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Here is a drawing by Michael Jackson from David Gest's estate. Lizzie from AML has pointed out this style for being fake for a long time. It comes with a coa from Heritage auctions. I wonder if you try to flip this at Bonhams for example would they accept the Heritage auctions coa. I love how the multi million dollar auction houses still don't give PSA/DNA coa's. Of course this wouldn't have gotten into RR auctions. So for those who have seen this style many times on eBay start flooding…Read more…
Charles Schulz may be the most famous cartoonist of all time. Sparky as he was called by his friends was a friend of mine and also of all autograph collectors worldwide. Anything signed by Charles Schulz is treasured by autograph collectors. Santa Rosa, California is the hometown of the Peanuts gang. His home, One Snoopy Place, was a beautiful estate that basically could not be seen from the front street. A long driveway led up to his home. Steve Koschal visiting the Charles Schulz home. The…Read more…
U.S. Autograph Clubs in Dire Straits By Stephen Koschal U.A.C.C. – Universal Autograph Collectors Club The United States has only two groups to join if you are a collector of autographs. One is the U.A.C.C. It was established in 1965 and “claims” to be the oldest organization in the hobby. That’s getting off to a very false start as they are not even close…Read more…
More to follow as it comes out. He suffered a heart attack and was taken off life support today..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…