"Steve Z wrote: "Agree, no way this is good."
This. I can't imagine Yogi going from a tight, economical, relatively small signature to the way of a "Walt Disney-like", open, airy, whimsically cartoonish signature.…"
"John wrote: "Not an expert. However, a blind man could tell you that's fake."
Hard to believe that after hideously flubbing the "T" from the start, that the forgery could actually get even worse as it progressed…"
"Here's the thread that goes with this particular forger Big Saturn mentioned ("Kammie"). They're all recognizable Lee forgeries, some of the worst ones ever produced, no one of them closer to reality than the…"
"IT wrote: "I'm on the fence with it"
Well, in that case, I hope you won't take umbrage if I saunter to where you're perched, straddling that fence and give you a firm enough shove to assure your landing on the…"
"Oh, no, he, did-int!! lol
This is by the same forger as when Kammie (remember her?) posted a Lee that she stated as "getting in person in 2007" ROFL. The forgery is very distinctive and unique as far as Lee forgeries go.…"
"Something to consider. In the 1980s, the typical available resource for exemplars were found in published books on the subject. There were only a few available at first, reliable anyway, and then more followed. In these books, as there are in most,…"
And why did they dot one of the 'e's in Sincerely? There's an 'i' in Larry Fine's name. One would expect that Larry would be more aware than most of which words have 'i's and which don't.
"The two big tells for me are not being able to read "Wilt" as "Wilt", and the flat-line "ain". Aside from what you mentioned. Wilt's first name is typically legible as "Wilt" in his signatures, even when…"
No problem I know your are very knowledgeable about autographs. If you can, I posted a Stan Musial ball that I’ve been looking at, comes with a store coa, which means nothing to me. It’s posted on the authenticity opinions thread. If you can let me what your think I would very much appreciate it
I definitely won't be the last! It is obvious from your comments that you have a keen understanding of the hobby and will be a welcomed asset to this community. Your insights are on target and brought a smile to my face. Thanks.