Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 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, Upper Deck, Heritage Sports, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Rare 1971 Fleer World Series Baseball Cards Box – Great graphics, including a ‘69 Amazin’ #Mets cartoon on the side! (H/T @BSmile)

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – MARKET NEWS

3 Takeaways from the NBA Preseason and Their Hobby Implications – The Beckett Pricing Insider details key players and their cards.READ MORE

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

History Student Shares Impressive Collection – Centered around Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Museum Collection Relics. FULL STORY 

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – MODERN NEWS

Panini America Surprises Winner of 2018 NBA Player of the Day Promotion – Close to 100,000 card collectors at 400 hobby shops nationwide participated. It was the third edition of the Panini NBA Player of the Day promotion last spring. Find out who won. READ & WATCH

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – AUCTION NEWS

Heritage Auctions Hosts Largest Trading Card Auction in Company History – “The massive prices in the T206 sale inspired a tidal wave of consignments to this sale,” said Chris Ivy, Director of Sports Auctions at Heritage. “The result is the largest and most diverse trading card auction of 2018.”  FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

RARE Ball Sold Through Heritage Auction – Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris’ 1961 chase for the home run record is one of the most memorable seasons in baseball history. Although combined they deposited 115 balls into the bleachers this is the first to reach the auction block, Mantle’s #44 of the season. LOT DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – VINTAGE NEWS

Bazooka Bonus: 1971-72 Bazooka Hockey Might Just Be the Scarcest Set in Existence – This hockey release is believed to have been limited to just a few areas across Canada. LEARN MORE

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – CRIME NEWS

Police: Man Steals Baseball Cards, Pulls Knife at Walmart – A late night Walmart run for baseball cards turned violent in Alaska. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Harrison Ford First Ever Send In Signing – The wait is over fans! KLF Sports and Coolwaters Productions LLC are proud to announce that Mr. Harrison Ford has agreed to an exclusive send-in opportunity! This is a once in a lifetime chance to have your personal items from your collection signed. (Follow @derekmaki for more details TBA)Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – MANUFACTURER NEWS

Topps Releases Transcendent: Japanese Edition – This product is exclusive to Japan and includes Ichiro and Shohei Ohtani. FULL DETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – PLAYER NEWS

Yankees Sudden Star Luke Voit Signs Autograph Deal – Steiner Sports lands another Bronx Bomber exclusive. DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018 – JUST FOR FUN

Carlton Fisk’s Memorable Blast from 1975 – His home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series is one of the most iconic moments in sports. But what would the ball fetch at auction today? We tracked the famous home run ball and try to answer that question. FULL STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 26th, 2018