Terminator III? No.... R2D2 turned crook? No... Robocop gone bad? No... This mechanical forger goes by the name of "Autopen." It has become a modern technological wonder for busy athletes, celebrities, and politicians, but has become a headache for autograph collectors. Knowing that autopens exist is not enough. An autograph collector must be able to determine which … [Read more...] about Beware the Autopen
Fanatics Authentic, which has taken over operation of the Sun-Times Sports Collectibles Conventions in Chicago, has plans to conduct a series of shows across the country this year. The new memorabilia division of Fanatics Inc., says it will hold three shows in Chicago between now and the end of November along with one in Boston, another in Philadelphia and a sixth in … [Read more...] about Fanatics Authentic Plans Six Major Shows Starting This Weekend
By Kelly Johns I saw an article the other day claiming that sports memorabilia is one of the top 10 biggest wastes of money. Chris Pummer, who wrote the article claims that, "This market for the celebrity struck may be the greatest separator of fools and their money ever." He lists premium coffee to go and cigarettes as a few other "biggest wastes of money." I agree … [Read more...] about Autographed Sports Memorabilia: Worth the Investment?