#Mailday from a Trade Initiated by a Prior Post

A few weeks ago, I posted a box break of four boxes of 1998-99 UD Choice Hockey and messaged me to ask if I ended up with a few particular cards.  I did end up with a couple of them and certainly wanted to make a trade.  At the end of the day, he was going to end up with the cards.  I wasn’t going to keep them back.

Since the cards he wanted booked for about a buck, I wanted to make it a little bigger.  After looking through his trade list, there wasn’t too much I was interested in.  This was the one piece that caught my eye.

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The card books $15, if I remember correctly.  He took a look back through and found a couple of lower end insert that actually booked about $20 total.  I wasn’t worried about the difference, so we made it happen.  I’m always take a Blackhawks rookie and I love the Black Diamond Rubies, since they are Hawks colors.

He also added in two football cards that he knew I’d enjoy.

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In the last couple of years I’ve decided to part with most of my cards of former Mountaineers in their pro uniforms.  However, I always love the ones of them in the old gold and blue.  I think I’m holding onto my Sims Buccaneers cards just a bit longer, as I’ve heard he’s in line to be their starting running back this season.  I’m not being greedy, but the way I look at it, I can put any money I get from them into something else I’d prefer to have.  That’s just good old collecting common sense.

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