Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 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 Heritage Auctions, Goldin Auctions, Daily News Journal, CNBC,  PSA, Daily News Journal, Green Bay Press-Gazette, Sports Collectors Daily and other sources.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Recent PSA/DNA submission. A circa-1927 New York Yankees photo, signed by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig among others.

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – SHOP NEWS

Man Fulfills Childhood Dream of Opening Sports Memorabilia Shop – Selling his Michael Jordan NBA rookie card scored a lifetime goal for Nathan Burns — the opening of his own shop, Grand Slam Collectables in Murfreesboro, TN. STORY

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – AUTOGRAPH NEWS

Investing in Autographs: JustCollecting PFC40 Autograph Index Reveals Best Performers – Started in 2000, the Paul Frasier Collectible 40 Autograph Index tracks the 40 most popular autographs and their value through the years. FULL DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – MODERN NEWS

2017 Bowman High Tek Patterns Code Cracked – Here’s what they look like and a breakdown of what’s rare. LEARN

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – MEDIA NEWS

New Book Documents History of O-Pee-Chee Brand – Collectors who appreciate learning about the history of trading card companies and their products have a new book to consider. DETAILS

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 2th, 2017 – AUCTION NEWS

REA Host $10M Sports Collectibles Auction – President of Robert Edwards Auctions, Robert Dwyer discusses the company’s upcoming extravaganza. (Click image to watch video)

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – PLAYER NEWS

Bart Starr’s Last Trip to Green Bay Includes Packers Hall of Fame Donations – The Packers’ legend will not return to Green Bay, but he left important reminders of his time here to the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. STORY

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – MEMORABILIA NEWS

Breaking Barriers: Jackie Robinson’s Rookie Jersey Estimated at $3 Million – One of the premier items in the Heritage Auctions Fall Catalog.

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – VINTAGE NEWS

Sale of 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle Rookie Shatters Record – This example, graded in a PSA 9, shattered its own previous record of $220,150 just a little over four years ago. It was recently relisted for sale in Memory Lane’s Fall Auction where the winning bid was $588,000, an increase of 167%.

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – GRADING/AUTHENTICATION NEWS

PSA Makes Sports Market Report Archives Open to Public – Back issues and current articles are up on PSA/DNA’s new, sharp SMR pageCHECK IT OUT

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Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT

Inside One Super Collector’s $30M Private Sports Museum – There are collectors and then there are deep-pocketed super collectorsDETAILS

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017 – JUST FOR FUN

Springfield of Dreams – Simpsons “Homer at the Bat” 25th Anniversary – To commemorate one of the most iconic cross-over events in sports and TV history, Goldin Auctions is selling three autographed baseballs signed by the show creators and guest stars, with proceeds going to the Jackie Robinson Foundation. DETAILS 

Hobby Happenings Week Ending October 27th, 2017