Autographs Posts

Autographed NFL, MLB and NASCAR Helmets Arriving on hobbyDB

Autographed NFL, MLB and NASCAR Helmets Arriving on hobbyDB

We’ve begun a massive project to add signed sports equipment to the database with a first wave consisting of close to 13,000 items. That includes autographed helmets from the NFL/NCAA, NASCAR and Major League Baseball. And more. The best part, the helmets feature price points via Pristine Auctions. That also means we’ll be adding thousands […]

Collector Spotlight: Autographed Funko Pop! Guru Kelle aka Cerulian

Collector Spotlight: Autographed Funko Pop! Guru Kelle aka Cerulian

Autographed Funko Pop! figures are all the rage these days. Just ask hobbyDB all-star Kelle, aka cerulian. Kelle recently took some time to share her amazing collection with us, as well as some tips and pointers when it comes to collecting autographed items. Over to you, Kelle! Hi, there! My name’s Kelle (hobbyDB member cerulian). […]

New Feature Alert! Search by Autographs and Other Subvariants

New Feature Alert! Search by Autographs and Other Subvariants

  With tens of thousands of items to peruse on the hobbyDB database, we’re always looking for ways to make navigating your favorite brands and franchises easier. Among those collectibles is more than 4,200 autographed items. Searching hobbyDB for signed collectibles and other Subvariants had proved to be a bit cumbersome at times because it’s […]

Kool Toys & Games and hobbyDB Partner for Exclusive Autographed Sub-Zero Funko Pop! and More!

Kool Toys & Games and hobbyDB Partner for Exclusive Autographed Sub-Zero Funko Pop! and More!

When it comes to collecting autographed items, Kool Toys & Games was among the first sellers to make signed Funko collectibles “Kool.” Meet Dominick, owner of Kool Toys & Games and the latest to partner with hobbyDB to offer exclusive autographed memorabilia. Dominick initially began selling autographed Funko items in 2014, long before signed Pop! […]

Signed, Sealed, Collected – Autographs are Coming to hobbyDB

Signed, Sealed, Collected – Autographs are Coming to hobbyDB

When is a baseball not just a baseball? Definitely when it is signed by Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe!  This is only known signed item by this married couple!  It was sold in 2006 by Heritage Auctions for $191,000 and then again this summer by the same auction house for #384,000…  Overall autographs have become […]

10 Golden Rules on How to Collect Signatures Correctly

10 Golden Rules on How to Collect Signatures Correctly
Written by
Frederick Weichmann II

In the beginning, I started using a Polaroid camera. It worked out great. Sometimes, I would even ask the celebrity to sign the Polaroid photo. Here, for example, is the signature of Van Williams, the original Green Hornet, on a Polaroid photo – The only problem? It was expensive, over $1.00 a photo back then! […]

hobbyDB to Expand its Autographed Item Database

hobbyDB to Expand its Autographed Item Database

When it comes to adding autographed items to hobbyDB, you, the hDB faithful, were strongly in favor.  We started by adding easy ones. For example signed Funko items with their own series, stickers and quantities from trusted distributors and partners such as 7 Bucks A Pop and ToyZilla as these are effectively products in their […]

Making the Grade: The Ins and Outs of Collectibles Grading Services

Making the Grade: The Ins and Outs of Collectibles Grading Services

The condition of a collectible is one of the most hotly debated and important factors in determining its value. What constitutes “mint” versus “near mint” and everything below is a matter of opinion, but your opinion might be vastly influenced by whether you are buying or selling. What one person considers “mint” may have many […]

From The Basement, Vol: 2: Autographed Baseball Cards: To Sign or Not to Sign

From The Basement, Vol: 2: Autographed Baseball Cards: To Sign or Not to Sign

You can tell a lot about a ball player by the way they treat their fans, particularly their youngest supporters. Both players and fans report to sun-soaked spring training camps in Arizona and Florida this month, creating baseball’s version of the Venn diagram, in which many of the barriers between athletes and common folk become […]

The 10 Rarest Autographs

The 10 Rarest Autographs

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but a signature can be worth thousands of dollars. Though stamps marked the beginning of modern collectibles, valuable autographs date back as early as 3100 B.C. That’s right, even thousands of years before the modern age, the rich and famous have adorned their names on things like […]

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