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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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Five Autograph Dealers Abandon the UACC

The attempt for the UACC to try and get their dealer members to renew their membership in 2017 hasn't started yet. Already five dealers have jumped ship.

Artemus Autographs,  Portland, Oregon

Barbara Pengelly, Williamsport,…

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UACC - 2016 - A Disaster - Are You Still Sending In Dues?

UACC - 2016 - Are You still a Member?

It appears the year 2016 for the UACC was a total disaster and it is near its demise. Membership has nearly hit rock bottom. See if you…

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UACC Claimed Dealer Selling Numerous Forgeries

It was the selling of numerous forgeries by dealer members of the UACC that inspired the formation of the COA Reference Library.  Since the libraries inception, the a massive amount of files of bogus autographs accompanied by COA's are now in the…

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