Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st, 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, Heritage Auctions, PSA, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Willie Mays, 86 years young, is pictured here signing one of his 1951 Bowman rookie cards. Now, the card is at PSA for encapsulation.
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st, 2017 – VINTAGE NEWS
How the 1911 T205 Gold Border Set Lived On – It’s one of the most iconic pre-war sets of all time. A year later, the set reappeared through the T202 Hassan Triple Folders issue. STORY
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS
Amazing All-Star Ticket Collection Coming to Auction – A complete run of 1933-2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game tickets, never before presented for sale, will be offered during Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Auction next month. LOT DETAILS & STORY
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st, 2017 – TCG NEWS
PSA’s Joe Orlando Discusses Pokemon Submissions – Seemingly more popular than ever, PSA has seen a dramatic growth in submissions for cards from trading card games (TCGs), particularly Pokemon. STORY
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st, 2017 – BUSINESS NEWS
Break and Flip: Box Breaker Launches Instant Inventory System – A newcomer to the game has launched a new way for collectors to sell cards pulled from its daily box and case breaks within minutes—without ever touching them. DETAILS
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st 2017 – AUCTION NEWS
2005 Upper Deck Young Guns Sidney Crosby Rookie Card Sells for Over $17,000 – Graded the ultra-rare BGS Pristine 10 and housed in the coveted black-label holder, this card sold this week on eBay. LOT DETAILS
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st 2017 – NON-SPORT NEWS
Building the Mount Rushmore of Non-Sports Cards – It’s been a well-publicized topic of conversation on the sports side of the hobby, but what about non-sports/entertainment?
Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 21st, 2017 – MEDIA NEWS
Review: Legendary Lumber Book Will Take You Deep – Legendary Lumber will be officially unveiled at the National Sports Collectors Convention but you can own it now. The 225-page hardcover showcases the most desirable professional model bats in baseball history and the players who used them. MORE
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