Long Over Due
The official WWE website announced today that longtime friend of Authentic Signings, Inc. Bruno Sammartino will be the forth inductee into the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame during a ceremony which is to take place on April 6, the night before WrestleMania 29. Sammartino is the longest-reigning WWE Champion of all time regularly headlining Madison Square Garden the location of this year's Hall of Fame which will also see the inductions of former WWE Champions Mick Foley and Bob Backlund and former Women's Champion Trish Stratus. ASI was the first to know of the news from Bruno personally so we were able to get a limited amount of 16x20 photo's signed by Bruno with the inscription of "The Living Legend" & WWE HOF 13. This was the first time Bruno has ever done this inscription. Check out some great Sammartino signed items right here in our wrestling section.
The Beast Is Unleashed
3X UFC World champion Dan Severn "The Beast" made a pit stop in NJ to sign for Authentic Signings, Inc. Dan signed UFC gloves, Beast trunks, photos and UFC toy belts signed by Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock already, that's an amazing triple signed piece. Fellow MMA fighter and friend of ASI Chris Volo stopped by to say hello to Dan. Check out Dan Severn's signed items when you have a chance in the MMA section of our site.
The Human Highlight Film Joins The Stat Collection
Authentic Signings, Inc. caught up with Dominique Wilkins while he was on the road traveling with the Atlanta Hawks. Dominique signed jerseys and 16x20 photos for ASI, he added five inscriptions after his signature. Wilkins is the third basketball player to be included in the stat jersey series that ASI is putting out. Check out the cool Dominique Wilkins items right here in our basketball section.
Magic Signs In Paradise
It’s not often that someone elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame, won five NBA championships and owns the LA Dodgers participates in a private signing, but longtime client Earvin “Magic” Johnson did just that for Authentic Signings, Inc. ASI secured a private signing on December 30, 2012 in Paradise Island in the Bahamas with the Magic Man. Earvin signed NBA basketballs, Lakers and Dream Team jerseys with 5 stats on them as well as amazing inscription 16x20 photos. Please take a look at the Earvin "Magic" Johnson collection right here. Also, feel free to ask about getting an item personalized to that VIP client you might have.
Rare Larry Bird Signing
One of the rarest signers in sports history recently took the time to sit down with Authentic Signings, Inc. to sign some amazing memorabilia. ASI recently met up with Boston Celtics great Larry Bird. Anyone who knows sports memorabilia knows that Larry Legend is one of the most difficult autographs to get. Larry signed a variety of basketball jerseys, basketballs, photos and even artwork. Check out the Larry Bird collection right here when you have a chance.
Elm Street's Heather Langenkamp's First Private Signing
If you are going to collect Robert Englund "Freddy Krueger" items then having Heather Langenkamp "Nancy" is the next step for Elm Street fan's. It was a long time in the make but ASI was finally able to sit Heather down for her first ever private signing. This marks the first time that fans can buy dual signed Robert and Heather items. Heather signed Freddy gloves, Hats, Posters and an amazing 16x20 photo with an amazing inscription by both Robert and Heather. Be sure to take a look at the Robert Englund collection as well as Heather's items right here.
Royce Gracie Worn GI
ASI recently acquired some items from Royce Gracie's personal collection. This is the first time any Royce Gracie worn items have ever been offered to his fans. These items are so cool we don’t want to share them with anyone else!
World Icon Pele Signs
Authentic Signing, Inc. had the honor to recently be the authenticator for an exclusive private signing with world Icon and the greatest soccer player of all time Pele. Pele signed Muhammad Ali canvas pieces as well as trading cards for Topps to be released in there 2013 Allen & Ginter set. Pele could not have been a nicer person to work with.
The Heartbreak Kid Items Now Available
There are only a couple of wrestlers that have truly made an impact on the sport and Shawn Michaels is one of those guys. ASI is proud to offer for the first time ring accurate Shawn Michaels HBK wrestling tights. That day Shawn also signed posters, photos and toy belts. One of the items we are most proud of is a special photo of Shawn nailing Ric Flair with his sweet chin music. Shawn inscribed the photo "I'm Sorry, I Love You" Shawn Michaels HBK. Now that is an amazing piece. You can see that piece in the Shawn Michaels collection as well as the Ric Flair collection as Ric signed it as well.
