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Christopher Williams commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Fursafe55 Lists Forged Counterfeit Sandy Koufax 2000 SP Authentic
"Ebay seller Fursafe55 is also selling the below laughable forged baseball of Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Robinson and Yaz.  Look at this crap. https://www.ebay.com/itm/402934441469?hash=item5dd0c3a5fd:g:~gQAAOSwu9Jgz3uP"
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Christopher Williams commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Fursafe55 Lists Forged Counterfeit Sandy Koufax 2000 SP Authentic
"Someone ended up throwing $185.00 down the toilet for this crap. Click on the image to get a closer view."
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cory oconner commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Wendell7815 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Baseball COA B&J Collectibles
"can I get your opinion on the authenticity of this before I make the purchase,,,the seller is Fred Davies.   He was once one of the top MICKEY MANTLE promotors "
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cory oconner commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Wendell7815 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Baseball COA B&J Collectibles
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Steve Zarelli commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Wendell7815 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Baseball COA B&J Collectibles
"B&J Collectibles of NJ was a notorious  and prolific seller of fakes and was listed by the FBI as one of the sellers in the Operation Bullpen forgery ring. Some of the material they sold was legit, but they sold a ton of fake Mantles,…"
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Ebay Seller Wendell7815 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Baseball COA B&J Collectibles

Before I continue, below are links showing hundreds of examples of forged Mickey Mantle baseballs, photos, etc. found on Ebay (the most dangerous place to buy autographs if you're a casual collector or impulse buyer).https://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/ebay-mantle-dimaggi...…See More
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Christopher Williams commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Theducksflyat12 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Photo COA Proco Memorabilia
"Looks like Ebay removed it, Steve."
Sunday
Steve Cyrkin, Admin commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Theducksflyat12 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Photo COA Proco Memorabilia
"There's a larger framed arrangement by the same seller, also a Florida forgery authenticated by Proco, whoever the heck they are. To provide more "assurance" there's a Nicholas Burczyk COA on the…"
Sunday
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Mikex liked Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller The90sbox Lists Forged Counterfeit Derek Jeter 1995 UD Rookie Card
Jun 17
Phil Geissler commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Comc_consignment Sells Forged Counterfeit Derek Jeter 1995 UD Rookie Card
"Oh okay, I must be looking at a different card on eBay "
Jun 15
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Jun 15
Christopher Williams commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Comc_consignment Sells Forged Counterfeit Derek Jeter 1995 UD Rookie Card
"Phil, this is a counterfeit card with a forged Derek Jeter.  Upper Deck has nothing to do with these forged/counterfeit cards."
Jun 15
Phil Geissler commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Comc_consignment Sells Forged Counterfeit Derek Jeter 1995 UD Rookie Card
"The fact that Upper Deck certified a forgery is a bit disconcerting, to say the least."
Jun 15
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Jun 13
Christopher Williams commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Ebay Seller Comc_consignment Sells Forged Counterfeit Derek Jeter 1995 UD Rookie Card
"The buyer of the above forged/counterfeit Derek Jeter card who bought it for $186.50, is now trying to flip it for $499.99 or Best Offer. It is listed by Ebay seller The90sbox. https://www.ebay.com/itm/184885768050"
Jun 13

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Collector
What brings you to Autograph Live?
Help rid the autograph hobby of forgeries like those certed by Stephen Rocchi and his Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators group.
Who can we thank for telling you about Autograph Live?
Mr. Steve Cyrkin
What do you collect, or want to collect?
Sports
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
Tom, Tresh, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Derek Jeter and Teresa Wright.
What is your level of expertise?
Advanced Collector
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Tom Tresh 1963 Autographed Card.
Why do you collect?
History.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
George Washington

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Ebay Seller Wendell7815 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Baseball COA B&J Collectibles

Posted on June 20, 2021 at 4:30pm 3 Comments

Before I continue, below are links showing hundreds of examples of forged Mickey Mantle baseballs, photos, etc. found on Ebay (the most dangerous place to buy autographs if you're a casual collector or impulse buyer).…

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Ebay Seller Fursafe55 Lists Forged Counterfeit Sandy Koufax 2000 SP Authentic

Posted on June 18, 2021 at 5:00pm 2 Comments

First, immediately below are links to previous threads on forged/counterfeit "Sandy Koufax 2000 SP Authentic" cards.

https://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/ebay-seller-lyonhrt...…

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Ebay Seller Theducksflyat12 Sells Forged Mickey Mantle Photo COA Proco Memorabilia

