While these 3 crowns aren't made for wearing, they are nice enough to show off in tribute:
|97/98, 98/99 & 99/00 Crown Royale|
While not the greatest scan job I've ever completed, you get the idea. This is the one design that I have to be careful about when I go to shows, because they always catch my eye and I wonder if I actually own the card. One day when I get around to compiling a checklist of cards I need for the Sakic PC (which I realized even more today that I am woefully behind on), I should be able to figure out which of these Crown Royale cards I actually am missing.
I hadn't had these cards out of the pages in years, and when I put them one on top of the other after scanning them, I realized that the die cuts are identical for all 3 cards. I never would have thought that would be the case, but then again it only makes sense....why spend more money on a new die when the previous one worked so well, right?
I hope to have in hand next week a couple of pretty special items that a blog reader is sending me in a trade, something a little out of the norm when it comes to the blog, but still will be a special part of the Joe Sakic collection.
thanks for reading, Robert