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Old 09-23-2016, 02:36 PM
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Interesting post, guys.
Any tell-tale signs on the actual signature that would give it away that it's a forgery? At first glance to me, it looked close to most of the Cobbs I've seen, so I'd like to learn from the old school masters here.
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Old 11-13-2018, 07:32 PM
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I had to bring this thread back from the dead, because I think a legit Ty Cobb was destroyed here. I was SHOCKED when I saw the postcard torn in pieces.

Just because a GPC is uncancelled does not mean it's automatically bad. I think some really bad advice was given here.

The GPC could have been returned in a larger package. It is not out of the realm of possibility that Cobb sent it back in his own envelope.

I was a TTM collector when I was a teenager and I distinctly remember several situations when the celebrity sent back the autograph in their own envelope and my own SASE was untouched.
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Old 11-13-2018, 07:56 PM
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Here is an uncancelled Roy Pitts TTM GPC, slabbed by PSA:
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Old 11-13-2018, 08:31 PM
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Same GPC with a very similar signature sold for $960 at REA just a couple of months ago, with a JSA LOA: https://www.robertedwardauctions.com...cut-signature/
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Old 11-15-2018, 07:36 PM
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I had to bring this thread back from the dead, because I think a legit Ty Cobb was destroyed here. I was SHOCKED when I saw the postcard torn in pieces.

Just because a GPC is uncancelled does not mean it's automatically bad. I think some really bad advice was given here.

The GPC could have been returned in a larger package. It is not out of the realm of possibility that Cobb sent it back in his own envelope.

I was a TTM collector when I was a teenager and I distinctly remember several situations when the celebrity sent back the autograph in their own envelope and my own SASE was untouched.
I would have to agree!!! Why would you tear up this Cobb after one opinion???? Who told you this was fake?? I am with you I think it was good Why would anyone do that after one opinion???
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:06 PM
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Same GPC with a very similar signature sold for $960 at REA just a couple of months ago, with a JSA LOA: https://www.robertedwardauctions.com...cut-signature/
Geez. The op looks a lot like this one and actually has good flow. I hope it was bad... hate to see something like that torn up.
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Old 11-15-2018, 09:27 PM
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Not sure why OP would tear this up Looked to be a very good Cobb!!
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Old 11-16-2018, 10:42 AM
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Isn't this the same piece with a JSA letter? Note the damage near the stamp in the auction listing, it's faint in the OP's photo.

Not passing judgment on the piece, although I think all the Pitts collection autographs I had in past had rubber stamp return addresses or were hand written.

http://www.albersheims.com/ty-cobb-s...n-lot5246.aspx
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Not the same... multiple differences.
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Old 11-19-2018, 05:28 PM
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Years ago we purchased a Ty Cobb cut before authentication was available. When we took the cut to the National several dealers made the same comment, the Cobb was the best forgery they had ever seen, we did get our money refunded from the seller!

Comparing a PSA authenticated against the one questioned, to me the "C" in Cobb looks completely different.

Question? Did his signature improved from the earlier authenticated signatures--sorry, but there are many bad Cobb auto out there in circulation!
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