I've been picking up Angels team sets here and there, mostly on ebay from a couple of great sellers that sell team sets cheap. If you're a team collector and want to build up your team sets check out kmmdcards and hoosier-40 for great deals.
Anyhow, I picked up a team set of 1994 Bowman recently. I had a handful of the 24-card set already but figured I would just knock it all out at once and have some dupes for autographs, rather than pick out individual cards one-by-one on sportlots or whatever.
Part of the team set was this Jorge Fabregas card:
Nice looking card huh?
Aside from Jorge having his hand in his crotch it's a pretty good pose.
I set to work at getting the set into the 9-pocket pages.
I knew I already had this particular Fabregas card but when I got to the page in the 1994-1996 binder I found this:
Jorge is missing his gold foil!
But where did this card come from?
Surely I would have noticed this before, or remembered that I had this card with no foil.
Except I didn't and I hadn't.
Pretty nice little combo set.
I actually prefer the non-foil version.
Reminds me of the 1992 Stadium Club set which I love and is currently a side autograph set project.
Lesson learned...keep your eyes open.