A certification label is placed on the item or letter (customer preference) with the corresponding number appearing on the LOA. To maximize the value and interest of your signed collectible, one should have a James Spence Authentication LOA. The Certification Process Each item is methodically examined and reviewed individually by each of JSA's authenticators to ensure their expert instinctive impressions are in agreement.
This intuitive sense has been developed after many years of examining thousands of autographs. The expert is extremely familiar with many different variations and evolution of an individual's signature and can quickly identify irregularities evident in a clubhouse, secretarial, or forged signature. Second, the expert more closely examines each and every component and letter of an autograph, paying close attention to characteristics such as signature flow, style, spontaneity, letter angle, etc. In most cases, this process performed separately by each authenticator will quickly eliminate the vast majority of non-authenticate autographs. In cases where closer examination is required, James Spence Authentication employs a high-technology authentication tool to reinforce the expert's findings.The Video Spectral Comparator is a powerful workstation designed to examine questionable documents and autographs using sophisticated color and infrared imaging, magnification, coaxial lighting, side lighting, and on-screen, side-by-side or overlaid autograph comparisons. The VSC detects erasures, reveals masked and obliterated signatures, differences in ink types, and several other features useful for autograph forgery detection. The authenticators then collaborate and employ a scoring system for the final determination of an item's authenticity. Certified items are then given a registration number and the tamper-evident label is applied to either the item itself. Each item is methodically examined and reviewed individually by each of JSA's authenticators to ensure their expert instinctive impressions are in agreement. James Spence has the universal respect and approval of auctioneers, dealers, and collectors worldwide with his accurate authentication expertise. A third generation autograph collector , his knowledge and exposure has its roots in over thirty years of hobby experience. Spence is a 1982 graduate from Iona College of New York with a double major in International Business and French. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Department of the Treasury (IRS) have depended on Spence as their sports authentication adviser and asked for his assistance during past investigations. Spence has successfully completed certification in Forensic Document Examination. Dealers have also relied on his knowledge, experience and integrity for some of the highest valued, historically significant and rarest signed artifacts in existence. Countless collectors have sought the reassurance that their investments will retain marketability when the time is right to divest of their holdings. It has long been the industry's choice to secure a James Spence Authentication Letter of Authenticity. 2 Sylvan Way, Suite 102 Parsippany, NJ 07054. Jersey collectors want the tags attached and fans prefer tags to be on the Jersey to insure that they are new. Player Name and Number will be sewn on after your order is placed. The item "SIDNEY CROSBY SIGNED PITTSBURGH PENGUINS ROOKIE REEBOK PREMIER JERSEY JSA LOA" is in sale since Thursday, May 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Hockey-NHL\Jerseys". The seller is "locker_room_sports" and is located in Allen Park, Michigan.
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