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Autograph Inscriptions or No Inscriptions? – That is the Question

Every time I do an autograph signing I usually offer the chance for customers to have the athlete write a special inscription on their item.  What are inscriptions?  Inscriptions are stats or personalizations that the athlete writes next to their signature

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Top 5 Current MLB Players Autographs Going up in Value in 2017

Kris Bryant Signed Cubs Jersey

2016 was a great year for baseball autographs.  Saw the rise of Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, plus the massive sales of the Cubs World Series win and David Ortiz due to his retirement.  2017 sets up to be a

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Pricing is Important – But it isn’t Everything

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Pricing is one of the hottest topics among sports collectors.  I agree, pricing is very important when it comes to collecting autographs and everyone has different budgets, but it isn’t everything.  Yes, when comparing apples to apples on a product

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Top 10 2016 Sports Autographs Holiday Gift Ideas

LeBron James Signed Cavs Jersey

Like we say every year, it’s almost that time, the Holidays.  Every time it seems like some of us agonize over what to get that sports autograph collector in our family.  Let me help you out.  Here are my Top

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Just Getting Started Collecting Autographs? – 5 Tips to Help

So you finally made the decision to start an autograph collection.  Great!  Now what?  How do you get started?  What do you collect?  Here are 5 tips to help. 1.) Start with a small budget and stick to it.  No

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Top 5 Baseball Autographs That Are Expensive – But Shouldn’t Be

We all get frustrated by the increase pricing of autographs.  That ONE autograph we need is now out of our budget!  Since baseball season is almost upon is it got me thinking.  What are the 5 baseball autographs of current

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5 Tips When Purchasing Autographed Sports Memorabilia Online

So you have found that perfect autographed collectible online you want to purchase.  You have done your research, know the item is authentic and exactly what you want.  Here are 5 tips to help your transaction go smoothly. #1 –

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Autograph Collection Getting Stale? Here are 4 Tips to Energize it Again

Every now and then we stop collecting autographs, for whatever reason.  Don’t have the space, nothing of interest has come onto the market, finances, etc…  Here are 4 tips to help get you out of a rut and enjoy collecting

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5 Tips to Framing Your Autographed Sports Jersey

You just bought an autographed jersey of your favorite player.  Now what?  Got to get it framed of course.  Here are 5 tips to help you protect your investment when getting your jersey framed. #1 – Always have your jersey

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5 Tips on Getting Autographs at Spring Training

Heading out to Spring Training to have some baseballs autographed by your favorite players?  Here are 5 tips to help you secure that autograph. #1 – Get to the ballpark early.  Early bird gets the worm as the saying goes. 

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