Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – 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 PSA, Sports Collectors Digest, Forbes, Upper Deck, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Not everyone was on board with baseball cards back in 1909. MORE TO THE STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – PLAYER NEWS

Fanatics Signs Luka Doncic To Exclusive Autograph Memorabilia Partnership – Luka Doncic will join its roster of athletes housed under the company’s memorabilia division, Fanatics Authentic.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – AUTHENTICATION NEWS

Tools of the Trade – Modern authentication tools can sometimes reveal some pretty interesting things not visible to the naked eye. It kept one bogus Babe Ruth signed baseball out of the market.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – BUSINESS NEWS

The Hobby is Hiring – Both Burbank Sports Cards and COMC.com are each looking to fill several staff positions. MORE DETAILS COMC and Email Burbank Sports Cards at ebay.burbanksportscards@gmail.com

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – VINTAGE NEWS

Treasure Trove of Vintage Fleer Boxes Hits Market – The first segment of a collection of jaw-dropping vintage unopened material is on the market now through Heritage Auctions. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

New Home Planned for Ty Cobb Museum – Plans have been announced for a new development in the area that will house a new museum that will include more artifacts from his career and exhibits aimed at helping tell his story. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – COLLECTOR NEWS

Tips from a Super Collector on Building a Heisman Trophy Autograph Collection – “About four years ago, I started my quest to assemble every Heisman winner’s autograph in index card form and to have them authenticated by PSA/DNA.” FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – AUCTION NEWS

Game-Worn Wayne Gretzky Rookie Jersey Coming to Auction – It may be one of the most coveted jerseys in hockey history and the most expensive when all is said and done. WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

Upper Deck Celebrates Family Weekend – Starting today, collectors can score a FREE Siblings Sensations set with any $25 purchase of new UD NHL cards at these participating retailers. LEAR MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Murray State Employees Extra Security – Likely a top draft pick in this year’s NBA Draft, Ja Morant has become the victim of less than scrupulous autograph dealers. WATCH & READ (Click through to article to watch.)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019 – JUST FOR FUN 

Shopping for a House in Florida? – If you have $22M you are in luck, future Hall of Famer, Shaquille O’Neal is selling his palatial estate . . .  and it comes with his memorabilia! WATCH & READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending February 15th, 2019

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