Christopher Williams
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"Terrific photos of Mr. Lee. The one I immediately recognize is from a movie titled "Horror Hotel."  I've watched it well over 100 times since I first watched it as a kid."
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Ebay Seller Erhine1 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Photo

Check out the below obvious and laughable Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford forgeries on a photo sold by Ebay seller Erhine1 for a whopping $51.00.They look like they were penned by a six-year old.The worthless COA is from American Sports Collectors Auctions.Once again this proves how easy it is to sell forgeries on Ebay (or anywhere else for that matter).Ebay is so heavily-populated with wannabe autograph collectors, impulse buyers and suckers, that selling forgeries is extraordinarily easy.And…See More
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Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Joe DiMaggio Forgeries On Ebay GFA/Steve Rocchi Certified
"No doubt, Terrier. Ebay seller Rbisportsinc is the biggest seller of GFA (Stephen Rocchi) certed forgeries on EBay by far."
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terrier8HOF replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Joe DiMaggio Forgeries On Ebay GFA/Steve Rocchi Certified
"This one is from RBIsportsinc, who have been selling these GFA certed forgeries for a long time.…"
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Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Joe DiMaggio Forgeries On Ebay GFA/Steve Rocchi Certified
"Yep. Very few people seem to care and they people that sell this crap have absolutely no conscience."
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terrier8HOF replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Joe DiMaggio Forgeries On Ebay GFA/Steve Rocchi Certified
"the other thing that is infuriating, Christopher, is that very few people seem to really care.   hard to understand."
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Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Joe DiMaggio Forgeries On Ebay GFA/Steve Rocchi Certified
"You're right, Terrier, they are absolutely laughable. If anyone is a buyer or seller of that garbage, they are either a person who knows ZERO about autograph, or they are a scammer who is very aware of what they are selling."
yesterday
terrier8HOF replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Joe DiMaggio Forgeries On Ebay GFA/Steve Rocchi Certified
"interesting how the amateur that forges these poor innocent baseballs makes the same obvious mistake on every one of them.  if its anything I hate, its a stupid forger.  also, has anyone EVER tried to take these crooks up on that worthless…"
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Christopher Williams replied to Mark Roberts's discussion At a Church auction and they had a pre-print.. do you tell them.
"+1"
Wednesday
Christopher Williams replied to Mike Andrews's discussion Roberto Clemente autograph
"For $400.00, if that was authentic, it would have been scooped up already."
Monday
Christopher Williams replied to Mike Andrews's discussion Roberto Clemente autograph
Monday
Christopher Williams replied to Don Webster's discussion Singer Billy Paul has passed...
"I certainly remember "Me and Mrs Jones...." RIP. "
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Christopher Williams replied to Bruce Juice's discussion TMZ reporting the rock star PRINCE has just died!
"Really terrible news!!! Only 57.   Sad."
Apr 21
Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Arodcollector Sells Forged Derek Jeter Baseball
"Funny thing, Jason, that Ebay seller Arodcollector re-listed it one day after it sold. Was it shill bid? http://www.ebay.com/itm/SIGNED-DEREK-JETER-BASEBALL-RAWLINGS-SWEETSPOT-AUTOGRAPH-COA-YANKEES-/291741711332? "
Apr 21
Jason Poulos replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Magnetqueen Sells Forged Derek Jeter Card
"Good Lawd at that Nolan Ryan and Ken Griffey. LMAO"
Apr 20

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Collector
What brings you to Autograph Live?
Help rid the autograph of forgeries like those certed by Steve Rocchi and his Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators group.
Who can we thank for telling you about Autograph Live?
Mr. Steve Cyrkin
What do you collect, or want to collect?
Sports
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
Tom, Tresh, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Derek Jeter and Teresa Wright.
What is your level of expertise?
Advanced Collector
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Tom Tresh 1963 Autographed Card.
Why do you collect?
History.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
George Washington

Christopher Williams's Blog

Examples Of Roger Maris Forgeries On Ebay

Posted on January 18, 2016 at 6:30am 7 Comments

Below you will find examples of no-brainer examples of Roger Maris forgeries that list and sell on Ebay.

