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Packing your items for postage

Packing your items for postage

garry 09/08/2017 0
Every day i receive items through the post for authentication or perhaps for stock. In most cases they have survived the postal system, but in some cases they have not. So here are a few tips from som...
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Free Autograph Authentication - How good is it?

Free Autograph Authentication - How good is it?

garry 30/07/2017 0
There are a number of companies around that will give you a free authentication on your signed items, but before you send off your scans you should ask yourself why they would offer this service for f...
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Can you value my autographs?

Can you value my autographs?

garry 26/07/2017 0
 This is another very common question, and the answer is of course yes we can. Its something we do every day for ourselves for items that we have purchased from collectors and other dealers etc, and o...
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ebay profits down!

ebay profits down!

garry 23/07/2017 0
Ebay posted their latest trading update this week, and its not looking good! This is what they said....... "For the three months to June, the company reported a massive drop in net income from continu...
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Can you authenticate my autographs?

Can you authenticate my autographs?

garry 26/06/2017 0
  That is a question i get asked almost every day, but when questioned about the autographs i will be told exactly where when and how they were obtained, and offered photos of them being signed. So th...
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Buying Autographs on Facebook

Buying Autographs on Facebook

garry 10/06/2017 0
We have all heard of it, and we all use it at sometime or the other, but should we consider buying autographs via those on facebook? Because of my previous post about obtaining a refund on ebay from a...
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Update on getting a refund from ebay.

Update on getting a refund from ebay.

garry 21/05/2017 0
A previous blog post has proved to be very popular and i have had several messages thanking us for adding it this to the site. If you are unaware of how to go about obtaining refunds from sellers on e...
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How safe are auction houses?

How safe are auction houses?

garry 04/05/2017 0
Most weeks i get asked about items in a local auction of some kind, and this week was no exception!  One auction has listed a number of 70/80's vinyl albums all of which were fully signed by the vario...
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How to obtain a refund on ebay.

How to obtain a refund on ebay.

garry 13/04/2017 0
Have ever bought a signed item on ebay and then found out that its printed or simply not authentic? Then you will know just how difficult it is to obtain a refund, unless you know how!  As we all know...
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When is a UACC dealer not a UACC dealer?

When is a UACC dealer not a UACC dealer?

garry 08/04/2017 0
I am often asked by customers "are you a UACC member" to which i say, "yes, and i am also a UACC Registred Dealer as well, and that is the important part" but they are often confused! The thing is tha...
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How to bag a bargain at an auction!

How to bag a bargain at an auction!

garry 24/03/2017 0
Here is a good tip if you want to bag a bargain at auction. I often visit auctions although nowadays most tend to be online, and so it was that i was watching an online autograph auction on Thursday t...
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X-Ray TV appearance Friday 18th March

X-Ray TV appearance Friday 18th March

garry 13/03/2017 0
A trip to Cardiff to film an edition of X-Ray for BBC wales in AFTAL dealer Robert Griffiths shop 'Carry On Collecting'  with Omar Hamdi. X-Ray is a consumer based program and this edition was coverin...
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Are Selfies taking over from Autographs?

Are Selfies taking over from Autographs?

garry 13/03/2017 0
For the third time in as many weeks, i have been asked to talk on radio about selfies and autographs! This is usualy triggered by a newspaper or media article about a star who will have said they get ...
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Autopen Signatures on ebay

Autopen Signatures on ebay

garry 01/03/2017 0
I offer a Quick Opinion service for signed items via my own site, and recently i have been getting an increasing number of requests to check christmas cards signed by Prince Charles and Diana, and Que...
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Garry's buying tips!

Garry's buying tips!

garry 01/03/2017 0
Garry King as part owner of Autographs.co.uk has been directly involved with dealing in and authenticating autographs since the early 90's (thats the 1990's not the 1890's!) and his expert testimony h...
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