How to Spot a FAKE Elvis Autograph?
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Since the launch of eBay many fans have been duped by unscrupulous sellers of Elvis collectibles. This report offers fans an insight on what to look for when thinking of buying any collectable or memorabilia item. Most importantly – before you bid on any item ask the seller to verify his/her description statement. The history of how the seller acquired a particular item will indicate whether or not the item is authentic.
Elvis autographs are probably the most common counterfeit item on sale at eBay.com Elvis signature is very difficult to authenticate because there are so many variations in the way Elvis signed his name in the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s. Below are a few examples of authentic Elvis signatures.
Col Parker cautioned Elvis to stop adding love ya to his autograph fearing female fans may file paternal claims… thus few exist and are very rare indeed
Always beware of autographs signed with gold or silver paint “felt” pens as these pens did not go on sale until after Elvis’ death. Whenever considering buying an Elvis autograph, please insist on the history and background of how the owner came by the autograph. Always ask if Elvis signed the item in person. It is a well know fact that during the 1970’s many fans gave the members of the Memphis Mafia items to be signed at Elvis concerts or at the Graceland Gates. These minders have since admitted that they could fake Elvis signature and signed most of the items themselves. The history holds true for fans that sent requests for autographs by mail to Graceland. Elvis’ secretaries admit openly that they could forge Elvis signature and did on many occasions.
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Tips when buying an Elvis Autograph Please read the eBay auction description very carefully. Ask for the history of the item – how? when? where? Did Elvis signed in person? If Elvis signed an album, postcard or poster ask for the dated printed on the back or at bottom of the item. Very rarely did Elvis sign his name separately (top & bottom) Elvis signed Elvis Presley as one word – joined together. Usually dashed the “i” in Elvis or not at all – never with a dot Elvis handwriting was never smooth he signed as if in a rush Take note of every letter separately in both “Elvis” & “Presley” NOTE: On legal document Elvis signed his name neatly and included his middle initial “A” for Aaron (Elvis A Presley) Elvis’ capital “T” look like the number “7” Oldest Elvis Autograph