fake elvis autographs on records and memorabilia

COUNTERFEITING ELVIS ITEMS has been going on since at least the early ’60s, when the FBI believes that mob-related organizations printed millions of copies of several best-selling albums from the 1950s and early ’60s. Other records include fine reproductions of the Sun 45s and 78s, various pieces of memorabilia, and fake sets of the 1956 Topps bubble gum cards.CONTINUE READING

what makes something collectable?

BUYERS AND SELLERS of anything considered collectable often fail to achieve their goals of financial success because they do not understand a few basic concepts concerning the nature of a collectable—any collectable. Because this a record collectors website, I will refer to records in this essay, but you can substitute almost any other collectable and the comments remain virtually unchanged about what makes something collectable .CONTINUE READING