In-Person Autograph Collecting


In-Person Autograph Collecting

Share your in-person collecting anecdotes here. And the image to the left? Event program signed by Stephen King. Interested in it?

Location: New York City
Members: 257
Latest Activity: May 5

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sports getting

Started by john May 5. 0 Replies

Aisha Tyler NYC Comic Con October 2018

Started by Edward Crawford. Last reply by Edward Crawford Feb 12. 1 Reply

PETER ASHER of 1960's Peter and Gordon

Started by Joseph Tatrai. Last reply by Joseph Tatrai Jan 9. 2 Replies

Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna

Started by Joseph Tatrai. Last reply by Joseph Tatrai Dec 12, 2019. 2 Replies

Johnny Winter "Roots" album signed by two more so far.

Started by Joseph Tatrai. Last reply by Joseph Tatrai Nov 28, 2019. 2 Replies


Started by Joseph Tatrai. Last reply by Joseph Tatrai Nov 24, 2019. 2 Replies


Started by Joseph Tatrai Oct 14, 2019. 0 Replies

Steve Earle and the Dukes August 1, 2019

Started by Martin Peters Aug 10, 2019. 0 Replies

2019 Members of the Alice Cooper Band.

Started by Joseph Tatrai Jul 28, 2019. 0 Replies

Adrian Belew of King Crimson fame.

Started by Joseph Tatrai Apr 14, 2019. 0 Replies

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Comment by john on February 26, 2020 at 5:00pm

is there much demand for sport signatures?? the best I ever had it was back in 07. met and had dinner with charley sanders (lions and now part of the hall of fame)
after dinner he invited a friend and myself to his induction party after the enshrinements. it was very cool to be at one of these events. other then my kids this was the best weekend of my life

we met someone in Charleys party that asked if we wanted to go to Michael Irvin's party

who could resist...I am a huge Boys fan and to be there among all the great ones and allowed to ask for signatures. that was a weekend that can never be duplicated. I was so honored to have been asked to the Hall by charley. RIP 

Comment by Ron Giesecke on August 1, 2019 at 12:08pm

I have a plethora of palying cards signed by people.

I go to The NAMM Show nearly every year.  That will wear a guy out trying to amass.  The hardest part is trying to prioritize.

 Last year, I didn't even bother. I just walked around.

Comment by Lee Parmerter on May 3, 2019 at 6:23am

Anyone know how Adam Driver is as far as signing in person? He's currently on Broadway in "Burn This" with Kerrick Russell and I was considering waiting for him after a show. Also same question about Kerri

Comment by Joseph Tatrai on August 8, 2018 at 6:48pm
Went over to Mr. Small’s in Millvale today to get the 4 members of the band, The Breeders, to sign a couple things for me.
Aside from just a few hours of waiting around it went smooth as butter.
The girls, Kelly and Kim Deal....a set of identical twins....and the other members of the band....Josephine Wiggs and Jim Macpherson were fun when they did show up and signed for me.  Each one of them said to me that they really liked the blue pen that I had them sign with.
Comment by Joseph Tatrai on June 18, 2018 at 9:05am

Went Downtown to get Mary Chapin Carpenter to sign these 3 CD booklets and you can see that she did just that.  Sometimes these attempts work out real well.  This one was exceptional.  It went like a knife cutting butter from the time I left the house til the time I got back.

Comment by Joseph Tatrai on May 17, 2018 at 7:54pm
Went downtown Pittsburgh to The Benedum Theater to get Fleet Foxes.  I was successful as you can see.
Comment by Joseph Tatrai on May 15, 2018 at 7:12pm
She arrived an hour and a half later than she was scheduled to get there and by that time there was hundreds of people, mainly young and teen-age girls, all wanting to take a picture with her and tell her how much they love her and want her to win it all.
I was there to get an autograph from her amid hundreds of crowding girls all chanting Gabby...Gabby...Gabby...over and over.  It verged on borderline organized and unorganized mayhem.
After about an hour of all this I was able to get within 2-3 people away from her,  but then,  I couldn’t get any closer.  Gabby’s Father was standing right next to the girl and after me calling out her name and waving my print around in the air....he noticed me and took my print from me and handed it to the star and had her sign it for me.
Comment by Joseph Tatrai on May 10, 2018 at 10:30am

Went out this past Sunday morning/early afternoon and the 4 members of the band "Jimmy Eat World" at a local venue near me.  I was successful and got all 4 of them in a matter of only a couple hours.  A bunch of really nice fellas I must admit.  While their music isn't what I listen least it is not full of profanity or singing about murder or suicide.  My Goddaughter loves them so that was the reason for going.

Comment by Joseph Tatrai on April 28, 2018 at 1:53pm

Just got back, a short while ago, from The White Oak American Legion where
Cleveland Still....the last performing original member of The Dubs.....and
his group are doing a concert there tonight.  He signed my LP that I had for him.

Comment by Joseph Tatrai on April 6, 2018 at 11:55pm

Not too long ago I waited for Olivia Newton-John to sign some things for me.  It turned out that her manager, handler or whoever was in charge took my items for her to sign and told me to stop back later when she would be available and he would have her sign them for me.  Who am I to argue so that's what I did. Gave him my items.  Evidently she likes to personalize what she signs cause he asked me who I wanted them made out to. I had 3 items...a Grease LP, a Grease CD and a Grease laserdisc but both myself and her representative didn't have anything to write on other than a scrap of paper that I had in my wallet.  I wrote down the names on it and he took it.  It turned out though that when I came back and he brought my items out to me they weren't personalized but rather just her signature with her standard greeting on all three of them.  I was told that he lost the scrap of paper and just had her sign them.  Lucky me right?  I was more than happy to not have them personalized anyways.


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