Today I get away from the pwe trade recaps to highlight a larger package from TCDB user Tjernst2. He had quite a few 2021 Cardinals for me along with a couple of other random cards.
My 2021 Archives base set is not complete minus the short print variations. It is hard for me to pick a favorite design this year. It is a toss up between 1983 and 1991 Topps. I will say I am not a big fan of the Arenado 2091 card. The background just does not work well with a random pattern on top and bottom with a background strip in the middle.
I also completed the 2021 Panini Prizm and Absolute Retail sets. Topps Fire should not be a problem with only 2 more cards to track down. Mosaic will be more challenging with 6 more cards left. Maybe they will start showing up at card shows.
Mosaic did a great job with the inserts this year. I have been fighting the urge to buy into a break in order to pull some of these. Sooner or later the was price will drop, or the cards will be more available at shows.
I like the idea of the Archives Poster cards, but I question putting Dontrelle Willis on this Black Aces card. I guess you could consider him the Marlins ace for a handful of years. The 2019 Martinez is a Holo Orange parallel. My scanner makes it look gold.
I am pretty sure my son will not get to 500 Altuves by the end of the year. These 2 put him at 464. We might hit 1 more show this month, but would need to have a lot of luck finding ones he needs. Maybe Santa will help out his total.