Forgeries and fakes are a serious issue for autograph andÂ memorabiliaÂ collectors. Using techniques and tools such as auto-pens, stamps, and hand forgeries, fraudsters put a great deal of effort into making their work seem convincing. This Wikihow article is packed with tips and tricks for verifying the authenticity of an autograph and spotting a fake.
Turn it upside down. The best way to compare a signature is to turn it upside down. This way, your mind isn’t reading it and can look objectively for tell-tale signs and slight differences between the two which can reveal it as fake.