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Christopher Williams replied to Jason Poulos's discussion Is JSA now authenticating forgeries?
"Not authentic."
3 hours ago
Christopher Williams posted a discussion

Ebay Seller Davidsparkle Derek Jeter Autographed Baseball Bat FORGERY COA Global Authentics

Check out the below Derek Jeter forgery on a baseball bat listed by Ebay seller Davidsparkle.The below Derek Jeter forgery comes with a worthless COA from Global Authentics (Steve Sipe).This is a good example of one of those Derek Jeter forgeries "authenticated" by Global Authentics.Why is Global Authentics (Steve Sipe) still on Ebay's Pre-Approved Ebay Authenticator List?I have no idea; especially after they (Global Authentics) possibly authenticated thousands of obvious Derek Jeter and…See More
4 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to Bryan Henning's discussion Mantle Signed Baseballs
"Those are gorgeous.  I have enough Mantle signed baseballs or I would take them. You will have no problem selling them here."
5 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to Bryan Henning's discussion Mantle Signed Baseballs
"Bryan, If I were you, I wouldn't accept anything less than $325.00 for each baseball.  Those are attractive sigs.  Maybe not less than $350.00."
5 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to Bryan Henning's discussion Mantle Signed Baseballs
"That's a gorgeous Mantle sig."
5 hours ago
DonBlaze replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"You aren't the first person here to be "baited" and won't be the last. It has become a hobby here as its own. So you should not let this derail you from your Ebay career ."
5 hours ago
Keith M. Smith replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Again, I applaud the effort to clean up the industry. I also applaud the fact that I have 6  Goose Island Pale Ale long necks in the fridge about ready to be consumed when my TEXANS throw a whoppin on the Steelers. My 15 year old son can…"
6 hours ago
DonBlaze replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Keith , Well said. You could have been stopped before the auction ended because of your low feedback rating. So it is a mystery ,why auctions are not stopped when they could be ,then come on here and belittle the seller,. It is said "this is…"
6 hours ago
Keith M. Smith replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"and, that sir is why, once I heard about the litho being a potential forgery. I went the extra mile, contacted the buyer, and cancelled the transaction on the spot.      It is very easy for one to be so Pius, when this is what you…"
6 hours ago
Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Keith, your "Mantle" is an obvious forgery.  There are probably thousands of that particular "Mantle" forgery floating around the hobby. Every Ebay auction reads "Seller Assumes All Responsibility For This Listing.""
7 hours ago
Rick Meyer replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Bad thing is all that money didn't go to the charity. Usually these donors stick a reserve on the items they donate. They get paid whatever that was. Only the amounts raised above that reserve actually gets donated. These folks know what they…"
7 hours ago
Wascher-Moderator replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Keith this might explain what just happened to you. And its unfortunate.  This investigation was headed up with both Steve Cyrkin (owner of this forum) and Roger Epperson (one of the top…"
10 hours ago
DonBlaze replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Keith , You are not the first for this to happen too.I don't think there is a member here on this site who has not been stuck one time or another in their collecting life with a bad autograph and thinking it was real.I know you might get the…"
11 hours ago
Keith M. Smith replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Whats funny to me is I spent $150.00 in raffles at the event. Won the one item that my girlfriend threw a ticket in without me knowing. Didn't want anything to do with him or the Yankees for god sake (Huge Astros fan). Listed the item on e bay…"
11 hours ago
DonBlaze replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"Wow Keith, You started in now !!!!!!"
11 hours ago
Dom Vito Castiglione replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Kemahkeith518 Mickey Mantle Autographed Photo UGLY FORGERY COA NOT SCOREBOARD Sold For $102.50
"If Mr. Williams says a Mantle signature is a forgery, you can best believe it's a fake. How do people expect his tone to be when exposing forgeries? Pleasant, upbeat & polite? He cares about the hobby and is furious at the amount of…"
11 hours ago

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Forgeries Filled Bergen County NJ’s Baseball Memorabilia Auction

Posted on May 10, 2014 at 10:00am 37 Comments

On May 3, 2014, Caspert Auctioneers & Appraisers held an auction of baseball memorabilia that was initially confiscated by the Bergen County, New Jersey's Prosecutors Office.…

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Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball Drew Max AAU Video "8 On Your Side" Las Vegas Marc Goldman

Posted on February 16, 2014 at 9:00am 23 Comments

Check out this video on a autographed Babe Ruth baseball "authenticated (cough, cough)" by Drew Max.…

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Ebay Removed My Derek Jeter 1995 Action Packed Diamond Autograph Card Listing Policy

Posted on January 25, 2014 at 6:30pm 83 Comments

Well, for the third time in approximately six months, Ebay has removed one of my listings.

This happened today, January 25, 2014.

First, below is the message I received from Ebay.

After reviewing your eBay account, it appears that you have violated eBay's Trademark Violation - Unauthorized Item policy. As a result, we've taken the following actions…

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Joe DiMaggio Autographed Photo Forgery Ebay Seller Cardbot COA My Favorite Players Mickey Mantle

Posted on January 9, 2014 at 7:30pm 5 Comments

Here's another set of Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio "Florida" forgeries with a COA from My Favorite Players.

The My Favorite Players COA is directly associated with the following COAs:  Nicholas Burczyk, Myst-O-Graph, YMC Sports, MFP Reborn, Autographed Legends and others.

These are the "Florida" forgeries.

This set of Mickey Mantle and Joe…

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Autographed Photo Mickey Mantle DiMaggio Forgery Ebay Seller Angiedc2002 My Favorite Players COA

Posted on January 5, 2014 at 8:25am 6 Comments

Here are a few Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, etc., "Florida" forgeries found on Ebay.

All of the below Mantle, DiMaggio, etc., forgeries are listed by Ebay seller Angiedc2002.

These are the "Florida" forgeries that we've been exposing for years.

The people (like Ebay seller Angiedc2002) who buy this garbage know ZERO…

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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 7:28pm on January 26, 2011, Rick Brzyski gave Christopher Williams a gift
 
 
 

 

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