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UACC - Policy to Only Recommend Their Dealer Members- Is This a Joke?

A real professional autograph dealer is one who has studied autographs, has published educational articles, has taught educational courses, who maintains a file of exemplars and who has a serious library on the subject of autograph…

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AUTOGRAPH CLUBS - The One Most Recommended

                                                   Autograph Clubs -  The One Most Recommended

 

If you are either a newcomer to the hobby of autographs, a seasoned collector or autograph dealer, it is highly…

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UACC - Complaints of Incompetence against Members of the Board of Directors

The following is how a collector who has paid their dues to be a member of the UACC and how they are treated by the president of the club and three different members of the Board of Directors. The portion of the email below is from an email…

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UACC, AL Wittnebert, Judy Garland Autograph Study

I take this opportunity to respond to a request from William Q that he posted on Autographplanet.com  regarding an item he has signed by Judy Garland.

Years ago, I was a Director of the UACC.  At that time the UACC wanted to give the…

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Steve Grad of Beckett Authentication, his incompetency blows up in his face

Last weekend at the Los Angles collectors show Steve Grad of Beckett was there in person attempting to authenticate autographs.  What happened there may be a lesson for Grad  not to  come out of hiding from behind the…

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UACC - a very fast demise

Most don't realize that the UACC is down to a miserable low 75 dealer members in the United States.  The last seller of autographs that joined the UACC got registered dealer #341.  This means that at one time there was 341 sellers of autographs…

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UACC President, Al Wittnebert, bogus autograph authentication

Al Wittnebert became the UACC's new president.  Many are asking why the V/P of this group did not fill the office of president. Was there an election?????

The following illustration was located on another autograph blog where the moderator…

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UACC - More Shocking News - Part 2

UACC – More Shocking News

The following is an open letter from a UACC member in Texas to the then president of the UACC, Paul Carr.  It states it was sent to all dealer members.  This letter…

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UACC - Shocking News - Part 1

                                                   UACC – Shocking News

Michael Hecht passed away in November 2017.  Many believe he was the long time…

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Autograph Collecting Day, February 23rd

Did you know on the 29th of January 1997 that February 23rd of the year was proclaimed "Autograph Collecting Day"?…

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UACC - purchasing from one of their dealers, a total disaster, very deceptive

The usual UACC "BS"  states to only purchase from one of their dealer members.  You might want to know who in the UACC checks out a potential dealer before allowing them to join the club.  We just may in the future print some of the…

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Herman Darvick, forger of autographs proven, below proof of being a liar

Most everyone in the autograph hobby has read about the notorious  autograph forger Herman Darvick of Rockville Centre, New York.

Darvick forging autographs has been witnessed by many in the hobby including this writer.  Finally Darvick has…

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