Hobby Happenings – PWCC Retains Counsel, Orlando Fires Back

Hobby Happenings – PWCC Retains Counsel, Orlando Fires Back – 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 PSA, Sports Collectors Digest, TMZ, Yahoo, Forbes, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

SHOW NEWS

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide and Preview – Find out about all the manufacturer promotions, VIP perks, where to find freebies, special event, activities, after-hours happenings and much more. DETAILED GUIDE & VIDEO PREVIEW

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

SGC Exhibiting Vintage Game-Used Jersey from Cubs’ Iconic Trio – FULL DETAILS

LEGAL NEWS

PWCC CEO Retains High Profile Attorney – Jeffrey Lichtman, a longtime collector and ironically, a longtime vocal critic of PWCC’s CEO Brent Huegins, issued a statement on the NET 54 message board, where he goes by, calvindog. VIEW THREAD

AUCTION NEWS

Heritage Auctions Summer Sports Card Auction Nets $8.3M – Lots included the first wave of the David Hall T206 collection and a 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle in a PSA 9. FULL DETAILS

GRADING & AUTHENTICATION NEWS

Darren Rovell Slams Collectors Universe CEO, Joe Orlando – A detailed look at the scandal rocking the hobby. READ NOW

ON DEMAND NEWS

Topps Offers Two New Products Exclusive to Topps.com – Topps 3D makes a return and the International Tennis Hall of Fame gets a set. SHOP NOW & LEARN MORE

MANUFACTURER NEWS

Topps Releases Images of 2020 Topps Baseball Card Design

BUSINESS NEWS

Sports Collectors Digest Acquired by Active Interest Media – The bankruptcy liquidation by F+W, the title’s former publisher included SCD, the hobby’s longest running publication. FULL STORY

VINTAGE NEWS

Vintage Pack Facts – Topps had both leagues once again and packs were still a nickel. Life was good if you were a football card collector in 1968. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings - PWCC Retains Counsel, Orlando Fires Back

MARKET NEWS

Determining Value Not Always Easy – Here’s a look at some of anomalies of T206 card values based on the set’s population reports. FULL STORY

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