of my favorite Cutch hits. (September 2017 edition). I also recently showed it (along with Julie Benson) during my Save The Boobies event in October here.
Now if you're keeping track, that is the black, cyan, and magenta plates of the same card.
Well....I finally got the yellow to complete my first true rainbow of all four 1/1 printing plates for the same card.
This card didn't come without it's challenges in acquiring it though. Once it popped up on eBay I immediately hit the buy it now option leaving NO chance for anyone else to get it.
My 1/1 printing plate was sent to the wrong person.
In return I received a redemption card for a certain Kansas City Chiefs player that would have gotten me A LOT more money had I kept that card.
The seller made arrangements with us to ship the cards back and refund us the cost of shipping back to him and the original shipping fees.
So for only $20 I completed my printing plate rainbow. There are still a few more series that I have 3 out of 4 printing plates for, but Damn does it feel good to pop this cherry.
In addition to having those 4 1/1 printing plates, I also have this 1/1 buyback autograph of the same card.
I plan on getting a custom case to house all four printing plates. Once I do you can be sure I will show it off here.