Over the last few days, I managed to acquire the January, February and March 1941 issues of Astounding Science Fiction. And they are all in nearly mint condition. The March 1941 issue arrived in the mail today and I expect the January and February issues to arrive over the next several days. This now gives me the first 21 consecutive issues of Golden Age Astounding and carries me through Episode 21 of my Vacation in the Golden Age before I reach my first gap.
For those doing the math, at my current rate of an issue a week, I’ll get to Episode 21 (March 1941) on June 12, 2011, which just happens to be our little boy’s birthday. It also gives me plenty of time to acquire more issues between now and then.