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Why These Two Methods are Used in Autograph Collecting


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									Why These Two Methods are Used in Autograph Collecting

Autograph collecting can be a very rewarding and a fun hobby. If you are
autograph collecting as an investment, meaning you plan to sell part of
your collection from time to time, you may be disappointment with some of
your autographs. Celebrities may use several ways to provide autographs
for you. One methods used for autographs is a designated staff member.
This person uses his time to autograph pictures, and other memorabilia
for autograph collecting. Secretaries and other staff members practice
signing the signature of celebrities and sign a very similar signature
for autograph seekers.

The famous can stretch their visibility this way. Time is the reason for
using others to do what fans want the famous to do. Many times there is
no way to know the difference except you see it for yourself. Autograph
collecting requires a human touch and unlike some of the other kinds of
collecting can be easily copied. When you get two autographs from the
same person and they are just alike, you know that some kind of
automation was used.

It is humanly impossible to sign your name the same way every time.
Therefore, some celebrities choose to use individuals to sign for them so
the autograph is given a look of authenticity. The celebrity business
have many requests daily for signatures, so this is one way they choose
to accommodate these requests. It is not unheard of for a famous person
to be completely out of the country for months and months at the time and
still send you an autograph from their address. For the hobbyist, this
is acceptable in many instances because they have no interests in making
money off of the signature. If the autograph collecting is done as an
investment, it is better to get autographs in person, and then you know
what you are getting. There are many outlets too that sell autographed
pictures and other items by celebrities. Many of these businesses are
unscrupulous dealers who are out to make a quick buck.

Choose what kind of autograph collecting you wish to do. If you are just
look for something as a reference point, this may not matter to your
collection.    These autographs are not free. These are businesses and
these people earn a living selling all kinds of collectibles not just
signatures but any collectible that will generate a dollar. If you do
serious autograph collecting, take the time to see the person sign, and
then you will know that you are getting the real thing.   Another way
stars use to send out autographs is by using a stamper. When a signature
stamper is used, you will know it because every signature is the same.
If you get two signatures from the same person and the two signatures are
exactly alike more then likely a stamper has been used or some other form
of automation.

With the advances in technology today, it is very easy to duplicate a
signature. There are dealers of collectibles who preprint autographed
photos of celebrities. If you want to have a true collection, when you
are autograph collecting, it is best to get your own autographs.

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