Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 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 USA Today, eCommerceBytes.com, Fox 5 Washington, Sports Collectors Digest, Beckett Media, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

$3 Value Free! Real Baseball Sunglasses (1966 Topps Baseball 5¢ Wrapper) (H/T @Bsmile)

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

You Can’t Take It With You – Dealing with the collection of a loved one who passes away. READ

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

All-Star Auction in DC Includes Ruth, Presidents – A look at some items in the All-Star FanFest auction as David Hunt of Hunt Auctions stops by Fox 5 in Washington. WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

World Cup Sticker Collecting Explained – The trend is worldwide and the passion runs deep regardless of team. READ MORE

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA

2018 All-Star FanFest Auction to Include Mel Ott Collection – Items from the estate of Hall of Famer Mel Ott will be among a huge array of baseball memorabilia offered in the annual MLB All-Star FanFest Auction set for next month. Spread over two days, the 2018 auction will take place at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. leading up to the All-Star Game at Nationals Park on July 17th. MORE DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – DIGITAL NEWS

Marvel’s Agent Carter Comes to Upper Deck ePack – Bypassing a full traditional release, 2018 Upper Deck Agent Carter trading cards will only be available on the e-Pack platform. PRODUCT DETAILS & CHECKLIST

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – MARKET NEWS

eBay Partners with PWCC Marketplace to Provide Pricing Data – eBay announced the availability of a new research tool on a third-party site. The publisher, PWCC,  said the new tool provides over 250 million data points that leverages historical trends of all cards that were sold on eBay’s platform for the past 15 years. MORE DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Customs and Border Agents Seize Unlicensed Replica Super Bowl Rings – The shipment of more than 100 rings contained a variety of unlicensed replicas, representing the Philadelphia Eagles and other Super Bowl champions. FULL DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Rare Ticket From Michael Jordan’s NBA Debut Coming to Auction – Over 15,000 of His Airness’ 1986 Fleer rookie cards have been submitted to PSA for grading. However, only six of these tickets have been encapsulated. MORE DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Massive Crowd for Mike Smith Triple Crown Poster Signing at Santa Anita – Jockey Mike Smith, who rode Justify to a Triple Crown, came to Santa Anita Park to do some more racing and sign some autographs. Make that a lot of autographs. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – MEDIA NEWS

Huskins Baseball Rookie Card Guide Features Over 12,000 Players – A hardware store worker in Canada has hammered out a new book that can serve as a useful guide for rookie card collectors. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending July 6th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

Trenton Thunder Honors Bat Dog, Derby, With Baseball Card Set – The beloved bat dog for the Trenton Thunder, passed away in January. The Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees is honoring the famed golden retriever with a set of baseball cards. MORE DETAILS