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Fake Autograph seller Jailed!

Fake Autograph seller Jailed!

autographs.co.uk 09/08/2021 0
I have written a short piece warning about these sellers before, and now at last one of them has been jailed! Douglas Duren ran a number of autograph related websites, one of which was the well known ...
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The best COA for an autograph?

The best COA for an autograph?

autographs.co.uk 16/08/2020 0
The best COA for an autograph?Not an easy question to answer, as most genuine dealers will tell you that a COA is in most cases a worthless piece of paper! A COA only has a value if it has been provid...
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Should i frame my autographs?

Should i frame my autographs?

autographs.co.uk 05/06/2020 0
 Should you frame your valuable autographs? Simple answer, no! Framing autographs or signed photos can be a costly business and in many cases may ruin your valuable signed item. We see a lot of framed...
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Section 75 success !

Section 75 success !

autographs.co.uk 19/02/2020 0
 Over the past couple of years i have had some decent results in helping customers obtain refunds for fake signed items purchased both here and abroad. The USA based sales are the key ones as they wil...
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Should i sell my autographs at auction?

Should i sell my autographs at auction?

autographs.co.uk 14/11/2019 0
Selling at auction is an obvious choice if you need to sell your collection of autographs, but is it the best route? First you need to find a decent auction! There are now hundreds of small auction ho...
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Buying on ebay, a few tips.

Buying on ebay, a few tips.

autographs.co.uk 05/10/2019 0
Buying autographs on ebay can be a minefield and with the Corona Virus in full swing the forgers appear to have added thousand of fake items on to ebay in order to make some quick easy money, although...
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Are you sure this is fake?

Are you sure this is fake?

autographs.co.uk 04/10/2019 0
Every day i am asked to check items for authenticity via my "Quick Opinion" service. Over 50% always prove to be fake in some way, but many of the buyers will simply not accept that what they have pur...
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New Autograph scam site!

New Autograph scam site!

autographs.co.uk 03/08/2019 0
 All collectors need to be aware of a new scam that is becoming more prolific. Very simply it appears that some very clever scamers are "skimming" the details of items on genuine sites and then adding...
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Obtaining a refund from ebay update

Obtaining a refund from ebay update

autographs.co.uk 20/08/2018 0
 Updated again March 2020!  I am so pleased that this artcle has proved to be so usefull for so many people, and enabled many buyers to get thousands of £'s worth of refunds for sellers of fakes. But ...
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What are my autographs worth?

What are my autographs worth?

autographs.co.uk 15/08/2018 0
 How much is my autograph worth, and do you buy or value autographs? Well yes, we do buy autographs, but, the big question, how much are they worth? is one which is not so easily answered as it can de...
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Is this signature authentic?

Is this signature authentic?

autographs.co.uk 25/07/2018 0
I know i have covered this before but its a question that is asked so often by customers "hello, is this autograph genuine" asked when looking to buy an item from our website, and a very commmon quest...
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The ebay Bargain of the Century?

The ebay Bargain of the Century?

autographs.co.uk 04/04/2018 0
Every now and again we will all find a nice bargain on ebay. Sometimes, after it has turned up, it turns out to be not what we thought but on occasion we have something to celebrate! One of my best bu...
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The rise of the Robograph signature part two!

The rise of the Robograph signature part two!

autographs.co.uk 26/03/2018 0
If you have read part one you will now have a basic understanding of how an Autopen machine creates a signature, and if you have studied the John Lennon signature previously shown you should now be ab...
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How can i avoid buying fake signatures?

How can i avoid buying fake signatures?

autographs.co.uk 23/11/2017 0
Every day i am asked about the authenticity of an item that they have just found on Facebook or ebay etc. In so many cases the item is a hopeless fake and should easily be spotted without paying me to...
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The Rise of the RoboGraph signature, part one!

The Rise of the RoboGraph signature, part one!

autographs.co.uk 28/10/2017 0
 "Robographs"  (a name i have coined for want of something better) are autographs created by a robot machine.  These are now becoming the scourge of the autograph world, and are becoming increasingly ...
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