Guess which celebs’ sigs are faked: Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth top 2010’s list of most dangerous celebrity autographs

Buyers beware: many alleged Babe Ruth autographs are bogus and many purported Elvis Presley signatures should be marked "return to sender." More than half of the signatures of some famous sports, historical and entertainment figures submitted in 2010 to PSA/DNA Authentication Services of Santa Ana, Calif., were judged to be fakes. You may be surprised to learn which celebs’ autographs are the most likely to be faked.
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Kentucky Derby winner’s blanket marks new sports collectible debut

The official white fleece winner’s blanket worn by Big Brown in the 2008 (134th) Kentucky Derby sold Dec, 9 for $3,630 in an online auction held by Grey Flannel Auctions. Auctioneer Richard Russek said the one of a kind historical item marks a brand new collecting area for sports fans since blankets worn by prize-winning horses are much rarer than modern-era baseball jerseys. "While a baseball player might wear many hundreds of jerseys in his career, a thoroughbred horse runs in only so many races, and there are only so many blankets or halters per race." Read More +

Yellin hanging light brings $6,250

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Cordier Antiques & Auctions’ Spring antique and fine art sale, May 22-23, offered a series of diverse collections ranging from military to autographs to unusual furniture. The 780-lot sale was held over two days in Camp Hill, Pa., across the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg. Read More +