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Mastro admits to mail fraud -

I believe I have blogged on this previously, as others, however it ought to be a shot across everyone's bow how corrupt these self righteous auction owners can become.  More striking is all those who affiliated and supported must feel about it…

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Oliver Hardy Rubber Stamp

From the archives of Autograph Alert.

Oliver Hardy Rubber stamp:

October 6, 2007

PSA/DNA & MastroNet Continues To Strike Out!! Collectors and even dealers come to us stating they got burnt and how can they go about getting a…

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Autopens

I wish Autograph Planet would gather as many Autopen examples of people as possible and post them for everyone to use.  I have a certificate signed by the President (Thos. V. Learson) and Chairman of IBM (Thomas J. Watson, Jr.) and I suspect one…

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Procedural Methods for Autograph Authentication

Procedural Methods for Autograph Authentication 

by Grant V.

Not enough is presented to new collectors about the proper procedure for determining authenticity of a given signature.

It has been my experience that the FIRST STEP…

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Guy Williams and Lost in Space

A friend of mine asked me whether there are any genuine Guy Williams signed photographs from Lost in Space, and I remember some discussion on the subject years ago but forget now what the general consensus was.  Did he go to South America and…

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What do we owe them?

I recently saw BB King perform. I've seen him many times, and it has always been fun! At this most recent appearance he was especially nice to my Granddaughter, he spent time with her. He was a kind gentleman!

Travis, It seems equally valid…

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Avoid loosing items shipped to and from Autograph Dealers and Auction Houses

I wrote a story on this once before and possibly many newcomers to this hobby have not seen it.

 

It is still common for the U.S. Postal Service to loose or mis-place permanently items being sent by collectors to dealers and…

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Autograph Quarterly

Just today heard some autograph hobby news.  The hobbyls only magazine  "Autograph Quarterly" is in the process of being sold by Samuel Xidas.  The magazine is in the process of merely changing ownership hands.  The new owner claims he will have…

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Autograph Quarterly

Anyone know if this magazine is still in exsistance or if another good source of information has passed once again?

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What are the best collectibles to invest in?

Below is an interesting article from MSN on what one writer considers the top ten.  Seems to me they missed a few.  I was thinking in terms of civil war, books and WWII just a few.   What would be…

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16 Replies · Reply by Grant May 11, 2014

Quality Auction House Looking For Consignments

Just had a meeting with "One Of A Kind Autograph Auctions".  Their last autograph auction held June 12, 2013 was a total success. Wonderful items sold at very nice prices.

The next autograph auction is scheduled for Oct 2013.  They are…

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