"In nearly three decades of collecting I have never seen that signature style with Shatner. Not confident in the Stewart either. I'm not U.K.-based so I am unfamiliar with the issuer of that certificate, but the autographs speak for…"
"Very likely genuine, but no, not a very attractive example, although Bill took his time with this one compared to many, where he signs so carelessly that in spots the ink barely makes contact with fabric."
"Shatner's every more sloppy signature has certainly contributed to the uncertainty around original Trek autographs in general, incl. among major authenticators (although Beckett seems to have a solid handle on it). I have been a part of…"
Yep, agreed....it's the combo of the missing second "r" and the pause in the "f" that are indeed troubling. It seems this was a decent attempt at the "ie" combo. See the similarities to…"
"The point of hesitation there where the "F" originates might be enough to make me stay away.....but I'm betting this one has a good chance of getting the nod from any of the major authenticators. If this is indeed a forgery,…"