Authentic Signings, Inc. Helps Raise $130,000.00 For Charity
Turning Point held its Benefit Gala at Crystal Plaza in Livingston, NJ. The event was a tremendous success raising nearly $130,000. Over 200 guests listened to ASI clients Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund, from the Academy Award winning film “The Fighter”, on the impact of drugs on their lives. Micky and Dicky spoke for a few minutes and signed autographs while posing for pictures with fans. Each year, Turning Point treats more than 2,700 men and women—many of whom have no way to pay for their treatment. ASI also donated memorabilia for the charities silent auction.
Dennis Rodman Starts The Stat Series
Dennis Rodman stopped by in New Jersey to start the new series that ASI is launching. The stat series will be something new to the hobby. It has been done on baseballs but never really like this. This gives fans a lot more for their buck. Dennis signed basketballs, jerseys and photos. Those of you who know anything about Dennis Rodman memorabilia then you know he rarely signs inscriptions and this is the first time he did five inscriptions on items. Dennis even signed a more complete nicer Dennis Rodman signature, something he said he never has done before. You can check these items out on www.DennisRodman.com or right here.
The Hurricane Signs
Authentic Signings, Inc. recently sat down with one of their longtime friends Rubin Hurricane Carter. Rubin signed boxing gloves, trunks and even items from his film the Hurricane in which he was portrayed by Denzel Washington. Rubin inscribed some special items "Not Guilty". Rubin also came by with his friend for over 30 years John Artis who was also portrayed in the movie The Hurricane. John was nice enough to sign some of the items as well. Check out the items in our boxing section.
Oscar Award Winner Signs
Authentic Signings, Inc. recently sat down with one of the greatest pure actors of this generation F Murray Abraham. Murray signed items from his film Amadeus in which he won an Oscar for best actor. Murray inscribed posters and photos "Salieri 1985 Academy Award" . This marks the first and only time an Oscar winner has ever done that. Check out the items in our entertainment section.
Dream Signing With The One and Only Stan Lee
In the world of super heroes and comics there is one name that stands out among the rest, Stan Lee. Stan Lee is very busy making movies for Marvel Comics but he was nice enough take the time to sit down for our first ever private signing with him. Stan signed Spiderman costumes, masks and some amazing classic images of the super heroes he created. Be sure take a look at the Stan Lee collection today.
Poland's Favorite Son Tomasz Adamek
Former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion and former IBF, IBO, The Ring Cruiserweight Champion and IBF North America Heavyweight title Tomasz Adamek took a short drive from his New Jersey home to knock out a few hundred signatures for ASI. Adamek added "Goral" above his signature. This is the first time Adamek ever signed his nickname over his signature. The Tomasz Adamek collection can be found in the boxing section right here.
Hulkamania Runs Wild With ASI
Long time ASI client Hulk Hogan hooked up with us when he was in town promoting TNA wrestling. We recently visited with the Hulkster in his NYC hotel. Hulk signed Trunks, Belts, Thunderlips capes, photos and even some Jakks action figures. Hulk has been a longtime friend and client of ASI and it’s a relationship that we will always value. Hulk is more than accommodating when it comes to getting his fans what they want. You can find these items on www.HulkandFriends.com or right here on our site in our wrestling collection.
Our Favorite Signer Robert Englund
While in New York promoting a film Robert Englund took the time to sign for Authentic Signings, Inc. and by the looks of it, it was not easy. Robert Englund is one of our favorite people on this planet. We have been working with Robert for over 10 years. He is amazing when it comes to signing for his fans and collectors. Robert will go that extra mile and make sure each piece is perfect. Thank you Robert. Check out the Freddy Krueger items when you have a chance.
The Most Talented Man In Hollywood Signs
There is one man in Hollywood that can do it all and his name is Jamie Foxx. Jamie Foxx recently opened up his home for a private signing with ASI. Jamie signed items from Ray, Ali and even Willie Beamen football jerseys. You can view the amazing Jamie Foxx collection in our entertainment section.
