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DANNY TREJO autographs (he was Machette!)

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Is this JIM MORRISON/Doors real?

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Josh Board replied to nicolò fabbris's discussion bob dilan original?
"As long as you never buy an autograph signed DILAN or Dillon !!!"
17 hours ago
Josh Board replied to Josh Board's discussion DANNY TREJO autographs (he was Machette!)
"I was lucky enough to get a signed copy, too. And I swear, the amount of stuff he does for other people is just mind blowing."
yesterday
Tom Colwell replied to Josh Board's discussion DANNY TREJO autographs (he was Machette!)
"I am reading his book now(I have a signed copy). This guy rocks"
yesterday
Josh Board posted a discussion

DANNY TREJO autographs (he was Machette!)

I just finished his book, which I highly recommend. I checked out his website, and lots of autographed items and reasonable prices. Here's the link: https://dannytrejo.com/shopSee More
Wednesday
Josh Board replied to DevinH's discussion Buddy Guy Pre or Post Show
"I have lots of experiences with him. He doesn't sign before shows. He signs after, usually from the stage, and often inside the venue."
Wednesday
Josh Board replied to Amylynn's discussion John densmore
"at least tell us what the "piece" is!!!!"
Monday
Joe W. commented on Josh Board's status
"Why not post a photo of the autographs for better evaluation?"
Sunday
Josh Board replied to Mikex's discussion Roger Waters?
"The signature was so bad, as you can see. No matter how hard he tried (the forger), he could not get his fee. (read to the sounds of "Hey You")"
Sunday
Josh Board replied to Amylynn's discussion John densmore
"It is real. I always thought it was a shame that...Robby Kreiger has such a messy signature, and John always had one that just had the D...trailing off into a line. Ray had a sweet signature. Some time around...I dunno...1991...he started shortening…"
Sunday
Josh Board posted a status
"Question about MICHAEL JORDAN autograph. It's on a piece of paper with Charles Barkley and 3 others. One is upside down. What is that worth?"
Sunday
Josh Board replied to J.Seah's discussion Prince Autograph. Circa 1978. Real or Fake?
"Looks good. It's a shame the paper it's on is a bit ragged, but still. Good score."
Jul 13
Josh Board replied to Rich's discussion John Mayer "Sob Rock" Signed CD - Newbury
"He's a great signer in person, but insists on ONLY ONE per person, becuase he says if you have more, you're a dealer. I like that philosophy. But damn...would have been great to have scored one of these!"
Jul 13
Josh Board replied to Jerry pelleu's discussion Vincent Price drawing
"He did a lot of these, so it's probably real. He usually made them much smaller, and they connected more with the signature."
Jul 12
Josh Board replied to Hyacinth House's discussion Jim Morrison ‘Signed’ Soft Parade Album Cover
"fake"
Jul 11
Josh Board replied to Darren's discussion Beatles Set on eBay - Inscription Question
"If the piece is shaped exactly like that...you don't cut the name off. The shape would be off, and...nobody minds a simple inscription. Don't get me wrong, people would prefer it without, but...not if it's all cut up to hide the…"
Jul 11
Josh Board replied to Joe Botts's discussion Colin Hay - I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself (signed vinyl & CD pre-sale)
"I just saw the song listings -- and it's all covers I love (Norweigian Wood, Don't Let the Sun Catch you Crying, my favorite Kinks song "Waterloo Sunset", I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself (dusty springfield and White…"
Jul 7

About Me

What kind of member are you? Industry professionals must use their real names and identify themselves as such. (Check as many as apply.)
Collector, Other
What do you collect, or want to collect?
Sports, Books/Literature, Modern Hollywood and Stage, Classic Hollywood and Stage, Music
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
For some reason, as a kid and teenager, sports autographs were my favorite. Especially basketball, as I grew up playing it. But as I became older, I started gravitating more towards singers and musicians I was a fan of.

My collection consists of thousands and thousands of autographs. Everything from CDs and albums, to movie posters, musical instruments as well as the usual 8 x 10 signed photos.

I have a lot of pieces that are very valuable, and I hate the fact that they are stored very poorly in my friends garage. But the fact is, I've run out of space at my own house. And even though I love collecting, I don't think they look good on the wall. I don't want my home looking like a Hard Rock Cafe, I'd rather have nice art work on the walls and things like that. So, that means all me pieces are just sitting in the garage or on my desk, etc. It drives my girlfriend crazy, but I can't complain. Many times, she's with me on my quest to score the next autograph.
What is your level of expertise?
Professional
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
It would be a tie between a Morrison Hotel album, that is not only autographed by all four of The Doors, but also the photographer of the album (Henry Diltz), as well as John Sebastian (Lovin' Spoonful), who plays harmonica on Roadhouse Blues. My goal is to have it signed by everyone that had anything to do with the record, although, a few of (producer Paul Rothchild, guitarist Lonnie Mack) have died, so I might be done with it already.

I'm also fond of my Sgt. Pepper record, signed by 5 Beatles (all the four, plus original drummer Pete Best).
Why do you collect?
I think it's fun. But I'm so glad that as I've gotten older (I'm turning 40, the same year as Woodstock is!) I've chilled out. If I don't have an item for a celebrity, I don't rush up and bug them. Or if I meet someone famous, I'm not in a panic looking for a Sharpie. And it bothers me if I'm in LA getting an autograph, and some of the ebay dealers are doing exactly what I hate -- pushing and shoving, being rude, getting 20 head shots signed, and they aren't even a fan of the person that they're hounding.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
If it's an actor -- Marlon Brando. A musician -- Jim Morrison. A historical figure -- Jesus Christ, although it would probably be hard to authenticate, huh? I'd also make him turn my Evian bottle into a nice red wine.
JOSH BOARD is a newspaper writer and regular Autograph contributor. He has worked in radio since his 20s. Contact Josh at [email protected]

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Elvis Guitar For Sale

Posted on March 14, 2021 at 9:41pm 1 Comment

Remember in the end of “The Sting” how Robert Redford is going to be paid for the big sting they just did, and with a sly smile on his face he refuses the money saying, “Nah, I’ll just blow it anyway.”

