Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 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 eCommerce Bytes, Canadian Baseball Network, TRISTAR, PSA, Heritage Auctions, Parade, Auction Report, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

1933 Goudey Ted Williams – A “Card that Never Was” from artist Arthur Miler

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – BUSINESS NEWS

How Will eBay’s New Search Feature Impact Your Traffic? – Find out how changes to eBay’s search results algorithm may impact your traffic and what you can do to optimize. DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – MODERN CARD NEWS

Upper Deck Launches Program Aimed to Reward Set Collectors – A novel concept in the hit driven age of collecting. See what Upper Deck is doing about it. STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Toss or Treasure? How Valuable Is an Autograph? – The mainstream publication, Parade, asks the question and gets answers from industry experts. STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – VINTAGE CARD NEWS

Rare Ty Cobb Baseball Cards Discovered In 2016 Sell For $3 Million – MINT State sells all seven cards from the “The Lucky 7 Find”FULL STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – GRADED CARD NEWS

Card, Autograph Submissions Help Push Collector’s Universe to Record Revenue – “The momentum in our sports card business reflects the confidence collectors have in graded cards and the rate of card submissions remains very high,” said Robert Deuster, Chief Executive Officer.  SEE JUST HOW MUCH

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

Robinson World Series Bat, Ali Robe, MLK Speech Tops at Auction – Goldin Auctions wrapped up a rather epic showcase of premier memorabilia. DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – SHOW NEWS

TRISTAR Houston Collectors Show Details Taking Shape – A favorite area show in the company’s backyard is always well attended. DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Meet the World’s Premier Andre Dawson Collector – Dustin Puckett’s collection of Andre Dawson memorabilia is absolutely jaw-dropping. SEE FOR YOURSELF

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – MEDIA NEWS

Owners of Auction Report and Sports Collectors Daily Host New Collectibles Radio Show – Two industry heavyweights, on the media side of the hobby have joined forces for a new collectibles show. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – CRIME NEWS

Maryland Man Gets 5-Year Sentence for Selling Fake Autographs – The jig is finally up for Joshua Aaron Shores. Good riddance. COMPLETE DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Real or Replica: Buying The Perfect Championship Ring – A guide to choosing the perfect addition to your collection. READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending May 5th, 2017