Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lost and Found - at the Trading Post

AJ (known as The Lost Collector) has been blogging four years or thereabouts.  We recently completed a trade...as recently as early December!  Yes, I'm still catching up.  AJ graciously posted regarding our exchange last Sunday.  I want to express my thanks and will attempt to do so without making any AJ-like cracksThere are no guarantees.
 
I'm very happy to drop my Yanks on another collector. Even more so, to a collector living so near Yankee headquarters.  AJ's recycling program suits me just fine - Yanks in...Tigers out!




Minis from 86 and 88.  Very similar design, two years a part. Very clean cards!








Two cards from 1984


 1994 Panini Stickers.  I do love stickers. The back says bend and peel.  These are most unusal instructions. I can sit and peel just as easily.
 

 1985 Leaf Evans - I'm almost certain this is the first card I have depicting the Leaf logo.

Petry is on 83 Fleer cardboard.



2012 Heritage, and a 2013 Heritage Martinez.  Is it me, or does Benoit look a little more gansta each year?



 2012 Bowmans include a Tyler Collins rookie.  His cards can often be found on COMC listed under Ty Cobb. Could this be a sign of future greatness?  Of course, Ty Cobb is often listed under Tyler Collins.    AJ threw in 2011, 2013 and 2014 Topps Updates including a 2013 Chrome Update Verlander.
I truly like the 2002 Donruss design. It would've been much improved sans the blank, black box on the bottom front border.  Miggy powers up on 2014 Topps.  I wanted to lick this card.  It looks so grapey good.  Turner shines on 2012 Bowmans Best - pretty much all the shining he did with the Tigers.  He's now a Cubby and a youngster at 23.


2014 BP purple parallel looks pretty edible too.  2012 Topps Archives.  I enjoy receiving these cards because I won't purchase Archives.  The set is too confusing and just one more Topps marketing ploy.
2011 Topps Marquee Miggy numbered 68/299.  The first Marquee in my collection.  In fact, the first time I'd heard of Marquee.  Good-looking, thicker card.

AJ thank you for the trade!  You added some nice cards to my Tiger collection!

4 comments:

  1. I enjoyed the trade as well. Hope we can trade again in the near future!

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    1. Thank you! I'll be on the lookout for some nice Yanks for you.

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  2. Nice cards. I remember having some of those 88 minis as a kid. Never a fan of minis, I must say that was one that I liked. Hope the new year is treating you good.

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    1. Hi there! All is well in Texas. Happy New year to you Phil!

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