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Josh Board's Discussions

DANNY TREJO autographs (he was Machette!)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh Board Jul 21. 2 Replies

Is this JIM MORRISON/Doors real?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JackGotLucky Jun 25. 6 Replies

 

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Josh Board replied to tracy mitchell's discussion Eagles is this good
"I kinda like this."
15 hours ago
Josh Board replied to Ty Ridenour's discussion Is this Jimi Hendrix real ?
"nope"
15 hours ago
Josh Board replied to Cam's discussion Primus - Frizzle Fry SIGNED Vinyl
"Les Claypool is super nice and funny signing in person, too."
15 hours ago
Josh Board replied to Cam's discussion Primus - Frizzle Fry SIGNED Vinyl
"Primus Sucks!!!"
15 hours ago
Josh Board replied to Etienne's discussion John Wayne - Vintage Signed RKO postcard - Opinions?
"Looks solid to me. I have a Wayne on a plane piece of paper, if anyone is interested."
15 hours ago
Josh Board replied to David Lewis's discussion John Fogerty….CCR……opinions….Thanks
"i don't like it"
Monday
Josh Board replied to michelle's discussion Donald Trump signed book sells for record price at rr auctions
"So, I have a different question to ask. WHO SOLD THE BOOK? I mean, did Rudy sell the book? I seriously doubt that. He doesn't need the money (or maybe he does). That makes me think...he probably got the book years and years ago, and gave it to…"
Oct 14
Josh Board replied to Ben Hill's discussion I just bought this George Harrison autograph for £140 Is it legit?
"it looks awful"
Oct 11
Josh Board replied to Hervé's discussion STEPPENWOLF signed stuff
"I'm a HUGE Steppenwolf fan. Have so many autographs, but...I've always wanted one signed by the original band, not just John Kay. I once paid $100 for the Meet-and-Greet, and...it was the best money I ever spent (although Kay yelled at me…"
Oct 9
Josh Board replied to Mark Andrew's discussion George Harrison Tom Petty Jeff Lynne Bono
"All the others on the album look bad, too."
Oct 9
Josh Board replied to Mark Andrew's discussion George Harrison Tom Petty Jeff Lynne Bono
"The George Harrison is one of the worst fakes I've ever seen."
Oct 9
Josh Board replied to David Lewis's discussion Chuck Conners…..Initials……opinions please
"They look good. I have about 10 of his autographs (bought an entire collection from a storage unit, and 10 of them were in there on index cards). The C's look just like that, or very close."
Oct 8
Josh Board replied to tracy mitchell's discussion John Lennon Thoughts ?
"Nice piece!"
Oct 5
Josh Board replied to tracy mitchell's discussion THE EAGLES THOUGHTS ON THIS ? WHATS THE VALUE ON SOMETHING LIKE THIS ?
"This doesn't look so good to me. I do like that Joe Vitale signed it, though!!!"
Oct 5
Josh Board replied to Etienne's discussion Stones Signed German Newspaper Clipping (probably 1973 European Tour)
"these look good to me."
Oct 2
Josh Board replied to tracy mitchell's discussion Van Halen , Thoughts and opinions please
"I don't like it, for a few reasons."
Sep 29

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 josh.board@autographmagazine.com.

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The Greatest Autograph Collection Ever

Posted on September 8, 2021 at 9:48pm 8 Comments

There’s a popular story where music journalist Jon Landau saw Bruce Springsteen perform before his first album was released and wrote, “I saw rock and roll future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen.”

I’ve seen the most impressive autograph collector in the world, and...his name is Steven. …

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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

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At 3:24am on August 13, 2021, Stephen Bollin said…

Hello,

Hope everything with you is fine. I picked a keen interest on you after going through your profile. This is why I have deemed it necessary to write you immediately to disclose a financial issue that will be highly beneficial to both of us. However, it may be difficult to express myself properly here, since this is a public site. Could you please get back to me on (stepheenbollinss@gmail.com) for the full details about the transaction if you wish to become my foreign partner in this project.
Have a nice day.

Stephen Bollin.

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.
 
 
 

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