Posted on June 18, 2021 at 3:01pm 2 Comments

Before I continue, below are links showing hundreds of examples of forged Mickey Mantle baseballs, photos, etc. found on Ebay (the most dangerous place to buy autographs if you're a casual collector or impulse buyer).…

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Ebay Seller The90sbox Lists Forged Counterfeit Derek Jeter 1995 UD Rookie Card

Posted on June 15, 2021 at 2:04pm 0 Comments

Immediately below is a link showing the purchase made by Ebay seller The90sbox.…

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Ebay Seller Krsportscardsmemorabilia Lists Forged Derek Jeter Joe DiMaggio Ken Griffey Baseball

Posted on June 9, 2021 at 5:35pm 3 Comments

Does anyone know who Wayne K. Hummel is?

Neither do I.

But according to Ebay seller Krsportscardsmemorabilia, the below forgeries of Derek Jeter, Joe DiMaggio and Ken Griffey come from Wayne K. Hummel, Cards Coins & Collectibles.

But as well know, with Ebay heavily-populated with delusional autograph collectors and…

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At 7:04pm on July 10, 2018, CuJo said…

I also have some unique collectibles that I believe could be one of a kinds to include a Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball.  I have been collecting stuff for many years and would about bet the bank that the Babe Ruth signature is legit.  Here is the twist.  On the opposite Sweet Spot there is nothing.  On the other sweet spot it has Babe Ruth and I cannot tell if it was printed or signature but I am thinking this was printed and is the label?  Below this "Japan 1934" and after this it has what I would bet almost anything on his is signature.  The weird thing is the 2 symbols inscribed on each side of the ball.  I had a Japanese collector tell me this is the symbol of the Order of the Golden Kite that was an elite clan/ninjas/whatever that served the Emperor of Japan.  It was dissolved in 1947 I think it was by the commander of the Japanese Allied Forces.  I mean I have seen thousands of baseballs and never seen anything like this.  Everyone I show it to freaks out and I am including collectors and some are thinking that it could be a one of a kind.  Might be worthy of posting on a major sports memorabilia or auction site.  

At 6:56pm on July 10, 2018, CuJo said…

Thanks for allowing me on this site and thanks for the message Christopher.  I just bought a Joe DiMaggio autographed photo from BOXSCORE.  I then read some of your articles as you know and immediately sent a message to them that when the item arrives I am probably going to return it.  I then got a long email from him that some sites are under litigation for false accusations against him and other new sports memorabilia authentication companies.  It was a long letter telling me he is an avid collector and that he would never sell a forgery.  With that being said, it sounds like you have no doubt about them?  

At 11:19am on January 31, 2013, Ryan said…

Chris can you please accept my request so I can send you a message. I have received a complaint about a fake Mantle I pointed out. 

At 7:51am on July 12, 2012, T M EVANS said…

Thanks for the heads up,but did you really have to post my pic and site? I had no idea....thanks

At 6:14pm on April 22, 2012, David Jackson said…

Hey CW.  I was wondering if you could please look at the Derek Jeter Autograph I listed and give me your opinion on it?  Thanks for your time!

http://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/derek-jeter-signed-baseball

At 8:18pm on December 22, 2011, CEE GEE said…
Happy Birthday Chris...A true hero in the war on fakes and forgeries...I personally owe so much to you because if it wasn't for you I may have never knew how bad the industry has been destroyed and corrupted....one of the greatest voices in the industry....my hats off to you for all your great and hard work you have put in over the years....Happy Birthday bro....many more happy holidays Chris...
At 6:55pm on December 22, 2011, Steve Cyrkin, Admin said…

Happy Birthday Chris Williams...one of the heroes trying to protect autograph collectors from forgeries.

At 4:50am on August 5, 2011, CEE GEE said…
hey Chris....when you get a chance check out my quick youtube video i put together on my page....also check the forum I posted on Ted Williams and Joe Dimaggio...those forgeries are insane !!!
At 6:26am on July 30, 2011, Tiger Lapointe said…
Hello good friend.   Glad to be here to offer my help in the fight against the bad guys!
At 1:38pm on July 20, 2011, CEE GEE said…
I have always loved your videos and i am now starting my own...i love your insight and i think on this site we all can help each other out on making a real purchase from a fake....but we may never win the battle of the dirt bag thieves out there...i applaud your work you put in over the years and because of  you which made me want to have a voice to be heard i want to help in the battle
 
 
 

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