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UACC "Dealers" selling questionable autographs - Series 2

The Certificate of Authenticity Reference Library has a signaficant file of COA's  where the seller states they are members of the UACC (Universal Autograph Collectors Club).  We have…
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Stephen Koschal - Colorado Springs, His educational list of spurious autographs

Found are 4 spurious autographs that turn up occasionally.  Copy these signatures and add them to your reference files.

Rajiv Gandhi- this one is interesting and fools many because of the full…

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UACC "Dealers" selling questionable autographs - Series 1

The Certificate of Authenticity Reference Library has a signaficant file of COA's that state they are members of the UACC (Universal Autograph Collectors Club).  We have contacted the club on a few occasions with no…

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Stephen Koschal- Colorado Springs, His educational list of spurious autographs

Found are two sprious autographs that turn up from time to time that can easily fool novice collectors and peddlers of autographs. Copy these and add to your reference files.…

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F and W and F and W Publications Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

F&W also known as F&W Publications is a company who publishes over 40 magazines.

On March 10, 2019 the company has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy…

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Stephen Koschal - Colorado Springs, his educational list of spurious autographs

This week we discovered two popular names in the field of autograph collecting where "in our opinion" the signatures are not genuine.  Copy these for your files.

Rogers Hornsby, stamped signature.…

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Roger Epperson - of "Real" authenticaton- seems to be a serious problem

I am the manager of the Certificate of Authenticity Reference Library. I maintan all the records mostly, mostly donated by those who have been harmed. On file are numerous items, deemed to be not authentic that came with the original…

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U.A.C.C. - Another Blunder - Major Embarrassment

   The U.A.C.C. – Another Blunder- Major Embarrassment

The Universal Autograph Collectors Club has been known to many to be a joke of the industry. The…

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Travis Roste, a major loss to the autograph hobby

I was just informed of the passing of Travis Roste. He passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019.  Travis was a friend of the autograph hobby and a friend of…

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Al Wittnebert Quasi President of the UACC goes dark

Al Wittnebert, embattled and quasi president of the UACC cannot be located. The UACC has gone down hill  during the last decade. It seems like the only activity is collecting dues.  A trip to the club web site says basically nothing for quite…

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