All Blog Posts Tagged 'authenticity' (5)

Things I’ve learned as a long-time Beatles autograph dealer & collector

By Perry Cox

Hello to everyone, and thanks to the moderators for allowing me to become a member of this fine community. I’ve heard good things about Autograph Live and I support it.

I respect everyone's opinion as well about anything signed or reportedly signed by any or all members of the Beatles, whether I agree with their assessment or not. It’s clear you care about…


Added by Perry Cox on August 18, 2019 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments

Dolly Parton Authentic???

Just Purchased this guitar…


Added by Batman Fan on January 14, 2017 at 7:45am — 2 Comments

Space autograph expert Steve Zarelli joins the RR Auction team of authenticators

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…


Added by Bobby Livingston on December 15, 2011 at 4:50am — 6 Comments

Autograph Authentication Boards: Is it Time?

Authenticity is everything in autographs. Some are satisfied with certification by certain third-party authenticators, and others don't like or use any of them. Many particularly don't like them issuing opinions on autographs they've sold.

The more orderly the marketplace and the safer we make it for collectors, the more the autograph market will grow.

So here's the question:

Is it time for the autograph hobby to set up official expert authentication boards in each…


Added by Steve Cyrkin, Admin on March 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — 27 Comments

Antiquities Owner Toby Stoffa

Hi Steve,
I very much liked your letter. Thank you for being passionate about your vocation, as am I.
By the way, just as a note, I'm Ms. not Mr., that's why I said the grandma in this business...:) My mentors were Cordelia and Tom Platt who were one of the grandparents of this business, and George Sanders before he died, even spending time at his home going through his amazing collection. I wish you could…

Added by Toby L. Stoffa on April 19, 2010 at 3:00pm — 31 Comments

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