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George Takei really worth Shatner-level prices?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Zarelli May 24. 2 Replies

Plan on going back to Steel City this August, and was...surprised when the Celeb Price List was published. George Takei (Sulu) is listed at $80 photo/$100 photo op, which is what William Shatner was…Continue

Walter Koenig - two exemplars

Started Apr 17 0 Replies

Both of these were personally witnessed. The first from January 1975, and yes I gave him a ball-point pen. I was young and stupid then.The second is from April 2019.Continue

Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Summers Apr 17. 14 Replies

My wife got us VIP tickets to the Steel City Comic Con next week, so I'll finally get my William Shatner autograph, and…Continue

So it's not an autograph, but...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Keith Longo Mar 12. 1 Reply

I have a non-autograph I want to store in the collection, but I'm not sure if I'm doing it right. So herein lies a tale...Was at the 2013 Midatlantic Nostalgia Convention in Hunt Valley, MD and in…Continue

 

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John Langton liked Charlie Summers's discussion George Takei really worth Shatner-level prices?
May 25
Steve Zarelli replied to Charlie Summers's discussion George Takei really worth Shatner-level prices?
"No. But convention autograph pricing is rarely related to "what the autograph is worth." It's usually multiples of fair market value. But as long as people pay it, they'll keep charging it."
May 24
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May 24
Rich replied to Charlie Summers's discussion George Takei really worth Shatner-level prices?
"A lot of autographs that just a few years ago were $25 - 40 are now much, much higher. Depends on the con and the market. I'm guessing Takei or his rep/team decided he could charge more given his continuing popularity and age. "
May 24
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George Takei really worth Shatner-level prices?

Plan on going back to Steel City this August, and was...surprised when the Celeb Price List was published. George Takei (Sulu) is listed at $80 photo/$100 photo op, which is what William Shatner was getting last convention. That pricing explains why they put together another VIP package at $250, but seems to me the two are on somewhat different levels...should be interesting to see the number of VIP armbands this convention vs. last (where I admit the Mrs. and I both wore those blue special…See More
May 24
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Walter Koenig - two exemplars

Both of these were personally witnessed. The first from January 1975, and yes I gave him a ball-point pen. I was young and stupid then.The second is from April 2019.See More
Apr 17
Charlie Summers replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"Here's one of mine from last weekend, personally witnessed, yadda-yadda."
Apr 17
Rich replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"Yeah, decidedly more abbreviated in later years. This is what I got in 2012."
Apr 17
Charlie Summers replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"Did not, although I DID get Bobby Clark (said Gorn)...also got a paired Koenig/Shatner, and a Shatner alone, plus friends. Shatner's signature is nowhere near Eric's posted above...it's kinda a one-word scribble. Then, looking back at…"
Apr 17
Charlie Summers replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"Lea Thompson in August. D*mn. Only time I ever desperately wanted to be a duck..."
Apr 17
Eric Keith Longo replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"I care! Those are great to have! Thanks for posting :)"
Apr 10
Charlie Summers replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"If anyone cares, I screwed up the dates; I now know which conventions I attended, and while I was right I attended The Committee's last and Al Schuster's first, I had the wrong years. I attended Schuster's "Fourth Annual…"
Apr 10
Rich replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"He was charging $75 when I got him in 2012, so $80 isn't too bad (some conventions he goes much higher)."
Apr 6
Charlie Summers replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"Didn't really think about that, although I admit the autograph of the guy in the Gorn suit wouldn't alone push me to make the drive... Billy Zane is about the only other one I'm interested in (I know, I know, Titanic...but I'm a…"
Apr 5
Eric Keith Longo replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"Hmm, I like mine for $10 or whatever it was. For some of those prices I'll take on a Gorn myself! Just kidding, James Tiberius still gets my attention! And Pavel."
Apr 5
Christopher Williams replied to Charlie Summers's discussion Well, the Shatner thing is settled, anyway...
"Eric, I only know a few of the names myself.   I am old.... If I was there looking for autographs, it would only be for William Shatner and Walter K."
Apr 5

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