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is psa dna / jsa worth it ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rock G III May 23. 46 Replies

every time i have used psa quick opinion on ebay it usually comes back "not very likely." Is everything on ebay  not authenticated fraudulent? Also,  can psa dna possibly be correct all the time ? I…Continue

anyone kow of reputable dealers on ebay?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brick Hunter Apr 24, 2012. 1 Reply

New to this and already had a lot of help ....thanks to all , i am excited to learn more and help myself...didnt know if there are any good reputable sellers on ebay  ... thanks guys u r awesome!…Continue

new collector un sure of authenticity

Started this discussion. Last reply by DB Apr 24, 2012. 6 Replies

just wondering if anyone who has experience can help? I am a new collector and was wondering if this ebay listing looks legit?…Continue

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Rock G III replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"Photos can be manipulated WAY too easy to use them as proof these days. I can photoshop an iphone into Jim Morrison's hand lol "
May 23
Fuddjcal replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"thanks for your opinion, but there are many many many more serious offenders that should be "brought up on charges" before James Spence. Why would you send in a Jersey "you" got signed??  Don't drink the potion... Buggs…"
Apr 13
TC replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"I've had a bad experience with JSA. I sent in a signed Nolan Ryan rangers jersey I had signed in person with photo proof and they deemed it not authentic! So who are these so called experts and what makes them experts if they cannot tell real…"
Apr 13
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Christopher Williams replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"Ebay sellers dirty_water_ink and graphingusa never have a shortage of Tom Brady autograph items all authenticated by Global…"
May 5, 2012
terrier8HOF replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"Mike, very interesting story.  I can't disagree with your logic, from a business stand point. most of the buying public is uneducated, and it does give them a feeling of security.  I am strictly speaking from an educated…"
May 5, 2012
terrier8HOF replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"ebay has definitely gotten worlds better in the last couple of years.  for example, if you go to look at Mantle, DiMaggio, Jeter, Maris, Clemente etc, you will find very very few forgeries. I used to buy a lot of Piazza items, because I could…"
May 5, 2012
DB replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"what if it was Mickey Mantle? would you buy a Grad certed mangle -vs- say a GAI one if the decision was to obtain a TPA'd one? I obtained one from Hun's recently with a JSA LOA on it.    Now could I have perhaps found one at…"
May 5, 2012
DB replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"if you want something for the kids on Harrison Ford than just go to coolwater productions or celebrity authentics which is on EBAY.  Autorpgraph Pros (a mbr here) as well as other mbrs here also sell on ebay as well.  Go to R&R for…"
May 5, 2012
stevenrwhelan replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"I will most definitely ttake a look and THANK YOU, I was lucky enough to get a U2 rolling stone mag signed and hopefully authenticated soon, ed murphy, a former director of the mullins center went on to work at the staples center and helped me out…"
May 5, 2012
stevenrwhelan replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"Thank you for that, it is an amazing story and ihink I get what it is you are getting at, its kinda shaky having to use them to stay in business as I am sure there are plenty of good legitimate people selling good stuff w out them and being hurt by…"
May 4, 2012
stevenrwhelan replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"What shouldyou ask / look for on ebay? Any really great sellers on there or have their own sites? There were a few on ebay I almost bid on after literally looking at 20 or 30 signatures supposed to be genuine to compare, the I got cold feet and paid…"
May 4, 2012
Lou reves replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"I dont think ebay is bad, as stated you just have to do your homework! There is more good stuff on there if you look and know what to ask and research. I dont care who uses PSA I just wont give them my money because they think its like gold because…"
May 4, 2012
stevenrwhelan replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"As a fairly new collector, that's what I worry about, people unloading crap, and I do try to do as much research as I can before I even consider buying an autograph, I don't know where to find these signings where you can actually stand…"
May 4, 2012
Lou reves replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
"Good point Mike why pay the extra to psa? You just have to sell it at a higher price to recoup your investment, thats why you can still get GOOD autos on ebay that ARE NOT CERTED! Sadly alot of people who use PSA are some of the ones yelling the…"
May 4, 2012
terrier8HOF replied to stevenrwhelan's discussion is psa dna / jsa worth it ?
""That way I don't waste alot of time or worry that it's fake" DB, that's the issue.  I personally do not have the confidence that if I did buy a PSA or JSA'd Tom Brady,for example, that I would be certain it was…"
May 4, 2012

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U2 rolling stone cover auto by whole band and eastwood gran torino poster
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