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Find Out if Your Stan Lee Autographs are Real

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott M Jun 14, 2019. 40 Replies

The founder of the Marvel Universe, Stan Lee, passed away Monday at age 95.Along with Jack Kirby, Stan…Continue

Tags: Captain America, Thor, the, X-Men, memorabia

X-Files - help me decide

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robin McKay Nov 9, 2018. 18 Replies

I'm going to treat myself to an X-Files signed photo from an upcoming Official Pix signing. I'm wavering between two poses.This one signed by Anderson and Duchovney:…Continue

Lee Van Cleef opinions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Zarelli Jul 6, 2018. 7 Replies

This came from a solid looking TTM collection from the 70s and 80s. Not a signature I have studied, but looks likely good based on the limited exemplars I could find.Thoughts?…Continue

Tags: Lee Van Cleef

Robert Shaw signed card - opinions please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe W. Jun 18, 2018. 4 Replies

Opinions please. Thank you.Continue

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Steve Zarelli replied to marc e's discussion NIRVANA STEVE GRAD PAWNSTARS ON TV
"Certainly Steve has the opportunity to review an item in advance. I do not know if these sales actually occur or it is 100% staged for the show, but I suspect the latter is a strong possibility. So, "how much they pay for it" may be a moot…"
1 hour ago
Steve Zarelli replied to Steve French's discussion Signed Nixon Inaugural Book, 1973 - what's the dedication? (now with pix)
""To Mr & Mrs Kenneth V Mills" I defer to others on whether this is real or secretary."
1 hour ago
Steve Zarelli replied to Kohl Hitt's discussion Beatles Signed Baseball
"The ball has certainly been "painted." You can see evidence of the white paint on and around the red stitching at the top of the Lennon panel. That in and of itself disqualifies it in my opinion. No need to go any further."
4 hours ago
Steve Zarelli replied to Martin Peters's discussion Beatles SP.....real or not?
"Not a name that I recognize. Sorry! There are a lot of people well versed in Beatles here. I'm sure you'll get an informed opinion soon."
18 hours ago
Steve Zarelli replied to Martin Peters's discussion Beatles SP.....real or not?
"Who was the dealer?"
18 hours ago
Steve Zarelli replied to Patrick's discussion David Prowse and Carrie Fisher Signatures
"Steiner did have a batch of Star Wars stock at one point. I thought it was also PSA authenticated, but I may be mistaken on that point. These look ok to me. Sadly, Steiner's "stock" has plummeted exponentially due to a flood of fakes…"
yesterday
Steve Zarelli replied to Pete T's discussion Fake Autograph looking for advice
"Here is a previous topic on AAA. https://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/autograph-authentication-authority-aaa No authenticator is perfect, but JSA is highly credible and I'm confident they got this one right. I know it sucks, but…"
yesterday
Steve Zarelli replied to Pete T's discussion Fake Autograph looking for advice
"AAA is not considered to be a credible authenticator.  I believe Paypal has a 180 day window to demand a refund. Hopefully you are still in that time frame. Don't waste time going back and forth with a crooked seller. They know exactly…"
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Steve Zarelli replied to Steve Cyrkin Community Mgr.'s discussion What day did the music die?
"Bitterly ironic the first video played was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles. It truly ushered in a dark age in the music industry. One can't help but wonder if we would have ever heard of Bob Dylan or countless others if…"
yesterday
Steve Zarelli replied to Steve Cyrkin Community Mgr.'s discussion What day did the music die?
"I typically do not get emotionally wrapped up in celebrity deaths, but Petty's passing hit me really hard and to this day feels like a punch in the gut. It was a major soundtrack of my life. I'd seen him in concert numerous times. So…"
Monday
Steve Zarelli replied to leo123's discussion Mantle Legit?
"No. Sorry."
Monday
Steve Zarelli replied to Richard Booth's discussion Totally fake seller site!
"He is at it again. Just saw on Facebook today."
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Paul Hakimian replied to Steve Zarelli's discussion What's new in your collection?
"Thanks guys .A definite keeper for now!!"
Saturday
Paul Hakimian replied to Steve Zarelli's discussion What's new in your collection?
"'73 fully signed program."
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Corey Moylan replied to Steve Zarelli's discussion What's new in your collection?
"Beautiful set Paul"
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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, Professional Authenticator
What brings you to Autograph Live?
Meeting and discussing autographs with other seasoned collectors.
Who can we thank for telling you about Autograph Live?
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What do you collect, or want to collect?
Sports, History/Politics, Books/Literature, SciFi, Space/Aviation/Military
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
I collect Space and aviation. NY Yankees, Baseball HOF, political and some classic Hollywood.

I am the owner of Steve Zarelli Space Authentication. I provide autograph authentication consulting services to individual collectors, dealers and organizations, including: RR Auction, James Spence Authentication (JSA), Sportscard Guaranty Authentic (SGC), PSA/DNA Authentication and others.
What is your level of expertise?
Advanced Collector, Professional
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Hard to pick just one. Favorites include Reagans, Armstrong, Jimmy Stewarts, Mariano Rivera game used baseballs.
Why do you collect?
I love the connection with history and the wonder of signed items that passed though the hands of historical figures.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
Abraham Lincoln

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Collectibles Chat Episode 4: Exposing traced autograph scam.

Posted on January 13, 2020 at 6:39am 2 Comments

Collectibles Chat Episode 4: Exposing traced autograph scam. What to look for to identify traced over autograph fakes.

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Collectibles Chat: A Soviet-era postcard book with cosmonaut autographs

Posted on December 24, 2019 at 5:30am 6 Comments

Episode 2: Collectibles Chat with Steve Zarelli

In this episode I examine and discuss a vintage Soviet-era postcard book with numerous cosmonaut autographs.

Collectibles Chat: Liberating a Mickey Mantle signed photo

Posted on December 1, 2019 at 1:10pm 9 Comments

I have been blogging and writing magazine articles about autograph collecting in general since the mid-90s. I can't believe it's been almost 25 years!

My latest adventure is trying my hand at videos. While I am a professional authenticator specializing in astronaut autographs, my videos will be a mix of space-related and more general for a wider range of interests.

With that, I invite you to check out the first episode of "Collectibles Chat," which focuses on removing a Mickey…

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Yuri Gagarin, 1st in space, Autograph Study by Steve Zarelli

Posted on March 4, 2017 at 6:44am 6 Comments

On April 12, 1961, Soviet Air Force pilot Yuri Gagarin was the first human in space. Launched aboard his Vostok spacecraft, Gagarin orbited the Earth and beat American Alan Shepard into space by 23 days. 

On March 27, 1968, Yuri Gagarin was killed in a training flight crash at the age of 34.

Despite not being as much of a "household name" as Alan Shepard, John Glenn or Neil Armstrong, Gagarin is a tremendous historical figure and there is strong demand for his…

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