Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 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 Sports Collectors Digest, Forbes, ESPN, Mental Floss, Beckett, Paul Fraser Collectibles, PSA, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

This PSA/DNA-authenticated 1965 Joe Namath Original Photo was used for the QB’s Topps rookie card. It recently fetched $66k at auction.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – VINTAGE NEWS

1980-81 Topps Larry Bird, Magic Johnson Rookie Card Sells for over $74,000 – One of the most iconic retro basketball cards sold this past week. It is one of only 21 examples in such condition. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – MODERN NEWS

Topps’ National Baseball Card Day THIS Weekend – Find out what you need to know about this year’s event. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Hack Wilson’s Cubs jersey makes $383,000 – A rare 1930 Chicago Cubs jersey worn by celebrated slugger Hack Wilson (1900-1948) realised $382,812 at Goldin Auctions over the weekend. MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – TCG NEWS

 The 5 Most Valuable Pokemon Cards – The sustained popularity of this collectible trading card game is truly remarkable. Here are the five most valuable cards. READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

College Football Coaches’ Wildest Autograph Stories – Surgical implants, cash, prosthesis. Here some of the crazies items these coaches have been asked to sign. READHobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

Rare 1887 Baseball Card Found At Flea Market Sells For $26.4K In Auction – A follow-up to the original find story. Get full details about this remarkable treasure. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st 2017 – PLAYER NEWS

Collecting the Kris Bryant “The Chicago Crusher”  – It’s no coincidence that the Chicago Cubs have been one of Major League Baseball’s most successful teams ever since Kris Bryant debuted with them on April 17, 2015. Learn more about collecting his cards, autographs and memorabilia. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 -SHOW NEWS

Autograph Guests Make National a Fun Experience for Collectors – Jennifer Lopez made a surprise appearance at the 38th annual National Sports Collectors Convention. She smiled, snapped photos with her cellphone, but didn’t sign any autographs. At least it didn’t look like she signed any, or was even asked. It was, after all, her boyfriend who was working at the National. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Lifelong Interest Fuels West Virginia Fan’s Collection – It’s not uncommon for passionate sports fans to display memorabilia in their bedrooms, living rooms and family rooms. For one fan . . .  STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 11th, 2017

 

 

 

 

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