An Ernie Banks Slab and Roosevelt Brown Autograph in a NAFTA Trade
NAFTA in the hobby world is an ongoing free trade agreement with @TheHobbySpyder. We have traded packages back and forth for well over a year. Let him know if you are interested in starting your own NAFTA swap.
A total of 41 Cubs baseball cards were in this package. Cards included Ryne Sandberg, Mark Grace, Willson Contreras, Greg Maddux, and more. One of the Ryno cards was an insert from 1992 Fleer. It was the Lumber Company insert set which was a pretty cool insert set from the early 1990's.
Another new 2020 Topps card came. It's from the 35th anniversary insert set featuring the 1985 Topps design. I like the photo Topps used for Willson Contreras. Just a posed image with him in the catching position with a ball in the mitt. Simple, but different.
I'm a sucker for random autograph cards, and here is a Roosevelt Brown from 2000 Team Best. Brown played four seasons in Major League Baseball (1999 to 2002) - all with the Chicago Cubs.
Finally, a slabbed Ernie Banks card. The 1975 Topps set had a subset of former league MVP's. Ernie Banks and Nellie Fox were the Most Valuable Players in the American and National Leagues in 1959. I've never heard of World Class Grading, and generally on companies like this I take the actual grade with a grain of salt. I did scan over this card and it does have sharp corners and appears well centered. I'm not well-versed on grading, but this is a pretty clean card. Not sure what PSA or Beckett would grade this...likely not a 10, but a slabbed Ernie is still really cool.