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                                                                                                                                         THE OFFICIAL LIST                     of Preferred Autograph Dealers and Auction Houses                  “PADAH”…
Mother Teresa – Study of Her Signature – Be Educated                                                                       by Stephen Koschal Collecting autographs of Mother Teresa is very popular. Yet many collectors and even sellers of autographs…
"All wannabe companies who claim they can authenticate autographs will have someone onboard that they can manipulate!  Just shocked anyone would have someone like Darvick who has a horrible reputation for selling and even producing forgeries.  Just l…"
"Rick, what an interesting question, one that I have not really heard in over 50 years. I personally witnessed Herman Darvick forging autographs. He was so proud of his work, smiling and saying how few would know they were forgeries.  All the signatu…"
You probably know by now if you purchased a forgery from Herman Darvick either directly from himself or from one of his auctions  you have found it's impossible.  He will tell you his Lifetime Guarantee is no longer valid or what he has told me in p…
 Complaint / review / scam report    Herman Darvick Authenticator for JSA PSA DNA JSA Authenticators at largeComplaint / review text:  Someone walks into the Pawn Shop with a book Say it Aint So, Joe. The books author is Thomas L. Stix and the book…
This is just an ongoing situation where Regisrered Dealers of the UACC are selling forged autographs.  As always, these orginal photographs bearing forged signatures and useless COA's stating they are members of the UACC are on file with the "Certif…
           Ignorant Sellers of Autographs Using Incompetent AuthenticatorsTwo wrongs will cost you, hope the education was worth it?   At this day and age and after all that is documented on how incompetent many of the quasi authenticators are, some…
                                                                                                               THE OFFICIAL LIST of Preferred Autograph Dealers and Auction Houses   “PADAH"                                                             …
                                          Al Wittnebert – UACC Ethics Board FiascoThe following is just part of the insanity that goes on behind the scenes with ethics complaints files against favored members in the U.A.AC.  This is just a sample of…
Al Wittnebert, Treasurer of the UACC for many decades has had a dark past with regard to his handling the UACC Treasury.  He has basically been at the controls of the organization for quite some time.   Perfect example as when the UACC President pas…
The following three signatures of Patricia Nixon are Autopen examples.  They are found on three different "The White House" cards.  One is being offered on eBay for $149.99 + $6 shipping. It comes complete with a COA.The top card bears a genuine sig…
The International Autograph Community would  be terrified if they were aware of how many forgeries, preprinted and secretarial signatures that are being sold that come with Certificates Of Authenticty from sellers of autographs that claim to be memb…
In today's autograph market and with all the reference books on autograph collecting how can trash like this pass the "experts" at a well known autction house?There is absolutely no excuse for mistakes like this to take place.  It makes one wonder w…
During the last 25 years or so and especially today the autograph industry is infected with some unscrupulous individuals. They are usually referred to as the "gang of eight".  Many of the gang's names are well known.  It was recently said that each…
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