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Autograph Authentication on Amazon and eBay: Where Does It Stand?

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It is important to know the differences in what the two internet giants allow when it comes to the selling of autographed material. And it is essential to understand the similarities.

Seized Baseball Memorabilia Collection Heading to Auction

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Old baseball cards and autographs obtained by a New Jersey pharmacist who was selling drug samples and pocketing the cash are going to be sold at auction.

2014 Topps Spring Fever Promotion Has Had Collectors Confused

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Early promotional material indicated redemption cards would again be inside Topps Series One but instead it’s become a hobby shop rewards promotion.

Abdul-Jabbar Teams With Amazon.com for New Athlete Autograph Venture

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-jabbar is the face behind a new autograph and higher end basketball display case business.

College Basketball Stars, Coaches Growing Weary of Autograph Hounds

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Most are just teenagers but fans are willing to pay for their autographs and that drives dealers to track down star college players for autographs anywhere.

2014 Topps Tribute Baseball Review

2014 Tribute Box

2014 Topps Tribute Baseball upped the autograph count as the long-running high end product returned to store shelves for another year.

Panini Intrigue Basketball to Return…A Little Earlier

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2013-14 Panini Intrigue Basketball arrives several months after the last edition with four autograph or memorabilia cards per box.

Sterling Baseball Haul Includes Pile of Autographs

2013 Bowman Sterling box

Rich Klein breaks open a box of 2013 Bowman Sterling baseball, which promises 18 autographs, mostly of guys you haven’t heard of…but might.

Always in Demand: Gretzky, Woods, McIlroy Talk Autographs

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Wayne Gretzky, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy talk about the quality of their autographs, fakes and more in sit down sessions with Upper Deck.

Review: Bowman Sterling Football Packs Plenty of Autos

Bowman Sterling Football box 2013

With an average of one autograph per pack, collectors will like their odds inside 2013 Bowman Sterling football–as long as some stars emerge.

Hottest Calvin Johnson Football Cards on eBay

2007 Topps auto Calvin Johnson

A performance for the ages has put a renewed focus on Megatron. Here’s a real time list of the current hottest Calvin Johnson football cards.

2013 Topps Triple Threads Baseball Releases Friday

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Here’s what to expect as 2013 Topps Triple Threads baseball returns for another year.

Topps Signs Deal with Jose Abreu

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Leaf already got his autograph on a card contract but now, Jose Abreu autographs will be coming to Topps’ licensed baseball cards in 2014, starting with Bowman.

Beckett Autographs is Company’s First Ever Guide

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Beckett has compiled its first sports autograph price guide book with over 430 pages of values and exemplars of sports stars’ signatures.

Rivera’s Career Countdown Measured in Memorabilia

Mariano Rivera autographed photo

Just two series remain in his regular season career and you’ll have no trouble finding Mariano Rivera memorabilia being sold or given away in the coming days.

Michael Jordan’s Signed ‘Flu Game’ Shoes Consigned to Auction

Scottie Pippen Michael Jordan Game 5 1997 NBA Finals

Michael Jordan’s flu game shoes–the ones he wore in maybe his finest moment—wound up in the hands of a Utah Jazz ball boy who has consigned them to auction more than 16 years later.

Manziel Not Penalized (Much) for Autographs but Case Remains Open (Sort of)

Johnny Manziel autographed photo

The NCAA and Texas A&M say they have no evidence that Johnny Manziel was paid for signing thousands of autographs for dealers but the case may not be closed.

Club Official Helps Tigers with Autograph Requests

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Some prefer to handle their own mail but the Detroit Tigers have an MVP when it comes to helping with autograph requests.

SoCal Man Tracks Down Hall of Fame Autographs

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Jim Smiley began with one. Now, his collection of autographs from 20th century Baseball Hall of Famers is almost complete.

Report: Johnny Manziel Accepted Cash for Autographs

Signed Johnny Manziel photo

Sports Collectors Daily spoke with a source at the National Sports Collectors Convention over the weekend who indicated an explosive story was coming soon involving Johnny Manziel and a paid autograph signing arrangement, a deal that if confirmed by NCAA investigators, would be against NCAA rules and likely mean major trouble for the talented Texas […]