December 20, 2013 | Vol. 14 No. 26
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2013 PSA/DNA Autograph Report: The Ten Most Dangerous Autographs

PSA/DNA Autograph ReportThe world of autographs can be a dangerous place, especially if buyers don't take the necessary precautions. Where there is money to be made, forgeries are inevitable. In 2013, PSA/DNA evaluated over 400,000 autographs, with many of them not passing the authenticity test. The names range from Babe Ruth to Elvis Presley to John F. Kennedy. In the following report, PSA/DNA breaks down the most dangerous autographs from the world of sports, history and entertainment. Who made the list this year? Read more to find out.

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PSA Holders Get a Subtle Makeover

PSA Holders Get a MakeoverOver time, it's important that companies stay innovative and look for ways to improve upon their foundation. Recently, after spending time revamping different aspects of the PSA/DNA authentication security features, PSA turned their sights to the various holders they use for encapsulation. After much deliberation, the company decided to retool the holders. While the process has already started, there is still a ways to go since so many holders are going through this new makeover. In the following piece, PSA's Joe Orlando discusses the new project.

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Set Registry Spotlight

Happy Holidays
from the Set Registry Staff

As another year nears an end and a new one begins, we wanted to take a moment and give thanks to you, our members. The growth and success of the registry is due in large part because of you and your continued support. We want to wish you all, and your loved ones, good health, lots of laughter, love and the happiest of holidays! We look forward to sharing another productive year on the registry.

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Collectors Club
Goldin
Sterling Sports Auctions #28 Is Open for Bidding! Ends December 28

This auction offers 930 Lots from the four major sports, boxing and Non Sports.

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Goldin Auctions and the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Babe Ruth's MLB Debut with Historic Auction

The Goldin Auctions Babe Ruth Centennial Auction will be open
to bidders in an Online Auction at www.GoldinAuctions.com culminating with a Live Auction format on Saturday, July 12th at the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum & Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards in Baltimore.

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Greg Bussineau Sports Rarities Announces Successful Completion of Its Fall 2013 Auction

Based on preliminary sales results, the auction generated total prices realized of $1,034,280. There were 5,013 registered bidders, 553 active bidders, and 317 different winning bidders. A total of 869 lots were featured, of which 860 (99.0%) sold. There were 5,207 bids.

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T206 Society Holiday Specials

Holiday auction preview is now available, and will open for bidding
on Sunday, December 22, 2013, and will close on Sunday, December 29, 2013. All starting bids will be $1.

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25,027 Cards for Sale Today valued at $3,811,881

Most Recent Listings:
1959 Topps 514 Bob Gibson
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1952 Bowman Small 120 Deacon
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1954 Topps 59 Marcel Bonin
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PSA NM+ 7.5 $22,500.00


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