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eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BGK Sep 13. 9 Replies

HiIs there any truth with eBay applying the "Authenticity Guarantee" service with autographed items listed on eBay? I know they do this with Sneakers, Watches and designer handbags etc but are they…Continue

Tags: autograph, signedjerseys, signedshirts, ebay

What do people make of the story behind this MJ signed fedora?

Started this discussion. Last reply by 0d8cj0cbgh91b Jun 5, 2014. 10 Replies

What do people make of this Michael Jackson signed fedora?Is it genuine?  Wasn't that Matt Fiddes a well known bullsh#tter?…Continue

Opinions please on this Michael Jackson signed photo

Started this discussion. Last reply by 0d8cj0cbgh91b Feb 9, 2014. 3 Replies

Before I bid i would be grateful for your opinion on this MJ signed photo…Continue

I'm looking to set up a business selling John Lennon autographed memorabilia on Ebay.........

Started Jan 30, 2014 0 Replies

I'm looking to set up a business selling John Lennon autographed memorabilia on Ebay.Imagine all the PayPal.Ok folks, I'll get my coat!Continue

Tags: Lennon, John

 

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BGK replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"Again, all accurate and thanks for your insights Regarding feedback...  many dedicated forgers have low numbers (this is the first thing to look for) because they switch usernames frequently.  If one of these has even one negative for…"
Sep 13
Jason H replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"All great info, however, I say never trust feedback numbers.. there was an ebay member "hulahoopsolo" who sold nothing but fake cds. Items constantly popped up that were similar to ones he sold a few months back. He even sold a few Kurt…"
Sep 13
BGK replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"Well said, Jason.  Even buyer beware is not good enough.  Assume it's fake and work backwards. You are not without tools.  I already mentioned the availability of 3rd party opinions, including the willingly shared expertise on…"
Sep 13
Jason H replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"Even recently released art cards are being forged.. ive seen fake Avril Lavigne cards and even Elton lockdown cards where the UPC code on the back had to be replicated. You have to assume everything on ebay is fake at 1st and work backwards.. guilty…"
Sep 13
BGK replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"Unfortunately I agree with Steve; I don't see a solution.  There is overwhelming circumstantial evidence of individual sellers and teams of sellers mass producing fakes quite literally on an assembly line scale but even the FBI…"
Sep 13
Steve Zarelli replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"The authenticity guarantee applies to items that can be objectively proven as genuine or counterfeit: watches, handbags, trading cards, etc.  Regrettably, the same does not apply to autographs. Even with reliable authentication, it's an…"
Sep 13
BGK replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"Yes, as I said, the card was unsigned.  Ebay is simply checking that it's not a reprint. However, the real issue raised by David has to do with the level of forgery on ebay and what, if anything, can be done about it."
Sep 13
Butters24 replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"From my knowledge they're only checking if the card is authentic and not the autograph.  They rolled this program out this year."
Sep 13
BGK replied to David's discussion eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?
"I recently sold an unsigned 1956 Topps Mickey Mantle card on ebay and I was instructed to ship the card directly to ebay for authenticity guarantee.  I had no choice in this but the process was seamless and of course it was authentic so there…"
Sep 13
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eBay 'Authenticity Guarantee' for autographed items listed on eBay?

HiIs there any truth with eBay applying the "Authenticity Guarantee" service with autographed items listed on eBay? I know they do this with Sneakers, Watches and designer handbags etc but are they really expanding this to autographed items for sale on eBay? See More
Sep 13

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