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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 […]

hobbyDB Expanding its Autographed Item Database

hobbyDB Expanding 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. These were signed Funko items with their own series, stickers and quantities from trusted distributors and partners such as 7 Bucks A Pop and ToyZilla. Now we’ve begun to introduce a wider […]

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 […]

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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