It is unquestionable that Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, and Joe DiMaggio have been American sports icons since the mid-20th century. It comes as no surprise that these three have been favorites of…Continue
"MEARS is top-notch at authenticating game-used equipment, which is what they were used for here. Beckett did the autograph authentication, and they're very good as well. Steve Grad with Beckett most likely authenticated this ball for Goldin."
"Early Mantle on a 53 WS game used ball. I don't know his early stuff real well, but it seems this looks like some PSA/JSA clubhouse Autos I have seen. Never heard of this Troy Kinunen at MEARS or if he is known to be really…"
"Guys, I am new to the site but not collecting. Through this site I have discovered that one of my baseballs is fake and possibly several others. Thanks for all the great info and keep up the great work. I will continue to read and educate myself to…"
"Mays absolutely miserable, Jackson seemed to enjoy being a jerk to collectors,I used to like to stand to the side to observe them signing and both of those clowns would sign things in bad areas on photos just to screw collectors.The under rated…"
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As a collector as well as Vice President of EAC Gallery I've had the opportunity to obtain an extraordinary variety of collectibles. While some autographs are simply 'passing through' the gallery, I've been privileged to enjoy complete US presidential & Declaration of Independence Signers collections plus Judaica, fine art and vintage sports items.
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What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
John Hancock - to me his name and signature are synonymous with the concept of an autograph
Why do you collect?
For me autogrtaphs bring history to life!
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
Knowing how much he sacrificed for his country, John Adams has always fascinated me
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