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Another Fake eBay Item for Sale...

Started Sep 13 0 Replies

As of late I am seeing more and more apparent fake signature listings on eBay. This time it is another Walt Disney signature. These never cease to amaze me.…Continue

Walt Disney Signed Mickey Print...Forgery or Proxy Signature? Your Thoughts?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Riggs Sep 10. 2 Replies

This is the most ridiculous attempt at a Walt Disney forgery I think I have ever seen on eBay. Could be a proxy signature by one of Walt's cartoonists but I don't think so. Either way I am not…Continue

eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BallroomDays67 Aug 17. 8 Replies

eBay seems oblivious to fraudulent listings. I can't tell you how many times I have reported obvious fakes to eBay, only to see the auctions complete. Here is an example. I was considering buying a…Continue

"The Best and the Worst 3rd Party Authenticators?"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greig McArthur Jun 20, 2017. 6 Replies

My ranking (best to worst): JSA, PSA, Beckett, Global.Continue

 

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Ed Riggs posted a discussion

Another Fake eBay Item for Sale...

As of late I am seeing more and more apparent fake signature listings on eBay. This time it is another Walt Disney signature. These never cease to amaze me.https://www.ebay.com/itm/Walt-Disney-Beautifully-Autographed-And-Inscribed-Best-Wishes-Post-Card/123320199755?hash=item1cb674ea4b:g:SfUAAOSwwR5beLcKSee More
Sep 13
Ed Riggs replied to Ed Riggs's discussion Walt Disney Signed Mickey Print...Forgery or Proxy Signature? Your Thoughts?
"Wow. Good catch."
Sep 10
BallroomDays67 replied to Ed Riggs's discussion Walt Disney Signed Mickey Print...Forgery or Proxy Signature? Your Thoughts?
"I have no idea about the Disney signature, but here's a related discussion. It's the same seller. https://live.autographmagazine.com/group/doors/forum/topics/doors-signed-contract-from-ebay-seller-ocher2007"
Sep 9
Ed Riggs posted a discussion

Walt Disney Signed Mickey Print...Forgery or Proxy Signature?

This is the most ridiculous attempt at a Walt Disney forgery I think I have ever seen on eBay. Could be a proxy signature by one of Walt's cartoonists but I don't think so. Either way I am not interested in buying it, just curious about opinions...…See More
Sep 9
BallroomDays67 replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"Yes, he wouldn't be able to cert it unless he was confident in its authenticity, which isn't the case. Again, he called it a "maybe.""
Aug 17
Ed Riggs replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"Very interesting. Along with his descriptive to me regarding the issues, he told me that he probably wouldn't pass it if I bought it and sent it to him."
Aug 17
BallroomDays67 replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"It was purchased by an experienced autograph dealer who returned it after submitting it for a QO from Phil Sears. While Sears wasn’t able to cert it, he also didn’t rule out the possibility of it being authentic. He said it’s a…"
Aug 17
Ed Riggs replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"I agree with you Tim."
Aug 15
Ed Riggs replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"He said there were a few problems with the signature. The width of the overall signature was too narrow. He also said that Disney usually signed this print using brown, but never black, colored crayon. Here are a couple of good…"
Aug 15
BallroomDays67 replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"Were you given any info as to why it came back as likely not authentic?"
Aug 13
Tim G. replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"It appears to have Sold for $7500. He would have my Respect, if he gave that kind Money back. He would Truly be an Honest person. Money has a way of swaying people from doing right!"
Aug 13
BallroomDays67 replied to Ed Riggs's discussion eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?
"I know the seller and believe he tries to sell only authentic items. I could email him about this one."
Aug 10
Ed Riggs posted a discussion

eBay Fake Listings - Any Other Examples?

eBay seems oblivious to fraudulent listings. I can't tell you how many times I have reported obvious fakes to eBay, only to see the auctions complete. Here is an example. I was considering buying a Walt Disney signed Mickey Mouse print from an eBay seller. To me it looked pretty good, but to be sure I ordered a quick opinion from noted Disney expert Phil Sears. Much to my surprise it came back likely not authenticate. I reported this listing to eBay as fraudulent. Nothing was done. Here is the…See More
Aug 10
Ed Riggs replied to Bertrand's discussion You all know Frank Caiazzo, but do you know Fredrick Caiazzo? You should...
"The crazy thing is that 33 bids have raised the price to $510. eBay seems oblivious to fraudulent listings. I can't tell you how many times I have reported obvious fakes to eBay, only to see the auctions complete. Here is an example. I was…"
Aug 10
Ed Riggs replied to Bruce Juice's discussion Autographed page - Paul, Ringo, George -- opinions please?
"Hopefully the autographed sheet isn't glued to the pink paper. I would be concerned about acid damage."
Aug 10
Ed Riggs replied to Bruce Juice's discussion Autographed page - Paul, Ringo, George -- opinions please?
"Fair market value w/o Lennon should be in the 1.5-2 K range."
Aug 10

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Collector
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I have been collecting for several years now
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What do you collect, or want to collect?
Sports, History/Politics, Classic Hollywood and Stage, Music
Tell us more about your collection, specific areas of interest, etc.:
U.S. Presidents, Classic Comedians, Vintage Baseball, and various miscellaneous pieces.
What is your level of expertise?
Intermediate Collector
What is your favorite autograph in your collection?
Vintage Disney signed photo
Why do you collect?
I enjoy history and biographies and as an investment.
You can ask anyone living or dead for their autograph. Who would it be?
Shoeless Joe Jackson

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At 6:55am on January 4, 2014, Ed Riggs said…

Yes,

I noticed you mentioned on some of your blog postings that you have some items for sale.  By any chance do you have any Marilyn Monroe pieces.

Thanks.

Ed

At 8:28pm on January 3, 2014, MacShade said…

Hi Ed,

Can I help you?...

Best regards,

Jorge

 
 
 

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