I’d be the same way if I won a million dollars, because...I’d immediately bid on this item for Kruse GWS Auctions. It’s a flaming red Hagstrom Viking II guitar. It’s the same axe that Elvis Presley played during his…

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The Legalities of Certain Autographs -- MLK Jr Edition

Posted on February 19, 2021 at 9:45am 2 Comments

There’s something I’ve often wondered about when it comes to buying autographs. The idea that they may have come in a way that is illegal. Let me explain. When I was around 20, I was looking at buying a contract that a famous actor had signed. It ended up being a bit out of my price range, but...I noticed it had their address, social security number, and other info that I’m sure the star wouldn’t want out there.…

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Wacky Autograph Inscriptions (or Ted Cruz Part II)

Posted on February 9, 2021 at 10:46pm 6 Comments

As a longtime autograph collector, and someone who has written for Autograph Magazine for years, I was fascinated by the story by the HuffPost regarding the fight between The Princess Bride actor Cary Elwes and Senator Ted Cruz. In short, after…

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Ted Cruz vs Cary Elwes -- an INCONCEIVABLE FIGHT

Posted on February 4, 2021 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

The Huffpost did a great story, involving one of the best movies ever made (The Princess Bride) and a Senator that...isn't as loved. Read it here: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ted-cruz-cary-elwes-princess-bride_n_601c1dbcc5b67cdd1a762360?fbclid=IwAR0GZBSJomaHBWloGpLQJDK36FysZyWNEZFStFr4XzLU0vLGP124pChFk7M

Meeting Elliott Gould and Hal Holbrook (RIP)

Posted on February 2, 2021 at 7:24pm 2 Comments

When I heard the news that actor Hal Holbrook died at 95, I mentioned it to my wife in the kitchen. She had her usual line when someone old dies, "I thought he had already died." Perhaps she was thinking of his wife of 25 years, actress Dixie Carter, who died 10 years ago.
The first time I saw him was in CAPRICORN ONE. I was…
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At 7:27pm on June 30, 2021, Cogo said…

PM sent my friend!

At 8:08am on July 24, 2020, JIMMY JAMES said…

Hi Josh in LA it's James in Canada. Wanted to say thank you for your time on my Lennon/Harrison autograph... like Roger Epperson himself told me, you've really got to be holding these REAL authenticated autographs in your hands to appreciate how wonderful they indeed are...the scan doesn't do them justice! BEING DOUBLE AUTHENTICATED (May 2019 and with fresh eyes again in July 2020) by the Professiional Expert Roger Epperson REAL is all the AUTHENTICity you need! Best, JAMES

At 10:30pm on October 27, 2015, Paul said…
Watcha Smoking?
At 3:55am on May 26, 2013, Innuendo said…
Yes I'm sure. The auction I bought mine at in new York said only 25 were signed with all four boys. 25 signed would still give 25 different people or radio stations a chance to own one. I'm not selling mine. I doubt a radio station would just get tossed one. Perhaps it was a copy your station had. Or maybe someone there did buy one. Jacky Smith (head of Queen's fan club) had approved it as being one of only a handful signed. She didn't know how many exactly.
At 1:03pm on December 12, 2012, Chad B said…

I read on your page you are "also fond of my Sgt. Pepper record, signed by 5 Beatles (all the four, plus original drummer Pete Best)."

That is a great piece. Do you have a picture of it posted anywhere? What about the Doors album? I'd love to see both of them.

At 2:48pm on December 8, 2011, Jason Boyd said…

hey, longtime no talk, how've you been dude? i've got Bill Clinton on my autograph wish-list, i hope to acquire his autograph someday soon.

At 11:45pm on December 8, 2010, Jason Boyd said…
have u had any recent inperson celeb meet & greets? if so feel free to share them in my forum ''who've you met & who you want to meet''
At 6:26pm on July 10, 2010, Jason Boyd said…
hi Josh, whats your personal opinions on authentic I Dream of Jeannie bottle props?
i've seen a 2nd season sold at Butterfields, a 1st season sold at Profiles in History.
and another 2nd season sold on eBay.
i've always wanted one, i know there expensive, but if the person whos selling them,
i would commit/agree to a standard payment each month to pay it off, because its my 'DREAM' to own an original jeannie prop bottle.
p.s. do u know any stores, and/or online stores that sell 'replicas' for a good/inexpensive? i hope u had an awesome July 4th!
-Jason.
At 9:22am on June 12, 2010, Steve Cyrkin, Admin said…
Josh, I deleted Myron Ross's blog post by mistake when I went to edit a misspelling in the title, sorry. I let him know so he could repost.
At 10:42am on May 26, 2010, Jason Boyd said…
thank you so much. & i have 1 other question...
i met former Vice President Al Gore & his wife about 7 years ago at a booksigning
for their book i believed it was titled 'joined at the heart' ...
i bought a local newspaper ''the Raleigh News & Observer''
& the front page & headline story said:
'Al Gore will not run again for re-election'

he and his wife gladly signed it.
since its an important headline with a picture and its signed by the both of them, would that be a rare item, as suppose to a signature etc. ?
 
 
 

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