Recently I hooked up with Shane, who writes over at Off the Wall, for our very first trade. Hmm...a Shane who lives in New England, is a Red Sox fan, and collects baseball cards...sounds like a great guy to me! If there was any doubt about that fact though, I'd say the package he sent along puts it to rest. This is what happens when you trade with Shane:
Shane is putting together the '59 Topps set, and being much further along with it than I am with mine, he generously volunteered to send me a healthy stack of dupes/outcasts from his own set. Healthy as in 60-plus cards!
This was without a doubt one of the largest vintage trade packages I've ever received, and it's certainly the greatest number of pre-1960 cards I've ever gotten from someone just because.
good deal of the cards Shane sent along were in damn fine shape.
Shane, I can't thank you enough for your generosity in sending me these. I sent a return package off just today, but I feel as though I still owe you one (or a few). I'm hoping we can meet up at the big Shriner's show next month and I can pass along some more cardboard in person to further convey my gratitude. In the meantime, thanks again!!!
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