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Javy and Hermanski Mailday

It’s been a busy Memorial Day weekend after breaking open a bunch of 2020 Bowman, listing in my eBay Store, shipping, and playing catch up on trades. In a recent trade with Mike from Indiana, he sent some pretty sweet Cubs hits. We have traded a few times in the past couple years, and heContinue reading “Javy and Hermanski Mailday”

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The One Million Cubs Project Has Branched Out

Recently one of my Dodgers traders, @SouthIndyCards, was inspired by the One Million Cubs Project and set out to collect one million Dodgers cards. The momentum has carried over to other team collectors chasing that milestone. One of them, #TheYankeesMillion, sent a box of Cubs that arrived on Wednesday. In all, 645 more Cubs wereContinue reading “The One Million Cubs Project Has Branched Out”

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”

Chicago Cubs Top Ten List – Latest Trade Review

Today’s trade review has a different format. It will be a top ten list of my favorite cards from this particular trade. Michael from Facebook was the trade partner here, and this was my first big snafu in a trade. We agreed to swap 184 Atlanta Braves for 184 Chicago Cubs cards. There was aContinue reading “Chicago Cubs Top Ten List – Latest Trade Review”

Latest Trade Nets 155 Cubs Cards With More Ryno's and Some 1970's

Another Twitter trade is in the books. This latest deal was with Kevin, @soldoutscandal. Our deal swapped 155 San Diego Padres cards for 155 Cubs cards. My package came on Monday and included 10 Ryne Sandberg cards for the “Ryno Count.” All of them are duplicates in my collection, but I do have a limitedContinue reading “Latest Trade Nets 155 Cubs Cards With More Ryno's and Some 1970's”

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”