Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 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 Financial History Magazine, PSA, Beckett, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Advertisement for 1960 Topps Baseball Cards (H/T @PostWarCards)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

An Amazing Collection! – Well done @stepper_mike

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – VINTAGE

A Year to Forget, but a Set to Remember – The 50th anniversary of 1968 Topps Baseball. READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

2018 Topps Archives Baseball Variations Short Prints Guide – Get the full scoop on all of the SP variations. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – MARKET NEWS

From Hobby to Investment – The history and rise of trading cards as a tradable asset class. Read Article (pg. 34)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – FIGURES/BOBBLEHEADS NEWS

THAT Billy Ripken Card Gets Bobblehead Treatment – The Hagerstown Suns offer unique, limited edition collectible. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – PLAYER NEWS

An Evening to Remember – Find out more about Steiner Sports evening with Wayne Gretzky. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – TCG/CCG NEWS

Collecting the 1994 Magic: The Gathering Antiquities Set – A “Workshop” for vintage MTG enthusiasts. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Lot of 1919 “Black Sox” Tickets Up for Bids –  Check out this lot being offered by Leland’s. Incredible! LOT DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

1939 Hall of Fame Signed Baseball Sells for Record $623,369 – The ultimate treasure from Cooperstown’s grand opening commands BIG bucks. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – DIGITAL/ON-DEMAND NEWS

2018 Topps 3D Baseball Now Available – The company is using its Topps ON-DEMAND distribution platform to provide collectors with a limited edition set of trading cards. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending August 17th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

1961 Post Cereal Baseball Cards Commercial – Featuring New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle! (H/T @BSmile)

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