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PSA/DNA Incompetence Surfaces Again with Westworld Autographed Poster
I don't know if you're a fan of the HBO Series Westworld, but I am. The show made a big splash at 2017 San Diego Comic-Con, bringing 12 of the main cast members …Read More
Posted June 29, 2018 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
Do Not Buy Autographed Memorabilia in Las Vegas Unless You See It Signed Yourself
Las Vegas was nicknamed "Lost Wages" for good reason. They didn't build those big shiny casinos to lose money to gamblers. Unfortunately, even if you win money g…Read More
Posted May 13, 2018 | Filed under General | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
What You Should Know About the Bootleg Sports Jersey Epidemic
The majority of stitched MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL jerseys offered on the internet, and even many sold in retail stores, are bootlegs made in China. Unlicensed. Coun…Read More
Posted Oct. 19, 2017 | Filed under General | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
PSA/DNA Really Needs to Learn About Autopens
PSA/DNA claims to be the world's leading autograph authentication company, and unfortunately many if not most autograph dealers believe that to be true. In my ex…Read More
Posted April 9, 2017 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
New California Autograph Law Hurts Legitimate Dealers While Doing Nothing to Fix Forgery Problem
UPDATE: thanks to lobbying of the California legislature by autograph dealers like myself, book dealers and other affected small businesses, Assembly Bill 228 wa…Read More
Posted Dec. 14, 2016 | Filed under General | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
Alex De Luca and Wakefield Auctioneers and Appraisals Are Criminals "Authenticating" Fake Autographs
Legitimate autograph dealers who have been around a while know that while the problem with fake autographs is bad in sports, it's much worse with celebrities and…Read More
Posted Dec 2, 2016 | Filed under Autograph Collecting Tips | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
Book Publishers Are Defrauding the Public with Fake Signed Books
In the last few years, book publishers have done something pretty cool for autograph collectors, book collectors and just about everyone. Instead of or in additi…Read More
Posted October 28, 2016 | Filed under General | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
How Much Is My Autograph Worth?
I've been in the sports memorabilia business one way or another for almost 3 decades. For almost 20 years, I've been in the autograph business full time. I've be…Read More
Posted 5/6/2016 | Filed under Autograph Collecting Tips | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
What You Need to Know About Upper Deck Authenticated (UDA) Hologram Numbers
Since the company was founded, I have been a fan of, collector of, buyer of, seller of, and for almost a year from 1998 to 1999, the Autographed Product Manager …Read More
Posted 7/11/2014 20:19 | Filed under General | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
95% Of Cast Autographed Movie Posters Are Fake
If you actively collect sports autographs, you know that fakes are a huge problem. What you may not know is the problem is probably worse when it comes to entert…Read More
Posted 9/20/2013 22:07 | Filed under General | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
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