Christopher Williams
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Christopher Williams replied to Eric Keith Longo's discussion Simon Oakland "Vincenzo" from The Night Stalker 5x7 SP/TV Collection w my Dad 1950's-1970's
"Simon Oakland was outstanding in every character he played. Submarine captain in Twilight Zone; the psychiatrist in Psycho, Chief Of Police in Bullitt, etc.  "
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Ebay Seller Magnottafrank1216 Sells Forged Signed Mickey Mantle Baseball For $355

Before I continue, below are links showing hundreds of examples of forged Mickey Mantle baseballs, photos, etc. found on Ebay (the most dangerous place to buy autographs if you're a casual collector or impulse buyer).https://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/ebay-mantle-dimaggi...…See More
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Christopher Williams replied to RDDB's discussion Is Ebay Okay?
"Another factor are the thousands of forgeries on Ebay. The sellers of forgeries use auction-style listings because they profit even if their "Mantle" sells for $30.00 or $40.00. Back in the day, I only used auction-style listing... But…"
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Christopher Williams replied to John Spillane's discussion Mantle DiMaggio Williams forgery!
"For sure. No-brainer forgeries."
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Ebay Seller Beckyjoyner315 Lists Forged Counterfeit Derek Jeter 1994/1995 Upper Deck Card

Immediately below is a link to my blog titled "Derek Jeter Signed/Forged 1994/1995 Counterfeit Upper Deck Baseball Card Part 2.Please note that there is a link to Part 1 included in Part 2.https://live.autographmagazine.com/profiles/blogs/derek-jeter-forge...As word gets out, I believe we will be seeing numerous buyers of the forged/counterfeit cards trying to dump…See More
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Christopher Williams replied to Steve's discussion Mickey Mantle UDA...The Old Switch A Roo
"The other issue being it's not a UDA product.  "
Friday
Christopher Williams replied to Deborah Mortimer's discussion My John Belushi post appears to have been removed from the forums but I have another question
Friday
Christopher Williams replied to Steve's discussion Mickey Mantle UDA...The Old Switch A Roo
"This is from Ebay seller Executivephotographs1490. This stuff sickens me and we observe every day on Ebay. Look at this laughable forged Mickey Mantle baseball."
Friday
NJDeepThroat commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators (GFA): What Methods Do They Use? Stephen Rocchi John Gorajczyk
"Ann Mahoney, TLC requires dipping paper in a mobile phase to partially dissolve an analyte and then separate the components.  That process would have damaged the entire piece of paper so I don;t know how you conclude the following: In addition,…"
Friday
NJDeepThroat commented on Christopher Williams's blog post Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators (GFA): What Methods Do They Use? Stephen Rocchi John Gorajczyk
"If this is truly inkjet paper, the quality would be no where near that of a photo so I suggest that perhaps this is a photo of an inkjet image therefore the dots would remain.  What do you think about this supposition?  Also,  I knew…"
Friday
Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Gymman89 Sells Forged Signed Mickey Mantle Joe DiMaggio Baseball For $300
"Great post, Mark!!! Nice. This is somebody that "Allthosewhowander"…"
Thursday
Fuddjcal replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Gymman89 Sells Forged Signed Mickey Mantle Joe DiMaggio Baseball For $300
"Just so many idiots on Ebay that 90% at least are mental midgets, why do you even bother? You can clearly see they are fake as hell. Tell them to do a quick opinion for 10$ based on their fake listings. "
Thursday
Mark Wrubel replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Gymman89 Sells Forged Signed Mickey Mantle Joe DiMaggio Baseball For $300
"There are tons of scammers out there.  I always tell them to send it in to a reputable authenticator and I will pay all of those costs.  They always have excuses.  Here are three recent replies. Separated by ****'s. I have sent…"
Thursday
Christopher Williams replied to Eric Keith Longo's discussion Simon Oakland "Vincenzo" from The Night Stalker 5x7 SP/TV Collection w my Dad 1950's-1970's
"Those are awesome, Eric!!!"
Jun 18
Christopher Williams replied to Christopher Williams's discussion Ebay Seller Pan4life14 Sells Forged Signed 500 Homerun Club Baseball For $580 COA GFA Stephen Rocchi
"Thank you, John. Yes, he is still selling the same crap today. Disgusting.  "
Jun 17

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Collector
What brings you to Autograph Live?
Help rid the autograph hobby of forgeries like those certed by Stephen Rocchi and his Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators group.
Who can we thank for telling you about Autograph Live?
Mr. Steve Cyrkin
What do you collect, or want to collect?
Sports
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
Tom, Tresh, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Derek Jeter and Teresa Wright.
What is your level of expertise?
Advanced Collector
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Tom Tresh 1963 Autographed Card.
Why do you collect?
History.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
George Washington

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Sandy Koufax Forged Counterfeit 2000 SP Authentic Card

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 3:00pm 9 Comments

Immediately below, is a link to my previous blog titled "Derek Jeter Forged Signed Counterfeit 1994/1995 Upper Deck Baseball Card:  Part 2."…

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Derek Jeter Forged/Signed 1994/1995 Counterfeit Upper Deck Baseball Card: Part 2

Posted on March 23, 2019 at 3:30pm 11 Comments

I began noticing these obvious forgeries months ago on Ebay, but with Ebay heavily-populated with forgeries, I really didn't think much of exposing them until I began observing them in numbers and that's when I knew I had to expose them.

