Advanced Autograph CollectingBook - 2000
Autograph collecting has boomed, but with the hobbys growth have come more pitfalls and more opportunities for collectors. Here is a book that offers a logical roadmap to this hobby: how to obtain the signatures you treasure most, how to identify fakes and forgeries, and how to avoid paying too much for autographs. Mark Allen Bakers book covers all the priority collecting topics. He shares valuable tips on recognizing autopens, the impact of technology on the rare document market, handling and caring for rare paper, and what you need to know to avoid costly mistakes. This information should help collectors expand their knowledge. There is also a chapter devoted to the sports memorabilia boom.
Publisher: Iola, WI : Krause Publications, 
Copyright Date: ©2000
Branch Call Number: 929.88 Baker
Characteristics: 352 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm