Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 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 Sports Collectors Digest, FORBES, Prewar Cards, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

H/T Country of Baseball @PulpEphemera

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – PLAYER NEWS

Pete Rose Sits Down With VintageBreaks.com – Watch as they break a 1970 cello pack and Rose provides commentary on the players being pulled. 

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – GRADING/AUTHENTICATION NEWS

From PSA Press Release

PSA’s New Jersey office will participate in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Center’s “Toys for Tots” program. On Friday, December 14th, the company’s Woodbridge, New Jersey office is offering a “Toys for Tots” autograph authentication special where collectors who bring in one new, unopened and unwrapped toy for donation will receive 50% off authentication fees for signers who are regularly $49 or less. Up to 15 autographed items can be applied to this promotion per order/donation. PSA/DNA autograph experts will be available to authenticate your previously signed autographs from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Letters of Authenticity will be issued by mail within approximately two weeks.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Reprints and Fakes Shouldn’t Be Viewed as the Same Thing – Reprints are undeniably different from fakes. The problem is that many collectors often lump them together and give legitimate reprints a bad rap. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018, 2018 – BUSINESS NEWS

Baseball Hall of Fame Accepting Intern Applications – What’s your summer 2019 plan? How about a tour of the Hall of Fame Archive – and an unforgettable 10 weeks as an intern in Cooperstown. Apply today to become a member of the Class of 2019. (Photo: Milo Stewart Jr.) FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – MANUFACTURER  NEWS

Upper Deck Release Agenda and Speaker List for CDD Conference – The complete list of featured speakers including the keynote as well as the attendee schedule have been post. DETAILS HERE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – MEDIA NEWS

Destroying a Mint Condition 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is NOT a Joke. WATCH & READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Classic Steelers Jerseys, Memorabilia Go on Display – Jerseys worn by some of the greatest players in Pittsburgh Steelers history are part of a new display at the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, located in the John Heinz History Center. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – RETRO NEWS

A Look Back at the Cardboard History of President George H.W. Bush – This card is one of hobby lore. Travel back in time to 1989. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – TCG/CCG NEWS

A combination of fickle, colored borders and many cards seeing gameplay have thinned the high-grade population of cards from this set, Magic: The Gathering Beta. Just eight PSA 10 examples of this card, Mox Ruby, reside in the PSA Population.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Auction Action by Paul Lucas of ESPN & Uni-Watch –  Highlights from the upcoming auction at Grey Flannel. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – MARKET NEWS

What’s the Deal With the Columns in the Price Guide? – A question asked by collectors for decades gets a definitive answer from Beckett Pricing Insider, Brian Fleischer. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Meet One of the Country’s Wealthiest Collectors – WATCH BELOW

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Steve Jobs Tops List of Most Expensive Autograph – The new rankings according to the Paul Fraser Collectibles PRC4o Autograph Index, list Jobs’ autograph as being worth $51,000. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Fake Autographs on Goudey Cards Hit Market – Following the recent discovery of the same scam on T206 cards comes a new threat. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

There’s Now a Giant Baseball Card Mural in Arkansas – The city that bills itself as the “Birthplace of Spring Training” has erected a 160-foot full-color mural showcasing baseball cards of five legends who honed their craft in the area.  FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 7th, 2018

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