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Old 02-02-2019, 09:50 PM
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Default Horrific Ty Cobb Fake Autograph

This one is UGLY. It sold for as much as a nice, real Cobb auto, which is a shame.

eBay link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Ty-cobb-aut...p2047675.l2557

Here are the images of this shaky mess.

Seller has a 14 day return window, so if you bought this, or know who did, file a claim TODAY.
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Old 02-02-2019, 10:03 PM
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Sold by Ebay seller Hedgardickson for $720.00.


This once again proves that Ebay does not enforce their own Banned COA list.

ACE (Justin Priddy) is on it....



https://live.autographmagazine.com/p...y-s-banned-coa

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Old 02-02-2019, 10:23 PM
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As a computer guy, I tend to think through things logically. If someone is going to send a postcard with return address.... wouldn't they include their ADDRESS?

Or did Ty just assume everyone in the postal system knew where he was living at the time?

Also, the mail-to address is written in a different hand.

I'm not an autograph collector or expert, but there are things about this that seem inexplicable to me.
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Old 02-02-2019, 10:50 PM
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It looks stamped'. No pun intended
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Old 02-03-2019, 11:06 AM
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As a computer guy, I tend to think through things logically. If someone is going to send a postcard with return address.... wouldn't they include their ADDRESS?

Or did Ty just assume everyone in the postal system knew where he was living at the time?

Also, the mail-to address is written in a different hand.

I'm not an autograph collector or expert, but there are things about this that seem inexplicable to me.
It's probably one of the funniest fakes I've seen for a while. It's a real coffee spitter I tell ya. People are so out of control with this crap.
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Old 02-03-2019, 03:24 PM
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It looks stamped'. No pun intended
yep does look stamped!
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Old 02-03-2019, 04:01 PM
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The so called " autograph" is a rubber stamp facsimile. The rubber stamp and ink pad days ended in the early 1970's. It has to be a scam because no legit TPA would certify this crap. I have seen a few autopen and facsimile signatures certified by mistake...….but this is a rubber stamp !!

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A little off topic, but still relevant. Many years ago I did a show in Kansas City and I was set up right next to Justin Priddy. He seemed like a decent guy and not a scammer. As the years go on apparently he found he couldn’t compete with JSA or PSA and just produced letters for forgeries. I used to see authentic items here and there with his “cert”, but I don’t recall anything authentic that Justin has put his name on in years. Hard to believe someone would risk criminal charges and their reputation to authenticate forgeries. Nothing should surprise me
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It looks stamped'. No pun intended
That's what I was thinking too.
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Obvious scam. How can anyone with any sense say that is even a "live signature". Garbage.
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A little off topic, but still relevant. Many years ago I did a show in Kansas City and I was set up right next to Justin Priddy. He seemed like a decent guy and not a scammer. As the years go on apparently he found he couldn’t compete with JSA or PSA and just produced letters for forgeries. I used to see authentic items here and there with his “cert”, but I don’t recall anything authentic that Justin has put his name on in years. Hard to believe someone would risk criminal charges and their reputation to authenticate forgeries. Nothing should surprise me
I agree wholeheartedly but I tend to think there is ZERO risk in authenticating forgeries. No one has ever been held accountable for it.

Even J Dimaggio and Jim Bellino were off scott free despite being incredible scum bag scammers during the Op bullpen days. Justin Priddy is not very Priddy. He is a big fat ugly loser.
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