The Definitive Guide To Autographs: Collecting Buying Authenticating Selling

Collecting Buying Authenticating Selling
 
 
Autograph Pros, LLC (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 12. November 2021
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  • 252 Seiten
 
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978-1-0879-9069-9 (ISBN)
 

Whether you are a novice autograph collector or a full-time autograph dealer, this book is sure to help you. My decades of knowledge and experience from being fully immersed in the autograph collectibles industry and involved in the behind-the-scenes of acquiring in-person celebrity autographs is summarized right here in this book. This is your opportunity to soak up as many tips and tricks, as well as insight into literally everything within the autograph collecting hobby and industry.

1. Auflage
  • Englisch
  • La Vergne
  • |
  • USA
  • Windows
978-1-0879-9069-9 (9781087990699)
  • Intro
  • Acknowledgements
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • CHAPTER 1
  • AUTOGRAPH HISTORY LESSON
  • Baseball Cards
  • It's in the Genes
  • My Introduction to TTM
  • Finding More Resources
  • Reclaiming My Collection
  • Improving Item Quality
  • Rolling with the Stones-Meeting Ryan and Justin
  • Paying My Dues
  • Expanding Connections
  • The Birth of Autograph Pros
  • Autograph Pros Commitment to Exact Proof
  • The Growth of AutographPros.com
  • CHAPTER 2
  • AUTOGRAPH STORIES
  • Woodstock '99 and Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Willie Nelson
  • B.B. King
  • The Boss - Bruce Springsteen
  • Slowhand - Eric Clapton
  • KEEEEF! - Keith Richards
  • Who the Heck is Mick Jagger?
  • ZZ Top - Meet & Greet
  • Aerosmith - Steven Tyler
  • AC/DC, Roger Waters, Paul Simon, Miley Cyrus, Sia
  • AC/DC and Twisted Sister
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Giving us the Bird
  • The Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus
  • Kenny Chesney and Jason Mraz
  • Autograph Pros Go One-on-One with Jeter and Jordan
  • Autograph Pros Tackle Joe Namath
  • Batman & Robin, Catwoman, and Darth Maul
  • Rolling Stones Ronnie Wood and Guns N'Roses Slash
  • Kiss's "Mace" Frehley!
  • Checkmate by Gerry Kasparov
  • Aerosmith -Experiences Shared
  • By Gus Weber
  • Meeting Sir Paul McCartney
  • By Tim Henderson
  • Taylor Swift "Selfies are the new Autographs"
  • Meeting Mickey Rooney
  • By Frederick Weichmann II
  • NASCAR Morgan Shepherd
  • Frederick Weichmann II
  • "Wherever I May Roam". A Story of Metallica
  • By Nickolas Tsui
  • Snoop Dogg - Keepin it Gangsta
  • Black Label Society - Zakk Wylde
  • The King of Pop - Michael Jackson
  • The Rolling Stones - "Too Much Security Tour"
  • By Tim Henderson
  • Yoga with Sting
  • By Tim Henderson
  • Piano Man Billy Joel - Driving Backwards
  • By Tim Henderson
  • CHAPTER 3
  • TOOLS OF THE TRADE
  • Blue and Black Sanford Sharpie®Fine Point
  • Paint Pens/Paint Markers - Which to Use
  • Blank Glossy Photo Paper
  • Index Cards
  • Plastic Sleeves and Toploaders
  • Autograph Bag
  • Painter's Tape
  • Autograph Boards
  • Poster Tubes and Poster Board
  • Pickguards
  • Guitars
  • Camera
  • Camcorder - Video Recording
  • Things to Get Signed
  • CHAPTER 4
  • WAYS TO COLLECT
  • Hotels/Venues/Shows/Restaurants (Street graphs)
  • The Vehicle Follow/Chase
  • Conventions
  • CD and Book Signings
  • In-Person Appearances
  • Movie Sets
  • Airports
  • Training Camps or Spring Training
  • Concert Signings and Merch booths
  • Meet & Greets (Backstage Passes)
  • Street Consignments
  • TTM - Through the Mail
  • Trading
  • CHAPTER 5
  • HOW TO BUY AUTOGRAPHS
  • Should You Buy?
  • Know the Hobby
  • Live and Breathe Online Forums
  • Use Fast Opinion by ACOA
  • Pricing
  • Establishing Value
  • Authenticators and COAs Not to be Trusted
  • Reputable Sellers
  • What to Ask When Buying
  • Where to buy
  • Auctions
  • Other Online Options
  • The Art of Negotiating
  • Ask for Provenance
  • Buying Direct
  • Investments
  • Impact of Death on Investments
  • Document All Purchases and Reputable Sources
  • CHAPTER 6
  • PROTECT AND DISPLAY
  • Coating Your Autograph
  • Using Autographed Items
  • Storing Your Autographs
  • Displaying Your Autographs
  • Restoring Your Autographs
  • Insurance
  • CHAPTER 7
  • AUTOGRAPH AUTHENTICATION
  • Knowing the Industry
  • Mixers
  • Knowing the Tough Ones
  • Autopens
  • Secretarials and Ghost Signers
  • Study the Intricacies of Signatures
  • Maintain a Forgery Database
  • Authenticating an Item Yourself
  • Does It Make Sense?
  • Examining A Signature
  • Contacting the Celebrity
  • Authenticators You Can Trust
  • Beware of Fake TPA Items
  • CHAPTER 8
  • ORGANIZATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
  • RACC Trusted Sellers
  • RACC Trusted Seller Terms of Use:
  • Real Autograph Collectors Club (RACC)
  • RACC Official Musician/Celebrity Presale Thread
  • Selling on RACC
  • Searching RACC
  • RACC Auctions
  • Consignments
  • Authentication
  • Reporting a Post
  • Contacting a RACC Admin
  • Pinned Post - Rules and Links
  • Autograph Magazine Live (AML)
  • Universal Autograph Collectors Club (U. A.C.C.)
  • Autograph Fair Trade Association LTD (AFTAL)
  • CHAPTER 9
  • KNOWLEDGE, TIPS, AND TRICKS
  • Market Saturation
  • EBay.com Completed Auction Search
  • Multi-Signed Items
  • Know Who is Signing What
  • Sketch, Lyrics, Movie Quotes
  • Getting Used Game/Concert/Film Items Signed
  • Personalizations
  • Add or Remove Names
  • Removing Extra Names or Smudges
  • Removing Stickers
  • CHAPTER 10
  • COLLECTORS VS DEALERS VS FANS
  • Dangers of Sharing Too Much Information
  • Collectors/Fans Vs Dealers
  • When a Celebrity Stops Signing
  • Persistence vs Disrespect
  • Selfie vs Autograph
  • CHAPTER 11
  • HOW TO SELL AUTOGRAPHS
  • Naming Your Company
  • Buying Domain Name/Website Host
  • Establishing Your Company
  • Photographing Your Items
  • Flatbed Scanners
  • Professional Cameras vs Cell Phones
  • Types of Angles/Images to Take
  • Titles/Descriptions
  • Pricing
  • Methods of Payment
  • Where to Sell
  • eBay
  • Amazon
  • Facebook Groups & Facebook Marketplace
  • Apps
  • Craigslist, Etsy, Collectionzz, etc.
  • Auction Houses
  • Charities
  • Wholesale
  • Customer Service
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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