"I recommend you getting this authenticated even though you are not planning to sell it. What are the odds this was just sitting around all these years? Yes, it's possible although I always go by the "if it's sounds too good to be…"
"I made this quickly - it is both to scale. Your is at an angle I can't quite compensate - might align even more. A good forger would take the first and last name, change placements slightly and so on to make it appear "new". These…"
"True. However, I don’t plan on selling it right now as James Dean is my favorite actor. As far as the back it is quite smooth. It’s a glossy 8x10 photo and quite thin. The back doesn’t have too much signs of…"
"$350? That is worth many many thousands if genuine. The one at PSA, the one I showed here, sold for $15,000 in 2014. It would be well worth getting certified. See what others think about the signature."
"$350. She had it listed for $1,000 but I asked for a lower price in which her grandmother hesitantly agreed. I know Dean's autograph goes for so much more but took a chance especially as it did not come from someone who has multiple…"
"Thanks Eric for your feedback! I'm unsure if Dean usually dedicated his photos... however, the person I purchased from wasn't from an autograph dealer and was selling it for her grandmother who according to her received it by Dean through…"
"It looks so much like the example at PSA I would be a little concerned about a forgery based on that exemplar and would have to rule it out. Signatures or parts thereof are often copied from Facts. Something seems off to me apart from the shape of…"
"Thanks. The card was supposedly signed in-person when he played for the Wizards at a game. The banner (colored one) seems to be a different style of MJ's autograph types that he signed at one point in the '90s... but who knows"