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UACC - Why I Will Not Be A Member

UACC - Why I Will Not Be A Member

Part 4

In my opinion, there is a long history of the U.A.C.C.…

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UACC - Why I Will Not Be A Member

UACC - Why I Will Not Be A Member

Part 3


As a past long time director of this club (cartel) I constantly…

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UACC -Why I Will Not Be A Member- Part 2

 In the past, some regular members of the U.A.C.C. have told me they are members only because of the club having an ethic’s board.  Members feel they have some sort of protection against what may be an…

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UACC - Why I Will Not Be A Member

 Part One


One of the questions I am asked the most is “Why am I not a member of the…

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Useless Autograph COA Collection Library-Forming a List of Preferred Autograph Dealers & Auction Houses

A huge amount of useless COA's issued by either incompetent sellers of autographs or those who are outright unscrupulous are being filed in the library of the "Useless Autograph COA Collection."

Collectors, some confused, have asked "who…

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Useless Autograph COA Collection, Library exposes another useless COA issued by a member of the UACC

Another person who claimed to be a member of the UACC autograph group issues a useless COA.  This time we have an 8"x10" color photograph said to be signed by Robert Downey, Jr.  The seller, Emil Tierno of Roslyn Heights (same town as Herman…

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Useless Autograph Coa Collection, Library a work in progress

The library is moving forward at a rapid pace. To inform collectors and dealers about all the useless COA's that are being created is one of the goals of the library.

To give readers an idea of the type of progress being made, the following…

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Useless Autograph COA Collection, Library Growing in Leaps & Bounds

Thanks to all who are submitting "Useless COA's"  to the library.  Many of the COA's cannot be traced to a location/person or company.

Illustrated below is a COA that appears cannot be traced to its origin.  If one of our readers…

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Herman Darvick "Father of the Useless Certificate of Authenticity"

By now most everyone in the hobby is aware that Certificates of Authenticity are basically just one person's opinion and is a worthless legal document.  Like judges will say in a court of law: "anyone has the right to an opinion and there's no…

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U.A.C.C. - How Much More Can Go Wrong With Them?

This outfit has had its share of serious problems.  There are still a handful of ethic's charges against some high profile members that were refused to be acted upon.  Some very serious complaints that got tossed under the rug.  There are some…

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Certificates of Authenticity- Library of Useless Exemplars

Many thanks to those who have sent in copies of COA's that are completely useless. There are many thousands of those out there that certify forged signatures as Genuine.  Some signatures are so bad, yet still certified by some of the high profile…

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Certificate of Authenticity Research program

For quite some time I have been building a library of what I consider to be worthless Certificates of Authenticity.  There are multitudes of Certificates that anyone with some sense would avoid. Many have no contact information. What good is a…

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