Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 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, Autograph Magazine, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Baseball legend Babe Ruth tries his best to sign a snowball (1927) (H/T @Bsmile)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

Aaron Judge Autographed Cards Pulled From 2017 Bowman Draft . . . With No Autograph?!? – A handful of collectors have made a rather unusual discovery since the product’s release early last month. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Location Has its Advantages for one Shop Owner – When ‘Pawn Stars’ needs a sports memorabilia expert, Jeremy Brown is the man they call. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Heritage Auctions Sets Multiple World Records in 2017 – The company has reported that it realized over $63 million in auction sales and over $100 million total including private sales, both World Records for a sports auction firm. SOURCE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Questioning the Examination Methods of  Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators – Plain and simple. Don’t buy autographed memorabilia “authenticated” by this company. Here’s why.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending January 5th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Previously Unknown 1950s Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Discovered – It’s hard to believe that all these years later, and all we know about the hobby, finds like this still happen. STORY