The World's Most Dangerous Man
From Japan to the USA Ken Shamrock is a name that people from all over the world know. ASI had has a relationship with Ken Shamrock for a few years and Ken couldn’t be nicer and easier to work with. ASI and Ken hooked up in Hollywood for his second private signing with us. Ken even added the inscriptions of "The World's Most Dangerous Man" and UFC HOF 03. Ken has never done this full inscription for any other memorabilia company. Check out the Shamrock collection in our MMA collection, you won't be disappointed.
The Fighters Sign
It was a long time in the works but ASI was able to get A list actor Mark Wahlberg to lend his time and sign some great items that include The Fighter and Invincible. The next day longtime ASI friend Micky Ward also added his signature to all The Fighter pieces that Mark signed. It's not every day you can get a dual signed piece like this. Stop by the Mark Wahlberg page to see these amazing items.
The Bull Signs
Longtime personal friend and client Jake LaMotta recently sat down in his NYC apartment to knock out a few hundreds pieces. Jake signed some amazing items that included vintage boxing gloves with a rare Bronx Bull inscription. The champ even signed some LaMotta vs. Gatti boxing posters made by www.DreamMatchups.com, You can check out the LaMotta item on www.OfficialJakeLamotta.com and or right here in our boxing section.
Pound For Pound King Stops By
Superman Roy Jones Jr. stopped by to do a 750 piece signing with ASI. Roy is one of the nicest and easiest athletes to work with. This was our third private signing with Roy in the last few years. Some amazing Pound 4 Pound jumpman logo items were made for this signing. You can find the Roy Jones Jr. collection in our boxing section or on www.RoyJonesJr.com
Royce Gracie's First Ever Private Signing
ASI welcomed UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie to New Jersey to conduct his first ever private autograph signing. This is the first time the most influential figure in the history of modern MMA has taken part in an authenticated private signing, believe me when I tell you it was not easy getting done. The items are available right here in our MMA section of our site so check them out when you have a chance.
The Iron Sheik
WWE living legend The Iron Sheik stopped by after his appearance on the Howard Stern show to sign a few autograph's for his longtime friends at ASI. Sheik and ASI have been working together for over 10 years and every time we see Sheik it gets better and better. Sheik signed robes, tights, trunks and toy belts. Take a look at the Iron Sheik collection when you have a chance. I promise you will love what you see.
Hands of Stone Signs
The legendary Hands of Stone Roberto Duran flew in from Panama to do a private signing with ASI. Roberto signed gloves, trunks, robes, photos and even trading cards for Sport Kings. Roberto's old pal 5X World Champ Vinny Paz stopped by to see Roberto. It's not often you have two legends like this in the same room together who actually fought each other twice. Check out Roberto's item in our boxing section.
Hitman's First Private Signing
Detroit's son Thomas Hitman Hearn's finally signs! The hardest signature in boxing has always been Hitman Hearn's until ASI got to him. ASI recently was able to sit the Hitman down for his first ever private autograph signing. Hearn's signed gloves, trunks, robes and an amazing image of him hitting Sugar Ray Leonard with an amazing right hand. To view the Hitman items take a look at the Hitman Hearn's collection in our boxing section.
He Smokes When He Signs
One of sports classiest athletes and a longtime friend Smokin' Joe Frazier stopped by for a rare private signing. Smoke signed gloves, trunks, robes and photos. Joe was even nice enough to allow us to sell our items on his official website www.JoeFrazier.com or you can see the items right here in our boxing section.
Wrestling's living legend conducted his first authenticated private signing and ASI is proud it was for us. Bruno signed his classic blue wrestling trunks, WWE Jakks belts, Robes and photos. You can view the Bruno Sammartino collection right here or on www.OfficialBrunoSammartino.com
Authentic Signings, Inc. Supplies Fighters
Authentic Signings, Inc. has come to terms with Sport Kings on a licensing deals for a two-year period to supply fighters for the upcoming boxing trading card set called Ringside. Joe Frazier, Roberto Duran, Vinny Paz, Hector Camacho, Carlos Ortiz, Ken Norton and Antonio Tarver are some of the fighters who will grant their name and likeness over the term and sign a limited number of trading cards.