SGC will shut down the autograph authentication arm of its business as of the end of the month.
They say submissions that arrive before April 1 will be completed and returned as normal but collectors who wish to have their submission returned instead can do so.
SGC will still be offering on-site autograph authentication at this weekend’s Ohio Sports Collectors Convention.
Larry Studebaker, who had been SGC’s primary authenticator, has already been hired by Beckett.
SGC began authenticating and grading autographs in 2013. It opened a uniform authentication division last year.
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