"In my humble opinion, you will need to spend the same amount on Malcolm X as a Kennedy. Back in the day I handled 3 or 4 of his letters and maybe a signed photo and 40 years later I still kick myself for not buying them. Just a…"
"I thought you'd enjoy it. Boy, the panel was all over the place trying to figure out Mr. Nash's profession.
I loved Arlene Francis's funny comment about the product being made in California, when she said, "So many people…"
"This has nothing to do with the authenticity of Mr. Nash's signatures, but since you are obviously a fan of his, go to Youtube and search "What's My Line?" Voice of Donald Duck or Charles Nash. It's a delightful clip,…"
"On a recent episode of Pawn Stars, a seller had an authentic Jordan-signed #23 jersey he offered Rick for $150,000. However, Rick's go-to-authenticator Steve Grad valued it at $135,000. Of course, knowing as cost-conscious Rick is, he and…"
I appreciate your viewpoint and explanation. Makes a lot sense. You are right on the mark when you say "The past few decades have changed the landscape considerably to a heavier focus to financial gain." Excellent point."
"I think the major point of criticism is that, at least on the ground level of autograph collecting, there's pretty decidedly an element of fandom and hero worship. People tend to collect what they like or are interested in. Granted, the past…"
"A friend of mine has collected only serial killers for decades. Each to their own I guess and too weird for me but he doesn't get why people collect NBA or WWE etc. He writes to many of them and has a Gacy painting, stuff from Manson and Bundy.…"
I just finished watching a documentary about serial killer John Wayne Gacy. My sense of curiosity prompted me to do a Google search to see if Gacy's autographs are available. Based on my cursory research, there is no shortage of Gacy letters/documents available for purchase.I must say I'm very conflicted about the selling of serial killers' autographs/memorabilia. It seems like shameless exploitation of the victims.Anyone want to chime in?as alwaysGarrett MeadowsSee More