I'm quickly finding out that trade bait posts are good ways to start up trade talks with other bloggers. I've had a few great trades by offering up some nice cards I don't collect and getting something I do collect in return. I've also read about other blogger's similar successes which brought me to my still forming conclusion.
Greg from the brilliantly named Plaschke, Thy Sweater is Argyle blog liked the Albert Pujols relic card that I posted a little while back and offered to make a trade.
I was happy to get this card and I think it is a pretty even swap. When I first scanned this card, I thought that I might need to clean the scanner bed before I really took a closer look at the card. It looked like there were dust particles all over the glass or all over the card. Upon closer examination, the speckles are actually part of the card design. Another neat thing I noticed about the card is around the swatch where it says "Authentic Game Jerseys" like there are 2 or 3 different pieces of fabric embedded in the card!
Thanks go to Greg for the nice and easy card swap!