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Tim Tebow – A Good Investment for Baseball Autographs?

Tim Tebow is one of my favorite athletes of all time.  A winner, great teammate, and an excellent memorabilia seller.  Recently, Tim joined the New York Mets minor league organization to try and make it in baseball.  Of course, fans

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What is the Best Authentication (COA) for a Sports Autograph?

Often I get asked, “What is the best authentication (COA) for an autograph to come with?”  That depends on the athlete and sport.  For example, a Derek Jeter autograph you would want Steiner Sports COA, a Michael Jordan autographed an

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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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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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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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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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Most Undervalued Baseball Collectible? – The Autographed Baseball Batting Helmet

The sport of baseball has some great items you can collect.  Autographed baseballs, bats, jerseys, and photos.  One of the most undervalued items is the autographed batting helmet.  Some of our best baseball sellers have been the autographed batting helmet

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Sports Memorabilia Collector of the Month – September 2013

Meet Andrew from Texas, one of your fellow Powers Autographs collectors.  Andrew was kind enough to show us some photos of his impressive collection.  You can see more of these on our Facebook Page.  Below are some of our favorites.

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How to Buy the Perfect Sports Memorabilia Gift – Holidays, Birthday, Anniversary

4 Tips to Buying the Perfect Sports Memorabilia Gift #1 – When buying an autographed item make sure it is an authentic signature!  How do you do that you ask?  Check out our AUTOGRAPH BUYING GUIDE. #2 – Get to

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