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Autograph Authentication - A Fascinating Item

Autograph Authentication - A Most Fascinating Item

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Autograph Authentication Scams

The autograph authentication scams have been going on for about 15 years.   Try to discuss the authentication process with anyone of the high profile guys who "claim" they can authenticate an autograph and you will see them move "faster…

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Autograph Mystery - Unsolved - Pope John Paul II - PSADNA

Autograph Mystery Unsolved

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Richard Albersheim, Bill Corcoran,Kevin Keating, Zack Rullo of PSA Cannot Authenticate a Babe Ruth Signature

Richard Albersheim, Bill Corcoran, Kevin Keating and Zack Rullo

all of PSA Cannot Authenticate a…

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Steve Cyrkin- originator of "Fake News" in the Hobby of Autographs

Just the other day I had a phone call from an old timer in the hobby. As in many phone calls it seems the name Steve Cyrkin comes up.  The conversation is almost always not positive.  I was reminded of a story Cyrkin wrote on his web site about…

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Autograph Seller From Krakow, Poland--Beware!

Should you receive an email from someone that goes by the name  Grzegorz (Greg) Godula be extremely cautious.  He claims to be an uneducated collector but in fact is a seller of autograph and not all he sells is genuine.

His address…

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Ronald Reagan Autopen signature newly discovered!

The three exemplars illustrated below are from the same matrix.  They are from typed letters signed from The White House dated July 23, 1986, September 11, 1986 and October 7, 1986.  This Autopen signature is not listed in the Presidents of…

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Checks, signed by Celebrities - BEWARE!

Just another thing to worry about.  Checks signed by celebrities are starting to flood the autograph market.  Checks signed by celebrities in all fields are involved.

There is one seller on the Internet offering over 4,500 checks signed by…

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Elvis Presley- Two nearly identical signed 4"x6" cards, from the same seller

No, you are not seeing double. These are two separate 4"x6" cards that originate from the same long time U.S. seller of autographs.  These cards bear a two word sentiment and signature of Elvis Presley on the un-lined…

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Stolen Florida Vintage Autograph Collection - FOUND!

On November 22, 2016, I posted a story on Autograph Planet regarding a fine vintage collection of 8"x10" photographs of Hollywood celebrities that were stolen from a collectors home in Plantation, Florida.

Thanks to the keen eye of Markus…

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Charles M. Schulz, Good Grief, An Abundance of Forgeries

Would you have known that the following two signatures "Charles M. Schulz" are forgeries?…

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