"Is it? I've seen the opposite -- multiple signed Palin books floating around north of the border. Have had a couple chances to buy them flat-signed at $10-20, but held off because I want a surprise find in the wild. He seems to be the most…"
"Hmmm... let me get back to you. There was something I saw yesterday that may be of interest to you - a signed VIP songbook I passed up because it had a bit of damage to the spine. If I can find it again, I'll ship it to you."
"You reminded me of the "Girl in the Picture" book I have. Had picked it up a few months back, and I'm hoping to hear her speak live at some point. Had a couple opportunities over the years, but missed out due to schedule conflicts on…"
"The way I see it, insofar as it relates to major labels and publishers, is that the golden age of buying autographed editions direct went out the door two years ago once they all figured it was cheaper and easier to fleece their customers --…"
"Artificial scarcity is one hell of a drug. I've seen signed Canadian Prime Minister cuts going upwards of $1k a pop, for political figures you can get for less than 1/10th of that on the open market."
"Depends on what kinds of stickers there are. If it's one on the dust jacket of a book and you can't normally peel it off (Goodwill stickers are usually easy, other brands like Talize are a bit tougher and leave a lot of residue), a drop of…"
"Yeah, going to the above, there's a whole range of reasons why cutting out an auto from a larger piece might be acceptable. Page damage, mold, severe foxing, water damage, etc.
I ended up cutting an autograph page out of a book a couple months…"
"EBay shenanigans (and the new tax guidelines they have for certain sellers) are why I will never sell signed items on that platform -- only buy. Too much drama and too much potential for fraud. The few signed items I've ever sold have all been…"
"I presume she'll sign them normally -- I presume it was likely because of the tie-in to the items being sold at the event. I didn't even have much time to snap pics at the event -- just a few distant shots from my table before we all had…"