Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – 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 the Auction Report, Cleveland.com, Boston Globe, Forbes, PR News Wire, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

“The Glory Of Their Times” by Lawrence S. Ritter ~ An absolute must-read for any serious student of baseball history! Check out the T205 Cards used for the cover!! (H/T @Bsmile)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Winner of 1955 Bowman Mickey Mantle Pull Reacts – It’s only August but Chris Rothe is probably a hands down favorite for “Luckiest Collector of the Year.” READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – VINTAGE

N.J. brothers Find Five Mickey Mantle Baseball Cards in Attic – Most people who collect sports cards when they are kids usually end up storing them in boxes for years and years. That’s where they stay until something prompts the desire to go through them. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

Saturday is Topps National Baseball Card Day –  Find a participating retailer and get full details. HERE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – BUSINESS NEWS

Chris Cavalier Joins Heritage Auctions as Sports Consignment Director –  “Chris brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in sports collecting,” Heritage Auctions Sports Auctions Director Chris Ivy said. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – MARKET NEWS

Trading Cards as Investment? Company is Banking On Idea – PWCC CEO, Brent Huigens,  talks about sports cards as an alternative investment strategy. FULL ARTICLE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – DIGITAL

Player Tokens, In Partnership With The MLB Players Association, Launches Innovative Crypto-Collectibles –  Seattle-based start-up unveils game-changing player collectible for new economy. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Vendor Accused of Trying to Sell Phony Autographs at National – The results were quick and swift. READ & WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – GRADING NEWS

PSA Launches New ‘Jumbo Holders’ to Encapsulate Photos and Documents – “The new holders are being integrated into our autograph encapsulation and original photograph services,” said PSA President Steve Sloan. “They will enable us to encapsulate a wider variety of collectibles for collectors, specifically original photographs and autographed 8x10s.” MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018 – SHOW NEWS

Odds Of Winning A Very Valuable Mickey Mantle Card Beat Powerball Jackpot – Two highlights of the recent National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland were drawings for— what else?— two very valuable Mickey Mantle cards. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 10th, 2018

 

 

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