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AstroAutos
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posted 08-15-2013 09:17 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for AstroAutos   Click Here to Email AstroAutos     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This looks very dodgy - I would advise people to stay well clear.

Any opinions?

Dirk
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posted 08-15-2013 09:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dirk   Click Here to Email Dirk     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Fakes

vidoz
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posted 08-15-2013 03:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for vidoz   Click Here to Email vidoz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The signature of Collins in blue ink, just below the word "OCTOBER" and shown in the first picture, looks like authentic.

The three signatures in black ink are forged for sure.

jtheoret
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posted 08-15-2013 05:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jtheoret   Click Here to Email jtheoret     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I agree the blue Collins looks ok - if so - what a waste by adding the fake signatures! Greed makes waste...

AstroAutos
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posted 08-16-2013 07:37 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for AstroAutos   Click Here to Email AstroAutos     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, I had an inkling myself that the blue Collins was probably authentic - what a pity that someone has gone and ruined a good Collins signed item!

Rob Joyner
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posted 08-17-2013 12:15 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Rob Joyner   Click Here to Email Rob Joyner     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The seller is obviously not knowledgeable about astronaut autographs because he doesn't seem to recognize the blue Collins autograph by stating "There is some small writing in blue pen on the cover."

If he purchased this for resale, I think he was duped and actually believes the lower signatures to be authentic. Has anyone contacted him about this?

AstroAutos
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posted 08-19-2013 08:42 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for AstroAutos   Click Here to Email AstroAutos     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I unfortunately never contacted the seller to pull this item, did anyone else?

I say unfortunately because it looks like one bidder just won the item and paid $600 for it, oh dear...

kosmo
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posted 08-19-2013 09:08 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for kosmo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Live n learn, got to do your homework!

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