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JSA's James Spence Visits Steel City Galleries

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JSA's James Spence Visits Steel City Galleries

If the sports memorabilia industry had a Mount Rushmore, James J. Spence, Jr., the Godfather of autograph authentication and founder of JSA (James Spence Authentication), would undoubtedly make the final cut. So it goes without saying that it was a major thrill to host Mr. Spence as he and his staff authenticated stack upon stack of historically significant signatures for two days at Steel City Galleries' Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania offices in July. Although Steel City Galleries has been a JSA authorized dealer since 2008, we have hosted countless on-site visits from their various authenticators over the years, but never the...

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Top 10 Most Ridiculous Pittsburgh Items in Our Inventory

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Top 10 Most Ridiculous Pittsburgh Items in Our Inventory

Over the years, we've come across some Pittsburgh-related pieces that just make us laugh. Sure, everyone's seen the picture of Jack Lambert with no teeth 100 times. But we scoured deep through our inventory to find these gems (and good news: they're all for sale!)    Framed 1989 John Fedko WPXI advertisement ($34.99) - Would definitely be more valuable if it referenced The Fedko Zone or even Skylights, but alas, the bargain price... Terry Bradshaw Signed/Framed 16x20 Photo Display ($112.49) - Contrasting Bradshaws: a tense faceoff with Chuck Noll followed by a lighter moment, smoking a cigar while donning a...

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