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December 6, 2016 | Vol. 17 Issue 24
 
In this issue:
 
  The Watercooler Effect
 
  Meet Bill Corcoran
 
  Collecting the 1950 Bowman Football Card Set
 
  Survey
 
 
 

 

 
The Watercooler Effect
 
There’s something about this particular hobby that separates it from so many other collectible fields. It has an appeal that can reach the masses, especially since sports, entertainment, and music touches the average person each day. In the following editorial, PSA’s Joe Orlando explains how this bodes well for the future of our hobby in another installment of Taking My Hacks. 
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Meet Bill Corcoran – A Man with a Reputation
 
Bill Corcoran has been a part of the hobby for decades, and during that time, he has built a reputation. That reputation not only relates to his vast autograph knowledge, but it also has to do with the way he treats his fellow collector. In the next article, we take an in-depth look at one of the latest experts to join the staff at PSA/DNA Authentication Services. 
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Collecting the 1950 Bowman Football Card Set – A Trailblazing Vintage Football Issue
 
In the 1950s, Bowman dominated the football card scene, producing some of the most visually-appealing trading card sets in hobby history. The 1950 Bowman set was the first of several classic issues. In the next piece, we revisit this inaugural issue and hear from collectors who pursue this beautiful set that is nearing 70 years old. 
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The Hobby Connection
 
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Survey
 

Which of the following 1950s Bowman football sets is your favorite?

 
  1. 1950
  2. 1951
  3. 1952 (Large)
  4. 1953
 
Answer
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Set Registry Spotlight
 
Set Request Updates
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