Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 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 the CBC, Panini America, Cleveland 19 TV Cleveland.com, Forbes, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Rare sight! 1964 Wheaties Baseball Stamps with original mailing envelope. (H/T @SportsCollector)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – RETRO NEWS

1991 Topps Desert Shield Chipper Jones Sells for Over $13,000 – Who said all cards from the junk wax era are worthless? FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

World Record Setting Hockey Scrapbook – A combination of autographs, pictures and clippings combine to make world record a tall task to beat. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Oscar Robertson Collection Headlines Lelands Invitational – Basketball legend Oscar Robertson’s personal collection of historic career memorabilia – headlined by his 1971 Milwaukee Bucks NBA championship ring, highlight the opening of the Lelands 2018 Invitational AuctionMORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Heading to San Diego Comic-Con? Stop by the Topps Star Wars Card Trader booth in the Lucasfilm Pavilion & take your photo inside a life-size Topps trading card! Post your photo to social media for a chance to win prizes & download Star Wars Card Trader to build your collection. (H/T @CoffeeWithKenobi)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA

Epic 1890s Baseball Bat Found In Closet Of Historic 1830 Virginia House Worth $5K-$10K – It may well be the earliest of its kind in existence: a J.F. Hillerich and Sons Louisville Slugger, circa 1890-1893. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – DIGITAL

FREE Digital Packs Courtesy of the Washington Post and Topps –  Developed exclusively to celebrate this year’s All-Star Game, Topps provides readers a chance to “open” a pack of baseball cards. CHECK IT OUT

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – CCG NEWS

Evolve Your Pokémon Collection With PSA – Prices for Pokémon cards have been red hot lately, and at the center of this phenomenon is PSA. Securing your Pokémon cards in PSA’s holders can help achieve the highest prices for your collection. WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – NON-SPORT NEWS

Fall Auction Preview – 1962 Topps “Civil War News” Original Card Artwork #24 “After The Battle”

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Armored Car Brings 1952 Topps Mantle PSA 10 to Exhibit – Insured for $12M, the card goes on display at the History Colorado Center. FULL STORY & LISTEN TO PODCAST

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Panini America Gets the G.O.A.T. – The company announced they have signed New England Patriots’ quarterback, Tom Brady, to an autograph deal for trading cards. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – BUSINESS NEWS

PSA Appoints Steve Sloan to Become New Company President – The former VP takes over day-to-day operations from longtime President, Joe Orlando. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – SHOW NEWS

The National Sports Collectors Convention is getting good media and PR support locally.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – PLAYER NEWS

Bryce Harper’s Home Run Derby-Winning Ball Already on Auction – What a night! DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 20th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

It was #NationalHotDogDay!  this week. Which of these Upper Deck hot dog card is top dog in your mind? (H/T @UpperDeckSports)