Christopher Williams
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Christopher Williams replied to nico79's discussion it's original?from antiquities of california
"The Stephen Rocchi "GFA?""
6 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Shegar Mickey Mantle Autographed Baseball Forgery COA B&J Collectibles Operation Bullpen
"Typical and common Mickey Mantle forgery. "
7 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to nico79's discussion it's original?from antiquities of california
"GFA and AAU. Wow!!!!!!!!"
7 hours ago
Karen Remer replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Shegar Mickey Mantle Autographed Baseball Forgery COA B&J Collectibles Operation Bullpen
"Thanks for your quick response. At least I have a legit answer. Any advice on how to start dealing with 10 packing boxes of ungraded baseball cards from the 80s, 90s and early 00s? Listing things on ebay will take years and I have no idea…"
14 hours ago
Steve Zarelli replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Shegar Mickey Mantle Autographed Baseball Forgery COA B&J Collectibles Operation Bullpen
"Not authentic. Common forgery style. Sorry."
15 hours ago
Karen Remer replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Shegar Mickey Mantle Autographed Baseball Forgery COA B&J Collectibles Operation Bullpen
"Never ever ever?? Do you mind glancing at mine. I had to empty my ex husband's storage unit into my basement and there are like 10 big boxes of baseball card stuff. This Mantle ball was the first thing I pulled form the top of the first box. I…"
15 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to nico79's discussion it is original?charles manson
"+1"
16 hours ago
Christopher Williams commented on Josh Board's blog post The Sweetest Autograph Story You'll Ever Read -- Captain America/Iron Man Edition
"I teared up myself.  What a great thing for them to do!!!!"
21 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to nico79's discussion it's original?from antiquities of california
"Samuel is right on about that. Most of that crap is "authenticated" by Chris "I Never Saw An Autograph I Didn't Like" Morales."
22 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to nico79's discussion it's original?from antiquities of california
"With all due respect, Nico, I know there's a bit of a communication and language here, but, Nico, if want opinions, you have to post larger and clearer photos. Also, don't post a new thread for every autograph(s) you post. Slow down a bit. "
23 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to Allen Blankenship's discussion Mantle ball, photo & Ted Williams photo
"Ditto."
yesterday
Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Monson3 Sells Forged Derek Jeter Baseball
"Terrier, it's amazing how the wannabe autograph collectors are mesmerized by so-called bogus and worthless COAs."
Saturday
terrier8HOF replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Monson3 Sells Forged Derek Jeter Baseball
"But Chris. It has a nice coa."
Saturday
Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Monson3 Sells Forged Derek Jeter Baseball
"Totally bogus is right!!! That is one disgusting Jeter forgery. "
Saturday
Steve Zarelli replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Monson3 Sells Forged Derek Jeter Baseball
"I don't know who signed the COA, but the UACC does not have a "certified" authenticator. (They have approved authenticators and this is certainly not one.) Totally bogus. "
Saturday
Christopher Williams replied to Luke Ph's discussion Buying or Trading for Mickey Mantle autograph. in the group Free Buy, Sell and Trade Group
"Nice, Mike!!!"
Friday

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Collector
What brings you to Autograph Live?
Help rid the autograph hobby of forgeries like those certed by Stephen 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

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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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