Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 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 Twitter, New York TimesSports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Legendary Babe Ruth signs numerous bats, to be awarded as prizes, after being honorary “enlisted” in the U.S. Army in 1926. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – BUSINESS NEWS

Sellers Claim eBay Tolerates Shill Bidding – A detailed account of the scam has several sellers up in arms. Learn how you can identify the illegal practice on your own listings. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

AMC Theaters Opening Nigh Fan Event to Include Topps Trading Cards – Movie-goers attending the opening night of Star Wars: The Last Jedi will have the opportunity to receive exclusive trading cards. FIND A PARTICIPATING THEATER

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – MODERN NEWS

Topps Transcendent Collection Garners Main Stream Coverage – At $27,000 a “box”, you can understand why. READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – PLAYER NEWS

King’s “Battle of the Sexes” Racquet Brings Record Price – Billie Jean King’s much publicized victory over Bobby Riggs in 1973 paved the way for the equality we see in athletics today. The racquet she used during the match sold this week. MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

Goldin Auctions Lastest Offerings Featured on Fox Business NEWS – Mainstream news coverage of the hobby is always good. READ & WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December  8th, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

 ‘No Two Are Exactly the Same’: How the Heisman Trophy Is Made – A detailed look at the making of one of the most iconic trophies in sports. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December  8th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Springer Heads List of Top-Selling Player Autographs – The month of November is always a key factor in the financial well- being of memorabilia retailers. Fanatics Authentic details the Top 10 signatures that saw the highest demand last month. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN

Did you know? 1963 Fleer Baseball Cards were originally intended to be packaged with . . . cookies – Fleer thought they found a loophole to sell baseball cards with cookies instead of bubble gum, but Topps sued and halted production! (H/T @BSmile)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending December 8th, 2017

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