I was honestly really pumped I got 10's on both...was super hard to find them sealed and I had a big fear of getting a 9 on one of them...it worked out in the end :)
The PLAY ones are hard to get a hold of as well...last time at auction the two of them in PSA 10 hit around...
I am looking for the following cards right now:
Japanese Vivillon Elegant Pattern from X Collection 008/060 - GEM MINT (flawless)
English Ruby Sapphire - GEM MINT NECESSARY
96/109 Chansey ex x 3
97/109 Electabuzz ex x 3
98/109 Hitmonchan ex x 3
99/109 Lapras ex x 3
Actually Japanese cards are more expensive once you get seriously collecting, especially if you go towards any PSA card collecting. Trophy cards go for almost 5 figures and there are many exclusive prize cards and promos that are expensive as well.
Modern collecting is less expensive for...
RE: 1997 Pokemon Carddass part 3&4 special cards
You might have more luck posting that question on UPCCC since there are a few cardass and sealdass collectors there. I will also look into it myself and see if I can hunt down the info for you.
It seems to me that FA come every 2 boxes since I opened 4 and only got 2.
I was actually pretty disappointed with the quality of the cards in both X and Y collection - I got a lot of cards with faults straight from the packs which really irks me. The good thing is that cards are easy to resell...