Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 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 PSA, Beckett Media, Cardboard Connection, Paul Fraser Collectibles, Heritage Sports, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The “Philadelphia Find” of 1951 Topps Red Back boxes happened about 40 years ago. One of the boxes went unsold on eBay with a minimum opening bid of $18,000.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – GRADING NEWS

SGC Announces it will Professionally Cut and Grade Cards from Uncut Sheets – Move is an attempt to legitimize growing aspect of the market. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – BUSINESS NEWS

Sports Collectors Daily reports that, “PSA took in $6.1 million in revenue in the first fiscal quarter of 2019–setting a record. Submission pace is “unprecedented.” Biggest concern “adding capacity” to deal with backlog.” TWEET

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – ON-DEMAND/DIGITAL NEWS

Topps Releases 2018 Topps Mini Baseball as Online Exclusive – Shrinking the flagship MLB set once again but with new chance at autographs. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – MANUFACTURER  NEWS

AFL Fall Stars Game Attendees will receive a FREE Bowman Promo Pack – Get the checklist and details, HERE.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

PSA Looks at the Top Ten Football Rookie Cards  of the 2000s – From Tom Brady to Drew Brees, Adrian Peterson and Larry Fitzgerald, the 2000s have given us some incredible football players that will no doubt be enshrined in Canton one day. Here’s our list of the top NFL rookie cards of the 2000s. FULL LIST

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Babe Ruth Single-Signed Baseball Hit a Home Run at Auction, Fetching $144k. – Check out the other highlights. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – STORE NEWS

How One Store Owner is Helping to Turn Cards Into A Cure – Owner of Nevada-based, Legacy Sports Cards,  sells sports memorabilia on eBay and donates a percentage of his proceeds to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  (H/T eBay Newsroom)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Vintage Pack Facts: 1972 Topps Baseball Wax – Packs were still a dime, but he you had to buy a LOT of them to finish a set. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Man Imprisoned for Selling Counterfeit Sports Cards – An Omaha man has been imprisoned for selling counterfeit Mickey Mantle’s and other trading cards online. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Will the Value of Bill Gates’ Autograph Match that of Steve Jobs’? – Paul Fraser Collectibles tries to tackle the question. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – PLAYER NEWS

“Honored to be selected as the #PlayStationAmbassador for #TheShow19 cover! Follow @MLBTheShow this offseason to see what uniform I will be wearing on the final cover!” TWEET from Bryce Harper

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

Halloween Proves That One Man’s Junk – “No lie. A guy gave my kids a pack of @Topps baseball cards from 1988 for #Halloween. And yes the gum was also from 1988.” Read the comments from this Tweet.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending November 2nd, 2018

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