Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 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 Arkansas Business Journal, ForbesSports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Rare 1965 Topps Baseball Cards Box (5¢ packs) Featuring Sandy Koufax, Harmon Killebrew & Mickey Mantle! (H/T Baseball by Bsmile @Bsmile)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – CRIME NEWS

U.S. Attorneys Seek 13-Year Sentence for Rogers Plus Restitution – Fraudster continued practice even after pleading guilty. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – MODERN NEWS

Topps Employees Holiday Gifts Another Rare Beauty – For the third year in a row, employees at the company were treated to a limited production run of autographed baseball cards. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Collector’s 17-Year Search for “Moonlight” Graham’s Autograph – A rare and coveted autograph from Archibald “Moonlight” Graham found its way to PSA/DNA during a recent collectibles show in Pennsylvania. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

Babe Ruth Handwritten Letter Smashes Record! – A recent sale through the Mile High Card Company proved that when it comes to athlete correspondence, content is still king. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

Leaf Trading Cards Announces Partnership with Rackfest – The a web-based platform that connects fans to their favorite celebrities, serves as a marketplace for personalized autographed collectibles including: photos, merchandise and specialized events. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – PRINT ON-DEMAND NEWS

Shohei Ohtani Breaks TOPPS NOW Record – If this is any indication of what demand will be like for MLB baseball cards in the 2018 season, the hobby is going to have another great year. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Did Someone Else Sign Royce Lewis’ 2017 Bowman Chrome Cards? – One member of the popular forum, Freedom Cardboard certainly thinks this to be the case. READ THREAD

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN

The “A Christmas Story”, Baseball Card Connection You’ve Probably Missed All These Years – One astute observer on Twitter caught something we have all missed through the years. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 22nd, 2017