I couldn't seem to find even five minutes to post this week, and I'm way behind on thanking a few generous folks, as well as sending out numerous trade packages. While I work on some of these things today, here for your enjoyment is a random smattering of cards that have joined my collection from all over the globe:
last year. He reached out to me a while back and let me know that he wanted to send some cards my way. I had no idea what was coming, and did he ever shock me!
What Marc sent was easily one of the largest, and most thoughtful, packages of cards I have received in the nearly 7 years I've been writing this blog. I will have several posts devoted to the contents as soon as I get through the enormous backlog of scanning, but this beauty featuring two of the top speedsters of the '80s is a good preview of what's to come.
Catching Up with Collecting contacted me and sent me a nice bubble mailer of Red Sox cards. Jared's blog is very enjoyable, if you haven't had a chance to check it out yet I highly recommend adding it to your reading list. Check out this great post as an example.
Anyway, I needed the majority of what Jared sent over, and I'll be showing off those goods in due time, but here's a preview in the form of my very first Ted Williams card!
That's it for today, I'm off to sort out some trade packages...
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