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January 2, 2018 | Vol. 19 Issue 1
 
In this issue:
 
  A Collector’s Comic Relief – Tom Johnson Shares His Love for Sports Comic Books
 
  Collecting Space Exploration Autographs – A Hobby That’s Out of This World
 
  Collecting the 1888 Goodwin Champions (N162) Set – A Diverse and Desirable 19th Century Issue
 
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Collector’s Comic Relief – Tom Johnson Shares His Love for Sports Comic Books
 
It is a special item that attracts collectors from different genres. Sports comic books fit that role perfectly. Enticing comic enthusiasts with their artwork and sports collectors for their subject matter, these books stir the nostalgic emotions of many hobbyists. Tom Johnson has built a stunning collection of sports comics, and the following SMR piece shows what makes them so attractive.
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Collecting Space Exploration Autographs – A Hobby That’s Out of This World
 
There are plenty of collecting themes that revolve around special accomplishments – 500 home runs, 300 wins, Super Bowl MVPs, and many more. But what about a collection of men and women whose accomplishments are more universal? The following piece looks at the challenges inherent in acquiring astronaut autographs and building collections that are truly out of this world!
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Collecting the 1888 Goodwin Champions (N162) Set – A Diverse and Desirable 19th Century Issue
 
Pugilists, a broad swordsman, the strongest man, a Wild West hunter, and the world’s first football card all in one set? The 1888 Goodwin Champions issue packs a lot of excitement into just 50 cards. The ensuing article takes a detailed look at this 19th century release that has piqued collector interest for nearly 150 years!
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T206 Faceoff: Honus Wagner vs. Ty Cobb with Ty Cobb Back
 
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  4. Start a new set/collection
  5. Reach out and meet other collectors
 
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latest news
 
19th Century Baseball Documents, Vintage Cards Headline Memory Lane’s Historical Rarities Auction. Now open. Bid through January 13 READ MORE
 
 
Sirius Sports Cards Auction #202 is open for bidding. Ends Thursday, January 4th READ MORE
 
 
Resolution Photomatching Ends the Year with Price Realized Records in Major Auctions READ MORE
 
 
RR Auction announces dedicated Sports Department for 2018 READ MORE
 
 
17-Year Autograph Pursuit Ends in Rare Moonlight Graham Signature READ MORE
 
 
 
 
 
Set Registry Spotlight
 
Happy 2018 from the PSA Set Registry
We hope that everyone had a Happy Christmas and fun-filled New Year celebrations. Now that we’ve enjoyed the holidays and spending quality time with loved ones, it’s time, once again, to get back to focusing our attentions to our Set Requests, as well as all the New Slot Requests.

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