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Top and Bottom 5 Legible Quarterback Autographs

With this coming weekend one featuring several top quarterbacks: Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Colin Kaepernick, and Russell Wilson.  We thought it would be a good time to create a list of the Top 5 and bottom 5 legible autographs from

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Posted in Football

Top 10 Baseball Autographs to add to Your Collection in 2014

The 2014 baseball year is shaping up to be an exciting year.  Tons of great young talent, Triple Crown winners, and dominant pitchers.  Here are 10 baseball autographs of current players you should consider adding to your collection in 2014.

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Posted in Baseball

What Determines the Value of an Autographed Baseball?

It seems every week I am asked by our customers, what determines an autographed baseballs value?  Here are 10 important factors. 1.) The Athlete.  Generally, the more popular the athlete, the higher the selling price.  Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, and

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Posted in Baseball, Collecting Tips

Why is Kansas Jayhawks Basketball Autographed Memorabilia so Cool to Collect?

Since Powers Collectibles is located in the Kansas City metro area, autographed Kansas Jayhawks memorabilia is one of our most popular selling items.  We wondered why is Kansas memorabilia so cool to collect?  Here are 6 reasons why.  Feel free

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Posted in Basketball

Game Used Autographed Sports Memorabilia Collecting Guide

GAME USED MEMORABILIA COLLECTING GUIDE One of the most exciting things to collect are game used memorabilia from your favorite athlete.  Actual items they used in a game!  Just think that Buster Posey’s foot was in those cleats you just

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Posted in Collecting Tips

Are Coaches Autographed Memorabilia Valuable? If so, which ones?

The answer is YES!  But who and why? Coaches memorabilia is only valuable of course if that coach has won a Championship or has been with a team or institution for a long period of time.  Just because a coach

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football

Thomas Robinson Autographed Kansas Basketball and Jerseys – JSA COA

Attention all Kansas Jayhawks fans!  Powers Autographs has completed an autograph signing with one of the best Jayhawks of all time, former All-American and 1st round draft pick Thomas Robinson.   This was Robinson’s 1st ever authenticated autograph signing for

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Posted in Basketball

What is 3rd Party Autograph Authentication? What is JSA or PSA?

Every week it seems we get questions if we authenticate autographs.  We do not, however, there are 2 companies available that do offer this service.  In this post, we will outline, who those companies are, what they do, how they

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Posted in Authentication

Bobby Knight Signed Indiana Basketball Jersey and Photo/Poster Throwing Chair

One of college basketball’s most entertaining personalities has just completed an autograph signing, with some incredible Indiana Hoosier items available for sale. Bobby Knight just signed rare Indiana Basketball Jerseys and 11×17 posters of the famous image throwing the chair. 

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Posted in Basketball

Scotty Thurman Signed 1994 Arkansas Basketball Photos and Jerseys

Not many sports memorabilia companies offer Arkansas basketball signed memorabilia.  Powers Autographs recently conducted a signing with Arkansas 1994 National Champion Scotty Thurman on April 27, 2012 in Fayetteville, AR.  Thurman played for the University of Arkansas in the early

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Posted in Basketball