Sports Auctions and Fine Collectibles
We live in the age of information and technology, so it is easier for the average collector to obtain exemplars, documentation, and facts to substantiate art, artifacts, autographs, bats and jersey’s associated with Sports, Collectibles and Memorabilia. However, it is true, that many collectors rely on Authenticators and Memorabilia Experts to help them decide what to buy and what the value is for the collectible.
A Memorabilia Expert is a person who has special skill or knowledge in some particular field. Memorabilia Experts usually work within the Auction Companies assisting the collectors in
An Authenticator is associated with some company that deems memorabilia authentic for profit.
Top 5 Authentication Companies:
JSA-James Spence Authentication
PAAS-Michael Frost-Beatles, Rock N Roll, All Sports
PSA/DNA-Steve Grad & Zach Rullo
Tri-Star (New Athletes-Signings)
Upper Deck Authenticated