This seller and others have been posting numerous game used auctions.. He posted an auction for Griffey game used batting gloves and wristbands.. One major issue is that Junior never used Rawlings…Continue
"Martin normally deals with Entertainment memorabilia.. His sports stuff is few and far between. I haven't been able to find any others..
But here is the COA that came with the Ruth, look familiar.. The entire format was copied from…"
"This was at the Russo and Steele auto auction.. They buy memorabilia from Kevin Martin at retail cost, then auction it no reserve as like a warm up act to their expensive car auctions..
After reading this thread, it looks like the forgeries…"
"The forgery quality of these is horrendous. The second one is just a straight, slightly slow drawing of an authentic exemplar, I know the exact one (the one inscribed to "Carlton").
But if the first one is an example of the…"
"Datit wrote: "the gentleman I bought my Ruth from bought these two pieces from the same auction. Both failed PSA. I’m expecting my Ruth to be a very good elaborate forgery now too."
Was this an online auction? If so, are there any…"
"James, the signature looks good to me.. But the inscription of his number looks atypical. Which I think is one area where forgers sometimes screw up. I have seen a few very good Brady forgeries with atypical inscriptions.While everyone's…"
"These are both from the self proclaimed expert Kevin Martin.
the gentleman I bought my Ruth from bought these two pieces from the same auction. Both failed PSA. I’m expecting my Ruth to be a very good elaborate forgery now too.
"The first forgery is a whimsical interpretation. It looks like the forger did practice, it does flow, but used Marilyn's signature as a point of departure for a new creation of their own. Interesting that the forger placed the 'y' of…"
"Of note is the heavy handed pen pressure exerted on the second example. It's a recently done forgery, the track's uncharacteristically deep groove (atypical for the usual light and wispy MM signature) not having anywhere…"
"They both look like forgeries to me. The top one is way off for both "Marilyn" and "Monroe". The bottom one is a better attempt but neither part of the name is quite right either and it looks too deliberately written with no…"