Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 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 SCP Auctions, The Score, Beckett Media, PSA, Houston Chronicle, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Counterfeit 1948 Swell Sport Thrills Jackie Robinson (H/T @cardgrader)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – SHOP NEWS

Astros Success a Boost for Houston Shop – They say patience is a virtue and for long-suffering Astros’ fans the saying holds a particularly special meaning. With the tide turning, one shop is riding the coattails of the team’s current success. READ STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Fall Chantilly Show Includes 80 Autograph Guests – Past and present sports stars will join with actors from some iconic sports movies at the CSA Shows event in Chantilly, VA this weekend. DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – MODERN NEWS

Topps Releases 2017 Chrome Sapphire Edition as Online Exclusive – For a cool $1,500 you can get the complete 2017 Topps Chrome set, limited to 250, plus five guaranteed rookie autograph variation cards, each of which are serial numbered. Also included are 13 bonus parallels and two 1-of-1 SuperFractors. BUY NOW

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – GRADING NEWS

Tom Brady’s Rookie Card Is a Surefire Touchdown – The value of this ultra-modern card rivals that of vintage Hall of Famers when graded in Mint condition. Learn more by watching the video below.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

SCP Auctions’ 2017 Fall Premier Online Preview Now Open – Headlined by the 1984 rookie game-worn jersey of former Minnesota Twins superstar, Kirby Puckett. SEE MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – PLAYER NEWS

 Texans QB Deshaun Watson’s cleats on display at Hall of Fame – The Texans’ rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson has a long way to go before he’s enshrined in Canton at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. However, his performance during a 57-14 win over the Tennessee Titans has already been noticed by the Hall. STORY

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Photo: Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Cubs Scout Puts Official 2016 World Series Ring Up for Auction – An anonymous scout with the Cubs listed his World Series ring on Leland’s Auctions, making it the first official piece of jewelry from the club’s championship run to reach the secondary market. DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – VINTAGE NEWS

Georgia Sock Drawer Held Hobby’s Latest Big Find – Another amazing vintage find has been unearthed. The find includes another copy of the T206 Ty Cobb with Cobb Tobacco back, one of sports collecting’s rarest baseball cardsMORE DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – BUSINESS NEWS

Joe Orlando named CEO of Collectors Universe, Inc. – “I am thrilled and grateful for the opportunity to lead Collectors Universe after nearly two decades working for the company in other capacities,” Orlando said.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – SHOPPING NEWS

Becket Media Launches New “Offer Zone” – Collectors can find a selection of bundled deals on top selling publications, online price guides and more. CHECK IT OUT

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

New York Times Bestselling Author Talks About His Hobby Beginnings –  Shea Serrano spent much of his childhood poring through Beckett Basketball issues trying to see if his collection of David Robinson cards would make him rich one day. READY FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – COLLECTION SPOTLIGHT

Illinois Shop Owner Hits Jackpot with Purchase of Ultimate Cubs Card Collection – Brad Parvin is not a fan of the team, but the Illinois card shop owner now owns of the most incredible collections of Chicago Cubs cards, team-issued photos, pins and other memorabilia. READ & WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN

Ex-Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria Donates Huge Bobblehead Collection to Hall of Fame – He’s sold the franchise to a group led by Derek Jeter, but the massive bobblehead collection of former Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria isn’t part of the deal. READ

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 13th, 2017

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