"Well said! Sounds like you are enjoying the hobby. When I started out collecting, I was burned left and right. That was before the availability of the internet and all of the possibilities for online study and comparison. I…"
I've been burned a few times to many by my own naivety. I'm learning. I have some of the most expensive birdcage liner on Earth. The forgers have so many tricks. It can be a dirty racket.
That ok. …"
"Mike - I think you made a wise decision to get your money back on this one (and the Clift that was discussed earlier).
As a diversion, I follow the vintage film autograph market fairly close, mostly on eBay but also some of the auction…"
Howdy Ladies, and Gentlemen,I bought some autographs recently off eBay from a "collection." I found a fake Montgomery Clift, and got a refund.If you would be so kind, I need some opinions on this "Bette Davis."Thanks,MikeSee More
It's by a famous Hungarian born Hollywood photographer named Lazlo Willinger. It is an old photo. AutographCOA gave this one the thumbs up, this one, and an old inscribed Ward Bond 8x10.
Yes, the Gable, Crawford photo is a nice…"
What kind of member are you? (Check as many as apply.)
What would you like to tell us about yourself, your collecting, or business.
I started collecting autographs about a year and a half back. I've always loved classic movies, collecting autographs of my favorite actors, and actresses seemed like the next logical step.
What is your level of expertise?
What are your favorite collecting groups, communities and clubs?
Presently, I don't have any group or club affiliations.
Why do you want to join Autograph Live?
I have read quite a bit of your information online. You seem like a good organization to be a part of.
Who can we thank for telling you about us?
I have gained a healthy respect for your magazine by reading about seller. I read your information about a particular seller before I buy anything from an individual. I like to get your readers input before I buy.
What are your areas of interest?
Music, Classic Hollywood and Stage, History/Politics
Why do you collect?
I enjoy it.
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
John Wayne, or Charlie Chaplin. I like them both.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?