Collecting Star Wars autographs is possibly the best hobby in this world or any other. But the hobby, just like the films, has a dark side. Forgeries, secretarial signatures, dealers without the proper knowledge and mistakes by authentication companies can give even the best collectors heartaches and nightmares.
With all the hype surrounding the release Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, and the promise of the remainder of the new trilogy and stand-alone films…
All this talk about fake signatures and the crooks that are trying to rip you off, please keep in mind that there is a current BONANZA of autograph conventions being held in the next few months from sea to shining sea. Here is your best defense at fighting forgers that you are not not buying any of their junk, and instead support the artists that are attending the below conventions. Take a look:Continue
Sometimes you just have enough. Brian Waring, a collector from Colorado, was one such fellow. He tried to sell a Beatles-signed Abbey Road and a Stones-signed Sticky Fingers album on eBay, but his listings were kicked-off because they thought they were forgeries. He was sure eBay was wrong—he paid tens of thousands of dollars for them from…Continue