No autograph is more popular than Mickey Mantle's. And no autograph is forged more.
Many Mantle forgeries are easy to identify, once you know what to…
A Sgt Peppers album signed by all four Beatles is being auctioned by Bonhams in Knightsbridge, London on June 29. I haven't seen any news coverage on it, so I wanted to get the word out.…Continue
The summer is notoriously slow for autographs, even in good times, so with the recession still in full-bloom, few had high hopes for season sales. But University Archives reports that the high-end…Continue
I used to get on Chris Williams' case about it all the time.
Better known as YouTube's TomTresh2, Chris would spend half of his famous expose' videos berating the buyers of obvious forgeries on eBay and Coach's Corner, calling them as much of the problem as the sellers.
I'd call and say, "Chris, please…Continue
Beatles history was made on May 21. On that day, Case Antiques, a regional art and antiques auction house in Knoxville, Tenn., sold a previously unknown "Meet the Beatles" album, signed by the Fab Four.
It wasn't the price that made history. At $63,250 including the buyer's premium, the price was good, considering it was the only music piece offered in an antique and art auction, but not a particularly strong. The Hard Rock auctioned a similar one around a decade ago for about…Continue
Back in October 2005, Larry Grobel wrote a cover story on Farrah Fawcett for us that was one of themost popular Autograph Collector features ever:
"I Just Kissed Farrah Fawcett!"
Larry dropped some copies of the magazine at Farrah's house for her archives, and asked her assistant if Farrah would sign a few for us. Larry kept 2 or 3 copies for himself, as I recall, and we got 2 or 3. I gave one or two away.
I just found this one in the…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
Tukufu Zuberi (left) of PBS’s “History Detectives” interviews Westport, CT autograph expert John Reznikoff University Archives. Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com
A PBS “History Detectives” series crew spent last Monday with University Archives' president John Reznikoff…Continue