August 13, 2019 | Vol. 20 Issue 18
In this issue:
  Taking My Hacks: I Got It from My Mama
  Recapping the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago
  Flip Ya for It! – 1959 Topps Baseball Card Set
  Upcoming Shows
  PSA Quarterly Grading Specials

Taking My Hacks: I Got It from My Mama
This collecting thing... Why are some of us passionate collectors and others are not? Collectors Universe President & CEO, Joe Orlando, thinks he knows where he got the collecting gene and he talks about it in Tacking My Hacks.

Recapping the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago
Did you make it to the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention? Terry Melia did, and he recaps the show and the exciting things that went on at the PSA booth. Killer cards, awesome autographs and exciting giveaways were all part of the fun!

Flip Ya for It! – 1959 Topps Baseball Card Set
Those of us that are fortunate enough to have begun collecting decades ago revel in our memories of Topps cards, pink bubble gum and trading with our buddies. Pete Putman is one such collector. In his recent SMR piece, he takes a stroll down memory lane and recalls the glory of the 1959 Topps set and how it has held up over time.

The Meteoric Rise of the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle passed away 24 years ago today. Which of the following cards is your favorite of the great Yankee slugger?
  1. 1952 Topps
  2. 1953 Bowman
  3. 1956 Topps
  4. 1960 Topps
  5. 1965 Topps
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Set Registry Spotlight
2019 PSA Set Registry Awards Luncheon
The PSA Set Registry Luncheon on Friday, 8/2, at the National, was a success and a good time was had by all. PSA President, Steve Sloan, provided a presentation and introduced the 2019 award winners in attendance. After the luncheon, Steve was available and spoke with many of the attendees. Images from the luncheon will be added to the Scrapbook page within a couple of weeks. A great BIG thank you to our members. Without you, and your continued support, the Registry would not be what it is today.

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