"Mr. Cyrkin, You also asked me to send you the LOA, which I did. I also said that since you had a problem with it I would have another top authenticator have a look at it before I ever sold it. From what I remember you never posted those other…"
"Just revisiting this Patrick Henry after comments on another thread about it. I had lost track of this but had meant to comment.
It looks like the signature is matted and possibly framed? Is it part of a larger document or is this a cut…"
"Eric, Steve Cyrkin called me out on a Patrick Henry autograph a while back…..still waiting on his thoughts on authenticity……..still waiting…….Sorry he called me out on this because he did not like the color…"
"KaiMi, Etienne and Eric have a valid opinion..I have a 1944 and a 1979 in person….neither can prove my opinion. Just throwing my grenade into the mix….This 3rd party has a lot characteristics of your OP. You three can have at it."
"David, It would help my old eyes if you would take closeups of the autographs you want opinions on. It is about the ink and not the photo. Eric is probably right about the Russell, but 10 to 15 years ago I think she signed "God Bless" on…"
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What brings you to Autograph Live?
40+ year collecting and in person..starting to weed out garbage……so will ask and give opinions.
Who can we thank for telling you about Autograph Live?
I use to get the magazine back in the day.
What do you collect, or want to collect?
History/Politics, Books/Literature, Modern Hollywood and Stage, Classic Hollywood and Stage, Music, SciFi, Horror, Space/Aviation/Military
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
Started out with historic autographs, moved to space and military, ended up in Hollywood. From Cornwallis to Lincoln, Picasso to Wyeth, Nimitz to York, Karloff to original animation…UACC collector of the year 2008
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What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Norman Rockwell "Freedom of Speach"
Why do you collect?
When you have held the letters and signed photos, of historic peoples from the past it brings the past alive.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?