Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 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, Journal Sentinel, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Fresh case of Tuff Stuff from October ’91 with the straw man repping the Dodgers. (H/T @JackOfAllTrades)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – MARKET NEWS

PWCC Launches Investment Advisory Service for Cards –  “Trading cards are particularly attractive to investors because of the sheer amount of sales data available. Combine this with a market that is highly liquid compared to the markets for other alternative asset classes.” FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – GRADING NEWS

Collector Seeks PSA Perfection for His Trading Card Collection – Defining “perfection”. It’s in the eye of the beholder. READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

Panini NBA Player of the Day Program Goes Global – This popular promotion has made it overseas to one of the hottest basketball card markets on the planet, China. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Partners With  Goldin Auctions – The multi-year partnership will feature an annual auction with proceeds benefiting the non-profit, located in Springfield, MA. MORE DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Collecting the 1960 Fleer Football Card Set – A new league and new set provided new challenges for hobbyists. FULL ARTICLE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

New Video Shows Dealer Ejected from NSCC Over Suspected Bogus Autographs – Police video taken at this summer’s National Sports Collectors Convention shows the dealer whose booth was shut down over autograph authenticity concerns. He claims the signed items he was selling were “decorative items.” READ & WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – TCG/CCG NEWS

Top 5 Rare Pokémon Card Values – It’s no secret Pokémon has taken the hobby and pop culture by storm and these card values prove it. LEARN MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

Several Hobby Exclusive Autograph on Topps Archives Baseball Checklist – Delayed for two months to reduce the number of redemptions, 2018 Topps Archives Baseball releases next week with several autographs found only in the hobby version. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – BUSINESS NEWS

U.S. Postal Service Sets Price Increases, Other Changes for 2019 – View the online seller’s guide to USPS shipping rates for 2019. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – FIGURES NEWS

Exclusive OYO Sports Figures Pricing Proving Strong on Secondary Market – Very much a niche collectible category with growth opportunity. READ BLOG

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

A Bronzed Hamburger? You betcha! – 31 years after the Milwaukee Brewers went 13-0 to start the season, some people still have their free George Webb hamburgers. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 19th, 2018

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