May 19, 2020 | Vol. 21 Issue 10
 
 
 
In this issue:
 
  Taking My Hacks: The Hobby and COVID-19 – Forces of Nature Collide
 
  The Trader Speaks – Nolan Klein Deals in Commodities and Cards
 
  Lamar Jackson – Plenty of Action on Jackson Rookie Cards
 
  Join the PSA Collectors Club
 
  PSA Quarterly Grading Specials
 
 
 


 
 
Taking My Hacks: The Hobby and COVID-19 – Forces of Nature Collide
 
In these days of discomfort and pandemic, there are several reasons for collectors to spend time in the hobby. Some are emotional, others financial, but all are beneficial. In the latest issue of SMR, Collectors Universe CEO, Joe Orlando, discusses why the hobby brings comfort in uncertain times.
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The Trader Speaks – Nolan Klein Deals in Commodities and Cards
 
Nolan Klein is an interesting hobbyist. A commodities trader by day, Klein combines a collector’s passion with an analytical approach to trading cards. In the following SMR piece, Klein talks about how cards, analytics and social media all factor into his hobby life.
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Lamar Jackson – Plenty of Action on Jackson Rookie Cards
 
Baltimore Ravens quarterback, Lamar Jackson, is one of the most exciting young players in the NFL. As The League’s unanimous Most Valuable Player in 2019, an upset loss in the AFC Divisional Playoff is likely the only thing keeping his cards in this stratosphere. SMR takes a look at the hobby action around Jackson.
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What role has your hobby played during the COVID-19 situation?
 
  1. I’ve taken time to explore the world of online breaks
  2. I’ve been able to dig into things I’ve long ignored and prepped cards for submission to PSA
  3. I’ve been reorganizing and selling off unwanted material
  4. I’ve been buying into the 1980s and 1990s cards that are now selling so well in high PSA grades
  5. I’ve taken a bit of a break
 
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Nearly 200 PSA Graded Baseball, Football, and Basketball Cards Offered by eBay Seller: steve_novella. Ends Tuesday, May 19th READ MORE
 
 
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Set Registry Spotlight
 
PSA Set Registry Awards Deadline – REMINDER!
The 2020 PSA Set Registry Awards deadline is Friday, May 29th. Any new sets or edits to existing sets must be published before 5:00pm EST (2:00pm PST). Please be sure to review and make any necessary updates your sets prior to the deadline. Please visit the Set Registry Annual Awards page for more information.

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