I recently ordered 2 signed guitars and 1 LP. The guitars signed by all the members of Led Zeppelin and the LP by all original members of The Guess Who.
They were a gift for my friend in New Jersey who is like a brother to me. You see I'm a 63 year old vet, I'm disabled and in a wheelchair due to dealing with RA for 20 years now along with…Continue
In RR Auction’s continuing mission to deliver 100% guaranteed authentic items to our customers, we are proud to announce the addition of Steve Zarelli to our team of authenticators. With over 15 years of experience collecting and closely studying space and aviation autographs, Zarelli has placed himself at the forefront of identifying deceptive forgeries. His findings have been published in the definitive space-collecting reference, Relics of the Space Race, as well as the…Continue
I can tell you with my decades of experience in this industry and having researched and examined millions of autographs, the greatest majority of autographs you are going to consider purchasing are going to be fake. The FBI documented that their estimation is around 80% of online autographs are fake. I can tell you with the premium names, especially in rock and roll music autographs, the % of forgeries out there is much higher. While…Continue
[Editor's Note: Dave Wakefield photos were added Feb. 23, 2011]
February 22, 2011—In 2009 and 2010, the Internet Autograph Dealer Alliance (IADA-CC) published several articles about…Continue
Here's a question bound to stir up some more controversy on this site. I suppose the best way to put my question forth is by way of example:
Dealer Joe Schmoe provides his time to PU Authenticators, a publicly held firm, by viewing historic artists' autographs on their behalf. His job is to determine whether an item is authentic or not. When he "passes" an item, the owner is charged a fee by PU and in turn receives a certificate signed by Schmoe. In exchange for his…Continue
Now here is a fair question to ponder upon. Many on this site will be angry and attack, but yet a fair and important question that needs to be addressed. My answers and reseach will come at the end of the Blog Post.
I am Scott Davidoff.