January 2022 Blog Posts (5)

Thomas Edison check found at Goodwill for $19.99

    Many autograph and book collectors love to sift through the shelves at used bookstores or thrift stores for signed copies that go unnoticed. Books signed by athletes, celebrities, and even Presidents have been found for less than $1. Others have found a signed photo, hat, or even a poster on a random shelf. 

    Yesterday, a user that goes by Straydowg on…


Added by BC on January 28, 2022 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Playing Favorites

Whenever I am asked to name my favorite autograph in my autograph collection, I always answer that it is my Alfred Hitchcock autograph.  That has been my standard answer for many years.  There are, however, autographs in my autograph collection that I consider to be personal favorites, even though many autograph collectors may consider them to be unremarkable.  Regardless, I would never want to be without them.

The best example of an autograph in my autograph collection that is a…


Added by Mike Shepherd on January 17, 2022 at 7:30am — 17 Comments

Kanye West -- Things go South with Autograph Collector

TMZ reported tonight that an autograph seeker kept asking Kanye (or "Ye" as his friends call him) for his autograph. West punch the man twice, and he hit the ground. Cameras were only turned on once the guy was on the ground, so no word on if he was flopping, or he really got knocked down. Either way, cops were called.

And, this guy (who was probably an autograph dealer, not a fan), is probably now looking at a big payday.

Added by Josh Board on January 13, 2022 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Keanu Reeves tells Stephen Colbert He Asked Celebs For Autographs

This was taken from People.com.

It's a great read.

You're never too famous to fanboy out over your idols — just ask Keanu Reeves.

The Matrix Resurrections star participated in a fun round of "The…


Added by Josh Board on January 13, 2022 at 7:54pm — 3 Comments

" DOES IT HAVE AUTHENTICATION? " - How would you answer?

Like many of us, I do some selling on eBay (mostly to help finance my own collecting).  This was the question I was asked  by a member this morning who says they are interested in one of my offerings:

"Does It Have Authentication?"

This particular piece has no third party authentication but I have no doubt whatsoever that it's real after study and comparison to exemplars as well as running it past a dealer friend.

How do you (or would you) answer this…


Added by Eddy on January 13, 2022 at 7:53am — 43 Comments

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