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I would like to get my autographed baseball appraised. Can

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I would like to get my autographed baseball appraised. Can you help?

I live in Michigan and would like to find someone who can value this baseball

Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Diana F. replied 6 years ago.
Hi and thanks for choosing Just Answer.

I could look at them, but, to be honest, you'll want to deal with a well-known and widely accepted company that specifies in authentication.

An autograph that is not authenticated by a creditable company won't sell as well, so you definitely want it authenticated, graded, and possibly appraised. Most of collectors value their opinion and "seal" on memorabilia.

Two top authenticators are PSA/DNA, and James Spence Authentic (JSA). They're 2 of the go-to associations. They handle all the signed memorabilia for auctions, charity events, and even handle most of the modern-day signing events.

You can also contact Steiner Sports. They do some authentication, but they also buy/sell items.

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