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Beware of Fake Tiger Woods (and other) PSA/DNA Authenticated Autographs with Fake COA Cards and Stickers
Beware of Fake Tiger Woods (and other) PSA/DNA Authenticated Autographs with Fake COA Cards and Stickers
PSA/DNA was the first third party authentication company to get a foothold in the authentic autographed memorabilia business. So it must have done some things ri…Read More
Posted June 22, 2019 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
Your Tiger Woods Autographed Golf Ball Is Almost Definitely Fake
Your Tiger Woods Autographed Golf Ball Is Almost Definitely Fake
In the wake of the thrilling drama of Tiger Woods winning the 2019 Masters, scummy opportunists have predictably flooded eBay and the internet with golf balls su…Read More
Posted April 16, 2019 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
PSA/DNA Incompetence Surfaces Again with Westworld Autographed Poster
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
PSA/DNA Really Needs to Learn About Autopens
PSA/DNA Really Needs to Learn About Autopens
PSA/DNA claims to be the world's leading autograph authentication service, 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
Alex De Luca and Wakefield Auctioneers and Appraisals Are Criminals "Authenticating" Fake Autographs
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
PSA/DNA Authenticator Thinks Mail Request Autographs Are as Good as In Person Autographs?
PSA/DNA Authenticator Thinks Mail Request Autographs Are as Good as In Person Autographs?
Yesterday I got involved in a brief e-mail exchange with former PSA/DNA Consultant Authenticator Bob Zafian that shocked me. He contacted me about a certain prom…Read More
Posted 8/21/2012 18:53 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
Plenty of Blame to Go Around for the Fake Autograph Market
Plenty of Blame to Go Around for the Fake Autograph Market
Thousands, perhaps millions of people have been screwed by fake autograph sellers over the years. From buyers who spend their money on completely worthless signa…Read More
Posted 5/9/2012 21:31 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
Gerald Ford's Autopen Tricked PSA/DNA (and Me)
Gerald Ford's Autopen Tricked PSA/DNA (and Me)
Recently I received an e-mail from someone trying to sell me a few autographs of high profile celebrities including Michael Jordan, Gerald Ford and a few others.…Read More
Posted 11/13/2011 21:33 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
Probably Half of Autographs with GAI Stickers Are Forgeries
Probably Half of Autographs with GAI Stickers Are Forgeries
I first started selling my surplus autographs on eBay back in 1997, when I was still just a collector with a full time job. In those days, I had few competitors,…Read More
Posted 5/28/2011 17:54 | Filed under Third Party Authentication | Comments (0) | Read Full Article
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