Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – Here is a look at hobby stories from around the web over the last week. Find out the latest in business news, player spotlights, vintage, grading, auctions, sports memorabilia and more. Stories from Paul Fraser Collectibles, Forbes, Beaverton Valley Times, Idaho Statesmen, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PSA, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Lucky Kids!!!

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – VINTAGE/RETRO NEWS

1985-1997 Perez-Steele Great Moments Signed Postcards Set – Collecting greatness in both art, autographs and baseball cards. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – MODERN NEWS

Aaron Judge 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft Chrome Prospects Autograph Card Sells for $25,000 – According to eBay as reported by Darren Rovell. It is the most ever spent on an Aaron Judge card . . . to date.  SEE TWEET

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

$2.22 Goodwill Purchase Ends Up Being Hall of Famer’s Baseball Bat – Don’t you just LOVE these stories. A Harold “Pie” Traynor baseball bat, specifically; one the Pirates Hall of Fame third baseman used at some point between 1926 and 1934 that could be worth several thousand dollars, according to Troy R. Kinunen, the owner of Mears Auctions. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – CRIME NEWS

Sports Cards Stolen in Smash & Grab Burglary – One Idaho shop owner became the victim of a burglary this week resulting in the loss of thousands of dollars of inventory. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Topps & WWE Partnership Means NEW Signers Coming – WWE’s power couple, Stephanie McMahon and her husband Triple H have never signed WWE cards for Topps. That is about to change. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

Arnold Palmer’s Golf Clubs Headed to Auction – Once again, Heritage Auctions had landed a big ticket item from the world of golf. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th 2017 – GRADING NEWS

Buying the Card, Not the Holder – Yes there is a difference. Listen to PSA/DNA President, Joe Orlando discuss the topic on the Great American Collectibles Radio Show.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – BUSINESS NEWS

Two Longtime Friends Turn eBay Sports Card Business Into Brick-and-Mortar Store – Unfortunately, it’s not every day that a new sports card shop opens. However, for the residents of Beaverton, Oregon they now have on. READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Collector Completes Chase to Score 691 Martin Brodeur NHL Cards Thanks to Twitter! – Tom Poray’s re-entry into the hobby coincided with his discovery of Twitter. The social media platform proved to be a invaluable tool in helping complete his quest. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN

Family Discovers Norman Rockwell “Print” an Original Painting Worth Up to $1M – A newly discovered version of Norman Rockwell’s ‘Tough Call’ hung above family fireplace for years. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 18th, 2017

 

 

 

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