Immediately below is a link to Part 1 of "Derek Jeter Forged Counterfeit 1994/1995 Upper Deck Baseball Cards."…

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Derek Jeter Forged 1995 Upper Deck Baseball Cards--Where Are These Coming From?

Posted on March 10, 2019 at 7:30am 55 Comments

I began noticing these on Ebay approximately six months ago or longer.

Before I continue, below are links to Part 2 and to the Sandy Koufax "2000 SP Authentic" forged/counterfeit cards.…

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GFA Authentication.com Search Uncovers Massive Amounts of Impossibly Identical "Autographs": Mantle, DiMaggio, Ali, Clapton, More

Posted on November 23, 2018 at 3:30pm 15 Comments

This is the last post in my 4-part series revealing the truth about GFA authenticated autographs. The truth may shock you if you own any...unless you've tried to sell them.

Before I start on this most explosive, revealing, compelling and disturbing blog on Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators (GFA and Stephen Rocchi/John Gorajczyk), please observe the below image.…

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Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators (GFA): What Methods Do They Use? Roger Maris Mickey Mantle Forged Photo

Posted on November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm 25 Comments

This is my Part 3 of "Guaranteed Forensic Authenticators (GFA):  What Methods Do They Use?"

Before I continue, immediately below are links to Parts 1 and 2.…

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At 7:04pm on July 10, 2018, CuJo said…

I also have some unique collectibles that I believe could be one of a kinds to include a Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball.  I have been collecting stuff for many years and would about bet the bank that the Babe Ruth signature is legit.  Here is the twist.  On the opposite Sweet Spot there is nothing.  On the other sweet spot it has Babe Ruth and I cannot tell if it was printed or signature but I am thinking this was printed and is the label?  Below this "Japan 1934" and after this it has what I would bet almost anything on his is signature.  The weird thing is the 2 symbols inscribed on each side of the ball.  I had a Japanese collector tell me this is the symbol of the Order of the Golden Kite that was an elite clan/ninjas/whatever that served the Emperor of Japan.  It was dissolved in 1947 I think it was by the commander of the Japanese Allied Forces.  I mean I have seen thousands of baseballs and never seen anything like this.  Everyone I show it to freaks out and I am including collectors and some are thinking that it could be a one of a kind.  Might be worthy of posting on a major sports memorabilia or auction site.  

At 6:56pm on July 10, 2018, CuJo said…

Thanks for allowing me on this site and thanks for the message Christopher.  I just bought a Joe DiMaggio autographed photo from BOXSCORE.  I then read some of your articles as you know and immediately sent a message to them that when the item arrives I am probably going to return it.  I then got a long email from him that some sites are under litigation for false accusations against him and other new sports memorabilia authentication companies.  It was a long letter telling me he is an avid collector and that he would never sell a forgery.  With that being said, it sounds like you have no doubt about them?  

At 11:19am on January 31, 2013, Ryan said…

Chris can you please accept my request so I can send you a message. I have received a complaint about a fake Mantle I pointed out. 

At 7:51am on July 12, 2012, T M EVANS said…

Thanks for the heads up,but did you really have to post my pic and site? I had no idea....thanks

At 6:14pm on April 22, 2012, David Jackson said…

Hey CW.  I was wondering if you could please look at the Derek Jeter Autograph I listed and give me your opinion on it?  Thanks for your time!

http://live.autographmagazine.com/forum/topics/derek-jeter-signed-baseball

At 8:18pm on December 22, 2011, CEE GEE said…
Happy Birthday Chris...A true hero in the war on fakes and forgeries...I personally owe so much to you because if it wasn't for you I may have never knew how bad the industry has been destroyed and corrupted....one of the greatest voices in the industry....my hats off to you for all your great and hard work you have put in over the years....Happy Birthday bro....many more happy holidays Chris...
At 6:55pm on December 22, 2011, Steve Cyrkin, Community Manager said…

Happy Birthday Chris Williams...one of the heroes trying to protect autograph collectors from forgeries.

At 4:50am on August 5, 2011, CEE GEE said…
hey Chris....when you get a chance check out my quick youtube video i put together on my page....also check the forum I posted on Ted Williams and Joe Dimaggio...those forgeries are insane !!!
At 6:26am on July 30, 2011, Tiger Lapointe said…
Hello good friend.   Glad to be here to offer my help in the fight against the bad guys!
At 1:38pm on July 20, 2011, CEE GEE said…
I have always loved your videos and i am now starting my own...i love your insight and i think on this site we all can help each other out on making a real purchase from a fake....but we may never win the battle of the dirt bag thieves out there...i applaud your work you put in over the years and because of  you which made me want to have a voice to be heard i want to help in the battle
 
 
 

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