In all sincerity and truth: would there be any reason why a major authentication service would deem an autograph as not genuine when in reality it actually is? Someone told me that they don’t trust…Continue
The major third-party authenticators don't sell autographs. Some of their staff authenticators may from time to time, but on a very small scale. The money staff authenticators make authenticating autographs is typically far beyond what…"
In all sincerity and truth: would there be any reason why a major authentication service would deem an autograph as not genuine when in reality it actually is? Someone told me that they don’t trust even the major ones if they’re involved in selling as well. Any honest opinions? Thanks...See More
"This is all good. Autograph collecting should not be enriching dealers who cannot earn a living through other means. Prices need to come down, and less demand is a great way to do that.
Many other good points. Scandals from authenticatiors shown not…"
"Cause and effect. We are now in the electronic age and live in a rapidly changing world. There is far more autographs available than there are buyers. There is no longer a sense of urgency to purchase.
The golden era of autograph collecting is…"
"I dunno - gotta be careful. Best to do your own research. The items below are all problematic IMO. Bowie didn't backdate. The Telly Savalas as Gleason is...the GA is not unexpected but its in a PSA slab and will likely stay there just as sure…"
"I agree with Woody very much and James as well. I just don't understand why folks think they have to buy first, get stung several times, and then start learning after "paying for an education". I hate that. A newbie can select an…"
"That’s very true, particularly with somewhat novice collectors. Say a newcomer wants to join the hobby and he/she buys three or four autographs only to find out a few months later that they’re all fake. They are probably…"