"So perfect. I can't see how it is done or faked. It's perfection is a problem I guess and I have not seen this before over the last twenty odd years I have been looking at Monroe autos either. Though could have been in a private collection…"
"The Stan Lees are horrific. Even going by the usual kitchen table variety Stan Lee forgeries. Not even in the ballpark for ay era Lee signature, with their chronological variety of disjointed characters."
"I've seen some with unquestionable provenance that aren't only similar to this, but transcend it from a standpoint of penmanship. IMO, all of his signatures, '55 and up are beautiful tracks, but in the last few years, he really seemed…"
"And being an earlier style of signature (pre-1990) was the reason why a date of the con would lend towards authenticity by its chronological relevance to style, as I can't tell which comic this is and am unable to date it without the…"
"It is. There's several experts in the field that don't like any Ruths with that "War of the Worlds" tripod walker type 'R', not to mention Bs and Rs whose starting line more resembles a "V" rather than the…"
"I was hoping there was dating info or the item could be dated. That style is within the parameters of Ruth's war years, ca. 1943-6 signatures, so I agree with Steve C. on this one. I don't think I've seen that exact…"
"Travis, it's a lovely, heart-rendering story, but truth be told, that's all it is, a story. Like Goldilocks and the 3 bears that were all Chicago Cubs. Ruth no longer was out in public for the last 3 weeks of his life. This…"
""Any tell tale signs why this is a fake?"
To me, it looks like one probable result of if Carrie Fisher and Walt Disney teamed up on April Fool's Day to try to put one over on their old pal Michael, with an unconvincing…"
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.