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Looking at EBAY you have a lot of options. Lets take a look at some: These are all for sale on EBAY right now. All authenticated as "Authentic" by a 3rd party company. (currently not on the approved list of company's) (Screen captured as the owner is known to go and "delete" images and numbers from his database) What is the collective opinion of these items? This seller seems to have a endless supply of Trump and Pence items, all have that sticker on each item. All are for sale for $199.99…Read more…
The autograph authentication scams have been going on for about 15 years. Try to discuss the authentication process with anyone of the high profile guys who "claim" they can authenticate an autograph and you will see them move "faster than a speeding bullet." Matter of fact just try to find out from the company who was the "individual" who authenticated" or most likely "mis-authenticated" your autograph. It's an impossibility. Just because there is a signature at the bottom of the COA…Read more…
BLUES LEGEND LONNIE BROOKS: DECEMBER 18, 1933 - APRIL 1, 2017 Grammy-nominated Chicago blues icon Lonnie Brooks, whose music Rolling Stone called, "witty, soulful and ferociously energetic...simply astonishing guitar work," died on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Chicago, according to his son, Ronnie Baker Brooks. He was 83. Guitar Player described him as “...like a fire-and-brimstone preacher, testifying the blues from the bottom of his soul.”With his "booming, gritty vocals and fierce six-string…Read more…
Here might be a good posting of Artist's that sell signed items. Upcoming concerts. Shared musical exploits. Shared autographs and the like. I know Joe Bonamassa sells items out of his store: Hand Signed Joe CD's, Albums, Baseballs, Posters, Lithos even Guitar's. They range from $40 to $799 PLUS! Robert Cray also has some cool items : Robert Cray Vault His stuff is $20-$30 He also used to sell his CD's pre-order signed. His autograph is and has been just the "RC" initial for about 20…Read more…
Just wondering if anyone in the community has any news on this suit. Last post I saw was that Judge Geck set the trial date of January 17. But we cannot find any published reports or status. Thanks for an insights.
Prosecutors say hundreds of victims bought fake autographs, complete with phony certificates of authenticty on eBay between 2010 and 2015. Clifton Panezich, 30, appeared before a judge in Ohio Mahoning County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. According to local media reports, he pleaded guilty to aggravated theft, identity fraud, telecommunications fraud, money laundering, engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and three counts of forgery with a forfeiture specification.
hopefully, at sentencing it's not a slap on the wrist. Now, I wonder about those buyers of the fakes.
Panezich pleads guilty
The new company, Beckett Authentication Services, is immediately positioned as a leader in the $500 million authentic autograph industry. Led by Grad and authenticator Brian Sobrero.
BAS is accepting online submissions effective today at the Beckett Authentication Services website.
The proceeds of the auction, being held by the US Marshals Service, will be distributed among the families of 20 people Bulger and his crew were accused of killing, and several of Bulger’s extortion victims.
Bidding will start at 10 a.m. on June 25 at the South Boston convention center, which is offering free admission and holds up to 1,000 people. A Texas auction house, Gaston & Sheehan , will offer a simulcast auction…