"I agree Bird is authentic.
I don't like the Jordan but I guess possibly it was signed in a hurry. I have not seen any authenticated ones that look like this but I doubt they got legitimate Bird autos and fake Jordan…"
"Randy, what do you think of the Jordan on this dual signed ball with Larry Bird? I think the Bird is good. There were some of these balls supposedly awarded by the Canada Dry Company in what was called the 1996 7UP Shootout. "
"I agree that there is significant difference between the encapsulated one and the OP. You can see it quickly in the M’s. Whereas, the SI is closer to the OP. The M is messed up in both of these and similar to each other."
"I don't think this one is authentic either.
The encapsulated one is IMO. I see a significant difference between the encapsulated one and the one in this thread. Look at the slant, angles, formation of "M".
I would not say I am a…"
"I believe what you’re saying, Randy. I’ve seen this same style attached to either PSA, JSA, or BAS LOAs more than once. And unfortunately what happens is that when a bogus style gets accepted as genuine, the mistake is often…"
"Not authentic IMO. While there are authentic examples of the connected loop, this one I believe is fake. Some of these forgeries came out of a TV show that sold sports memorabilia years ago. For years, they were legitimate selling mostly authentic…"
"On first look, one might think no way is this authentic. However, that funky way the l connects to the top of the J is very similar to some of Jordan’s pre-UDA stuff. This very well could be authentic depending on the time period.…"