2012 PSA/DNA Autograph Report: The Ten Most Dangerous Autographs

Since 1998, PSA/DNA has evaluated approximately three million autographs. Last year alone, PSA/DNA’s team of experts reviewed over 350,000 autographs from collectors and dealers worldwide. Unfortunately, as a result of the popularity and value of many autographs, a good portion of them are forged by unscrupulous individuals.

In fact, it is not uncommon for the rejection rate at PSA/DNA to meet or exceed 50% on some of the more prominent names. What is most startling about that statistic is the fact that PSA/DNA does not often receive obvious forgeries since hobbyists are well aware of our expertise and standing in the industry. In other words, if the rejection rate for a particular autograph approaches 50% with PSA/DNA, you can only imagine how high that percentage of forgeries might be in the overall marketplace.

Read full story at PSA and see the list of the Top 10 The Most Dangerous Sports Autographs and Historical and Entertainment Autographs 

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