Roger Maris passed away on December 14, 1985.

If you want an authentic Roger Maris autograph on anything it will cost you big bucks to own one.  

Here are examples of Roger Maris forgeries that you want to stay away from.…

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Ebay Seller Gofsu2010 Discusses Stephen Rocchi/GFA

Posted on December 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 5 Comments

We all know about the thousands of forgeries of Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Willie Mays, Ted Williams, etc. "authenticated" by Stephen Rocchi and his Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators (GFA) group.

I already posted a thread similar to this one, but decided to post another one.

Let's once again break down some of the statements made by Ebay seller Gofsu2010 in his auction descriptions in…

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Ebay Ending An Auction Early Ripoff Fees!!!

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 7:00pm 30 Comments

I guess Ebay has found a way to get more money from their honest sellers who list and sell authentic autographs.

I recently, for the first time in a long time, decided to list one of my items starting with a .99 cents starting bid.

I usually use "Buy It Now/Best Offer" for the few listings I submit.

Due the fact that it is impossible to compete…

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Does EBay Now Permit Shill Bidding?

Posted on September 19, 2015 at 1:30pm 14 Comments

A little over a month ago I sent an email to Ebay about obvious shill bidding.

Of course, Ebay never responded.

This has been going on for months with Ebay seller Stevew6.

Ebay seller Stevew6 is a consistent seller of GFA-certed forgeries.

But along with his selling of GFA-certed and other assorted laughable…

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Piedmont Auctions Mickey Mantle Autographed Photograph Forgery COA Authentic Autographs Unlimited Drew Max AAU

Posted on November 27, 2014 at 5:46pm 1 Comment

Check out these ugly Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, etc. forgeries listed by Piedmont Auctions under the AuctionZip platform.

These are obvious and typical forgeries that we see listed and sold on EBay every day.

The worthless COAs are from Authentic Autographs Unlimited (AAU) and Drew Max/Marc Goldman.

Drew Max, of course, calls…

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At 11:19am on January 31, 2013, Ryan said…

Chris can you please accept my request so I can send you a message. I have received a complaint about a fake Mantle I pointed out. 

At 7:51am on July 12, 2012, T M EVANS said…

Thanks for the heads up,but did you really have to post my pic and site? I had no idea....thanks

At 6:14pm on April 22, 2012, David Jackson said…

Hey CW.  I was wondering if you could please look at the Derek Jeter Autograph I listed and give me your opinion on it?  Thanks for your time!

http://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/derek-jeter-signed-baseball

At 8:18pm on December 22, 2011, CEE GEE said…
Happy Birthday Chris...A true hero in the war on fakes and forgeries...I personally owe so much to you because if it wasn't for you I may have never knew how bad the industry has been destroyed and corrupted....one of the greatest voices in the industry....my hats off to you for all your great and hard work you have put in over the years....Happy Birthday bro....many more happy holidays Chris...
At 6:55pm on December 22, 2011, Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager said…

Happy Birthday Chris Williams...one of the heroes trying to protect autograph collectors from forgeries.

At 4:50am on August 5, 2011, CEE GEE said…
hey Chris....when you get a chance check out my quick youtube video i put together on my page....also check the forum I posted on Ted Williams and Joe Dimaggio...those forgeries are insane !!!
At 6:26am on July 30, 2011, Tiger Lapointe said…
Hello good friend.   Glad to be here to offer my help in the fight against the bad guys!
At 1:38pm on July 20, 2011, CEE GEE said…
I have always loved your videos and i am now starting my own...i love your insight and i think on this site we all can help each other out on making a real purchase from a fake....but we may never win the battle of the dirt bag thieves out there...i applaud your work you put in over the years and because of  you which made me want to have a voice to be heard i want to help in the battle
At 11:32am on July 9, 2011, Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager said…
3,000 Congratulations, Chris!
At 7:27pm on January 26, 2011, Rick Brzyski said…
I love your video's on youtube !!!!
 
 
 

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