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Industry-Leading Autograph Experts Unite with an Iconic Hobby Brand: Introducing Beckett Authentication Services (BAS)

The most respected autograph authentication experts in the world have teamed up with one of the most respected brands in collectibles.Beckett Authentication Services (BAS) is led by renowned autograph expert Steve Grad ofPawn Starsfame, who has spent the last 15 years as the principal authenticator for PSA/DNA. During his tenure, Grad used his expertise not only to build the brand and reputation of PSA/DNA, but also to help establish third party authentication as a universally accepted and respected practice in the hobby. Grad has examined and authenticated some of the finest autographed relics to ever surface in the market, and his opinion is regarded as the "gold standard" among collectors, dealers and auction houses across the world. Since 2013, Grad has also served as an autograph expert forPawn Starson The History Channel, and will continue to appear on the popular show representingBAS.

Joining Grad on the BAS authentication team is Brian Sobrero. An authenticator with PSA/DNA since 2009, Sobrero's extensive experience in the autograph business combined with his unique skill set have quickly propelled him to becoming one of the most respected opinions in the autograph industry.

Together, the team of Steve Grad and Brian Sobrero, combined with Beckett --a pillar of integrity in the collectibles marketplace -- makes Beckett Authentication Services the new leading force in autograph authentication.

Bryant's Epic Career Finishes in Epic Fashion

The Kobe Bryant farewell tour was an emotional ride for one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players.When Bryant announced his retirement before the start of the 2015-16 season, he initiated historic fanfare in each and every Lakers game. Despite sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, Bryant’s final season made the Lakers one of the sporting world’s hottest tickets. Especially on [...]

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The Masters Never Disappoints

The Masters is one of golf's greatest traditions. The early spring tournament is one of sport's most iconic events, and seemingly never fails to bring drama to Augusta National. 2016 was no exception. After leading for the tournament's first 54 holes, reigning champion Jordan Spieth went into Sunday's final round in position to become the fourth [...]

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March Brought the Madness

Last week's NCAA Men's National Championship game was one of the most memorable in history, and will likely go on to be one of the most legendary championships in college basketball history. Villanova's epic shot to defeat No. 1 seeded North Carolina will go down in history as one of the best of all time. [...]

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Dale Earnhardt Lives On

Dale Earnhardt was one of the most popular NASCAR drivers in the sport’s history. The man known as The Intimidator won 76 Winston Cup races and won the Winston Cup seven times. In 2001, Earnhardt died in a tragic accident at the Daytona 500. Fifteen years later, Earnhardt's legacy lives on. Racing runs in the blood of the Earnhardts. Dale's [...]

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Peyton Manning Calls it a Career

   Peyton Manning closed the book on his storied career last week, leaving behind one of the most prominent legacies in NFL history. The quarterback finished his 18-year career with the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos with victories in Super Bowls XLI and 50, five NFL MVP awards and 14 Pro Bowl selections. Manning holds the record for [...]

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Nancy Reagan, 1921-2016

First Lady Nancy Reagan passed away earlier this week, and left behind one of the most profound legacies of any of our nation’s First Ladies. Reagan was one of the most important women of her time, and her influence on her husband, President Ronald Reagan was clear throughout his time in the White House.Reagan was an important advocate of the anti-drug movement [...]

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36th Anniversary - American sports history – the Miracle on Ice

This week marks the 36th anniversary of one of the most important events in American sports history – the Miracle on IceThe Miracle on Ice is one the select group of sporting events that resonates for a lifetime with those who tuned in. As the United States national hockey team, comprised of nothing more than [...]

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The Holiday Season Has Arrived!

Remember that Press Pass Collectibles has many unique autographed items, and quantities may be limited.To ensure that you receive your item in time for Christmas, please order as quickly as possible. We offer Free Shipping to the US, and all items are up to 30% Off!Happy Holidays!

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