Topps Tins and Crowds On Baseball Cards

Earlier this year Topps released a retail exclusive series 1 “pack” of baseball cards inside collectible tins. They became extremely popular upon release and people were scooping them up trying to flip for a quick buck. Topps Tins Baseball Cards 2020 Topps Series One featured six different Major League Baseball players on the front ofContinue reading “Topps Tins and Crowds On Baseball Cards”

Cubs Parallels Abound in Monday's Mailday

Monday’s mail brings in 53 more Cubs cards to the collection thanks to Opening Day Sportscards. This is our second trade, and I’ll be returning a package of Phillies. This trade package including a bunch of 2018 cards. I need to start off with the Javy Baez. Two more 2018 Bowman Platinum added to theContinue reading “Cubs Parallels Abound in Monday's Mailday”

Largest Amount of Cards Dealt in a Trade Nets a Number of Cubs Hits

The largest amount of cards was sent out last week in exchange for some Cubs cards. In total, probably 5,000 or more cards were shipped out. In return I gained 133 Cubs cards….but not just any Cubs cards. Look at the spread! Thanks to Cards From the Attic for the deal. He requested two largeContinue reading “Largest Amount of Cards Dealt in a Trade Nets a Number of Cubs Hits”

Jorge Soler Autograph and 2018 Cubs for a Medium Flat Rate Box of Hockey Cards

Another package that arrived last week was from a trade with Jason in New York. The trade originated from my post selling medium flat rate boxes of hockey cards for $20 shipped. There are still several of these boxes available if anyone wants one. Only $20 shipped, or I will entertain a trade for CubsContinue reading “Jorge Soler Autograph and 2018 Cubs for a Medium Flat Rate Box of Hockey Cards”

Shiny Cards – Dumping Chase Utley for Cubs

This hobby is great. As I attempt to collect one Million Cubs cards, even Cubs collectors are joining the cause. In my latest trade, Cubs fan Jake in Missouri generously traded me 55 Cubs cards in exchange for a pile of Chase Utley cards. And the hobby circle is smaller than we realize sometimes. AsContinue reading “Shiny Cards – Dumping Chase Utley for Cubs”

Oddballs and Autographs: Another Great Twitter Trade

Check off another fantastic return via Twitter trade. Plenty of oddballs and great Cubs cards from Jason (@realjtcarter). Inside the bubble mailer was a book. I have many, many books on baseball. Especially Chicago Cubs books. But…”The Cubs Fan’s Guide To Happiness,” is a new one for my library. Ironically, one of the Cubs jokesContinue reading “Oddballs and Autographs: Another Great Twitter Trade”

Quality Trade Brings in a Certified Chicago Cubs Autograph

Most of the trades for the One Million Cubs Project will be quantity. Obviously, nearing just, “just,” 100,00 Cubs cards there is a long way to go to reach a million. So, those large bulk trades are needed in volume. Note: currently there are three 1,000-plus card swaps either in transit or in the comingContinue reading “Quality Trade Brings in a Certified Chicago Cubs Autograph”

Custom Cubs Cards Courtesy of Rookies App

Until 2014, I was an Android user. The iPhone had tempted me, but enough to take the plunge. I used Mac computers for three years at my previous job and never did get used to their quirks. That was a big reason why I stuck with Android. Then the Rookies App drew my attention. ForContinue reading “Custom Cubs Cards Courtesy of Rookies App”

2018 Topps Checklist Released, Chicago Cubs Images Inside

Topps announced its 2018 checklist this week. As expected, many Chicago Cubs cards are among those in the series 1 checklist. The flagship series 1 product is due to release on January 31. Exciting for Cubs collectors is a retail exclusive Kris Bryant subset. The 30-card highlights set will only be included in the Wal-MartContinue reading “2018 Topps Checklist Released, Chicago Cubs Images Inside”

One Great Trade Nets Autographs, Refractors, and Topps Now Cubs Cards

Preserve the Hobby has outdone himself. After an initial 100-Card trade, we upped our swap to include 250 cards. I traded 250 Mets and Pirates for 250 Cubs. Our initial trade left me feeling that I didn’t send enough, so I upped my ante in our second deal. So did he! The cards came packedContinue reading “One Great Trade Nets Autographs, Refractors, and Topps Now Cubs Cards”