Are stamped autographs worth anything?

Stamped autographs Those items aren’t inherently worthless, but they’re worth far less than actual autographs. Unfortunately, as eBay noted, even authenticators don’t always catch the difference.

What is the best autograph authentication company?

Autograph Authentication & Grading Services. PSA is the largest and most trusted autograph authentication service in the world. With over 35 million collectibles certified, PSA authenticates a vast array of signatures, ranging from sports to history and entertainment.

How can I get autographs in the mail?

Get Celebrity Autographs Through the Mail in 6 Easy Steps

  1. Determine who you are writing to.
  2. Find a good address.
  3. Write your letter to request an autograph.
  4. Gather your supplies.
  5. Include something to be signed.
  6. Prepare a return envelope.
  7. Send and wait!
  8. Companion Video Guide to TTM Autograph Collecting.

Are football autographs worth anything?

“The average price of autographed sports memorabilia ranges varies greatly,” says Altman. “Lower-end autographed items can sell for as low as $5, where high-end items can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.” “The retail range from dealers is $25 to $2,500 for autographs from the past 40 years.

How do I find out what my autograph is worth?

The value of an autograph depends primarily on the person, but also what was signed, the condition, the availability, and trends that affect supply and demand. Research autograph values in the extensive archives of Heritage Auctions, and request a free appraisal when ready to sell.

What is the most valuable autograph?

Selling price: $9.8 million When it comes to expensive autographs, our first president George Washington takes the cake. His signature on his personal copy of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the First Congress is the highest valued autograph ever sold. It was sold at auction in 2012 for $9.8 million.

How can I tell if an autograph is authentic?

Here are some tips to ensure the autograph is as genuine as it is impressive.

  1. Turn it upside down. The best way to compare a signature is to turn it upside down.
  2. Beware stamped signatures. Fake autographs are often mechanically reproduced.
  3. Look closely at the ink.
  4. Look for “robotic” tell-tale signs.

How much does it cost to have a signature authenticated?

Premier Autograph Fee:

Single-Signed 2 Signatures 3-4 Signature
$20 $35 $50
$25 $35 $50
$30 $50 $75
$35 $50 $75

Who is the hardest autograph to get?

Toughest Autographs to Obtain

  • TIGER WOODS. Notorious for both martial issues and hole-in-ones, Tiger Woods has been known to refuse fan-pleaded autographs in public.
  • JAKE ARRIETA.
  • CHIPPER JONES.
  • BARRY BONDS.
  • PEYTON MANNING.
  • AARON RODGERS.
  • BRETT FAVRE.
  • RUSTY TILLMAN.

How can I get free autographs in the mail?

Simply write an envelope out to yourself and put the stamp on it. Then once the card is signed, the player just has to put the card in the SASE, seal it and drop it in the mailbag. The easier you make it for them, the more likely you are to get your autograph.

Are autographs a good investment?

Signed historical documents are investment grade opportunities. Since WWII the highest quality documents have averaged an annualized return of more than 10% per year. Even a simple autograph has demonstrated impressive growth over the last 50 years: more than 9% per year.

How do I find the value of my autograph?