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Should You Purchase a Replica or Authentic Signed Baseball Jersey?

Often I get asked what the difference is between a replica and authentic Majestic baseball jersey.  “Which one should I buy,” the customer asks.  While yes, there are differences between the two, my answer is always, “Not much, except the

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Top 10 Autographed College Basketball Jerseys You Must Own

With college basketball in full swing, we thought we would post our list of the Top 10 college basketball autographed jerseys you must own.  Ranking done by affordability, quality of college and NBA play, popularity of the university played for

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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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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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Powers Autographs Official Autograph Buying Guide – Sports and Celebrity Memorabilia

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Powers Autographs Authenticity Buying Guide Collecting famous autographs, such as autographed baseballs, presidential autographs and signed music memorabilia is a great hobby, but unfortunately, some dishonest sellers are advertising forged or unauthentic autographs. By following these simple steps, you can

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Posted in Authentication

VIDEO: What is MLB Authentication?

Quick update to a blog post last month on MLB authentication.  Here is a video explaining what it is.

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Johnny Manziel Signing Autographs and What is the Solution?

By now we have all heard the allegations against Johnny Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M.  He is alleged to have taken money from autograph dealers in exchange for his autograph on memorabilia.  Not just 1 autograph

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Posted in Collecting Tips, Football, Our Thoughts

Are you getting ready for the World Cup? Cristiano Ronaldo Autographed Jerseys

One of the world’s greatest soccer players and certainly its’ most popular has just signed collectibles that sports fans will be fighting over. Cristiano Ronaldo just completed a rare autograph signing in Miami.  At this signing he autographed Portugal and

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