Hobby Happenings Week Ending April 5th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending April 5th, 2019 – 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, Forbes, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

A huge collection of ‘80s NBA game worn sneakers including Jordan, Bird, Magic, Rodman, Ainge, Thomas & Gilmore arrived this week at Heritage Auctions.

BUSINESS NEWS

PayPal Changes Refund Policy – Ebay sellers may want to rethink their own return policies. FULL DETAILS

VINTAGE NEWS

Ty Cobb 1910 T206 Tobacco Card With Green Background Is A Blue Chip Investment – “I have been an investor for most of my life,” wrote Ron Keurajian in a bullish Forbes post about Ty Cobb cards and memorabilia. FULL ARTICLE

JOB NEWS

Grey Flannel Auctions is Hiring – They are currently looking for a listing assistant and a product photographer for their Scottsdale, Arizona location. MORE DETAILS

MEMORABILIA NEWS

Ultra-Rare Ticket Stub from Game 8 of 1919 World Series at Auction –  100 years ago the National Pastime experienced its darkest hour, the White Sox 1919 World Series scandal. This is one of only two known tickets to the deciding game 8 and the only one in the PSA population report. LOT DETAILS

FIND NEWS

1950s Coin-Op Vending Machines Yield BIG Treasure –  Over 400 mint condition cabinet cards were still securely housed inside this recent find. FULL DETAILS

SHOW NEWS

National Sports Collectors Convention Again Partners with the Ronald McDonald House – They will provide a child and family members a special experience at this year’s show in Chicago. LEARN MORE

MANUFACTURER NEWS

Panini Sponsors NASCAR Driver Gray Gaulding  The company will be riding shotgun with NASCAR Xfinity Series DriverGray Gaulding this weekend at Bristol Motorspeedways as he drives the number 08 Chevrolet Camaro in the first-ever Panini paint scheme. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending April 5th, 2019

MODERN NEWS

A Behind the Scenes Look at Topps – An inside look at the Topps process and baseball card culture. FULL STORY

COLLECTOR NEWS

Man-Cave Filled With Baseball Treasure – A look at Tracy Martin’s jaw-dropping baseball memorabilia collection. WATCH & READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending April 5th, 2019

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