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Major Autograph Dealer/Auction House Drops the U.A.C.C.

The evacuation of U.A.C.C. members continues!  A major autograph dealer/auction house who has been in business for over 40 years has packed in their membership to the U.A.C.C.  This business was one of the first 30 to join the U.A.C.C. dealer…

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U.A.C.C. - Is Anyone Watching This Group? What's Wrong With the British Dealers????

 Can anyone deny this outfit is simply a shadow of its former self? With more people collecting autographs than ever before and just look at eBay and see the amount of people worldwide selling autographs. It appears the U.A.C.C. is being…

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Destruction of Historical Documents - Absolute Stupidity in 2016

There are hundreds of educational books written on the subject of autograph collecting.  There are many hundreds of journals printed by international autograph organizations containing educational articles.  How can it be that someone…

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U.A.C.C. Elections - Do They Need To be Reviewed?

Does anyone else find it strange that some of the officers of the U.A.C.C. are dinosaurs. How long has Michael Hecht been president? What about the Treasurer - which is going on about 40 years.…

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Secretarial Signatures - Are They Forgeries?

Two weeks ago I was in Hawaii, San Francisco and Northern California meeting with collectors and trying to spread the good word about autographs.

In Hilo I prearranged to meet a collector of autographs at a local bookstore.  He…

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U.A.C.C. Shocking Response From The Club's Accountant

The Universal Autograph Collector’s Club has had it’s share of problems in the past. Many believe it was brought upon itself. The downfall of this group is quite evident if not from the massive drop in membership…

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Bill Clinton - Autograph Study

It is evident that Autograph Planet is well known to have members who are responsible and ethical.  Many of the members can be considered experts in the field they specialize.  Many have a good feeling for handwriting. We are all…

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Shill Bidding at Autograph Auctions - "Autograph Incest!"

Seems like the phones of all the autograph good guys are buzzing.  The list of names on the "shill bidding list" is precious.  Many of the names listed are of no surprise.  Some were involved in previous law suites and some of their unethical…

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Mastro Auction ex-President Sentenced to prison.

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 a Federal Judge sentenced the disgraced memorabilia executive, Doug Allen to 57 months in a federal prison.  Allen will surrender himself to federal authorities in May.

Allen gave up a long list of names of shill…

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Mike Frost of P.A.A.S.- Last Chance to PROVE You Did Not Steal Almost $50,000 from the Autograph Community

 I was asked to write this piece by more than one person in our hobby. They are afraid to do so themselves.  Every one of them is  well aware that you Mike Frost will trash their name and family on the Internet if they…

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Mike Frost of P.A.A.S. infatuated with Stephen Koschal

 Since Mike Frost was exposed for stealing $50,000 and more from the autograph industry which forced the industry’s largest club to fold, Frost has gone ballistic creating false stories on the Internet. Not…

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